Photo taken at Toronto on the 23rd November, 1998 on the occasion of the Officers of the High Council, S.R.I.C., receiving their Ninth Grade from M.W. Dr. Claude Brodeur, Honorary Immediate Past Supreme Magus of the S.R.I.C.
Addressed to the Learned Europe
HERE GENTLE READER, YOU shall find incorporated in our Confession thirty-seven reasons of purpose and intention, the which according to thy pleasure thou mayest seek out and compare together, considering within thyself if they be sufficient to allure thee. Verily, it requires no small pains to induce any one to believe what doth not yet appear, but when it shall be revealed in the full blaze of day, I suppose we should be ashamed of such questionings. And as we do now securely call the Pope Antichrist, which was formerly a capital offence in every place, so we know certainly that what we here keep secret we shall in the future thunder forth with uplifted voice, the which, reader, with us desire with all thy heart that it may happen most speedily.
It is well at certain times to consider our status as Rosicrucians, and to remind ourselves of the origin of the Society to which we belong, to notice how far we moderns have strayed from the original paths laid down by our Founder, C.R., and to take a note of the kindred Societies of Rosicrucians which are now in being, so far as we know of them.
With regard to past history we must not be surprised that extant published records are very scanty, for the purpose of the Rosicrucians was to be unknown to the people among whom they lived. Some few notable persons only appear to have had the right to function as recognized members of the Rosicrucian Colleges, for instance, Michael Maier the German student of Alchemy who died in 1662, and Dr. Robert Fludd of London and Bearstead near Maidstone who died in 1637.
Masonic Service Association – Short Talk Bulletin – February 1947
Freemasonry uses many common English words in a sense other than that of their usual definition -profane, heal, carpet, accepted, landmark, etc.
For the benefit of the new Mason – and perhaps for some who are older but less attentive to Masonic instruction than they might be – herewith are one hundred words commonly used in Freemasonry with a short definition of their Masonic significance.
ACACIA. An Eastern plant, sometimes a tree. Several hundred varieties are known. Masonically, an emblem of immortality.
(14th January, 1810 – April 1890)
Colonel William James McLeod Moore was the founder and first Supreme Magus of S.R.I.C. The College named after him , McLeod Moore College, continue to meet quarterly at West Toronto Masonic Temple, Annette Street, Toronto. Membership is by invitation and is open to all Master Masons. For more information contact the Secretary General at firstname.lastname@example.org
W.Bro. Colonel William James Bury MacLeod Moore
By Bro. Robert Proctor, Lebanon Lodge No. 139 G.R.C.
Published in The Newsletter of the Committee on Masonic Education, Spring 1995 (2nd Quarter) Vol. 14 No. 4.
Societas Rosicruciana In Canada
October 15, 2016 10:00 A.M.
Rosicrucian Order of the Freemasons
LVX IN OCCIDENT COLLEGE
I am directed by the Celebrant to summon you to assist in the forming of the M….. C….. for the regular convocation of the College, to be held on Saturday, April 16th, 2016 at 10:00 am at The New Saskatoon Masonic Temple, 1021 Saskatchewan Crescent West, Saskatoon, SK., Canada.
FROM THE CELEBRANT’S PEN
As spring has arrived bringing new life to nature, we will observe Easter, that time in the Christian calendar when we celebrate our Lord’s resurrection, after his crucifixion on the cross. One of the essential qualifications for membership is that the Aspirant must adhere to the fundamental principles of the Trinitarian Christian Faith. Why is this?
Manitoba’s Legislative Building, principal among public buildings in the province, accommodates the legislative assembly, its committees and staff, as well as offices for the ministers and deputy ministers of all government departments. When this building was planned just after the turn of the 20th century, members were unanimous in their desire to build an imposing structure – a symbol of strength and vitality in the capital city, “not for present delight nor use alone… but such as our descendants will thank us for.”