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)

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

ENTHRONEMENT OF FRANK SIMON

Sir Godfrey Gregg Grand Commanding Officer "The Enthronement of His Grace, The Most Rev. Frank Simon; as ARCHBISHOP of the Spiritual Baptist Archdiocese of St. Vincent and the Grenadines. This ceremony took place at St. Elizabeth Spiritual Baptist Cathedral in Belmont. Bishop Medford Pompey was the presiding officer and His Beatitude Patriarch Edmund John was … Continue reading ENTHRONEMENT OF FRANK SIMON

A TRIBUTE TO THE LATE ARCHBISHOP FRANK SIMON

A Tribute to the late Archbishop Frank Simon. The Songwriter penned together the words “ Dangers stand thick through all the ground, to push us to the tomb”. In the very midst of life, death walks with us. The Spiritual Baptist Community in St Vincent & the Grenadines has lost an Icon, The Late Archbishop … Continue reading A TRIBUTE TO THE LATE ARCHBISHOP FRANK SIMON

COME CLOSER TO HIM

Sir Godfrey Gregg  Grand Commanding Officer "And as he prayed, the fashion of his countenance was altered, and his raiment was white and glistering. But Peter and they that were with him were heavy with sleep: and when they were awake, they saw his glory and the two men that stood with him." (Luke 9:29, … Continue reading COME CLOSER TO HIM