Autumn Message

My Brothers, The autumn season is approaching and so is our traditional end of summer holiday. This also is the time that the officers and brothers of our lodges plan their trestleboards for the ensuing year. Let us pause to appreciate all that our working people have...

Texas Emergency Flood Relief

Dear Brothers of New York, The devastation is incredible! The massive flooding on the entire Gulf Coast of Texas due to Hurricane Harvey is beyond words. It has damaged and destroyed many homes and buildings, with hundreds of thousands citizens displaced. What a...

Independence Day

My Brothers Independence Day, July 4th will soon be upon us. In addition to the celebratory fireworks, it gives us all time to ponder about our beloved country. As Masons, we are justly proud that the Government of our country is really based on Masonic principles,...

Spring Message

My Brothers, Spring is now Officially upon us, the time is now measured in Daylight Saving Time, and we are rapidly approaching the Easter/Passover season, with all the joy and family celebrations that comes along. We all celebrate the end of Winter, and the...

Happy Thanksgiving!

My Brothers, The Thanksgiving Holiday is now upon us. This is one of the totally American holidays and honors the harvest and the bounty of foods that nourish us and enrich our lives. Thanksgiving is a holiday at which time we all try to get together with our families...

Grand Master’s Labor Day Message

My Brothers, The autumn season is approaching and so is our traditional end of summer holiday. This also is the time that the officers and brothers of our lodges plan their trestle boards for the ensuing year. Let us pause to appreciate all that our working people...

Independence Day

My Brothers Independence Day, July 4th will soon be upon us. In addition to the celebratory fireworks, it gives us all time to ponder about our beloved country. As Masons, we are proud that the Government of our country is really based on Masonic principles,...

From the Grand East

My Brothers, There are simply no words to express the indescribable emotions and feelings to be elected and installed as the 105th Grand Master of the Grand Lodge Free and Accepted Masons of the State of New York. It is without a doubt, one of the highest pinnacles of...