As we remember all those that have given the ultimate sacrifice. The senior Freemason in Herefordshire lays a wreath on behalf of Freemasonry in general. We will remember them.
Dedication of furnishings for the Booth Chapel, Hereford Cathedral A special service was held at Hereford Cathedral on Friday 2nd October to dedicate some new furnishings for the Booth Chapel above the north porch, following its recent refurbishment. Herefordshire Freemasons with donations from other Provinces and Orders supported the Cathedral in this refurbishment, by providing an altar and two benches in memory of our late Right Worshipful Provincial Grand Master, The Rev’d David Bowen The Cathedral had chosen the Booth
Herefordshire Freemasons, together with the Masonic Charitable Foundation, have donated £10,000 for the relief of people in Herefordshire who have suffered loss and damage as a result of the floods caused by Storm Dennis. The money has been donated to the Herefordshire Community Foundation, a charity set up to support local groups and societies and to provide assistance when urgent support is needed, as at present. They launched a campaign in conjunction with the Hereford Times to raise money to
At a memorable event at the Masonic Hall in Hereford, on 30th January 2020, the new club for Herefordshire Light Blues was launched, in front of around 60 members and guests. The club is called ‘The Caeruleum Club’ (Latin for light blue) and is especially for those members of Herefordshire Lodges who have yet to achieve Provincial rank, with the aim to ‘socialise, learn, and represent the views of the future generations of Freemasons’. The evening began with the inaugural
The Province has completed its support for Hereford Cathedral’s refurbishment of the Booth Chapel with a final donation towards an altar and benches as a permanent memorial to our Past Provincial Grand Master, the late RW Bro The Rev’d David Bowen. The refurbishment is to mark the 700th anniversary of the canonisation of St Thomas Cantilupe, Bishop of Hereford from 1275 to 1282. This brings the total donation from the members of the Province to a total of £7,000. The
The Masonic Charitable Foundation, through the Province of Herefordshire, has donated a further £4,000 to the Midlands Air Ambulance. The Provincial Grand Master, the Deputy Provincial Grand Master, Provincial Grand Charity Steward and Provincial Communication Officer went to visit the Strensham Air Base in Worcestershire on a wet and blustery day in December, where we met our opposite numbers from Worcestershire who were also donating £4,000. There we presented certificates showing the donations made by each Province to the Herefordshire
In a most impressive ceremony the new Provincial Grand Master for Herefordshire, Right Worshipful Brother Michael T Holland, was Installed on Wednesday 30th October 2019 at the Three Counties Hotel, Hereford, by the Pro Grand Master, Most Worshipful Brother Peter Lowndes, aided by his team from Grand Lodge. RW Bro Holland then Installed as Deputy Provincial Grand Master Very Worshipful Brother Graham C King. Many congratulations to Right Worshipful Brother Michael Holland, and to Very Worshipful Brother Graham King.