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VISITING TEMPLE LODGE, No. 33
Freemasons in good standing are always welcome as visitors to Temple Lodge, No.33.
Temple Lodge. No. 33 considers welcoming visiting Brethren to our Lodge and visits by our members to other Lodges to be fundamental in promoting Masonic fraternal fellowship and brotherhood. Here is a list of Vancouver Island Masonic Lodges for those Brethren wishing to visit other Masonic Lodges.
Here Are Some Recent Off-Island Brethren Visiting at Temple Lodge, No.33:
Temple Lodge, No. 33 Regular Meetings are at 7:30 p.m. on the second Tuesday of each month unless otherwise noted in our monthly Communication. Other Temple Lodge, No.33 events are listed in the Vancouver Island Masonic Event Calendar.
It would be much appreciated if first time visitors who are not known to Temple Lodge, No. 33 members could arrive at least half an hour before the start of our meeting in order for the proper introductions and formalities to be completed. Please note that Temple Lodge, No. 33 is in Darkness during the months of July and August.
For first time visitors, advance notice of your intended visit is appreciated but is not mandatory. First time visitors who are not known by Temple Lodge, No. 33 members will be asked to present a current dues card from their own Lodge as proof of their current membership in good standing.
Our Lodge Secretary, W. Brother Art Graff, may be contacted by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. The Worshipful Master, RWB Bob Crawford, may be contacted at email@example.com
Demitted Brethren are welcome as Visitors to Temple Lodge, No.33 but we ask to see a valid Demit Certificate.
For Brethren visiting from outside the Duncan and Cowichan Valley area we have included a separate page for Visiting Duncan and the Cowichan Valley with recommendations for recreation, accomodation, restaurants, shopping, tours (both walking and driving) and other businesses and services you may find useful or necessary during your stay.
Brethren who have moved, or are planning to move, to the Cowichan Valley are very welcome to visit Temple Lodge, No. 33. If you decide you would like to affiliate with Temple Lodge, No. 33, we will be happy to give you a Petition For Affiliation.
We look forward to seeing you.
Here Are Some Recent Visiting Brethren from other Grand Lodges visiting at Temple Lodge, No.33:
ANNOUNCEMENTS & UPCOMING EVENTS
Be sure to check our Announcements & Upcoming Events Page to stay up to date on what is going on at Temple Lodge No. 33 and neighbouring Lodges............
WORSHIPFUL MASTER'S MESSAGES
Go to our Worshipful Master's Page for the latest announcements from the East.....................
HISTORY & HERITAGE
Temple Lodge, No.33 was formed in December 1899 and has a long and honourable history in Duncan and the surrounding Cowichan Valley.
Our Lodge History page contains links to a lot of historical information about Temple Lodge and its members.....................
HISTORIANS, GENEOLOGISTS & OTHER RESEARCHERS
Many historians, geneologists and other researchers visit our site. We have included a lot of information of interest to researchers and will be adding more over time.
Our Lodge History page has links to historical information about Temple Lodge History, our Historic Membership Lists, Principal Officers, the Vancouver Island Masonic History Project and much more.......
DUNCAN MASONIC TEMPLE
The Masonic Temple in Duncan, B.C. was built by Temple Lodge members in 1912 and has been a downtown Duncan landmark ever since.
Here is more information on the Duncan Masonic Temple and its history.....
HISTORIC BUILDINGS & TEMPLE LODGE MEMBERS
There are a number of local historic buildings in Duncan, Mill Bay and the Cowichan Valley built by, or for, or otherwise connected to, Temple Lodge, No. 33 members or other Freemasons.
Here are some of them.......
VANCOUVER ISLAND MASONIC HISTORY PROJECT
The Vancouver Island Masonic History Project is an ongoing volunteer effort, coordinated by Temple Lodge No. 33, to document the rich heritage of Freemasons and Freemasonry on Vancouver Island.
MASONIC EVENT CALENDARS
Here are links to Masonic Event Calendars for Vancouver Island and other areas through British Columbia & Yukon:
|| Vancouver Island || Greater Vancouver || B.C. Interior & Yukon ||
LODGE SECRETARY'S PAGE
In Masonic Lodges, the Lodge Secretary is responsible for all matters of administration. We have a Lodge Secretary's Page containing contact information and other information about Lodge administration and communications................
GRAND LODGE OF B.C. & YUKON
The Grand Lodge of B.C. & Yukon has an excellent Masonic website, with links to e_Bee (the online Bulletin), Masonic Event Calendars, Masonic History, Answers To Our Critics, Freemasonry In B.C., Masonic Bulletin and much more.........
During research or travels we often come across Interesting Connections to Masons and Freemasonry. Our Interesting Connections Page has Masonic connections uncovered by members of Temple Lodge, No.33, like Sun Studios in Memphis, Tennessee, shown at left.......................
Masonic musicians and composers range from Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart to Howlin' Wolf. Writers include Rudyard Kipling. For music fans and book lovers, here are some links to the works of Masonic musicians, composers, movie makers and writers..............
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