Why Orthodox Christian Easter Differs from Catholic Easter

In Articles by Jason Nardi

May 5th, 2024 was the Eastern Churches’, or Orthodox, Easter. The Western Churches celebrated Easter on March 31st this year. So why the difference? Let’s Unravel the Mystery! The celebration of Easter, the most significant event in the Christian calendar, marks the resurrection of Jesus Christ. However, while the majority of Christians celebrate Easter on a date determined by the …

Easter Reflection

In News by Jason Nardi

Easter is traditionally associated with themes of resurrection, renewal, and spiritual awakening. In Freemasonry, similar symbolism is found in the allegorical journey of the candidate through the degrees, representing a journey from darkness to light, from ignorance to enlightenment. The Easter season serves as a reminder for Freemasons to reflect on their own journey of self-improvement and strive for personal …

🔹🕊️ Observing Maundy Thursday 🕊️🔹

In News by Jason Nardi

As we approach the solemn occasion of Maundy Thursday, let us reflect on the significance of this day within our Masonic tradition. Maundy Thursday, also known as Holy Thursday, marks the commemoration of the Last Supper of Jesus Christ with his disciples before his crucifixion. On this day, we are reminded of the importance of brotherly love, compassion, and service …

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The Stewards

In Articles by Jason Nardi

The Meaning of the Stewards An essay by Very Illus ….. Bro. Kristine Wilson-Slack 33° Recently, I stumbled upon a website for Universal Co-Masonry. This “co-ed” form of our fraternity was a bit of a mystery to me, and I dove into the info to see what this was all about. I came across Bro. Kristine Wilson-Slack and her many excellent …

2024 AASR Reunion

In News by Jason Nardi

Who’s Ready for the Juneau Scottish Rite Reunion?! At 5:30 pm on Thursday, March 21 we kick off what is looking to be a great Scottish Rite Reunion. Illustrious Bro. Barnett has put together a packed program and even talked the local KSA guys to put on the 29°. We are all looking forward to seeing everyone later this month.

2023 Scottish Rite Reunion

In News by Jason Nardi

What a great weekend! We had five new candidates and saw brothers from near and far who helped put on this great event.

JDSC at Alaska Day

In News by Charles Ward

Members of the Juneau-Douglas Shrine Club travelled to Sitka to join the Sitka Shrine Club and officers from Al Aska Shrine for Alaska Day festivities on Oct. 18. Events began the evening before with a Special Meeting oof Al Aska Shrine. At that meeting, Al Aska welcomed three new Nobles with a Ceremonial. The next day, Nobles new and old …

Potentate’s Visit and Ceremonial

In News by Charles Ward

Ill. Sir Jack Clouse, Potentate of Al Aska Shrine, visited the Juneau-Douglas Shrine Club on Oct. 16. Following a lunch in honor of the Potentate and his traveling officers, Al Aska Shrine held a Special Meeting to hold a Ceremonial for new Noble Jim Cartmill.