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2nd Quarter, 2004

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  1. Date: Wed, 7 Apr 2004 17:18:24 -0400 (EDT)
    Name:: Herbert Merrick
    E-mail:: neacp90@yahoo.com
    Location:: Lansing KS USA
    Lodge:: Hancock 311, Forsyth 546, Solomon 822
    Office:: Master Hancock 311

    RQFC-topic: Daniel Hall Boughton
    RQFC Details: Early 20th century military Mason. COL of Cav. Site by Th. Roosevelt in SAW.

  2. Date: Mon, 12 Apr 2004 17:02:10 -0400 (EDT)
    Name:: Gregory R. Towsley
    E-mail:: lt201@aol.com
    Location:: Ft. Wayne,IN
    Lodge:: Three Rivers Lodge#733
    Lodge Loc'n:: Ft. Wayne
    Office:: PM
    Message:: very informative,i will be passing this site along to all my brothers
    RQFC-topic: role of freemasonry in the US military

  3. Date: Tue, 20 Apr 2004 15:43:53 -0400 (EDT)
    Name:: Erika vercammen
    E-mail:: erika_vercammen@pandora.be
    Location:: Ghent, Belgium
    Lodge:: Toren van Babel (Tower of Babel) Droit humain
    Lodge Loc'n:: Ghent
    Office:: orator

    RQFC-topic: Origin and links to ancient secret rites and world literature
    RQFC Details: Possible roots in Sumerian literature (Gilgamesh!),Persian religion (Mithras!), Egyptian culture (Hermes Trismegistos!)and Greek myths and Orphic mysteries, Arthurian cycle (Gawain and the Green knight!), Templars (Parcival!)neoplatonic Italian revival in the 16th (Giordano Bruno!)and Rosicrucian influences in the 17th century.

  4. Date: Thu, 22 Apr 2004 00:32:20 -0400 (EDT)
    Name:: abbey
    E-mail:: abbeyofcarfax@yahoo.com
    Location:: buffalo, ny usa

    RQFC-topic: the word CRICLE No. 2
    RQFC Details: mysterious grave on family plot (of approx 30 graves)known to be masons are the words "cricle no 2" perhaps a mispelling of the word Circle? baby has no LAST name; where do i go from here?

  5. Date: Sat, 24 Apr 2004 11:54:53 -0400 (EDT)
    Name:: Nathaniel Brady
    E-mail:: nathanielbrady@yahoo.com
    Location:: Martinsburg WV.
    Lodge Loc'n:: Sherpardstown
    Message:: I would like information about the third degree.
    RQFC-topic: Prince Hall Masonry

  6. Date: Sun, 25 Apr 2004 12:39:16 -0400 (EDT)
    Name:: Janice Zager
    E-mail:: 9alphahelix@c3net.net
    Location:: Detroit, Michigan
    Message:: I would like to know what cube is on the keystone (ie: tetra)? Thank you.
    RQFC-topic: Great pyramid of Giza

  7. Date: Wed, 28 Apr 2004 10:12:59 -0400 (EDT)
    Name:: Dean Paquette
    E-mail:: deanpaquette@adelphia.net
    Location:: Ellsworth, Me.

    RQFC-topic: The enfluence of freemasonary on Haydn's musical works. ( The creation)
    RQFC Details: Just looking for info.

  8. Date: Mon, 3 May 2004 20:38:44 -0400 (EDT)
    Name:: Mark C. Schnabel
    E-mail:: schnobbs@chartermi.net
    Location:: Calumet, Michigan, USA
    Lodge:: Copper Coutry Lodge 135
    Lodge Loc'n:: Hancock, Michigan
    Office:: Senior Deacon
    Message:: Very interesting site. I am new to Freemasonry and would love to hear from other Master Masons.
    RQFC-topic: Educational
    RQFC Details: I have been appointed the Educational Officer and would like some info concerning Freemasonry.

  9. Date: Sun, 9 May 2004 15:06:09 -0400 (EDT)
    Name:: Larry A. Moore
    E-mail:: drlamoore64@cox.net
    Location:: Mesa, AZ, USA

    RQFC-topic: Oliver H. Moore
    RQFC Details: Oliver H. Moore (1841-1886) was my greatgrandfather. I believe he was a freemason in the Tupelo, Mississippi area up to his death January 29,1886. I am doing a search of my family history and would appreciate any information about him that is available.

  10. Date: Mon, 10 May 2004 14:59:57 -0400 (EDT)
    Name:: Raymond M. Davis, Jr.
    E-mail:: pwgrass@bellsouth.net
    Location:: Alachua, Florida, USA
    Lodge:: Gainesville Lodge #41 F&AM
    Lodge Loc'n:: Gainesville, Florida
    Office:: Past Master, Chaplain + more

    RQFC-topic: History of Buckhead, GA., (Morgan County)
    RQFC Details: I am interested in the history of the Buckhead, GA. lodge located in Morgan County, about 7 miles from Madison. Also the Past masters. Especially my Grandfather, George Washington Davis, who passed away in 1943. Thanks

  11. Date: Mon, 17 May 2004 08:35:43 -0400 (EDT)
    Name:: Raúl CALANDRIA
    E-mail:: rcalandria@hotmail.com
    Location:: Montevideo, URUGUAY
    Lodge:: Gabriel Perez Nº 116
    Lodge Loc'n:: Montevideo, URUGUAY
    Message:: I try to keep in contact with so many masons around the world, if you like send me an e-mail and i will try to contact you. OK
    RQFC-topic: Rituales
    RQFC Details: Rito escocés antiguo y aceptado.

