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Fort Worth #148

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Sep 20, 2018

Are you interested in powerful ritual, the Christian side of Masonry, and playing with swords? If so, Commandery is for you. Learn more and please join Brother Rhit Moore and Sir Knights Billy Hamilton and Gabriel Jagush as they talk with Sir Knight Jack M. Harper II, Right Eminent Department Commander of the South Central Department of the Grand Encampment of Knights Templar. SK Jack has just finished a ten-year stint of serving the Grand Commandery Knights Templar of Texas, and we were thrilled to have the opportunity to talk about Templary and taco hats with him.

You can learn more about being a Knight Templar at http://www.yorkritetexas.org/commandery/membership-join-us.php#

00:00:38 - Host & Guest Introductions
00:02:17 - Discussion Question: My WM is threatening to bring me up on charges if I go to a political rally. Can he do this?
00:07:58 - Main Episode Content: Commandery w/ Special Guest, SK Jack Harper II
01:50:06 - (Chivalric) Quote of the Week
01:50:47 - Closing Thoughts

The Fort Worth Lodge #148 Podcast would also like to urge you to donate blood if you are medically able. Your time and precious gift, can and DOES save lives. Thanks!

Podcast episodes are released on the first and third Thursdays of each month!

Check us out:
http://www.fortworth148.org/
https://www.facebook.com/fortworthlodge148/
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@TexasMasoniCon on FB & IG
#DareToBeSquare

Contact the 64th District for events:
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Sep 6, 2018

What's going on down south? Is that the buzzing of bees that we hear? Please join Brothers Rhit Moore, Billy Hamilton, and Gabriel Jagush as they sit down and talk with Brother David McHam, Worshipful Master of Waco Lodge #92. We talk about everything from David's hat, to his background as a pastor, to the coffee that Waco Lodge sells, and much more. This was an excellent opportunity for fellowship and we're glad we got to talk to David.

To buy Waco #92's Busy Bee coffee, please visit: http://www.wacomasonic.org/store/

00:00:39 - Host & Guest Introductions
00:01:09 - Rhit begins roasting the city of Waco
00:04:04 - Discussion Questions
00:04:33 - Can you post pictures of Entered Apprentice and Fellowcraft Masons on social media?
00:12:05 - Can Entered Apprentice and Fellowcraft Masons wear Masonic insignia?
00:25:11 - Can I tell another Mason what I do for a living, and that I would like their business?
00:32:15 - Main episode content: Fraternal Spotlight w/ David McHam, Worshipful Master of Waco Lodge #92
01:28:11 - Fraternal Quote of the Week
01:29:15 - Closing Thoughts

The Fort Worth Lodge #148 Podcast would also like to urge you to donate blood if you are medically able. Your time and precious gift, can and DOES save lives. Thanks!

Podcast episodes are released on the first and third Thursdays of each month!

Check us out:
http://www.fortworth148.org/
https://www.facebook.com/fortworthlodge148/
info148@fortworth148.org
https://www.texasmasonicon.com/
info@texasmasonicon.com
@TexasMasoniCon on FB & IG
#DareToBeSquare

Contact the 64th District for events:
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Aug 16, 2018

What IS the Committee on Work, anyway? Please join Brothers Rhit Moore, Billy Hamilton, and Gabriel Jagush as they sit down and talk with R∴W∴ Jim Rumsey (PhD), Member of the Committee on Work of the Most Worshipful Grand Lodge of Texas. Have you ever wondered how the Committee got started? What is the scope of the Committee's responsibilities? How do you hold a Forum and an Exam? Do we have a written copy of the ritual stashed away somewhere? All this, and more!

00:00:39 - Host & Guest Introductions
00:01:15 - Main Episode Content: The Committee On Work w/ Special Guest, RW Jim Rumsey
01:44:03 - Fraternal Quote of the Week
01:45:14 - Closing Thoughts

The Fort Worth Lodge #148 Podcast would also like to urge you to donate blood if you are medically able. Your time and precious gift, can and DOES save lives. Thanks!

Podcast episodes are released on the first and third Thursdays of each month!

