Archive for May, 2009
My travels this week took me to
Brother Marion Morrison, better known by his stage name “John Wayne” became an American movie icon, starring in over 140 films. Born in Winterset Iowa on May 26, 1907, he was initiated on July 9. 1970, passed July 10 and was raised July 11. On August 27 he returned his Master Mason proficiency and became a member of Marion McDaniel Lodge No. 5 in Tucson Arizona. Examples of Masonic Rings can be found at Fox Jewelry.
The teachings of Freemasonry are conveyed in several ways. The primary Masonic way of teaching method is ritual. Freemasons are usually unwilling to reveal the contents of ritual to non-Masons. The words in Masonic ritual are controlled very closely by the Grand Lodge in whose jurisdiction the ritual is performed. The Masonic Ring with its Compass and Square is a symbol of Freemasonry.