A day before the Grand Master, HRH The Duke of Kent, and the Grand Masters of the Orders administered from Mark Masons’ Hall announced the suspension of all Masonic activity for a period of four months, the members of Hibernia Mark & RAM Lodge No.431 met to Elevate Bro’s. Donnelly, Mossom and Ewin into the Royal Ark Mariner Degree and W.Bro. Stephen Roberts installed W.Bro. John Waggott as the new Worshipful Master of the Mark Lodge.
Following guidance relating to the COVID – 19 coronavirus, members at risk of contracting the disease remained at home, but a Delegation of Provincial Officers led by the Deputy Provincial Grand Master W.Bro. Tim MacAndrews attended along with the Hibernia Lodge members and dined in Peace, Love & Harmony afterwards at the In & Out Club, where the Deputy Provincial Grand Master read a poignant “pandemic” poem to all the members present.
Text: Campbell Caraher