W.Bro. Alun C. Frost was installed as Master last night, wonderful ceremony conducted by W.M. Peter Hunt, aided by Alun’s Father V.W.Bro. Peter Frost, in the presence of PGM R.WBro. Gareth Jones, OBE enjoying a visit to his Mother Lodge.
Congratulations to W.Bro. Ariel I. Roque, PPrGSwdB, or should it “Rocket”, in his appointment as ‘PAST GRAND PURSUIVANT’, a well earned honour to both himself and the Lodge in general.
We wish him well and know he will enjoy his investiture in April.
Harlequins Lodge has an indisoluble link with Llanfair Chapter, where most levitate to continue their Masonic Journey, which today has an added “Lustre”, in that our most venerable member R.W.Bro. Gareth Jones, OBE, PGM, has this day been invested by ME Pro First Grand Principal Peter Lowndes as Most Excellent Companion Gareth Jones, Third Grand Principal.
The Provincial Grand Master Designate, V.W. Bro. Thomas Richard Eirian Jones, PGJO, RAMGR, is therefore been pleased to announce the forthcoming appointment of W.Bro. Denis Tucker, PAGDC(Mark), as the new Provincial Grand Director of Ceremonies. To be appointed and invested at the Annual Meeting of Provincial Grand Mark Lodge on Wednesday 1st June 2016, at the Masonic Temple, Cardiff.
Pro Grand Master’s address – December 2015
Brethren, I am delighted to announce that the Most Worshipful The Grand Master in his capacity as First Grand Principal has appointed Excellent Companion Gareth Jones, Past Deputy Grand Sword Bearer, who is better known in the Craft as Provincial Grand Master for South Wales, to succeed Most Excellent Companion David Williamson as Third Grand Principal in Supreme Grand Chapter, with effect from the Annual Royal Arch Investiture on 28 April 2016. On that day I hope to have the pleasure of installing him.
Congratulations to W.Bro. Ariel I. Roque appointed Provincial Grand Sword Bearer, initiated in January 2004; he progressed through every office to the Chair in 2009, and again W.M. 2014. His lectures on the three tracing boards being word perfect even if his Cuban accent sometimes hinders its reception. A joining member of Discovery Lodge 8601 he went into the Chair in 2013.
W.Bro. Denis Tucker appointed Acting Provincial Assistant Director of Ceremonies in 2000, promoted to PPrDepGDC in 2004, promoted to PPrGReg in 2008, Acting Provincial Deputy Grand Director of Ceremonies 2009, is to be appointed “Past Provincial Junior Grand Warden”, a D.C. who has served three consecutive administrations of Provincial Grand Master either on a formal basis, or being personally asked by the PGM of the time.