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Diary for January 2019

The New Year got off to a good start across my whole range of Masonic interests and activities with visits to two Rose Croix Chapters in the North East Lancashire District: On Tuesday 22nd January, I went to Bury Chapter … Continue reading

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Diary for December 2018

A short month due to the Christmas and New Year Festivities, but packed with Masonic activities! I was also delighted to receive two letters during the month conferring honours – in the Royal Arch, promotion to Past Provincial Scribe Nehemiah … Continue reading

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Diary for November 2018

My programme of pastoral visits to Rose Croix Chapters in the District of North East Lancashire continued ‘to plan’ into November: Verney Clayton Chapter No.261 at Accrington on Wednesday 7th November, when Ill∴Bro Tom Young 30° was Enthroned as Most … Continue reading

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Diary for June 2018

Although it has traditionally been a quiet month with no Craft or Royal Arch meetings, June now sees many of the other Orders continuing to meet. In the Ancient and Accepted Rite, I’ve spent more time visiting Chapters in other … Continue reading

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Diary for May 2018

Six months on from my health problems last November and again this February, May seemed an almost normal month other than the continued reliance on my darling wife Sue and various Masonic colleagues for transport as I’m still without my … Continue reading

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Diary for April 2018

My diary for the month of April ran as follows: Visits to Rose Croix Chapters in my District: Verney Clayton Chapter (Accrington) – experimenting with meeting on a Wednesday evening instead of their usual Saturday afternoon meeting fixture Emmanuel Chapter … Continue reading

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Diary for March 2018

Hello Folks, I’m back! Just when everything seemed to be going tickety-boo after I had spent most of November last year in hospital and getting back to normal over Christmas and the New Year, things took an unexpected turn for … Continue reading

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Diary for October 2017

May I first of all wish all my followers a happy and healthy new year, and hope that you and your families had an enjoyable Christmas holiday. You may be wondering why this is appearing in the October blog, and … Continue reading

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Diary for September 2017

September was, as usual, a relatively quiet month for Rose Croix meetings, but still gave me plenty of opportunities to enjoy Masonic fellowship in other Orders and also get in some holiday. On Friday 1st September, I attended the Installation … Continue reading

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Diary for August 2017

It’s hard to believe that August (and what has purported to be a summer) is over – the local schools go back on Monday and I have just booked my train tickets for the annual pilgrimage to London for the … Continue reading

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