Sunday, March 28, 2010
1) DATE OF APRIL STATED MEETING, SPL292. 2) NOTICE OF PASCHAL LAMB CEREMONY FOR MEMBERS OF THE SCOTTISH RITE, MANILA BODIES.
3) NOTICE OF JOINT, SUMMER CONFERRAL DATE FOR THE GRAND YORK RITE. 4) SCHEDULE OF CONFERRAL OF 18TH AND TERMINAL DEGREE.
FOR THE SCOTTISH RITE, MANILA BODIES
1) SAN PEDRO LODGE 292 APRIL STATED MEETING HAS BEEN MOVED TO SATURDAY APRIL 10 BY
DECISION OF THE WM, SINCE THE REGULAR DATE COINCIDES WITH BLACK SATURDAY.
28 mar 10 @ 10:36 am cst
2) ON WEDNESDAY MARCH 31st, AT 6 PM THE SCOTTISH RITE, MANILA BODIES, WILL HAVE THE CEREMONY OF THE
PASCHAL LAMB, AT THE SCOTTISH TEMPLE BENITEZ HALL.
THE FINAL SCHEDULE FOR THE GRAND YORK RITE JOINT SUMMER CONFERRAL HAS BEEN SET FOR MAY 15 AND MAY 29 (3rd & 5th SATURDAY
OF MAY) FROM 8 AM TO 5 PM, AT THE SCOTTISH RITE TEMPLE OF TAFT AVE. MANILA.
THE 24th OF APRIL, AT 1PM, AT THE BENITEZ HALL OF THE SCOTTISH TEMPLE IN TAFT AVE. THERE WILL BE CONFERRAL OF THE 18TH
AND TERMINAL DEGREE OF THE SCOTTISH RITE, MANILA BODIES.
Sunday, March 21, 2010
20th PUBLIC INSTALLATION OF OFFICERS, SAN PEDRO LODGE 292
21 mar 10 @ 10:24 pm cst
ON SATURDAY MARCH 20 THE LODGE WAS OPEN AT 10 AM BY WM AVELINO LUBAG. AFTER WHICH WITH THE SUPERVISION OF THE
INSTALLING OFFICER VW ARIEL T. ABENOJA AND OF THE ASSISTANT MASTER OF CEREMONIES VW JOSELITO "BONG" MAGHIRANG,
THE OUTGOING AND THE ELECTED OFFICERS WENT THRU ONE HOUR OF PRACTICE AND REHEARSAL, IN PREPARATION FOR THE AFTERNOON
AFTER LUNCH BREAK, THE REGISTRATION OF GUEST STARTED, TAKEN CARE OF BY THE SAN PEDRO DEMOLAY AND AT 2
PM THE PUBLIC INSTALLATION CEREMONY WAS STARTED BY INSTALLING OFFICER VW ARIEL T. ABENOJA
WITH MASTER OF CEREMONY WB RODOLFO A. ANGCO
[PM MALINAO LODGE No.72], AND AST. MASTER OF CEREMONY
VW JOSELITO V. MAGHIRANG
(PDGL R-IV-B]. THE FOLLOWING OFFICERS WERE INSTALLED FOR MASONIC YEAR 2010-2011, WITH THE
ANCIENT, BEAUTIFUL AND SOLEMN CEREMONY THAT NEVER FAILS TO INSPIRE A PROFOUND SENSE OF AWE TO BOTH THE
ATTENDING BRETHREN AND GUESTS ALIKE:SPL292 OFFICERS M.Y. 2010-2011
Bro. Ambrosio D. Restrivera Worshipful
Bro. Romulo B. Azores Senior
Bro. Armando G. Cazzola
VW Michael V. Casipit,
PM, PDGL Treasurer
Bro. Januario B. Brusas Secretary
WB Ernesto M. Cleofe, PM, PGLI Auditor
Bro. Alvan Joseph T. Balazo Chaplain
Bro. Glenn C. Pacifico Sr.
Bro. Frederic D. Cabinian Jr.
DeaconWB Serafin A.
Paladin, PM Marshal
VW Serafin E.R. Manarin,PM,PDDGM, PGT. Lecturer
Bro. Quirino M. Asug Jr. Almoner
WB Rolly P. Nunez, PM
WB Renato A. Sinoy,
Bro. Palawan R. Hadjirasul Organist
Bro. Winston P. Uy Senior Steward
Bro. Mark Angelo R. Oro Junior Steward
S. Lubag Jr., PM, GLI Tyler
Bro. Aaron Jeffrey B. Montenegro Master Mason Rep.
