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2017 Grand Lodge Officers

 The 228th Annual Communication 

228th ANNUAL COMMUNICATION OF THE MOST WORSHIPFUL GRAND LODGE A.F. & A.M.
OF THE STATE OF CONNECTICUT


 

JUNE GRAND MASTER’S MESSAGE

Education

Dear Brothers All,
Where on God’s green earth would we be without education! Each generation since the dawn of man has learned from its mistakes and taught the next generation how to erect the building blocks of their temporal and spiritual buildings. Education is the means by which societies have technologically moved forward at such a rapid pace over the centuries and especially in the last few decades.
While clubs, civic orders and other fraternal organizations have educational introductions and instructions in their orders, we as Masons, have much more extensive educational programs – not just in our three distinct initiation degrees – but in continuing education on the history, law and esoteric meanings of our gentle craft.
Each of you, from the youngest Entered Apprentice in the northeast corner to the aged Past Masters and sideliners of our lodges, can benefit from the educational programs that your Lodge and Grand Lodge offer. My grandfather, a Past Master and mentor to me, once said in his mid 80’s: “The day I stop learning is the day to start digging my grave”.
I encourage each of you to embrace each educational opportunity.

Thanks,

Theodore J. Ted Nelson,
Most Worshipful Grand Master 2017
“Just Mention Masonry…It’s A Way of Life”