Welcome to The Masonic Association of Frontenac District

IMG_2057On behalf of R.W. Bro. Jeff Gatcke, the District Deputy Grand Master of  Frontenac District, we welcome you to the online home of Frontenac Masonic District.

Frontenac Masonic District is made up of hundreds of Freemasons from 14 different Lodges covering an area from Napanee in the west through Kingston to Gananoque in the east and north to Sharbot lake and Northbrook. Freemasonry in our area has a rich and important history which goes back to long before Confederation. Our membership is made up of men from all walks of life with diverse cultural, ethnic and religious backgrounds united together in a common commitment towards self improvement, compassion for all, relief and truth.
Welcome to Frontenac Masonic District!

News

W.Bro. Edwin Haig Clark

June 02, 2016

With regret we must inform you of the passing to the Grand Lodge above of W. Bro. Edwin Haig Clark on Friday, May 27th, 2016. He had celebrated his 98th birthday on May 9th. W. Bro. Clark was presented with his 70 Years A Master Mason certificate in March at Leeds Lodge and is 49 Years a Past Master having served that office in 1966. Leeds Lodge has been requested by the family to hold a Masonic Memorial Service which will be held at 1:30 PM on Friday June 3rd at Tomkins Funeral Home, 63 Garden Street, Gananoque, ON. The Brethren are requested to assemble at 1:10 PM.

Grand Secretary’s Seminar

April 19, 2016

An interaction by way of open discussion of the relationship between a Masonic Lodge, the Grand Lodge Office and our Book of Constitution.

LOCATION: THE MASONIC CENTRE, KINGSTON 954 HUDSON DRIVE
DATE: SATURDAY, JUNE 18, 2016
TIME: 8:30 am (registration at 8:00 am)
PRESENTERS: M.W. Bro. Terence Shand, Grand Secretary 
                              R.W. Bro. Robert Kliaman, Office Technology

FOR SECRETARIES & PRINCIPAL OFFICERS

 RSVP TO: R.W. Bro. Wayne D. Anderson Email: frontenac.ddgm1516@gmail.com 

Download Poster: Announcement - Secretaries Seminar 2016-JUNE-18

R.W. Bro. Glenn V. Baker

April 10, 2016

It is with great sadness we announce the sudden passing of R.W. Bro. Glenn Baker to the Grand Lodge Above at Perth and Smiths Falls District Hospital (Perth Site) on Saturday April 9, 2016. R.W. Bro. Baker was a member of Simpson Lodge No 157 and DDGM of Frontenac District in the 1994-95 Masonic year. A Masonic Memorial Service will be held at the Scotland Funeral Home (27 Main St. County Road 8 Elgin, ON) on Tuesday afternoon at 3:45. 
Brethren are asked to assemble at the Funeral Home for 3:30. 
Full obituary.

 

Frontenac District Bus to Grand Lodge

April 06, 2016

Brethren, 

Frontenac Bus to the Annual Communication of Grand Lodge 2016 at the Fairmont Royal York Hotel, Toronto on Wednesday, July 20th, 2016

The MAFD has secured a 28-passenger bus to the Fairmont Royal York Hotel for the Annual Communication of Grand Lodge.

Itinerary: Depart Kingston:

  • -  0545 am: Boarding for the Kingston Brethren will begin at the Toys-R-Us Parking lot on Princess Street in Kingston

  • -  06:00 am: Depart Kingston for Toronto with stop in Napanee with a comfort stop on the way

  • -  Approx. 06:30 am: Pickup at the Flying J, Napanee

  • -  Approx. 09:00 am: arrive Fairmont Royal York Hotel, Toronto

    Depart Toronto: Approx. 9:00 pm: Depart the Royal York Hotel (after Grand Master's Banquet)

Cost: $40.00 per seat (only 28 seats) Contact: Contact Serge Landry at

(613) 549-3743 (evening) //
(613) 541-6000 ext 6707 (weekday) or email him at slandko@gmail.com

First Come First Served and there are already six (6) tickets sold after the first day of sales.

