King Solomon’s Lodge is off to a busy and successful start of the Masonic year.  After an impressive installation on September 17, 2011, newly-installed Master Joey Lacey and his officers held their first meeting on October 20, 2011.  The night included a visit from the District Deputy Grand Master, Eugene Capobianco – always a welcomed guest at King Solomon’s Lodge.  After the District Deputy’s visit, the brethren raised four new master masons during a third degree ceremony.  The night was memorable and eventful for all participants.

October also included the lodge’s semi-annual open house.  The event, held on Saturday October 15, 2011, opened our doors to the public.  On display were some of the lodge’s historic implements and tools – including various pieces of lodge regalia from the time of Paul Revere (he was the Junior Grand Warden of Grand Lodge at the time of our Charter thereby signing our charter as the Junior Grand Warden of Grand lodge Of Massachusetts).  Lodge members were on hand to answer questions from attendees.  Those visiting the lodge included curious members of the neighborhood, along with potential future Masons.  The event was a success, with the lodge receiving three new applications for membership.  After being voted upon, our three potential brothers will begin their degree work in December 2011.  Anyone wishing to tour the lodge may visit an open house or arrange for a tour by contacting lodge Secretary Donald Norton at 617-417-3422.

November promises to be just as eventful for King Solomon’s Lodge.  We will be raising yet another master mason during a third-degree ceremony on Thursday November 17, 2011.  In addition, the lodge’s Trowel Club (an offshoot of our lodge that sponsors social gatherings) will be hosting a Monday Night Football night at the lodge on November 21, 2011.  This night promises to be a blast as the hometown Patriots take on the Kansas City Chiefs in a game with definite playoff implications.  Trowel Club meetings are not exclusive to masons.  Anyone interested in attending should contact the lodge at 617-592-0785.  This is a great way to get to know some of the brothers in the lodge in an informal setting.  All would be happy to enjoy a night of football and refreshments, and answer any questions about freemasonry in general or King Solomon’s Lodge specifically.