Masters Message April 2015

My Brothers,
If you missed the Master Mason Degree last month, you missed an excellent presentation by our officers as well as excellent work by our newest brothers. The first section was held on Wednesday, March 18th and the second and third sections concluded on Saturday morning, the 21st. Nine Master Masons were raised: Justin Cargill, Joseph Coelho, Peter Horne, Albert Capobianco, Matthew McCormick, Marc Pappas, John Paliotta, Kenneth Amoriggi and Timothy Shannon. In attendance was the Grand Master, who raised one of our newest brothers. Please be sure to congratulate our newest Mason Masons.

I announced in last month’s message that the Rainbow Girls have offered to hold a “Fun Degree” for the members at our May Communication. Many of your brothers around the state are Honorary Rainbow Girls (myself included). I have yet to hear from anyone, so just in case you missed it, if you are interested in joining a growing number of your Brothers (at no cost to you), let me know. I can be reached at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by cell at 401-487-4750. I hope we can show our support by participating. Otherwise, I’ll come up with a different program May.

Please consult the sick list in this issue and reach out to a brother. Freemasons are busy and active men who suddenly fine themselves idle and isolated because of sickness. I’ve spoken to many sick and recovering brothers and they all tell me the same thing, the days are long and lonely and a friendly voice or note is greatly appreciated.

Until we meet again, I leave you with this:

May you have……
Enough happiness to keep you sweet,
Enough trials to keep you strong,
Enough sorrow to keep you human,
Enough hope to keep you happy;
Enough failure to keep you humble,
Enough success to keep you eager,
Enough friends to give you comfort,
Enough wealth to meet your needs;
Enough enthusiasm to look forward,
Enough faith to banish depression,
Enough determination to make each day better than yesterday.

Thank you for your fellowship.

Yours in the Craft,
Robert O’Brien
Worshipful Master