THREE PRINCIPAL ROUNDS

Sir Godfrey Gregg ROMC, OHPM Grand Commanding Officer “And Jacob went out from Beersheba and went toward Haran. And he lighted upon a certain place, and tarried there all night, because the sun was set, and took of the stones of that place, and put them for his pillows, and lay down in that place … Continue reading THREE PRINCIPAL ROUNDS

THE MYSTICAL APRON (Part five)

The Mystical Court Apron   Formation of the Mystical Court of New York At the time of the formation of the Mystical Court of New York, the Grand Commanding Officer apron was white - no ornaments at first, and full size, similar in every respect to that of the Grand Commanding Officer's apron. The colour … Continue reading THE MYSTICAL APRON (Part five)

THE MYSTICAL APRON (Part four)

The Mystical Court Apron   Ancient Badge of Distinction The apron appears to have been, in ancient times, an honorary badge of distinction.  None but the superior orders of the priesthood were permitted to adorn themselves with ornamented girdles made of blue, purple and crimson, decorated with gold upon a background of fine white linen. … Continue reading THE MYSTICAL APRON (Part four)

THE MYSTICAL APRON (Part three)

The Mystical Court Apron   The innocence of Conduct and Purity of Heart  The Grand Commanding Officer apron teaches the aspiring Mystical members that none are admitted to that honour but such as were cleansed of all impurities of both body and mind. The purity of life and rectitude of conduct is essential and necessary … Continue reading THE MYSTICAL APRON (Part three)

THE MYSTICAL APRON (Part two)

The Mystical Court Apron The Grand Commanding Officer Apron "....Lambskin or white leather apron.  It is an emblem of innocence and the badge of a Mystical Officer: more ancient than the Golden Fleece or Roman Eagle, and when worthily worn, more honourable than the Star and Garter, or any other Order that can be conferred … Continue reading THE MYSTICAL APRON (Part two)

THE MYSTICAL APRON (Part one)

The Mystical Court Apron Why do Mystical Brothers Wear an Apron? The lambskin Grand Commanding Officer apron derives from the working apron of the ancient Order. It is an Emblem of Innocence and the badge of a true Mystical Court member.   Thus, the apron is proudly compared with the noblest decorations of ancient Rome … Continue reading THE MYSTICAL APRON (Part one)

EVERYTHING IN LIFE IS A CHOICE

Sir Godfrey Gregg ROMC, OHPM Grand Commanding Officer As we go through life daily there are many things that come to play before us and it does not matter who you are because you have some choices to make. I want to encourage us to make the right choice today and what is important to us. … Continue reading EVERYTHING IN LIFE IS A CHOICE

KNOW YOUR PLACE

HH Sir Godfrey Gregg D.Div A WOMAN'S PLACE IN THE CHURCH Although Miriam was Moses’ elder sister and leader of the women of Israel, she was a casualty of God’s judgment in the wilderness. It is instructive to note that an individual occupying such a sensitive position could not escape God’s judgment when she goofed. … Continue reading KNOW YOUR PLACE

LEAVING YOUR PRINTS

Sir Godfrey Gregg Grand Commanding Officer Each of us can leave behind footprints in the sand of time “Lives of great people remind us we can make our lives sublime and, departing, leave behind footprints in the sand of time.” Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. There are people who look at themselves and admonish any notion of … Continue reading LEAVING YOUR PRINTS

YOUR APPOINTMENT WITH DEATH

HH Sir Godfrey Gregg D.Div And as it is appointed unto men once to die - Or, "since it is appointed unto men to die once only." The object of this is to illustrate the fact that Christ died but once for sin, and that is done by showing that the most important events pertaining … Continue reading YOUR APPOINTMENT WITH DEATH