Cambridge Royal Arch Chapter

From the East of the Sanctuary
DEAR COMPANION,
THIS IS PERHAPS THE MOST DIFFICULT MESSAGE I HAVE EVER HAD TO WRITE FOR A NOTICE SIMPLY BECAUSE I CANNOT
FIND WORDS ADEQUATE TO EXPRESS MY GRATITUDE FOR THE EXTRAORDINARY DISPLAY OF BROTHERLY LOVE TOWARDS ME THAT
OCCURRED AT OUR LAST CONVOCATION. THE TABLE LODGE WAS GLORIOUS -- THE NEARLY 70 BROTHERS AND COMPANIONS
Cambridge Royal Arch Chapter
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1653RD REGULAR CONVOCATION
DEAR COMPANION,
YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED OF THE 1653RD REGULAR CONVOCATION OF CAMBRIDGE ROYAL ARCH CHAPTER
TO BE HELD AT THE CAMBRIDGE MASONIC HALL, 1950 MASSACHUSETTS AVENUE, CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS
(TEL: 617-359-8372) ON:
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2015 A.D.
6:30 P.M.
OPENING ON THE ROYAL ARCH DEGREE
6:40 P.M.
CONFERRAL OF THE ROYAL ARCH DEGREE UPON 5 CANDIDATES PRESENT, AND ALL OTHERS SO
ENTITLED & PRESENT.
7:00 P.M.
DINNER—RED BONES—DONATION: $15 PER PERSON.
RESERVATIONS ARE ABSOLUTELY REQUIRED! R.S.V.P. WITH THE SCRIBE, COMP.
WILLIAM O. SAUNDERS, AT 617-230-4027 OR BY E-MAIL AT [email protected]
DEADLINE FOR RESERVATIONS IS MONDAY, FEBRUARY 9TH.
7:45 P.M.
BUSINESS MEETING
- READING OF MINUTES AND CORRESPONDENCE.
- READING OF PETITIONS FOR DEGREES & AFFILIATION.
- BALLOTING UPON 4 APPLICATIONS FOR THE CAPITULAR DEGREES.
- TRANSACTION OF SUCH BUSINESS AS MAY REGULARLY COME BEFORE THE CHAPTER.
8:00 P.M.
OFFICIAL VISIT BY THE RIGHT EXCELLENT DISTRICT DEPUTY GRAND HIGH PRIEST FOR THE
FIRST CAPITULAR DISTRICT, RREV. MICHAEL SCOTT BICKFORD, ACCOMPANIED BY A
SUITE OF DISTINGUISHED CAPITULAR MASONS.
COMPLETION OF THE ROYAL ARCH DEGREE.
CLOSING
COLLATION
SO ORDERED:
ATTEST:
David L. Riley
Donald W. Carriger, Jr.
R.·.E.·. DAVID L. RILEY
HIGH PRIEST
R.·.E.·. DONALD W. CARRIGER, JR.
SECRETARY
Rehearsals
REHEARSALS FOR THE ROYAL ARCH DEGREE WILL BE HELD ON FRIDAY, JANUARY 25TH AT 7 P.M., ON SUNDAY, JANUARY 27TH AT 3 P.M.,
AND ON WEDNESDAYS, FEBRUARY 4TH & 11TH AT 7 P.M. AT THE CAMBRIDGE MASONIC HALL.
THERE ARE CHAIRLIFTS AT THE CAMBRIDGE MASONIC HALL
PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT THE CHAIRLIFT TO THE BASEMENT IS NOT WORKING AT TIME OF PUBLICATION. WE HAVE ABLE BODIES WHO WILL ASSIST ANY COMPANION WHO DESIRES TO ATTEND.
PLEASE CALL THE HIGH PRIEST AT 617-771-0916 SO ARRANGEMENTS AND PARKING CAN BE MADE.
THAT ATTENDED HAD A GREAT TIME. OUR GRAND HIGH PRIEST,  CHARLES R. AUSTIN, HAS ASKED ME TO REPORT THAT
HE HAD A VERY ENJOYABLE EVENING. THE EVENT WAS IMMEASURABLY ENHANCED BY BOTH THE LATIN ON THE COMMEMORATIVE GLASSES AND THE PRESENCE OF THE FLAG OF THE LONE STAR STATE.
THANK YOU, COMPANIONS, FOR YOUR GENEROSITY AND SUPPORT
MY OWN HONOR. I WILL NEVER FORGET THAT NIGHT.
