Central – District #3

District Grand MasterRW Bro. Anthony G. Burry
District Grand SecretaryVWBro. Wayne Hodder
District Grand Director of CeremoniesVWBro. Bruce R. Terris
District Grand ChaplainVWBro. Dennis W. Noseworthy
Professional Photograph

  RWBro. Anthony G. Burry


Annual Central District Meeting 2017

The Annual Meeting of  Principal Officers of Lodges of  the Central District took place at the Masonic Hall, Gander, NL on Saturday, April 8, 2017.  The Brethren were pleased to have in attendance  the MWor. Bro Cluney W.G. Vincent, Grand Master, who was accompanied by RWor. Bro. C. Conrad Mullins, the Grand Director of Ceremonies; and RWor. Bro. L. Lorne Braye, District Grand Master (West).    Also in attendance were VWor. Bro. Ronald H. Walsh, Grand Tyler, and VWor. Bro. Conn A. Barbour, Grand Steward.  RWor. Bro. Anthony G. Burry, District Grand Master (Central), and his Officers facilitated break-out sessions on prepared topics. Plenary summaries and discussion followed.  The Agenda included the following topics:

[1]    Protocol & Etiquette   –        VWor. Bro. Terry Hollett, Member BOGP

[2]    Membership

  • Recruitment   –    VWor. Bro. Bruce R. Terris
  • Retention   –   VWor. Bro. Tony J. Foote
  • Rejuvenation   –   RWor. Bro. Anthony G. Burry

[3]    The Lodge Secretary   –   VWor. Bro. Dennis W. Noseworthy

It was a great meeting; well planned, prepared and well attended with lots of discussion.  Participants were noted to say, “I learned something today!”  Also, in addition to the choice of soup and sandwiches for lunch, the fellowship was great.  Profit and pleasure for sure!

(photos courtesy of C.Conrad Mullins)


[Installations in Central District take place in May and dates vary each year.]

Twillingate Lodge No.7

Location: Twillingate

Meeting Night: First Thursday of each month

Twillingate Lodge #7 EA Degree 2016

Twillingate Installation 2017





A Grand Lodge delegation led by the Grand Master  was very pleased to attend Twillingate Lodge # 7 on Tuesday, May 23, 2017.  WBro. Hayward Glenn Canning was returned to the Chair.


The  Grand Master congratulates WBro. H.G. Canning, Worshipful Master.


  The Masonic Ladies were well represented and spoke for themselves.



PRIOR to the Installation Meeting at Twillingate Lodge #7 on Tuesday, May 23, 2017, a very special ceremony took place at Herring Neck. Click here for more.




Botwood Lodge No.9

Location: Conaught Hall, Botwood

Meeting Night: First Monday of each month





Welcome to Bro Allan Tilley, Botwood Lodge’s newest EA.
L-R: VWB Bruce Terris, RWB Tony Burry, Bro Allan Tilley, WB Phillip Slade and VWB Dennis Noseworthy.

April 2017.











RWBro. John R. Butler and the Officers of Botwood Lodge as installed and invested on May 24, 2017.


 On May 24, 2017, the Grand Master, MWBro. Cluney W.G. Vincent, and a Grand Lodge delegation were pleased to attend the Installation Meeting of Botwood Lodge # 9.  It was a great time! The meeting was preceded by a delicious fried cod fish, onion rings and fries dinner.


The Grand Master congratulates and gives best wishes to the Worshipful Master.


WBro. David Manuel – Honourary Membership     Botwood, NL.  June 10, 2017.

Third Degree – Botwood, Sept 9, 2017  Bro. Mark Colbourne



Lewisporte Lodge No.14

Location: Lewisporte

Meeting Night: Fourth Monday of each month

2017 Officers of Lewisporte Lodge # 14 installed and invested on May 22, 2017

On the occasion of the installation of the Worshipful Master, WBro. Jason N. Slade, the Most Worshipful Grand Master and his delegation were pleased to be in attendance.   A delicious roast beef/seal dinner was enjoyed by all!



Gander Lodge No.16

Location: Masonic Hall Gander

Meeting Night: Third Tuesday of each month



Airways Lodge No.26

Location: Masonic Hall Gander

Meeting Night: First Tuesday of each month

 The newly installed Worshipful Master, VWor. Bro. Noel R. Anthony, and invested Officers and Brethren of Airways Lodge, No. 26, GRNL, on May 12, 2017. What a great night of fellowship! In attendance for the occasion was the RWBro. Ian A. Murray, the Deputy Grand Master, and his delegation.

Unity Lodge of Installed Masters No.31

Location: Masonic Hall Gander

Meeting Night: 1st Wednesday, February, September,& November

Unity Lodge #31 Table Lodge 2016


Terra Nova Lodge No. 35

Location: 50+ Club Glovertown

Meeting Night: Third Wednesday

Best wishes are extended to the Brethren of Terra Nova Lodge #35 and the  WBro. Alfred Zandvliet who was installed on May 17, 2016 as the eighth Worshipful Master of the Lodge.  In attendance for the occasion was the MWBro. Cluney W.G. Vincent, the Grand Master, and RWBro. Anthony Burry, the District Grand Master-Central.