Grand Commandery Charities

Knights Templar Educational FoundationThe Knight Templar Educational Foundation provides scholarships for students in the third and fourth years of college, thus enabling them to finish their degree work which might otherwise be threatened due to lack of funding. These scholarships are available to relatives of Sir Knights, and the applicant must reside within our jurisdiction. Any inquiries and requests for applications should be directed to the Grand Recorder. Carrie E. Seitz FundThe Carrie E. Seitz Fund is composed of monies left in trust by the widow of a Sir Knight, for the purpose of...

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From the Apartment of the Grand Prelate

The power of good deeds! This past winter I found myself in the unenviable position of waiting for a medical test, alone, with a dead cell phone, no TV and nothing to read. In the new age of COVID there were no longer gossip magazines to thumb through and no telling how long I would be waiting.  I needed plan C at this point if I didn’t want to be bored to tears. I briefly thought about practicing ritual but quickly realized the medical staff might mistake me for a psych patient. As I leaned back in my chair and closed my eyes, I reflected on my New Year’s resolution to be more open to the...

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Grand Commanders Message

March Greeting Sir Knights, Lent is the forty-day period of preparation in which the people of God get ready to celebrate Jesus’ death and resurrection in Holy Week. It is a time for seeing ourselves and God clearly, sharpening our vision through prayer and fasting. As we progress through Ash Wednesday, the forty days of Lent and the drama of Holy Week, we begin to see ourselves and the world as they are in God. These six weeks are a season of preparation for Christians as they anticipate the joyous celebration of Easter morning and the fifty days of that season until Pentecost. In the spirit...

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RE Eugene Nichols Biography

Dr. Eugene Blake Nichols was born in Boston, Massachusetts in 1962 and was educated in the Boston Public Schools until his family moved to Dedham. He graduated with honors from Dedham High School in 1980 and continued his education at Boston University where he graduated Cum Laude in 1984 with a Bachelor of Arts degree majoring in Biology and minoring in Religion. At Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, he earned his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree in 1988 and was honored with membership in Omicron Kappa Upsilon, the National Dental Honor Society. After completing a residency program...

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