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Brother Mark Twain
Created: 10/15/2018
Samuel Langhorne Clemens, better known by his pen name Mark Twain, was an American author and humorist. He is noted for his novels Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1885), called "the Great American Novel", and The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876).

Twain grew up in Hannibal, Missouri, which would later provide the setting for Huckleberry Finn and Tom Sawyer. He apprenticed with a printer. He also worked as a typesetter and contributed articles to his older brother Orion's newspaper. After toiling as a printer in various cities, he became a master riverboat pilot on the Mississippi River, before heading west to join Orion. He was a failure at gold mining, so he next turned to journalism...

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Matteson Lodge #175 is starting a new fundraiser by offering its members and friends a chance to show their support and be remembered as a member, or friend of Matteson Lodge #175
.We are selling quarry tiles that will be installed in our entry way that you can customize with your name, a message, and an image if you like.
These are also great to purchase as a gift, or in memory of a Brother who is no longer with us.
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Annual 2020 Dues are $82.00 (Includes $2.00 processing fee)





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Upcoming Events
Created: 8/23/2015

*December 17th 2019 - Master Mason Degree Conferral

*January 7th 2020 - Entered Apprentice Degree Conferral

*January 28th 2020 Fellowcraft Degree Conferrral

*February 16th 2020 - Sweetheart Brunch

*March 10th 2020 - St. Patrick's Day Dinner at the Lodge


*January 30th 2020 - Basic Master Mason Workshop - (7:30 pm)

*April 30th 2020 - Basic Master Mason Workshop - (7:30 pm)

*July 30th 2020 - Basic Master Mason Workshop - (7:30 pm)

*September 24th 2020 - Basic Master Mason Workshop - (7:30 pm)


Northeaster Area Lodge Officer Schools

*January 18, 2020 - Type 3 School - 9:00 am @ Elmhurst Lodge No. 941

*February 19, 2020 - Type 2 School - 8:00 am @ Riverside Lodge No. 862

*February 27, 2020 - Type 1 School - 7:00 pm @ Palatine Lodge No. 314

*February 29, 2020 - Type 3 School - 9:00 am @ Riverside Lodge No. 862

*March 17, 2020 - Type 2 School - 7:00 pm @ D.C. Creiger Lodge No. 81

*March 21 2020 - Type 3 School - 9:00 am @ Lawn Lodge No. 815

*March 25, 2020 - Type 2 School - 7:30 pm @ Matteson Lodge No. 175

*April 4, 2020 - Type 2 School - 9:00 am @ Oriental Lodge No. 33

*April 18, 2020 - Type 1 School - 9:00 am @ Crete Lodge No. 763

*April 29, 2020 - Type 2 School - 7:00 pm @ St. Cecilia Lodge No. 865

*June 6, 2020 - Type 1 School - 9:00am @ Amity Lodge No. 472


Grand Lecturer's Schools

*December 14, 2019 - Type 1-2 - Scottish Rite - Valley of Chicago

*January 18, 2020 - Type 3 - Normal Lodge No. 673

*February 1, 2020 - Type 1-2 - Springfield Lodge No. 4

*February 22, 2020 - Type 3 - Princeton Lodge No. 587

*March 14, 2020 - Type 1-2 - Morning Star Lodge No. 734

*March 28, 2020 - Type 1-2 - Effingham Lodge No. 149

*April 25, 2020 - Type 3 - Grove Lodge No. 824

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Feature Writer John Loayza
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Created: 1/5/2017

Featured Writer: Bro. John Loayza

Lodge officer responsibilities include the assurance of continuous growth...

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 Matteson Lodge #175

350 N. Midland Ave Joliet IL.

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Masonic Research
What is the relation of the Bible to Freemasonry?
Created: 10/14/2018

The Bible is properly called a great light of Masonry, for from the center of the Lodge it pours forth upon the East, the West, and the South its refulgent rays of Divine truth. The Bible is used among Masons as the symbol of the will of God however it may be expressed.

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