Blog & Masonic Definitions


The common man may equate this word with ‘magnanimous’ as a synonym for ‘generous’. The educated man, and a Mason, learn that there is a more profound meaning.   More than one dictionary defines ‘magnanimity’ as having a well-founded positive confidence about himself, that is demonstrated to others by a generous nature, a noble purpose […]


Wednesday September 15, in the evening, I am speaking to the W.J. Dunlop Lodge No. 675. My topic is a Lodge Seal for a Regimental Lodge that held a travelling Warrant from the Grand Lodge of Ireland. The Lodge Seal was present at the Battle of Waterloo. It is clearly over 200 years old and […]


An educated man appreciates that this word is applied to the poor, the marginalized, the homeless of our country.  They experience poverty on a daily basis.  The man becoming a Mason in our tyled Lodges is reminded that charity and benevolence are truly Masonic ornaments.  And the Mason reflecting on all the steps of his […]

An Honour and Preferment for me.

M.W. Bro. David J. Cameron, Grand Master of the Grand Lodge AF&AM of Canada in the Province of Ontario, announced the appointed Grand Lodge Officers. This was done during the on-line Annual Communication of the Grand Lodge. Grand Master Cameron appointed me to the role of Grand Historian, with the rank of Very Worshipful Brother. […]


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Marshall Kern, FCF

About Me

Very Worshipful Brother Marshall Kern is a member and Past Master of Victoria Lodge No. 56 in Sarnia, Ontario, Canada. He is also the Grand Historian of the Grand Lodge of Canada in the Province of Ontario