Check us out:
http://www.fortworth148.org/
https://www.facebook.com/fortworthlodge148/
info148@fortworth148.org
https://www.texasmasonicon.com/
info@texasmasonicon.com
@TexasMasoniCon on FB & IG
#DareToBeSquare

Contact the 64th District for events:
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Aug 2, 2018

Do you know what a daylight lodge is? Did you know that it might be a better match for your lifestyle/career than an ordinary "night" lodge? Please join Brothers Rhit Moore and Gabriel Jagush as they sit down with Brother Tyler Gregg, Past Master (and sitting Tiler!) of Sunrise Daylight Lodge #1433 in Fort Worth, Texas. We'll talk about why daylight lodges are a better fit for some brethren, what the challenges of running a daylight lodge are, the history (old & new) of Sunrise Daylight #1433, and much more!

00:00:39 - Host & Guest Introduction
00:01:27 - Discussion Questions
00:01:45 - What do you say to somebody who shouldn't be a Mason?
00:15:10 - I'm going through a divorce and my (soon-to-be) ex-wife and I aren't getting along. Will this affect my chances of my petition being accepted?
00:22:43 - Main Episode Content: Daylight Lodges w/ Special Guest, Tyler Gregg
01:17:09 - Fraternal Quote of the Week
01:17:27 - Closing Thoughts
01:20:43 - Contact Info

The Fort Worth Lodge #148 Podcast would also like to urge you to donate blood if you are medically able. Your time and precious gift, can and DOES save lives. Thanks!

Podcast episodes are released on the first and third Thursdays of each month!

Check us out:
http://www.fortworth148.org/
https://www.facebook.com/fortworthlodge148/
info148@fortworth148.org
https://www.texasmasonicon.com/
info@texasmasonicon.com
@TexasMasoniCon on FB & IG
#DareToBeSquare

Contact the 64th District for events:
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Jul 19, 2018

For he's a jolly good fellow, for he's a jolly good fellow... In Season 2, Episode 13, please join Brothers Rhit Moore, Billy Hamilton, and Gabriel Jagush as they sit down with (Worshipful) Brother Corey Harris, the Immediate Past Master of Arlington Lodge #438 in Arlington, Texas. We wanted to sit and talk with him about his year of service as Worshipful Master of one of the most well-known lodges in Texas, and do a comparison/contrast with our interview with him last year prior to his taking the East.

00:00:39 - Host & Guest Introduction
00:01:54 - First Discussion Question: Gabe Rants for a bit
00:02:38 - Discussion Question: In a lodge/body struggling for bodies struggling with gaining/retaining officers, is it worth letting a poor officer preside rather than risk them leaving entirely?
00:20:35 - Main Content: Fraternal Spotlight w/ Corey Harris
01:43:52 - Fraternal Quote of the Week
01:45:14 - Closing Thoughts

The Fort Worth Lodge #148 Podcast would also like to urge you to donate blood if you are medically able. Your time and precious gift, can and DOES save lives. Thanks!

Podcast episodes are released on the first and third Thursdays of each month!

Check us out:
http://www.fortworth148.org/
https://www.facebook.com/fortworthlodge148/
info148@fortworth148.org
https://www.texasmasonicon.com/
info@texasmasonicon.com
@TexasMasoniCon on FB & IG
#DareToBeSquare

Contact the 64th District for events:
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Jul 5, 2018

Let's grow a garden together. In Season 2, Episode 12, please join Brothers Rhit Moore, Grant Gates, Billy Hamilton, and Gabriel Jagush, as they sit and talk with Brother Justin Jones of "Masonic Improvement." Justin has taken to the internet to share his experiences and push the message of continuous improvement. We believe that all Masons should hear his message!

00:00:35 - Host & Guest Introductions
00:02:21 - Discussion Question: When is the podcast moving to video?
00:04:19 - Discussion Question: Do you have to be a Past Master in order to be eligible to be Grand Master?
00:10:53 - Main Content: Masonic Improvement with Special Guest, Brother Justin Jones
01:24:06 - Fraternal Quote of the Week
01:25:12 - Closing Thoughts

The Fort Worth Lodge #148 Podcast would also like to urge you to donate blood if you are medically able. Your time and precious gift, can and DOES save lives. Thanks!

Podcast episodes are released on the first and third Thursdays of each month!

