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Grand Masters Christmas message

As the year comes to a close, we should reflect on the past twelve months and be thankful for all those blessings which we enjoy and so often take for granted. The Christmas Season is a time to relax and celebrate with family and friends. The message ‘Peace on earth and goodwill towards all men’ takes on a special meaning when we consider the increase in conflict around the world. Let us reflect on the importance of masonic ideals and their meaning for us in a world greatly in need of light, love and understanding.

As you spend time with loved ones, be sure not to forget those who may be spending Christmas alone, particularly those serving in our armed forces to protect our liberties and freedom. Let us also remember all those who have passed on and are no longer in our midst. This is a time when we should be sure to visit with our masonic widows who are always so appreciative of being remembered. 

My family and I wish to take this occasion to extend to you and through you to your families, our best wishes for a safe and enjoyable Christmas Season and a happy and healthy New Year.

To all masons everywhere I send Fraternal Greetings and good wishes for the year ahead.

Sincerely and Fraternally,

Peter J Ponsford
Grand Master
Grand Lodge of Nova Scotia.




October 2015 Nova Scotia Freemason

Vol. 5 Issue 2 of The Nova Scotia Freemason is now available. It can be downloaded from this link.
An archive of all editions of the Nova Scotia Freemason can be found at this link.
The Nova Scotia Freemason is published electronically bi-monthly, June, August, October, December, February, and April. Deadline for submissions is the 15th day of the preceding month. The deadline for the next edition is November 15th 2015. Submissions can be made by contacting the Grand Lodge office or by using the Contact page on the Grand Lodge website.


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This is a tentative itinerary subject to number of participants
As part of the 150th Anniversary program of Truro Lodge 43
Scheduled for late spring or early fall of 2017
Open to Masons, Ladies and Friends

Send names, post addresses, email and phone numbers
Truro Lodge No. 43, 143 Pictou Road, Bible Hill, NS B2N 2S6
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