March 18, 2023 – “Changes in Civic Engagement”

R.W. Bro. Geoffrey Allan will be speaking on a topic that should be of particular interest to all Freemasons. Changes in Civic Engagement over the 20th Century has greatly affected expansion and contraction of membership in Freemasonry. This presentation will help us understand the drivers of these changes and challenge us to look at fresh ideas towards a revival of our Fraternity that meets the needs of prospective initiates. We hope you will join us for this engaging presentation.

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January 21st, 2023

Please join us for an interesting talk on Chief Joseph Brant by R.W. Bro. Paul Isaac, PDDGM of Brant District on January 21, 2023 at the Hamilton Shrine Club. Please follow the Event Registration link for more details. Look forward to seeing you then as we kick off the new year, A 34-year member of Hiram Lodge No.319. He also an affiliate member of Onondaga Lodge No.519. R.W. Bro. Isaac is a Scottish Rite member (32degrees) from Hamilton Valley and a member of the Brant Scottish Rite Association. He is Past President of the Brant District Masters, Past Masters and Wardens Association. R.W. Bro. Isaac is the first Native Canadian… Read More

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November 19, 2022 – Why Do Reconciliation?

Mr. Tim Hackborn, a member of the Mohawk Nation – Bear Clan will present a very interesting talk titled; “Why Do Reconciliation?” Mr. Hackborn works for the office of Vocation Minister Indigenous Church, United Church of Canada. This topic has been widely presented in the news and we are delighted to have our guest speaker give us the benefit of his expertise with this topic. The meeting will be held at the Scottish Rite, (Masonic Centre Hamilton), 4 Queen Street South, Hamilton. Meet and Greet – 8:30 am; Breakfast – 9:00 am; Guest Speaker Presentation: 10:00 am; Reservations for a meal must be made through the Events Registration page on… Read More

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Grand Master’s Town Hall Meeting

The Past Masters’ Association of the Hamilton Districts cordially invites all Masons to a Town Hall Meeting with the Grand Master of the Grand Lodge of Canada in the Province of Ontario, M.W. Bro. Thomas W. Hogeboom. Saturday October 15th, 2022 8:30 am – Meet & Greet 9:00 am – Breakfast 10:00 am – Town Hall Location – Hamilton Masonic Centre (Scottish Rite) 4 Queen Street South, Hamilton ALL Masons are welcome. Tickets are $20:00 which includes a hot breakfast.   Reservations are required.   For the in-person through the Past Masters’ website at pma-abc.ca/event-registration/.  Reservations for breakfast MUST be received by Tuesday October 11th at 9:00 am. Or participate by… Read More

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Welcome back 2022 – 2023

We hope you have had an enjoyable and relaxing summer. We are not entirely out of the woods as far as the Pandemic is concerned, but it looks like we are turning the corner. Regardless, the Past Masters’ Association are working on putting together a slate of interesting speakers for the 2022-2023 season. September 24, 2022, we hope you will join us for a presentation by V.W. Bro. Ian M. Donald, Grand Librarian. Our meeting on September 24th will be held at the Shrine Club at 82 Melvin Avenue.

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Saturday January 15, 2022 Regular Meeting

The Past Masters’ Association of the Hamilton Districts cordially invites our members to our next Regular Meeting on Saturday, January 15th, 2022 at 10:00 am.  Our Keynote Speaker is Mr. Trevor Cole, whose latest book, The Whisky King, an epic non-fiction historical narrative that was nominated for the Speakers Book Award and the Heritage Toronto Award and won the 2018 Arthur Ellis Award for Canada’s best nonfiction crime book.   Check out the book at Amazon or Indigo. Please register in advance for this meeting: https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwudu6sqzsuHNOYz5OvW-MTgkBRvwBPrM87 After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

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November 20, 2021 Regular Meeting

Saturday November 20, 2021 at 10:00 amThe  Past  Masters’  Association  of  the  Hamilton  Districts  cordially  invites  our  members  to  our  Regular  Meeting  on  Saturday,  November 20th, 2021 at 10:00 am.  Our Keynote Speaker is Mr. Chris Clackett, a member of the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum’s Speaker Panel. His topic:Development of the Avro Lancaster & Arrow Please register in advance for this meeting:https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYtf–gqD4qGdQ0DTVuVLvB88_wOuxOhkcw After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

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Rescheduled: Strategic Planning Special Meeting

The Strategic Planning Special Meeting originally scheduled for Saturday October 23rd has been rescheduled to Saturday December 4th at 10:00 am. Please register in advance for this meeting by clicking on this link: https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUqcO-hqTorH9QrQS5NMZGgoe1wYDOKBnrJ. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

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Strategic Planning Session – Special Meeting

Our Zoom Strategic Planning meeting is set for Saturday October 23, 2021 at 10:00 AM.  Please register in advance for this meeting by clicking on this link:https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUqcO-hqTorH9QrQS5NMZGgoe1wYDOKBnrJ. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.  Please remember that once the meeting has started (typically at 9:30 am) no further registration is possible. Homework for this meeting is to read up your your General Charge in Installation.

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