Check us out:
http://www.fortworth148.org/
https://www.facebook.com/fortworthlodge148/
info148@fortworth148.org
https://www.texasmasonicon.com/
info@texasmasonicon.com
@TexasMasoniCon on FB & IG
#DareToBeSquare

Contact the 64th District for events:
64th.org

Jun 21, 2018

In Season 2, Episode 11, please join Brothers Rhit Moore, Billy Hamilton, and Gabriel Jagush this week as they discuss Masonic funerals. This is a subject that is near and dear to our hearts as Masons. Who can be buried as a Mason? What is a Masonic funeral? How many funeral versions are there?  What is the origin of the term "grave offense?" Please attend the next Masonic funeral that you can go to!

00:00:34 - Host Introductions
00:03:22 - Discussion Question: I'm an Oklahoma Mason affiliating with a lodge in Texas. Can I become a perpetual member?
00:07:12 - Discussion Question: What the heck is Grotto and what do you do?
00:12:08 - Discussion Question: How does one most effectively continually learn to control one's emotions and passions?
00:22:46 - Discussion Question: What is a High Priest in a Masonic context?
00:23:34 - Main Content: Masonic Funerals 101 - How, What, & Why
01:19:41 - Fraternal Quote of the Week
01:21:12 - Closing Thoughts & Contact Info

The Fort Worth Lodge #148 Podcast would also like to urge you to donate blood if you are medically able. Your time and precious gift, can and DOES save lives. Thanks!

Podcast episodes are released on the first and third Thursdays of each month!

Check us out:
http://www.fortworth148.org/
https://www.facebook.com/fortworthlodge148/
info148@fortworth148.org
https://www.texasmasonicon.com/
info@texasmasonicon.com
@TexasMasoniCon on FB & IG
#DareToBeSquare

Contact the 64th District for events:
64th.org

Jun 7, 2018

In Season 2, Episode 10, please join Brothers Rhit Moore, Grant Gates, Billy Hamilton, and Gabriel Jagush as they answer a full grab-bag of questions. One of the issues we run into on the podcast is that we have so many questions to talk about, but so little time! We have decided to start doing Quarryman's Roundtables every few months in order to get it out of our system. What's the deal with our elections? Why hasn't Gabe's fiancée strangled him yet? Are millennials as lazy as they're made out to be? All this, and more!

00:00:39 - Host Introductions
00:05:28 - Fort Worth Lodge's new election format
00:14:19 - Discussion Question: How do you best clean an apron?
00:19:02 - Discussion Question: are there rules about interacting with co-Masons and women Masons?
00:24:52 - Discussion Question: What officers and open and run a tyled meeting?
00:32:32 - Trivia Question: If the Grand Master, Deputy Grand Master, and Grand Wardens are all absent, who presides in the Grand East?
00:37:06 - Discussion Question: What is the English language equivalent of my Dutch Masonic office?
00:40:24 - Discussion Question: what level of proficiency is a candidate required to have before being advanced to the next degree?
00:48:15 - Discussion Question: Do you have a Chamber of Reflection in which to meditate?
01:12:52 - Discussion Question: What is the Grand College of Rites? Is it useful? How can I join?
01:16:56 - Discussion Question: Should we eliminate the EA/FC short-form openings, and revert back to strictly opening in a Master's lodge, and then calling down to lower degrees?
01:25:56 - Discussion Content: Brad Billings' Gen Y / Millennial Presentation - what do Millennials actually want from their Masonry?
01:35:53 - Quote of the Week
01:36:42 - Closing Thoughts

The Fort Worth Lodge #148 Podcast would also like to urge you to donate blood if you are medically able. Your time and precious gift, can and DOES save lives. Thanks!

Podcast episodes are released on the first and third Thursdays of each month!

Check us out:
http://www.fortworth148.org/
https://www.facebook.com/fortworthlodge148/
info148@fortworth148.org
https://www.texasmasonicon.com/
info@texasmasonicon.com
@TexasMasoniCon on FB & IG
#DareToBeSquare

Contact the 64th District for events:
64th.org

May 17, 2018

In Season 2, Episode 9, please join Brothers Rhit Moore, Billy Hamilton, and Gabriel Jagush as continue their talk Brother Chuck Dunning about his revolutionary book, "Contemplative Masonry." Contemplative Masonry is not just a book or merely an academic interpretation of Masonry - it's a way of life. Sitting down with Chuck has been something that we've been looking forwards to for a while! We are already hungering to sit down and talk with Chuck again.

