From the East

From the East – December 2012

December is as always a busy month. We have dues notices going out (please remember to pay), Grand Lodge (I think we have one of largest contingents of men going in recent years), a Fellow Craft Degree, our Christmas Party, a Golden Trowel Award ceremony, and we will be donating […]

From the East – September 2012

It’s the little things. There are aspects of our fraternity that I truly cherish. Our dedication to charity, to making good men better, to meeting on the level but these are big ideas. Since I became a Mason, I have been drawn to subtleties of Masonry, which I think help […]

From the East

From the East – August 2012

Did it have to be a Past Master? As I sat down to write this month’s Beacon, I was tempted to simply write, “It’s hot,” and sign off sincerely and fraternally. However, on a past Tuesday night, while visiting another Lodge I found myself taken aback by a short essay […]

From the East – July 2012

It is truly my honor to serve Hillcrest Lodge this year. We, the officers of the Lodge, are very excited about the future of Hillcrest and our plans for this year. In preparing for my year to serve the Lodge and for our installation, it occurred to me that our […]