  12. Date: Wed, 19 May 2004 16:00:49 -0400 (EDT)
    Name:: Charles E. Jones
    E-mail:: cabletowx52@aol.com
    Location:: Lancaster,Pa.
    Lodge:: king Solomon #52 A.F.&A.M.
    Lodge Loc'n:: Lancaster,Pa
    Office:: Senior Warden

    RQFC-topic: Lodge of Perfection
    RQFC Details: Where to send for one and picture 's

  13. Date: Mon, 24 May 2004 11:39:14 -0400 (EDT)
    Name:: gaye fontoura
    E-mail:: gayepraml1@aol.com
    Location:: ramsey,NJ

    RQFC-topic: find info uncle a knights templar deceased
    RQFC Details: would like list from 1920's or 30's showing Robert Hunter's name. From Glascow then to Minnesota

  14. Date: Wed, 26 May 2004 07:29:28 -0400 (EDT)
    Name:: Karim Teja
    E-mail:: herco@iconnect.co.ke
    Location:: Nairobi, Kenya
    Lodge:: Lodge of Nairobi No. 7187 EC
    Lodge Loc'n:: Nairobi
    Office:: Steward

    RQFC-topic: Connections between Sufism & Masonry
    RQFC Details: Any or all connections between Sufism and Masonry and in particular initiation linkages

  15. Date: Wed, 2 Jun 2004 13:02:20 -0400 (EDT)
    Name:: tania
    E-mail:: fritzyluv@yahoo.com
    Location:: wisconsin

    RQFC-topic: recent history of masons
    RQFC Details: masonic culture and activities post WWII.

  16. Date: Sun, 6 Jun 2004 12:02:03 -0400 (EDT)
    Name:: Derrick
    E-mail:: Henderson
    Location:: Mt. Pleasant ,SC USA
    Lodge:: Fort Moultrie, 428
    Lodge Loc'n:: Sullivans Island, SC
    Office:: Junior Deacon

    RQFC-topic: Third Degree Proficiency
    RQFC Details: We have a class right not that is going through the learning of the third degree. I want to know if this used to be mandatory in some lodges.

  17. Date: Thu, 10 Jun 2004 19:29:58 -0400 (EDT)
    Name:: Bob Hart
    E-mail:: rlhcwi@aol.com
    Location:: Tunkhannock Pa. U.S.A
    Lodge:: Temple #248
    Lodge Loc'n:: Tunkhannock Pa.
    Office:: Junior Warden

    RQFC-topic: Canadian Master Mason charge
    RQFC Details: Lecture given after the master mason charge

  18. Date: Tue, 15 Jun 2004 02:18:16 -0400 (EDT)
    Name:: Kurt D. Kauffman
    E-mail:: kkauffm@columbus.rr.com
    Location:: Baltimore, Ohio USA
    Lodge:: Baltimore #475
    Lodge Loc'n:: Baltimore, Ohio USA
    Office:: past master
    Message:: nice site
    RQFC-topic: tyler
    RQFC Details: Looking for the origin of the term "tyler" as applied in Masonry.

  19. Date: Mon, 21 Jun 2004 16:42:27 -0400 (EDT)
    Name:: Rudolph Cherney, Jr.
    E-mail:: MMLTRTC@AOL.COM
    Location:: Middletown, NJ 07748
    Lodge:: Caesarea # 64
    Lodge Loc'n:: Keyport, NJ.,
    Office:: Tyler

    RQFC-topic: The ideals of Free Masonary and the truth of the Catholic Faith are incompatible
    RQFC Details: While attending Church this past Subday, I was reading the bulletin announcements and what appears was: THE MASONIC LODGE-PLEASE BE AWARE THAT IS IS CONTRARY THE CHURCH LAW TO BE A CAHTOLIC MASON. THE IDEALS OF THE FREE MASONARY AND THE TRUTH OF THE CATHOLIC FAITH ARE INCOMPATIBLE.

    [Web-master's note: For more about this subject, see Freemasonry and the Roman Catholic Church -- Summary]

  20. Date: Sat, 26 Jun 2004 15:47:06 -0400 (EDT)
    Name:: Robert
    E-mail:: robx81@hotmail.com
    Location:: st. john's, NL Canada

    RQFC-topic: Newfoundland and the Rites
    RQFC Details: I have found through discussion with several Masons that there either is no Scottish or York Rite in place in Newfoundland, or they remain unaware of anything beyond the first three degrees of Masonry. I was looking for info pertaining to the "Higher Degrees" in the Rites, particularly the Scottish Rite here in Newfoundland.

  21. Date: Wed, 30 Jun 2004 05:06:38 -0400 (EDT)
    Name:: Angelo C. David, Jr.
    E-mail:: startree@mozcom.com
    Location:: Philippines
    Lodge:: Leonard Wood Lodge No. 105
    Lodge Loc'n:: Angeles City, Philippines
    Office:: District Grand Lecturer

    RQFC-topic: Esoteric meaning of the working tools
    RQFC Details: I'm doing a research on the esoteric meaning of our working tools and on how said meaning can be applied to our daily lives. If you have any papers on this topic, I would appreciate it very much if you could e mail it me. The said research is for my lectures for Masonic District No. 23. Thank you.