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Gray Lodge News July 6, 2017

Good day all, It’s a new masonic year! Gray Lodge #329 held its first stated meeting with its newly installed officers last night and it was a great success! Brethren and guests enjoyed a meal at 6:00pm which included a new formal dining room touch, and the evening was concluded

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Proficency Exams Results

Brethren, I’m proud to say that Gray Lodge had its best showing in many years at our annual certificate exam last night.  The recipients are: SW Doug Hissong, “A” Certificate WM Kevin Roberts, “B” Certificate JW Richard Fawcett, “C” Certificate MM David Aguilar, “C” Certificate To our brothers who sat

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George W. Evans 1921 – 2014

Our brother George W. Evans laid down his working tools July 6th 2014.   He will be missed by all. Visitation will be on Tuesday July 8, 2014 from 6 p.m.-8 p.m. at Crowder Funeral Home in Dickinson, Texas.  Graveside service will take place on Wednesday July 9, 2014 at 10:00

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Roberto Sanchez receives Living Stone Award

At the July 2nd Stated Meeting Gray Lodge awarded me with the first ever Living Stone award, “in recognition of continuous dedication and service to the Craft by exemplifying the principle tenants of Freemasonry”. I am truly humbled and honored by this award. Roberto extended his grateful Thank you to Gray Lodge and

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Gray Lodge Installation – 2014

The Adobe Flash Player is required for video playback.Get the latest Flash Player or Watch this video on YouTube. 2014 Gray Lodge Officers 2014 Worshipful Master: Kevin Roberts Senior Warden: Doug Hissong Junior Warden: Richard Fawcett Secretary: Darin Pitts Treasurer: Mark Herzog Senior Deacon: Billy Moreno Junior Deacon: Al Florido

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From the East

Lallah Mae Vollus 1909 – 2014

[youtube_sc url=” http://youtu.be/epGnzBYWF_c” autohide=”1″ fs=”1″] Lallah Mae Vollus was the wife of Gray Lodge’s Master 1925-26, William Vollus.  (She calls him “Bill” in the video.) Lallah Mae was Eastern Star Grand Matron of Texas in 1945-1945.  This video was taken on April 6, 2005 on the last stated meeting of Gray

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Quotes about life

QUOTATIONS ON LIFE FROM FAMOUS MASONS “Always acknowledge a fault. This will throw those in authority off their guard and give you an opportunity to commit more.”    Bro. Samuel L. Clemens (Mark Twain) US humorist and author (1835-1910) Polar Star Lodge No. 79 A.F.& A.M., Missouri, USA “History is

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Bro. Ian Martin – May26 Memorial Ceremony

Gray Lodge did it’s share in placing flags at each grave marker at Veterans Memorial this morning (Sunday) – starting at 7AM  – The ground was hard and a spike or screwdriver could have saved a few broken flags.  Special thanks to Kurt and David V for their above and beyond

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Passing of Edith Percy

It is with great sadness that I inform you of the passing of Edith Percy, beloved wife of our brother Charles Percy. Edith’s warm smile and joyful spirit will be missed here on earth but undoubtedly welcomed above. Edith Percy Obituary – MRS. EDITH LOVE PERCY passed away on Sunday,

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Memorial for Michael Moore

Thursday May 15th, a memorial service was held for Michael Moore at 6:30PM at Bellaire Lodge #1336.    Gray Lodge was very well represented Memorial Service for: Brother Michael Moore Thursday, May 15th 6:30PM Bellaire Lodge #1336 6125 Edloe  Houston, TX 77005                  

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From the East

Paul and Joe – Friends and Brothers

The story of Paul and Joe is typical of the enduring friendships created in Masonic lodges.   At twenty-five, Paul, a metalworker, became interested in Masonry.   There were two Masonic Lodges in his town, the old and established one downtown, and a newer one, a little further out.  Paul chose the new

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May Stated – Honoring a Brother

The open portion of our May Stated Meeting (May 7th) was a presentation by by very special guest – the brother of our brother Gus Grissom, member of Arabia Shrine and one of the original seven United States astronauts.    We honor his supreme sacrifice on this the  fifty third anniversary of the United State’s first

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Swearing in Houston’s Newest Attorney

We have a new Houston Attorney in our fraternity. Our brother Paul Anderson, after many years of hard work just passed his Bar Exam. Congratulations Paul! Judge Smith will do the honor of swearing Paul in as Houston’s newest attorney.   All are invited to come celebrate this milestone event in our

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April 2nd Stated – Ladies Night & Memorial

We’re revived Ladies Night at Gray Lodge and celebrated the most important person in our lives. Friends and family came and enjoyed a fine meal and a exemplification of one of the most touching ceremonies in Masonry presented by Charles Edwards and the Senior DeMolays brothers among us.  The text

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Charity

Teachers Breakfast – Good Time Had by All!

The Teachers Breakfast Showing our Support for Public Education. The teacher’s breakfast was a big hit with these hard working folks this year!   The morning starts early for them – 1st class begins at 7:20AM.   We arrived at 6AM and got everything ready – 100 tacos, boxes of donuts, milk, juices

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March 5th DDGM Visit

Gray Lodge will have the honor of receiving our new District Deputy Grand Master at our March Stated Meeting.     Right Worshipful Dennis Billings, DDGM will deliver the 1st communication from our new Grand Master. Most Worshipful Jerry L. Martin. At 6PM  – Dinner will be served – Sausage, Red Beans

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Brother Leland Fox Memorial April 2nd, 2014

  At approximately 8:00am on   January 10, 2014 our beloved brother Leland Fox smiled and laid down his working tools to join the others in that house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens. His family reports that over the last few days Leland”s health began to drift, slowing

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Charity

Blood Drive for Peyton

Peyton Smith was born Thanksgiving morning, 11/22/12 weighing in 7 lbs and 14 oz – just a doll.  She is the proud grand niece of brother Larry Mabra in Lewisville, Past Master of Lancaster Lodge No. 160 and a former DDGM for our own Michael Nanny.    Larry has asked for our help. Peyton

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Feb 5 Stated – Presidents Month & Golden Trowel

Brethren – We have an excellent program scheduled for the open portion of our February Stated meeting.    We will be presenting the Golden Trowel to Randall Slinkard and we have a special guest lecturer. Click above for biography of Randall Slinkard Our tiled meeting will open on the EA after

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