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The Ogden Masonic Meetup Group
Meets every Wednesday
at 6:00 PM at the
Masonic Temple in Ogden
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Ogden Masonic Temple 50th Birthday Party

Join the Ogden Masonic Family as we

Celebrate 50 years at our current location

October 28, 2017
1-3 pm
Ogden Masonic Temple


Past Master’s Dinner

October 18th 2017

We will be recognizing our Past Master’s.  Join us at Graycliff Lodge in Ogden Canyon at 6:30 pm for dinner. 
Cost of dinner is $25.00 per person and the choice of entrée is:

Chicken & Shrimp
or
New York Steak
 or
Salmon
 
All Masons and Ladies are encouraged to attend.

RSVP to the Secretary by Saturday, October 14th at 801-479-0806
 or
801-791-1761
with your meal choice. 


Tidings from the West

Greetings from the West Brethren,

What a successful open house we had!  About 450 visitors came to the Ogden Masonic Temple to learn about our fraternity, intrigued but also asking questions.   This success was due to all who assisted with this yearly event and to the information provided to the public by the Grand Lodge of Utah through paper and television news media.  Really a wonderful event we are excited to duplicate and refine next year.   Last month, I said that Masonry gives back much more that we put in.  I will extrapolate on this with an excerpt from last month’s Short Talk Bulletin titled “Courage”.    The four Cardinal Virtues of Masonry are Temperance, Fortitude, Prudence and Justice.   Fortitude, which also means courage, was the topic of this bulletin.   “…  Intellectual courage is the willingness to face new ideas and solve problems; the willingness to be curious, check facts, ask questions and make mistakes.  This is the courage it takes to do something, even if it is incorrect…  The Mason with intellectual courage takes whatever time is necessary to gain a thorough understanding of a subject.  He is not satisfied with just a superficial overview.  He listens intently and considers other’s points of view.  He seeks out opposing positions on issues.   Brethren, Freemasonry provides an atmosphere for free thought.  Ask questions, share your ideas!  In this information era and more than ever, knowledge sharing and innovations is what we are all about.  It is what will make us improve in masonry!

On the level my brothers, as always.

Fraternally,

Jean-Marie H. Pijuan
Senior Warden


 

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