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Upcoming Events

  • October 26, 2019 8:00 am5th Annual Car Show
  • October 26, 2019 4:00 pmPalm Springs - Past Masters 3rd Degree
  • October 27, 2019 8:00 amYork Rite Breakfast
  • November 2, 2019 8:00 amYucca Valley Masonic Lodge # 802 Breakfast
  • November 10, 2019 7:00 amHemet San Jacinto Lodge #338 Breakfast
  • November 19, 2019 7:00 pmDistrict 830 OSI
  • November 21, 2019 7:30 pmDistrict 806 ( Officers School of Instruction )
  • December 7, 2019 12:00 pmEvergreen Masonic Lodge 259 Annual Installation of Officers
  • December 7, 2019 4:00 pm73 rd Annual Installation of Officers (Palm Springs Lodge # 693)
  • December 8, 2019 7:00 amHemet San Jacinto Lodge #338 Breakfast
  • December 27, 2019 6:00 pmRim of the World Lodge # 711 Annual Installation of Officers
  • January 4, 2020 7:00 pmBlythe - Needles Masonic Lodge #473
  • February 8, 2020 6:00 pmMurder Mystery Fundraising Dinner
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 Temescal Palms Lodge #314 celebrated its annual Public Schools Observance on Tuesday April 30, 2019. Thanks to our continued coordination with the Corona-Norco Unified School District and fundraising efforts of the Brethren, we honored students and teachers with monetary awards to use for classroom supplies and further educational opportunities. Thanks also to the City of Corona, State Senator Richard Roth, Assemblywoman Sabrina Cervantes, Riverside County Supervisor Karen Spiegel, and Representative Ken Calvert for providing all honorees certificates of recognition. Attendance was fantastic and a huge thanks to the Ladies of the Lodge for a wonderful dessert reception.

Corona Senior DeMolays Travels to raise a Brother

As a Past Chapter Dad and a Senior DeMoly myself, one of the reasons I joined the Masonic Lodge was I wanted to be like them, they were not only advisors, pillars of the community but also very successful in there labors and with their families.

So when I became Chapter Dad, it was very important to me that my boys got the same introduction I had when I was their age. We played the lodge every year in a softball game we had activities where they got to know the members of my lodge on many different levels.

I have helped raise many Senior DeMolays in my 46 years as a mason, but the one that will aways be special to me, will be the one I had the pleasure of taking part in last month.

One day I got a call from Brian Kelly one of my PMCs and he said Dad I am getting my third degree February 22 here in Commerce City CO, at Park Hill Lodge. I hope you will attend. Well, at that point I said Brain I wouldnt miss it for the world.

I got off the phone called the Master of their lodge and was granted permission for myself and a couple other Senior DeMolays to take part in the second section. So with that Robert Burger PMC and a PM served as Master in the East, I was in the West and Will Votaw PMC and a PM of Boise Lodge #1 played third base.  We practiced the night before and everything flowed great between 2 different Jurisdictions.

When a Chapter Dad raises his own, with his own boys the feelings are tearful. My father who was also very involved in our youth groups once told me,Son in 20 years look at the kids you advised, it will be at that point you will know just how good and affected you were. All of my boys turned out great.  That evening after the degree all 3 of them told me this was one of the best things we ever did, they then asked me who will be the next one Jeff or Kevin. My response was dont forget the others brothers in the Chapter.

Since this being the 100 year anniversary of DeMolay, my son and I our working on a reunion of of our Chapters, El Rancho Chapter from Pico Rivera CA and Whittier and Corona Chapters the first weekend of June and celebrating it together at the June 2ndGrand Lodge event in Long Beach.  

Erdean Johnson PM HA

Temescal Palms Lodge #314

Blast from the pass : Corona DeMolay Installation 1991

Video provided by: Franklin R. Lee P.M. HA

posted by admin
March 5, 2019

Called From Labor

posted by admin
February 5, 2019

Wor. Bardens Service

Brethren & Friends:
Wor. Bob Barden's service will be held at Temescal Palms Masonic Lodge next Thursday February 7th at 11:00am. There will be a lunch following.

Fraternally,

Walter E. McCurry P.M.

Called From Labor

posted by admin
January 9, 2019

 

Brethren & Friends:
It is with heavy heart that I inform you that Brother Oscar Junior (OJ) Watson passed January 6, 2019. OJ was 90 years old and a member of Temescal Palms since 1966. He was raised in Illinois in 1955.
Soft and Safe to thee my Brother.
Our love and sympathy goes out to the family
As more information comes in I will keep you posted.
Fraternally,

Walter E. McCurry P.M.
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