Cost: $40.00
Only 28 seats available.

See you at the Annual Communication! 

Officer Progression Seminar

March 18, 2016

R.W. Bro. Allen B. Wright, PDDGM Ottawa District 1 will be presenting a seminar for Eastern, Frontenac, St. Lawrence, Ottawa 1 and 2 Districts regarding Officer Progression. This event is to be held at the Ingleside Masonic Centre, 11 Memorial Square, Ingleside, ON K0C 1M0 on April 27th at 7:30 P.M.

As many of us are preparing for elections and taking on the tasks of new officer postings this event may be of great benefit to you, the lodge officers and your lodge. For others this will be a good refresher.

V.W. Bro. Frank Kimmett

March 15, 2016

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of V.W. Bro. Frank Kimmett to The Grand Lodge Above on Sunday, March 13, 2016. V.W. Bro. Kimmett was a Past Master and Past Grand Steward from Victoria Lodge No 299.  There will be a Masonic Memorial Service on Sunday, March 20, 2016 at 12:45 P.M. at the Hannah Funeral Home located at 123 Dundas St. W., Napanee, ON. 
 
Brethren are asked to assemble at the Funeral Home at 12:30 P.M.
Visitation will be from 1:00 P.M. followed by Service at 2:00 P.M.

Rideau Minden Lodge No. 253 Cornerstone Ceremony

February 05, 2016

Brethren:

Please find attached a flyer inviting the brethren of our sister lodges to our forthcoming Cornerstone Ceremony at Rideau Minden 253, on April 2, 2016 at 2pm. No doubt this will be a wonderful gathering with our Grand Master and Grand Lodge Officers in attendance. Please pass along this invitation to the brethren of your lodges, and forward on to any other brethren who you may think would like to join us for the event. We look forward to seeing you all first in Seeley's Bay for this significant event in the life of Rideau Minden Lodge, and then later in Kingston that evening for the Grand Master's Reception to Frontenac District.

Please see R.W. Bro. Hogeboom for tickets to the GM's Reception.

Sincerely and Fraternally,
Gary Bracken, Secretary
Rideau Minden No. 253,A.F. & A.M. GRC
Seeley's Bay, ON

Cornerstone Flyer April 2, 2016

Frontenac District Grand Master’s Reception

January 27, 2016

Frontenac District Grand Master's Reception will be held in Kingston at the Days Inn and Conference Centre, 33 Benson Street, Kingston, Ontario (401 and Division Street) on  Saturday April 2, 2016.

Social — 5:30 pm
Banquet — 6:30 pm
$50 per person, $90 per couple

For more information and to reserve tickets please click Frontenac District Grand Master's Reception - 2016.04.02

M.W. BRO. RAYMOND SIDNEY JAMES DANIELS

January 27, 2016

 

Brethren:

It is with the deepest regrets that I inform you of the passing on Sunday, January 24, 2016 of M.W. BRO. RAYMOND SIDNEY JAMES DANIELS, Past Grand Master.

At M.W. Bro. Daniels’s request there will be no visitation and no funeral service. However, there will be a MASONIC MEMORIAL SERVICE on Sunday, January 31, 2016 at 2:00 p.m.

The service will held at DUNFIELD THEATRE CAMBRIDGE at 46 Grand Avenue South, CAMBRIDGE. Please allow yourself lots of time as the location has a considerable amount of city driving from HWY 401. Masons attire: Business Suit and Regalia. Ladies are welcome.

Sincerely and; Fraternally, M.W. Bro. John C. Green, Grand Master

 

Musical Event

January 11, 2016

The event was held on November 14, 2015 and was able to raise $1,700.00 was raised for the District Project and $ 1,700.00 for the Shriner's Hospital in Montreal. Bro. Repique and his friends raised this money by sharing their gifts of musical voice for the good of Freemasonry.

The site is found at http:\\kingston.snapd.com/event/901468#

complete with photos.

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