--- AND FOR TRICKING ME IN TO HOSTING A PARTY IN
THIS MONTH, WE CONFER THE ROYAL ARCH DEGREE! IT WILL BE A NIGHT TO REMEMBER. WE WILL ALSO ENJOY THE
DISTRICT DEPUTY GRAND HIGH PRIEST FOR THE FIRST CAPITULAR DISTRICT, AS HE
COMPANY OF R MICHAEL BICKFORD,
COMES TO US FOR HIS OFFICIAL VISIT.
EVERY TIME WE GATHER AS MASONS IS SPECIAL. EVERY OPPORTUNITY WE HAVE TO STRENGTHEN THE BONDS OF OUR
FRATERNITY IS SACRED. BUT I TRULY BELIEVE THAT SEEING CAMBRIDGE ROYAL ARCH CHAPTER CONFER THE ROYAL ARCH DEGREE IS ONE OF THE MOST UPLIFTING AND JOYOUS EXPERIENCES IN MASONRY. DON'T MISS THE CHANCE TO SEE IT AND TO WELCOME YOUR NEW COMPANIONS!
I HOPE TO SEE YOU SOON IN CHAPTER. THANK YOU FOR ALL YOU DO TO SUPPORT CAMBRIDGE CHAPTER AND OUR FRATERNITY.
FRATERNALLY AND WARMLY,
DAVID
~ ORGANIZATION 2014-2015 ~
HIGH PRIEST ~ R.·. DAVID L. RILEY (I, Y)
533 CAMBRIDGE STREET, ALLSTON, MA 02134-2532
[email protected] ~ 617-771-0916
KING
COMP. JEREMY A. GROSS
8 ASH AVENUE #1, SOMERVILLE, MA 02145-1402
[email protected] ~ 617-764-0627
TREASURER
COMP. LOUIS E. DOMENECH
1775 MASSACHUSETTS AVENUE #5
CAMBRIDGE, MA 02140-1520
[email protected]~ 617-872-6677
SCRIBE
COMP. WILLIAM O. SAUNDERS
4 RIDGE ROAD, REVERE, MA 02151-3821
[email protected] ~ 617-230-4027
SECRETARY
R.·. E.·. DONALD W. CARRIGER, JR. (C,H,I,N,O,V,Y)
38 BROMFIELD ROAD
SOMERVILLE, MA 02144-1312
[email protected] ~ 617-625-4630
ASSISTANT TREASURER…………………..…...……...…………………………………...…..R.·. E.·. ARTHUR M. PAPAS (D,H,I,V)
ASSISTANT SECRETARY…………………..…...……...…………………………...…………..……..COMP. WALTER C. WEDLOCK
CHAPLAIN…………………………...…..………..…………..…………...……...ABIONA IRUNGU BARUTI KMT-SISOUVONG
CAPTAIN OF HOST…….….…………..………….……………………………………….…..……...COMP. NICHOLAS H. BATZELL
PRINCIPAL SOJOURNER……………..……………………..………………………..………….…..…….JERRY A. ROACH, JR.
ROYAL ARCH CAPTAIN……………..…………….…….……………………….………………..…...COMP. BRENDAN P. CURTIS
MASTER OF THE THIRD VEIL……..………..………….……………………….……..…….COMP. SAMPATH J. MALLIKARJUNAN
MASTER OF THE SECOND VEIL…..…………………………....……………….………………….…...COMP. AARON J. SHERMAN
MASTER OF THE FIRST VEIL…..…………………………………….…..….……………..………….………..COMP. JOEY LACEY
SENIOR STEWARD……………..…………………………………………………………………...…………COMP. SHAWN BURKE
JUNIOR STEWARD……………..…………………………………………………………………………….....COMP. DAVID VOGEL
ORGANIST…………………...……………………..………………..………………………...……..…...COMP. STANLEY S. LOCKE
INSIDE SENTINEL…………..………………………………….…………...………………………………...COMP. BRUCE KAPLAN
TYLER……………………..…………………………………………………………...…..……..…………COMP. LUCAS ESCOBAR
TRUSTEES OF THE PERMANENT & CHARITY FUNDS
R.·.E.·. ARTHUR M. PAPAS, 2017—E .·. STANLEY M. ROACH, 2016—COMP. ROBERT FAIRBAIRN, IV, 2015
REPRESENTATIVES TO THE CAMBRIDGE MASONIC HALL ASSOCIATION
COMP. AARON J. SHERMAN, 2017—COMP. BRENDAN P. CURTIS, 2016—COMP. DAVID L. RILEY, 2015