THE INSTALLATION CEREMONY WAS
FOLLOWED BY THE PART 5 OF THE PROGRAM:
→INAUGURAL ADDRESS DONE BY THE NEWLY INSTALLED
W.M. AMBROSIO D. RESTRIVERA
→PRESENTATION OF PAST MASTER JEWEL AND APRON TO IMMEDIATE PAST MASTER
W.B.AVELINO S. LUBAG, JR., BY W.B. HONESTO S. LUBAG [SJC LODGE No.3].
→RESPONSE AND PRESENTATION
OF AWARD, BY W.B. AVELINO S. LUBAG, JR.
[IMMEDIATE PAST MASTER SPL292]
→INTRODUCTION OF GUEST
OF HONOR AND SPEAKER, BY VW SERAFIN E.R. MANARIN
[PM, PDDGM, PGT]
→ADDRESS OF GUEST OF
HONOR AND SPEAKER, THE VW FIDEL G. POSADAS [PDGL]
→PRESENTATION OF PLAQUES OF APPRECIATION, BY WM AMBROSIO D. RESTRIVERA
→CLOSING REMARKS BY VW ANTONIO JUSTO M. ZUÑIGA [DDGM].
THE FELLOWSHIP WAS HELD AT "GEDANG &
YOYONG RESTAURANT IN LOYOLA ST. CARMONA, CAVITE.
WITH THE SEVERAL HUNDRED GUESTS, BRETHREN FROM ALL LODGES OF THE
DISTRICT, AND FROM LOT OF LODGES OF OTHER DISTRICTS, GUEST, FAMILY AND FRIENDS FROM ALL OVER, DELICIOUS FOOD AND LOT
OF REFRESHMENT, THE FELLOWSHIP WAS QUITE LIVELY AND LASTED UNTIL 4 AM.
Monday, March 15, 2010
ANNOUNCEMENT: THE 20th PUBLIC INSTALLATION OF OFFICERS OF SAN PEDRO LODGE No.292 WILL TAKE PLACE ON MARCH 20
On March 20th, 2010, at the San Pedro Lodge 292, there will be the 20th Public Installation of Officers for the MY
2010-2011. The Lodge will be open at 1PM, registrations will start at 1.30 PM and the Installation will start at 2 PM.
15 mar 10 @ 10:35 pm cst
REMINDER FOR ALL THE [2010-2011] SAN PEDRO LODGE 292 ELECTED AND APPOINTED
OFFICERS: ON SATURDAY 20, PLEASE REPORT TO THE LODGE PUNCTUALLY AT 9AM FOR PRACTICE.
44TH PUBLIC INSTALLATION OF OFFICERS, SIERRA MADRE LODGE No.181, PAETE, LAGUNA.
15 mar 10 @ 12:16 am cst
On Saturday March 13, a delegation from San Pedro Lodge 292, consisting of WM (2010-2011) Ambrosio
D. Restrivera, SW Bro. Romulo B. Azores, JW Bro. Armando Cazzola, attended the 44th Public Installation of Officers
of Sierra Madre Lodge No.181, held at the Hanzles Place, Kalayaan, Laguna. The Installation was attended by numerous
representatives from all Lodges of the R-IV.B District (Laguna), Many Brethren from other Districts, and from other Countries,
and naturally by the Brethren of Sierra Madre 181, their families and Friends. A large delegation from Dr J.P. Rizal
270 was headed by WM Paolo B. Cailles, and included among others VW Generoso Opiña, PDDGM; VW Robert Santos, PDDGM;
WI Oscar Jaurigue, Sr; Pinagsabitan Lodge 26 was amply represented and very prominent among them was the VW Edwin
C. Tan, IPDDGM. PUBLIC INSTALLATION OF OFFICERS: Sierra Madre 181 Installing Team consisted
of the Installing Officer VW Jesus Flor R. Nicolas, PSGL; The Master of Ceremonies VW Emmanuel I. Diesta, PDGL;
and the Assistant Master of Ceremonies VW Cesar B. Gavia, PDGL. The Installed Officers for MY 2010, 2011 were WM Julius A.
