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Learn more about Masonry in Windsor/Essex, and how it improves the lives of Masons and the Community

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Learn more about Masonry in Windsor/Essex, and how it improves the lives of Masons and the Community

    S&C Episode: Masonic Candidate Josh Aarssen, Documenting Masonic Temples

    S&C Episode: Masonic Candidate Josh Aarssen, Documenting Masonic Temples

    In this S&C Video, Square & Compass was happy to sit down with Josh Aarssen, a masonic candidate who has been documenting Masonic Temples and Buildings on his facebook page at: - https://www.facebook.com/josh.aarssen


    He is also documenting the Masonic Temples on the Canadian Masonic Professional pages: - https://www.facebook.com/groups/2231516772


    It was a pleasure speaking to this applicant about his motivation for finding these Temples, and his view as an applicant during the pandemic.


    All opinions expressed are those of Square & Compass Promotions and the guest(s), and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the Windsor Masonic Temple and/or the Grand Lodge of Canada in the Province of Ontario

    • 39 min
    S&C Episode: Hiram Award Recipient Bro. Barry Mann of Clarence F. Smith Masonic Lodge

    S&C Episode: Hiram Award Recipient Bro. Barry Mann of Clarence F. Smith Masonic Lodge

    It was a pleasure speaking with Bro. Barry Mann of Clarence F. Smith Daylight Lodge, recipient of the 2021 Hiram Award.


    Square & Compass met Bro. Hiram through Bro. Karp, the 2020 Hiram Award Winner. It was a pleasure speaking with this distinguished Mason.


    You can learn more about his lodge at: https://www.facebook.com/cfsdaylight/


    All opinions expressed are those of Square & Compass Promotions and the guest(s), and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the Windsor Masonic Temple and/or the Grand Lodge of Canada in the Province of Ontario.

    • 32 min
    S&C Episode: Beatriz Villarroel Astronomical Investigator (VASCO Project)

    S&C Episode: Beatriz Villarroel Astronomical Investigator (VASCO Project)

    Beatriz Villarroel is a Postdoctoral researcher (Nordic Fellow), Stockholm University, Sweden Affiliated researcher with Instituto de Astrof ́ısica de Canarias, Tenerife, Spain Principal Investigator of the "Vanishing & Appearing Sources during a Century of Observations" project (VASCO).


    The VASCO project "aims at finding astro-physically interesting mismatches between historical sky surveys: ‘Which object flickered out from our celestial radar?’, ‘Which locations hint at astronomical spectacles to discover?’."


    You can learn more about the VASCO project at: https://vasconsite.wordpress.com/blog/.


    You can learn more about the Galileo Project at: https://projects.iq.harvard.edu/galileo/people/biatriz-villarroel-phd


    She works with Dr. Avi Loeb on the Galileo Project.


    All opinions expressed are those of Square & Compass Promotions and the guest(s), and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the Windsor Masonic Temple and/or the Grand Lodge of Canada in the Province of Ontario.

    • 43 min
    S&C Episode: W. Bro. Edgar Baron of Masonic Lodge Cape Town ROUND TWO

    S&C Episode: W. Bro. Edgar Baron of Masonic Lodge Cape Town ROUND TWO

    It was truly a pleasure to welcome W. Bro. Baron of Lodge Cape Town (South Africa) back onto the podcast. W. Bro. Baron's work with the International Masonic Town Hall, and all of his work with his Lodge, is something from which all Freemasons can learn!


    W. Bro. Edgar Baron is a W. Master from Lodge Cape Town in South Africa, has created the International Masonic Town Halls, is an active Mason (both within South Africa and Internationally), and an active Scottish Rite Mason.


    He has a lot of valuable information to share with Square & Compass listeners.


    All opinions expressed are those of Square & Compass Promotions and the guest(s), and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the Windsor Masonic Temple and/or the Grand Lodge of Canada in the Province of Ontario.

    • 51 min
    S&C Episode: Prof. Shannon Grimes Prof. & Department Head Religious and Ethical Studies

    S&C Episode: Prof. Shannon Grimes Prof. & Department Head Religious and Ethical Studies

    Square & Compass Promotions was very proud to speak with Prof. Grimes of Meredith College.


    See below for her bio, which you can find at: https://www.meredith.edu/directory/shannon-grimes-3/


    "Shannon Grimes joined the Meredith faculty in 2006. She currently serves as Professor and Department Head of Religious and Ethical Studies. Dr. Grimes loves teaching religion because she gets to ponder deep questions about meaning, values, and purpose with her students as they explore concepts of the sacred that manifest across different cultures and time periods.


    She teaches courses in the areas of early Christianity, world religions, philosophy, and environmental ethics, and she has taken students abroad to study in Iceland and Italy."


    You can find her work: "Becoming Gold: Zosimos of Panopolis and the Alchemical Arts in Roman Egypt" at https://www.amazon.ca/Becoming-Gold-Zosimos-Panopolis-Alchemical/dp/0473407752


    All opinions expressed are those of Square & Compass Promotions and the guest(s), and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the Windsor Masonic Temple and/or the Grand Lodge of Canada in the Province of Ontario.

    • 1 hr 11 min
    S&C Episode: Bro. Darrel Babuk (Architect) Edmonton Masonic Lodge No. 7 ROUND TWO

    S&C Episode: Bro. Darrel Babuk (Architect) Edmonton Masonic Lodge No. 7 ROUND TWO

    Bro. Darrel Babuk is an architect specializing in heritage buildings and historical preservation. In this Square & Compass episode, we discuss how his career as an architect affects his understanding of Freemasonry.


    You can contact Bro. Babuk at: Boreas Architecture & Civic Design Inc. dbabuk@boreasarchitecture.ca (www.boreasarchitecture.ca).


    It was a pleasure having him once again appear on the Podcast, to review some amazing pictures of beautiful Masonic Temples/Lodges and Buildings! Learn about funding opportunities for heritage buildings here: https://nationaltrustcanada.ca/what-we-offer/funding-for-historic-places


    All opinions expressed are those of Square & Compass Promotions and the guest(s), and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the Windsor Masonic Temple and/or the Grand Lodge of Canada in the Province of Ontario.

    • 1 hr 7 min

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