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Aug 1, 2011 - Masonic Calendar    No Comments

Masonic Time

Time, in Freemasonry, moves at a pace sometimes best described as “glacial.” The ritual we practice was written in the 18th century – there’s not a whole lot of call for ‘wasteth’ or ‘convocation’ or ‘yea, verily’ or ‘fiat’ in the modern American version of the English Language. Unless, of course, you’re an Italian car company reintroducing your product into the American market.

And do not get me started on how the word ‘fiat’ is pronounced “fee-aht” not “fy-at.” I’ve an English and Latin literature background AND a Sicilian mother.

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