You can find Brother Chuck's book on Amazon.com and locally at the Fort Worth Scottish Rite office at 1100 Henderson Street.

00:00:34 - Host & Guest Introduction
00:02:45 - Discussion Question: Are there any lodges that accept women?
00:03:48 - Discussion Question: Christian Freemasons, should I do it?
00:07:30 - Main Episode Content: Chuck Dunning's "Contemplative Masonry," Part 2
01:32:26 - Frateral Quote of the Week
01:33:35 - Host Closing Thoughts
01:37:13 - Chuck's Closing Thoughts
01:39:08 - Contact Info & MasoniCon Plug

The Fort Worth Lodge #148 Podcast would also like to urge you to donate blood if you are medically able. Your time and precious gift, can and DOES save lives. Thanks!

Podcast episodes are relased on the first and third Thursdays of each month!

Check us out:
http://www.fortworth148.org/
https://www.facebook.com/fortworthlodge148/
info148@fortworth148.org
https://www.texasmasonicon.com/
info@texasmasonicon.com
@TexasMasoniCon on FB & IG
#DareToBeSquare

Contact the 64th District for events:
64th.org

May 3, 2018

In Season 2, Episode 8, please join Brothers Rhit Moore, Billy Hamilton, and Gabriel Jagush as they talk with Brother Chuck Dunning about his revolutionary book, "Contemplative Masonry." Contemplative Masonry is not just a book or merely an academic interpretation of Masonry - it's a way of life. Sitting down with Chuck has been something that we've been looking forwards to for a while!

You can find Brother Chuck's book on Amazon.com and locally at the Fort Worth Scottish Rite office at 1100 Henderson Street.

00:00:34 - Host & Guest Introduction
00:02:13 - Discussion Questions
00:02:25 - Would you say that your journey in freemasonry is complete unless you recieve, or become familiar with the York Rite and/or Scottish Rite degrees?
00:07:33 - Let's say we were writing a Masonic syllabus or course that did not include any literature about Masonry - what would you put on it?
00:17:19 - Which way should you wear your 32nd degree Scottish Rite ring?
00:20:15 - Main Episode Content: Contemplative Masonry w/ Chuck Dunning
01:28:17 - Quote of the Week
01:29:14 - Contact Info & MasoniCon Plug
01:30:19 - Chuck's Contact Info

The Fort Worth Lodge #148 Podcast would also like to urge you to donate blood if you are medically able. Your time and precious gift, can and DOES save lives. Thanks!

Podcast episodes are relased on the first and third Thursdays of each month!

Check us out:
http://www.fortworth148.org/
https://www.facebook.com/fortworthlodge148/
info148@fortworth148.org
https://www.texasmasonicon.com/
info@texasmasonicon.com
@TexasMasoniCon on FB & IG
#DareToBeSquare

Contact the 64th District for events:
64th.org

Apr 12, 2018

In Season 2, Episode 7, please join Brothers Rhit Moore, Billy Hamilton, and Gabriel Jagush as they talk with Brothers Jeremy Barnes and Michael Radigan about their new mobile app, Amity, and what it means for Masonry. Amity is a revolutionary tool to help Masons easily link together when traveling abroad, and acts as a digital List of Lodges Regular. It is a huge leap into the 21st century. We are releasing this episode a week early due to the importance we believe Amity holds.

You can find the Amity mobile app at http://amity.copiri.com/.

00:00:35 - Host/Guest Introductions
00:01:37 - Discussion question: What do you think of #7Days7Books?
00:04:44 - Discussion Question: What is a good gift for a Worshipful Master who is leaving the East?
00:12:02 - Main Episode Content: the Amity Mobile App w/ Special Guests Jeremy Barnes and Michael Radigan
01:29:27 - Fraternal Quote of the Week
01:30:27 - Closing Thoughts
01:34:43 - Contact Info & MasoniCon 2018 Plug


The Fort Worth Lodge #148 Podcast would also like to urge you to donate blood if you are medically able. Your time and precious gift, can and DOES save lives. Thanks!

Podcast episodes are relased on the first and third Thursdays of each month! (Although not today.)

