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

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

August 23, 2021

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

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

August 21, 2021

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.

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

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

August 20, 2021

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.

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

August 19, 2021

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.

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

August 18, 2021

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.

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

August 15, 2021

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.

S&C Episode: Windsor Comedian Dave “Squeaky Wheelz”  Robbins-Singh

S&C Episode: Windsor Comedian Dave “Squeaky Wheelz” Robbins-Singh

August 8, 2021

Square & Compass was proud to speak with old friend and very funny local (Windsor) comedian Dave "Squeaky Wheelz."

You can find him on YouTube at: https://www.youtube.com/user/davesqueakywheels.

Check out his podcasts at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=38ql6GhRXr0

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.

S&C Episode: R. W. Bro. Gerald Carlton of Glenview United Masonic Lodge

S&C Episode: R. W. Bro. Gerald Carlton of Glenview United Masonic Lodge

July 30, 2021

It was truly a pleasure speaking with R. W. Bro. Gerald Carleton of Glenview United Masonic Lodge-a very distinguished Illinois, 52-year Mason!

His Masonic career is too long to post fully, but some highlights include:

- Raised in William McKinley Lodge No. 875 March 25, 1969

- Served as Master of same 1973-1976, 1986-1995

- Served as Master of Wright's Grove Lodge No. 779 - 2000

- Served as Master of Morton Grove Lodge No. 1146 2013-2014

He is a life member of 3 Lodges.

He was commissioned as a Grand Lecturer of the Grand Lodge of Illinois May 11, 1974.

He was appointed District Deputy Grand Master 1977 through 1981. He served as a Grand Lodge Instructor 1982-1995.

He is also an active member of the Scottish Rite, the York Rite, Shrine, and Eastern Star, and Masonic High Twelve Club!

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.

S&C Episode: Bro. Chuck Dunning of Contemplative Builder

S&C Episode: Bro. Chuck Dunning of Contemplative Builder

July 27, 2021

It was a pleasure speaking with Bro. Chuck Dunning of Texas, to discuss his work in Freemasonry. Bro. Dunning was a featured speaker at Esotericon 2021, and it was a pleasure speaking with him.

The full episode will be released shortly. You can find Bro. Dunning's work at:

- http://chuckdunning.com/

- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCUHuyIxm5IH2_rYdCOjLbsQ/channels

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.

S&C Special Episode: Excerpts from “High Noon Club” Meeting at Texas Masonic Retirement Center

S&C Special Episode: Excerpts from “High Noon Club” Meeting at Texas Masonic Retirement Center

July 23, 2021

On July 22nd, 2021, Square & Compass had the pleasure of visiting the Texas Masonic Retirement Centre, an absolutely amazing Centre for Texas Masons and their families (it even has a chartered Lodge).

As part of the visit, Square & Compass had the opportunity to attend a "High Noon Club" meeting, and to learn about both the club & listen to a past M. Worshipful Texas Grand Master Speak.

Listen to excerpts from this visit with Square & Compass! All opinions expressed are those of Square & Compass and the guest(s), and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the Grand Lodge of Canada in the Province of Ontario and/or the Windsor Masonic Temple.

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