Grand Master’s Address

MW Past Grand Masters, Distinguished East, Brethren, Ladies and Guests, As I stand before you as your Grand Master is both humbled and excited. And to use the words of a certain Grand Commander of Scottish Rite “I am just a DeMolay boy from Manhattan”. In fact, I was...

RW Brother Paul M. Rosen

Dear Brethren: On March 12, 2018, the Grand Lodge lost a conscientious and dedicated pillar of our beloved Craft. After a long battle with cancer, Right Worshipful Paul M. Rosen, Grand Secretary, laid down the working tools of a Mason to return home to the Celestial...

President’s Day 2018

My Brothers, It is now the middle of the Winter season, and we will soon be celebrating President’s Day, formerly known as George Washington’s Birthday, we join all our fellow Americans and honor the past President’s who have led our beloved country...

Thanksgiving Message 2017

My Brothers, The Summer is finished, and Autumn is in full force, the weather is changing, the tree leaves are turning colors and dropping, and we, as Masons, are hard at work in the quarries. As Americans, we are now preparing to celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday...

Cooperstown

Cooperstown Cooperstown is a village in and county seat of Otsego County. Most of the village lies within the town of Otsego, but some of the eastern part is in the town of Middlefield. Cooperstown is best known as the home of the National Baseball Hall of Fame and...

Disaster Relief

Dear Brethren, First, I would like to extend my personal thanks and deep gratitude on behalf of all of our fellow brother Masons residing in Texas and Florida and their loved-ones who are the recipients of our fraternity’s helping hand and generous outpouring of...