Hidalgo; Senior Warden Florencio A. Gallardo; Junior Warden Ian R. Galarosa; Treasurer VW Rolando A. Bagabaldo, PDDGM; Secretary
VW Cesar B. Gavia , PDGL; Auditor WB Jaime P. Fajardo, Tyler WB (IPM) Virgilio P. Cadang, and the appointed Officers. Welcome
address was delivered by WB (IPM) Virgilio P. Cadang, who was then presented with the Past Master Apron and Jewel by VW Leslie
D. Moreno, PDDGM; and VW Rolando A. Bagabaldo, PDDGM; and eventually Inducted into the District Guild of PM by VW
Generoso B. OPIÑA, (District Guild President). . The guest Speaker RW Santiago T. Gabionza, Jr. Junior Grand Warden, was
introduced by WB Nilo B. Gavia.
The closing Remarks were delivered by the VW Antonio Justo M. Zuñiga, DDGM. The
Food served was abundant and delicious and likewise the refreshment. The San Pedro 292 Representatives left the lively Fellowship
at Low Twelve.
Sunday, March 7, 2010
March 10 Rehearsal of Installation Ceremony
7 mar 10 @ 11:18 pm cst
At 3PM, on Wednesday March 10, at SPL292 there will be a rehearsal of the Installation Ceremony, in preparation
for the March 20 Installation. All Elected and Appointed Officers are required to participate.
March 6 Stated Meeting
7 mar 10 @ 11:16 pm cst
March 6 Stated Meeting. W. Master Avelino S. Lubag declared the Lodge Open at 1.30 PM. and the
Lodge dealt first with the regular business, Secretary Bro. Januario B. Brusas read the , as usual, very accurately
prepared minutes of February 6 Stated Meeting, and after the approval of it, passed to read the Financial Report,
which was also duly approved, the Circulars of the MW Grand Master were then read. The Treasurer VW Michael V. Casipit read
the Treasurer report which was regularly approved. The VW Bro. Serafin E.R. Manarin was then called to read his report
as Chairman of the Ways and Means Committee for Temple Construction. [A scanned copy of the Report will eventually be reproduced
in this Blog]. W. Master Lubag called in the East VW Bro. Ceasar L. Medina, President of the Temple Foundation,
for the election of a new set of Officers of the Temple Foundation: by unanimous vote, the Officers of the Previous
year were all approved with the addition of a Vice Presidency given to VW Bro. Manarin E.R. Serafin. The Lodge was then
called by the WM to Ballot three Petitioners,namely Mr. Sherwin M. Luluquisin, Mr. Pamfilo B. Feranil, Mr. Jose Ignacio
A. Mananghaya. The three Petitioners were favorably Balloted. The Degree Works of the day consisted of
the Passing to FC Degree of EAM Bro. Frederik S. Arevalo. For the solemn and beautifull ritual the very proficient Bro
Frederic D. Cabinian acted as S.D. and Bro. Glenn C. Pacifico acted as the W.M., with Warshipful Master Avelino S. Lubag sitting in
the East, SW Ambrosio D. Restrivera in the West and JW Romulo B. Azores in the South . The Working Tools were brilliantly
presented to FCM Frederik S. Arevalo by Bro. Mark R. Oro. The Lecture of the Second Degree done
by Bro. Winston P. Uy as S.D, by VW Serafin E.R. Manarin as WM, and the delivery of the Charge by the VW
Bro. Serafin E.R. Manarin were all masterfully done .
The W Master then called for the Proficiency Examination
of four Master Masons, Bro. Arnel Robert S. Almeida; Bro. Mark R. Oro; Bro. Salic Al-Jabber Paute; Bro. Palawan R. Hadjirasol.
WM Lubag appointed W Bro. Beato R. Relato as the Examiner. All the four Master Masons were found to be Proficient. The
Lodge was eventually closed at about 7PM. A very lively Fellowship attended by the Brethren of San Pedro, all the
Petitioners and many Visitors, as usually followed and lasted until late.
Noted and highly appreciated,
as usual, the presence of the two SPL292 Brethren, VW Enchong Diaz and Bro. Ely Panahon who, in order to attend our Lodge Meetings,
have to travel all the way "the rough and rugged road" (to say it with the words of Bro. Ely), from
Palawan and Mindoro respectively.