Check us out:
http://www.fortworth148.org/
https://www.facebook.com/fortworthlodge148/
info148@fortworth148.org
https://www.texasmasonicon.com/
info@texasmasonicon.com
@TexasMasoniCon on FB & IG
#DareToBeSquare

Contact the 64th District for events:
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Apr 5, 2018

FIFTY EPISODES IN AND STILL GOING STRONG.

In Season 2, Episode 6, we sit down and talk with brother Jordan Roland about Masonry in Wichita Falls, and his critical role in re-starting a regional Masters, Wardens, & Secretaries Association, and starting a Wichita Falls Scottish Rite club. Please join brothers Rhit Moore, Grant Gates, Billy Hamilton, and Gabriel Jagush as they talk with Jordan and how he's striving to change the face of Masonry in Wichita Falls. Jordan is on fire for the Craft, and we love it.

00:00:18 - Amity Mobile App Preview
00:02:27 - Regular Show Start
00:03:02 - Host & Guest Introductions
00:03:50 - Discussion question: What is an almoner, and what do they do?
00:05:36 - Discussion question: I want to get active again after going NPD a few years ago. How do I fix this, and what happens if I'm going to another lodge, or another Jurisdiction?
00:10:46 - Discussion question: how do you meditate on symbols?
00:18:45 - Main Episode Content: Masonry in Wichita Falls, Texas, with Special Guest Jordan Roland
01:20:19 - Fraternal Quote of the Week
01:21:13 - Closing Thoughts
01:26:53 - Fort Worth Lodge Contact Info & MasoniCon 2018 Info

The Fort Worth Lodge #148 Podcast would also like to urge you to donate blood if you are medically able. Your time and precious gift, can and DOES save lives. Thanks!

Podcast episodes are relased on the first and third Thursdays of each month!

Check us out:
http://www.fortworth148.org/
https://www.facebook.com/fortworthlodge148/
info148@fortworth148.org
https://www.texasmasonicon.com/
info@texasmasonicon.com
@TexasMasoniCon on FB & IG
#DareToBeSquare

Contact the 64th District for events:
64th.org

Mar 15, 2018

In Season 2, Episode 5, the boys sit down with Brother Jaymie Jordan to talk about DeMolay International. Please join Brothers Rhit Moore, Grant Gates, Billy Hamilton, and Gabriel Jagush as they sit down with Brother Jaymie and pick his brain regarding one of the most influentual male youth organizations in the world. We also highly encourage you to check out your local DeMolay Chapter and support them!

00:00:34 - Host & Guest Introductions
00:01:09 - Jaymie's Personal Background
00:03:06 - Discussion Question: What would you do with a candidate who can't memorize the trial lectures?
00:12:40 - Discussion Question: How do the boys from the podcast feel about participating in the Scottish Rite reunion?
00:19:17 - Main Episode Content: Demolay International with special guest Jaymie Jordan
01:13:27 - Fraternal Quote of the Week: Excerpt from Brother John Steinbeck's "East of Eden"
01:20:45 - Fort Worth #148 Contact Info & MasoniCon Plug
01:22:05 - Jaymie's Contact Info & Plug for the Stillwater DeMolay Chapter

The Fort Worth Lodge #148 Podcast would also like to urge you to donate blood if you are medically able. Your time and precious gift, can and DOES save lives. Thanks!

Podcast episodes are relased on the first and third Thursdays of each month!

Check us out:
http://www.fortworth148.org/
https://www.facebook.com/fortworthlodge148/
info148@fortworth148.org
https://www.texasmasonicon.com/
info@texasmasonicon.com
@TexasMasoniCon on FB & IG
#DareToBeSquare

Contact the 64th District for events:
64th.org

Mar 1, 2018

In Season 2, Episode 3, the boys talk about learning ritual. Please join brothers Rhit Moore, Grant Gates, Billy Hamilton, and Gabriel Jagush as they discuss how they learn ritual. What Rhit/Grant/Billy/Gabe do might not work for you, so let us know if you have a different method! We talk about the suffering behind brute-force rote memorization, how to chain paragraphs together, creating a conceptual skeleton to hang lecture paragraphs off of, the method of loci ("thought palace"), and more!

00:00:39 - Host Introductions
00:03:44 - Discussion Question: Would your community notice if your lodge closed?
00:04:11 - Would your community notice if your lodge closed?
00:17:16 - Main Episode Content: Learning Ritual
01:17:27 - Fraternal Quote of the Week
01:17:50 - Closing Thoughts

The Fort Worth Lodge #148 Podcast would also like to urge you to donate blood if you are medically able. Your time and precious gift, can and DOES save lives. Thanks!

