Public School Night Dinner
April 9, 2019
6:30 P.M.
Chantler Hall

The Grand Master has declared April 2019 to be Public Schools night. For Peninsula Lodge, this is the night we present the scholarship to a graduating senior from either Carlmont, Sequoia or Woodside high school. Being as this is a special dinner, a New England Clam Bake, the cost is $30.00 per person, and reservations are MAN-
DATORY to either Bro. Hjalmar Nilsen at (650) 576-6156 or e-mail: ,Bro. Bill Shaffer at (925) 895-3844 or email: or on the lodge app by April 5, 2019.

This Month: April 2019

April 2, 2019 7:30 P.M. Stated Meeting .
April 9, 2019 6:30 P.M. Public School’s Night Dinner
April 16, 2019 7:30 P.M. Third Degree practice
April 23, 2019 7:30 P.M. Third Degree practice
April 25. 2019 6:30 P.M. DSI 226
April 30, 2019 7:30 P.M. Third Degree on Brother Fellowcraft Jason Fox

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Masonry is the world’s first and largest fraternal organization, and is based on the belief that each man has a responsibility to help make the world a better place. Through our culture of philanthropy, we make a profound difference for our brothers, our families, our communities, and our future. read more

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One of Masonry’s customs is not to solicit members; men must seek membership on their own through a Mason they know or a local lodge.

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Be faithful to your country, and prefer its dignity and honour to any degree of popularity and honour for yourself onsulting its interest rather than your own, and rather than the pleasure and gratification of the people, which are often at variance with their welfare. The true Mason identifies...
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From the East


The month of April marks our month to support our public schools. A free and accessible public school system was first established by Freemasons in the United States. An excellent history of public education can be found in this article: …

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From the West

To all Brethren and our Masonic Family,

In Freemasonry, we search for Light and Truth. Among the tools provided to us are our working tools and the seven liberal arts and sciences.

By use of the Plumb, Square and Level, we can make all things upright…

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From the South


In the month of April there are several days set aside for celebration and commemoration, but the day most famous all over world would be April 1. – April Fool’s Day.

Some Biblical scholars have expressed the belief that the origins of April Fool’s Day may go back to the Genesis flood narrative. The London Public Advertiser of March 13, 1769, printed: “The mistake of Noah sending the dove out of the ark before the water had abated, on the first day of April, it was then thought proper

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