Friday, June 24, 2011

Universal Brotherhood Day - 24th June

June 24 is quite significant Masonically.
June 24 On this date in 1717, what is referred to as  the premiere Grand Lodge was formed in London, at  the  Goose and Gridiron Ale-house.
This date is the first entry, for 1731, of a Lodge meeting in the colonies that became the United
 States, in an account book of St. John's Lodge in Philadelphia
On this date in 1734, Benjamin Franklin became Grand Master of what would be known as the "Moderns" Grand  Lodge in Pennsylvania.
On this date in 1791, the African Grand Lodge of  North America was organized in Boston. It later became the Prince Hall Grand Lodge of Massachusetts.
On this date in 1797, the second Grand Lodge for African Americans was founded in Philadelphia 
On this date in 1820, the Grand Lodge of Maine was formed.
Sunrise Rituals (Stonehenge, UK) 
It is also UFO Day and St. John the Baptist's Day  (patron of auto routes, candlemakers, health spas, road workers, wool workers) 
St. Jean Baptiste's Day (patron of Quebec) 
Fairy Day - Festival of Contagious Magic
It is also National Forgiveness Day which is appropriate for the Reconciliation between the Several Constitutions in India
With Compliments
Bro Tofique Fatehi

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