Podcast episodes are relased on the first and third Thursdays of each month!

Check us out:
http://www.fortworth148.org/
https://www.facebook.com/fortworthlodge148/
info148@fortworth148.org
https://www.texasmasonicon.com/
info@texasmasonicon.com
@TexasMasoniCon on FB & IG
#DareToBeSquare

Contact the 64th District for events:
64th.org

Feb 15, 2018

This episode is dedicated to the Kirby family. Suzzanne Kirby will be dearly missed and our thoughts are with R∴W∴ PGM Kirby and his family during this time of grief. Please pray for them.

In Season 2, Episode 3, the boys talk about making the new guy feel like he's not wasting his time, and making him feel welcome. Please join brothers Rhit Moore, Grant Gates, Billy Hamilton, and Gabriel Jagush as they discuss the challenge of, and techniques for, integrating new members into the lodge.

00:00:35 - Host Introductions
00:02:12 - Discussion Questions
00:02:23 - When does Masonic imagery on clothing, trinkets, etc, go too far?
00:15:01 - Is it okay to wear Masonic regalia/symbols during my college graduation?
00:19:48 - Main Episode Content: Integrating Newer Members into the Lodge
01:32:23 - Fraternal Quote of the Week
01:33:40 - Closing Thoughts
01:37:32 - Contact Info & MasoniCon Plug

The Fort Worth Lodge #148 Podcast would also like to urge you to donate blood if you are medically able. Your time and precious gift, can and DOES save lives. Thanks!

Podcast episodes are relased on the first and third Thursdays of each month!

Check us out:
http://www.fortworth148.org/
https://www.facebook.com/fortworthlodge148/
info148@fortworth148.org
https://www.texasmasonicon.com/
info@texasmasonicon.com
@TexasMasoniCon on FB & IG
#DareToBeSquare

Contact the 64th District for events:
64th.org

Feb 1, 2018

This episode is dedicated to Right Worshipful R.H. "Bob" Waters, Past Grand Master of Masons in Texas, who laid down his working tools at 10:48 AM on Wednesday, January 31st, 2018. We love you Bob, and we'll miss you. For more information on R∴W∴ Waters' Masonic career, please see his biography on the Grand Lodge website: https://grandlodgeoftexas.org/grand-master/r-h-bob-waters/

Please join the boys in Season 2, Episode 2, as they recover from Grand Lodge and digest the subjects discussed & voted upon. Brothers Rhit Moore, Billy Hamilton, and Gabriel Jagush try thier best (which is not a very good best, mind you) to summarize how Grand Lodge went down.

00:00:39 - Host Introductions
00:01:56 - Discussion Question: Billy's Aunt's Question
00:07:20 - Main Episode Content: Post-Grand Lodge Digest, 2018 Edition
01:12:48 - Texas MasoniCon 2018
01:24:10 - Fraternal Quote of the Week
01:25:38 - Closing Thoughts

The Fort Worth Lodge #148 Podcast would also like to urge you to donate blood if you are medically able. Your time and precious gift, can and DOES save lives. Thanks!

Podcast episodes are relased on the first and third Thursdays of each month!

Check us out:
http://www.fortworth148.org/
https://www.facebook.com/fortworthlodge148/
info148@fortworth148.org
https://www.texasmasonicon.com/
info@texasmasonicon.com
@TexasMasoniCon on FB & IG
#DareToBeSquare

Contact the 64th District for events:
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Jan 18, 2018

WE'RE BACK!

Thank y'all so much for hanging in there during the winter break. We love y'all dearly and hope that your winter has been filled with joy. Now, let's tough out the cold together!

In Season 2, Episode 1, the podcast, for the first time, has a full complement of hosts! Please join Brothers Rhit Moore, Grant Gates, Billy Hamilton, and Gabriel Jagush as they discuss the upcoming 182nd Annual Communication of the Grand Lodge of Texas. It's going to be a busy, busy time!

