4th of July Address

My Brothers, The summer has arrived, and Independence Day, July 4th will soon be upon us. For those who know me, it is obvious of how I feel about patriotism and our veterans. The words of Sgt. and Brother Hoover at our Annual Communication are still felt by all who...

St. John’s Day Address 2019

{Address to the District Deputy Grand Masters, Grand Lodge Staff Officers and Assistant Grand Lecturers for the year 2019 through 2020 in the Daniel D. Tompkins Memorial Chapel on the Campus of the Masonic Care Community in Utica, New York.} Right Worshipful Deputy...

Memorial Day Message

My Brothers, This is the time of the year when most lodges have their elections of officers and we look to the summer months activities. I am a firm believer that our lodges do not go dark. They just go outside! We will be celebrating Memorial Day on May 27th, Flag...

Grand Master’s Address

{ADDRESS OF THE MOST WORSHIPFUL WILLIAM M. SARDONE, Grand Master of Masons in the State of New York, at the 238th Annual Communication of the Grand Lodge, in the Grand Lodge Room, Masonic Hall, 71 West 23rd Street, in the City of New York, on Monday May 6, 2019.} RW...

Calvin Bond Ritual Award Winners

My Brothers it is a pleasure to tell you that our first annual Calvin G. Bond Award for Ritual Excellence has completed. A good crowd of Brothers came to Utica to support the event as well as the contestants. The two categories were Brothers with 10 or less years of...

Grand Lodge Vendors, May 7-8, 2019

Masonic Estate Jewelry 8th flr Jacobean Room Howard Sobel – 703-946-2788 (cell) potentate09@gmail.com Family Fraternal Sales 8th Floor Ante Room to Doric Room (Variety of Masonic items)...

Grand Master’s Cruise

Dear Brethren, Family and Friends, Announcing the Grand Master’s Cruise for 2019 – The Ocean, the luxury “Norwegian Escape” and Bermuda Awaits Your Esteemed Presence from July 14 to July 21, 2019. Please open the attached JPG file containing...

Washington’s Birthday at Tappan

You and your family and friends are cordially Invited to attend our annual celebration of the Birthday of His Excellency, Worshipful Brother George Washington, at the George Washington Masonic Historic Site at Tappan, NY. Sunday, February 10th, 2019 @ 1:30 pm (Snow...

Grand Master’s Holiday Message

My Brothers, The end of the year is now upon us, with all the happy holidays that are entailed. Chanukah has been celebrated with Christmas, Kwanzaa, and of course, the New Year right ahead of us. We are all grateful, in our own ways, for the good feelings, that we...