Reading Time: 2 minutes One of the many casualties of Covid-19 and the lockdown has been charitable organisations such as Freemasonry.With gatherings not permitted, the social aspect of such organisations was the first to be suspended, but the philanthropic work carries on. Ruapehu Masonic District Grand Master Ash Williamson says Freemasonry New Zealand responded immediately to the pandemic.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Since UGLE closed down masonic meetings until the lockdown is over and the nasty virus of Covid-19 is under some level of control. How does the fraternity of Freemasonry continue? Zoom meetings are becoming the way forward and Masonic brethren that usually tour Lodges and Chapters giving lectures now offering webinars to keep the Masonic spirit alive amongst the Brethern and Companions.
Reading Time: 2 minutes The lockdown which has taken place in recent weeks has caused worry and difficulties for many people – getting groceries and keeping the household in essential supplies has been of major concern and stress to many. Our meeting halls in Derbyshire also face difficulties – we have catering staff who rely on our meetings for their income.
Reading Time: < 1 minute “When a Mason passes to the Grand Lodge Above we stand at our Lodge meeting with the sign of reverence in respect for departed merit. As our lodges are not meeting due to the current situation I thought this group would group would help Freemasons to remember those who have passed. Please join the group and give respect to whom have gone to the Grand Lodge Above”.