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Today we uploaded our newest production that was aired during the Grand Lodge of California's Annual Communication. Click the image to watch the video.

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  • February 24, 2018 11:00 amIntegratron Meditation
  • February 24, 2018 5:30 pmS.C. Past Masters Assoc
  • February 24, 2018 6:00 pmSouthern Calif Past Masters Association - Pasadena
  • March 19, 2018 7:00 pmDistrict 826 OSI at Temecula/ Catalina
  • April 13, 2018Master & Wardens Retreat
  • April 17, 2018 7:00 pmDistrict 826 OSI at Hemet/ San Jac
  • April 29, 2018 9:00 amMaster Masons School of Instruction - First Degree
  • May 17, 2018 7:00 pmDistrict 826OSI at Menifee
  • May 18, 2018Master & Wardens Retreat
  • June 18, 2018 7:00 pmDistrict 826 OSI at Temecula/ Catalina
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On Friday, February 16th, 2018 at 7:00 p.m., Past Master Jim Weyant will receive recognition for 50 years as a Master Mason.

The presentation will be at the Masonic lodge in Big Bear located at 385 Summit Boulevard and is open to the Public.
The ceremony is a brief one so please don't be late. Doors open at 6:30.

Jim was Raised on February 16th exactly 50 years ago and not a day has gone by that he has not demonstrated the Masonic Values of truth, justice, honor, fidelity, dignity, hope, faith, and charity.

Please join us honoring him.

Following the brief ceremony, we plan to retire to a local establishment, to be announced, to continue the celebration.

 

Johnny R Wells
Worshipful Master

M.W. Warren Blomseth Memorial Service

posted by admin
January 14, 2018

In Memoriam

Warren J. Blomseth Grand Master 1993-1994 Grand Treasurer, 2002-2005 Grand Lodge of  California
Born April 30, 1929 Entered into rest January 6, 2018
A memorial service will be held Tuesday, January 16, 2018, 11:00 a.m. at San Tan Mountain View Mortuary 21809 S. Ellsworth Rd. Queen Creek, AZ 85142

What Year is it ? 6018

posted by admin
January 14, 2018

Some of our newer brothers and friends may wonder why the year is 6018?. The answer to that is related to our calendar. The Jewish calendar is called Anno Mundi which is Latin for “The Year of the World” abbreviated as AM or A.M., or the “Year After Creation”. The Masonic Calendar is similar, Anno Lucis (“in the Year of Light”) is a dating system used in Masonic ceremonial or commemorative proceedings, which is equivalent to the Gregorian year plus 4000, for example, a date Anno Domini (A.D .) 2017 becomes Anno Lucis (A.L.) 6017. This calendar era, which would designate 4001 BCE as 'year zero', was adopted in the 18th century as a simplification of the Anno Mundi era dating system used in the Hebrew calendar and borrowing from other ideas of that time regarding the “Year of Creation”. Dating creation around 4000 BC became common place in ancient times, and it was received with wide support. Proposed calculations of the date of creation, using the Masoretic from the 10th century to the 18th century, were numerous and fluctuated by many decades, notably Sir Issac Newton also calculated the year of creation to be around 4000 BCE. I suppose that if we were to consider modern scientific evidence and dating techniques we could just add 4.5 billion years to it which would put us into the year 4,500,006,018

courtesy of Brother Darin Sanden PM, Senior Warden Yucca Valley Lodge #802

Masonic Trivia – Supreme Court

posted by admin
January 14, 2018

Hiram Award at Temescal /Palms Lodge

posted by admin
December 25, 2017

Wor.  Michael Padilla received the Hiram Award Nov. 14  at a full-house attendance preceded by a steak dinner. Another special presentation was made to Bro. Padilla that brought tears to the whole audience.   John Channon gave the story and history of  the Hiram  Award  and  Bob Barden provided the biography.      A  whole line of previous Hiram recipients was there to witness the ceremony.

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