00:00:34 - Host Introductions
00:02:49 - Discussion Questions
00:03:06 - Kyle Wahlquist: Do lodges automatically close at midnight?
00:12:58 - Is it against the obligations to have Masonic tattoos? / General Discussion on Tattoos & Masonic Culture
00:22:16 - Main Episode Content: 182nd Annual Communication of the Grand Lodge of Texas
01:28:21 - Fraternal Quote of the Week
01:29:18 - Closing Thoughts

The Fort Worth Lodge #148 Podcast would also like to urge you to donate blood if you are medically able. Your time and precious gift, can and DOES save lives. Thanks!

Podcast episodes are relased on the first and third Thursdays of each month!

Check us out:
http://www.fortworth148.org/
https://www.facebook.com/fortworthlodge148/
info148@fortworth148.org
#DareToBeSquare

Contact the 64th District for events:
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Dec 14, 2017

We love y'all. Without you listeners, we wouldn't be doing this! Our love and thanks go out to you.

This week is a short (but sweet) minisode. Brothers Rhit, Billy, and Gabe talk about what they're thankful for and what they hope to see in the year to come. See y'all in January!

The Fort Worth Lodge #148 Podcast would also like to urge you to donate blood if you are medically able. Your time and precious gift, can and DOES save lives. Thanks!

Check us out:
http://www.fortworth148.org/
https://www.facebook.com/fortworthlodge148/
info148@fortworth148.org
#DareToBeSquare

Contact the 64th District for events:
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Dec 7, 2017

The holiday season continues! Please join Brothers Rhit Moore, Billy Hamilton and Gabriel Jagush as they sit down for the fourth of the 2017 Quarryman's Holiday Roundtable episodes. As y'all already know, we are releasing shorter discussion episodes due to the business of the holiday season. We will be going dark for the last two weeks of December and the first week of January, but until then, pull up with cup of hot cider and have a listen!

The Fort Worth Lodge #148 Podcast would also like to urge you to donate blood if you are medically able. Your time and precious gift, can and DOES save lives. Thanks!

00:00:35 - Host Introductions
00:04:25 - How should I dress when visiting another lodge?
00:11:59 - What if we combined US Jurisdictions into one General Grand Lodge or United Grand Lodge?
00:20:33 - How do you feel about the goat jokes, and how do you address them as an issue?
00:30:17 - What falls under the scope of "Masonic Education?"
00:36:29 - Fraternal Quote of the Week
00:37:02 - Closing Thoughts

Check us out:
http://www.fortworth148.org/
https://www.facebook.com/fortworthlodge148/
info148@fortworth148.org
#DareToBeSquare

Contact the 64th District for events:
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Nov 30, 2017

The holiday season continues! Please join Brothers Rhit Moore, Billy Hamilton and Gabriel Jagush as they sit down for the second of the 2017 Quarryman's Holiday Roundtable episodes. In order to spend time with our families and preserve what's left of our sanity, we'll be releasing shorter episodes based around discussion questions until the season has concluded. We thank you for your understanding and hope you'll enjoy the discussions as much as we do!

The Fort Worth Lodge #148 Podcast would also like to urge you to donate blood if you are medically able. Your time and precious gift, can and DOES save lives. Thanks!

00:00:34 - Host Introductions
00:01:48 - Do invite-only orders promote the concept that all Freemasons are on the level?
00:15:04 - It has been over two years since I expressed my interest in becoming a freemason, is this normal (does it really take this long)?
00:20:49 - Can I join the Freeemasons as a Thelemite and social libertarian? 
00:30:38 - What lodge should I petition?
00:37:50 - Fraternal Quote of the Week
00:38:30 - Closing Thoughts

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Nov 23, 2017

Happy Thanksgiving! We wish peace and love to you and your families. Please join Brothers Rhit Moore, Billy Hamilton and Gabriel Jagush as they sit down for the second of the 2017 Quarryman's Holiday Roundtable episodes. In order to spend time with our families and preserve what's left of our sanity, we'll be releasing shorter episodes based around discussion questions until the season has concluded. We thank you for your understanding and hope you'll enjoy the discussions as much as we do!

The Fort Worth Lodge #148 Podcast would also like to urge you to donate blood if you are medically able. Your time and precious gift, can and DOES save lives. Thanks!

