EDICT No. 2020 - E005A

Issued By:              Stephen W. Petri, Most Worshipful Grand Master
Issued To:               All Lodges under the Grand Lodge A.F. & A.M. of Connecticut
For Use On:            Beginning Friday, November 6, 2020
Purpose of Edict:   Modifications to Lodge stated and special communications physical attendance limits.

Whereas: COVID-19 remains a serious threat to the health and safety of our membership and the general populations.
Whereas: The Governor of Connecticut has ordered various rules and guidelines restricting gatherings of people in the state to control the spread of COVID-19, which are available at
Whereas: The Governor of Connecticut has made changes to those various rules and guidelines restricting gatherings of people to control the spread of COVID-19.
Whereas: Lodges have been given dispensation to have Brothers attend Lodge meetings via various communication technologies.

Now therefore, I, Most Worshipful Brother Stephen W. Petri, do hereby ORDER AND DIRECT:

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Now more than ever, the world needs men of honor and integrity. Men that unite and not those who divide. That seek truth and share Brotherly Love with all, no matter their race, religion, gender or creed. Men that live with virtue and character, always striving to be even better.

The world needs more than just men. The world needs Masons.

MWGM Stephen Petri

Grand Master of Ancient Free & Accepted Masons in the State of Connecticut

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