 00:00:35 - Host Introductions
00:01:22 - Question #1: What does your meal prep routine look like - what are your tips for feeding an army?
00:14:21 - Question #2: I'm struggling with my boyfriend being a Mason. I'm jealous about not being able to know the secrets and I've heard some disturbing stories about the ritual. What's going on?
00:37:56 - Fraternal Quote of the Week
00:38:49 - Closing Thoughts

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Nov 16, 2017

Please join Brothers Rhit Moore, Billy Hamilton and Gabriel Jagush as they sit down for the first of the 2017 Quarryman's Holiday Roundtable episodes. In order to spend time with our families and preserve what's left of our sanity, we'll be releasing shorter episodes based around discussion questions until the season has concluded. We thank you for your understanding and hope you'll enjoy the discussions as much as we do!

The Fort Worth Lodge #148 Podcast would also like to urge you to donate blood if you are medically able. Your time and precious gift, can and DOES save lives. Thanks!

00:00:34 - Host Introductions
00:05:09 - I choose to be unemplowed and I'm a felon - can I be a Mason?
00:22:41 - What is the difference between recognized, unrecognized, regular, irregular, and clandestine, and does it matter?
00:40:54 - Fraternal Quote of the Week
00:41:13 - Closing Thoughts

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Nov 9, 2017

Please join Brothers Rhit Moore, Billy Hamilton and Gabriel Jagush as they sit down with Brother Jason Banks and talk about Jason's experience in Masonry, and Masonry in the Stephenville area in general. Many thanks to Bro. Banks for coming onto the podcast!

The Fort Worth Lodge #148 Podcast would also like to urge you to donate blood if you are medically able. Your time and precious gift, can and DOES save lives. Thanks!

00:00:35 - Host & Guest Introductions
00:02:47 - Discussion Question: What does the Shrine DO, exactly?
00:07:41 - Discussion Question: How did you feel after being initiated?
00:14:13 - Episode Content: Fraternal Spotlight - Jason Banks & Masonry in Stephenville
00:57:54 - Fraternal Quote of the Week
00:58:45 - Closing Thoughts

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Nov 2, 2017

Please join Brothers Rhit Moore, Billy Hamilton and Gabriel Jagush as they sit down to discuss the Masonic Funeral. We'll be revisiting this subject on a later date due to its rich depth, but we figured this would be a great jumping-off point for the discussion. What is a Masonic Funeral? How do you prepare for your funeral? What is our duty as Brothers to a departed member? What are some neat things that happen in other Jurisdictions? 

The Fort Worth Lodge #148 Podcast would also like to urge you to donate blood if you are medically able. Your time and precious gift, can and DOES save lives. Thanks!

00:00:34 - Host Introductions
00:02:07 - Discussion Question: What are the "odds" of getting black-balled?
00:04:24 - Discussion Question: What kind of information is kept in Lodge records?
00:07:01 - Main Episode Content: Masonic Funerals
00:09:45 - General Overview
00:21:43 - Preparing for YOUR Masonic Funeral
00:32:55 - Duty of the Lodge Brethren to the Departed Brother
00:41:11 - Masonic Funeral Traditions in Other Jurisdictions
00:50:48 - Anti-Masonry at the Graveside
00:54:12 - Lessons Learned (in Short)
00:55:46 - Fraternal Quote of the Week
00:56:40 - Closing Thoughts

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Oct 26, 2017

Please join Brothers Rhit Moore, Billy Hamilton and Gabriel Jagush as they sit down to discuss the symbolism of the Entered Apprentice degree. Are the boys just improvising off Lightfoot's Commentaries? Can Gabe prove that Rhit is actually a Mason? What horrible technical difficulty will befall our protagonists this week?

The Fort Worth Lodge #148 Podcast would also like to urge you to donate blood if you are medically able. Your time and precious gift, can and DOES save lives. Thanks!

00:00:35 - Host Introductions
00:01:12 - Webb Lodge Beehive Talk - Larry Fitzpatrick
00:06:06 - Go March in the Arlington Veteran's Day Parade!
00:08:14 - Discussion Questions
00:08:28 - Is Freemasonry a Gnostic Religion?
00:09:44 - Can a Freemason worship the Devil?
00:15:33 - Main Episode Content: Masonic Symbolism 102
00:17:14 - Light
00:34:41 - Signs & Tokens
00:51:51 - The North-East Corner
01:10:06 - Quote of the Week
01:10:40 - Closing Thoughts

Check us out:
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