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August 23, 2010

SUNDAY, AUGUST 22, 2010. DISTRICT MEETING. MD R_IV_B, HELD AT MALINAO LODGE No.25, SAN PABLO CITY.
ON SUNDAY, AUGUST 22, 2010,  THE TREE LIGHTS OF SAN PEDRO LODGE 292, WM AMBROSIO D. RESTRIVERA; SW BRO.ROMULO B. AZORES; JW BRO. ARMANDO CAZZOLA; WITH SPL292 IPM WI AVELINO S. LUBAG, JR.; CUSTODIAN OF WORKS VW SERAFIN E R MANARIN,PDGL, PDDGM, PGT;  BRO. JOSHUA Y MANARIN; AND VW BEATO "BEBS" RELATO, DGL;  ATTENDED THE DISTRICT MEETING  [M.D. R-IV-B] AT THE MALINAO LODGE No.25, IN SAN PABLO CITY. ALL THE SIX LODGES OF THE DISTRICT ATTENDED THE MEETING. THE REPORTS OF THE LODGES WERE READ BY THE W MASTERS. THE REGULAR BUSINESS OF THE DISTRICT WERE TRANSACTED, ALL UNDER THE ABLE DIRECTION OF DDGM VW NILO GAVIA, ASSISTED BY THE DISTRICT OFFICERS. THE MEETING WAS ADJURNED AT 12 NOON AND LUNCH WAS SERVED  FOLLOWED BY A LIVELY FELLOWSHIP AT A NEARBY RESTAURANT, WHILE A TORRENTIAL RAIN WAS FALLING OUTSIDE.  THE SAN PEDRO 292 DELEGATION LEFT THE FELLOWSHIP AT ABOUT 5PM, AND HEADED FOR HOME. 
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August 22, 2010

SPL292 SATURDAY, AUGUST 21, 2010 AT 9AM. SPECIAL MEETING FOR THE CONFERRAL OF THIRD DEGREE OF MASONRY.
ON THE MORNING OF SATURDAY AUGUST 21, AT THE PRESENCE OF GLI W.BRO. MICHAEL G. SANDOVAL, THE LODGE HELD A SESSION OF MASONIC EDUCATION FOR THE TWO CANDIDATES FOR THE THIRD DEGREE. THE LECTURES WERE GIVEN UNDER THE DIRECTIONS OF CHAIRMAN VW CESAR MEDINA, BY VW SERAFIN E.R. MANARIN, VW CESAR MEDINA AND JW ARMANDO CAZZOLA.  THE LODGE THEN PROCEEDED TO GIVE THE PROFICIENCY EXAMINATION TO THE TWO FCMs . BRO. JOSHUA Y. MANARIN WAS APPOINTED TO BE THE EXAMINER, BY THE WM AMBET D. RESTRIVERA. AFTER THE TWO FCMs WERE FOUND TO BE PROFICIENT IN THE CC OF THE 2ND DEGREE, THE LODGE PROCEEDED WITH TTHE CONFERRAL OF THIRD DEGREE OF MASONRY, FIRST TO  FCM BRO. JOSE IGNACIO A. MANANGHAYA  AND THEN TO FCM BRO. PAMFILO B. FERANIL. THE CUSTODIAN OF WORKS, VW SERAFIN E.R. MANARIN, HAD APPOINTED AS CONFERRAL MASTERS FOR THE TWO CONFERRALS, RESPECTIVELY BRO. SW ROMULO B. AZORES AND BRO. JW ARMANDO CAZZOLA, AS SENIOR WARDEN RESPECTIVELY BRO JW ARMANDO CAZZOLA AND BRO JOSHUA Y. MANARIN AND AS JW BRO. ALVAN JOSEPH T, BALAZO; THE SENIOR DEACON POSITION WAS TAKEN BY BRO JAN B. BRUSAS.  
FOR THE SECOND SECTION, KS AND HT WERE RESPECTIVELY FIRST VW JOSELITO B MAGHIRANG AND W FLORENCIO B. BUENTIPO AND THEN WB FLORENCIO B. BUENTIPO AND  VW JOSELITO B MAGHIRANG.
THE WORKING TOOLS WERE PRESENTED BY BRO. SHERWIN LULUQUISIN AND THE THIRD DEGREE LECTURE WAS DELIVERED BY WI AVELINO S LUBAG,JR. IPM.
AFTER CLOSING THE LODGE, THE FELLOWSHIP STARTED AND MERRILY LASTED UNTIL LOW TWELVE.
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SPL292 THURSDAY AUGUST 19, 2010 [6PM]
THE LODGE, MET AT THE TEMPLE FROM 6 PM TO 9 PM ON THURSDAY  AUGUST 19 TO PRACTICE THE CONFERRAL OF THIRD DEGREE, IN PREPARATION FOR THE RAISING OF FCM PAMFILO FERANIL AND FCM JOSE IGNACIO MANANGHAYA, SCHEDULED FOR SATURDAY 21 AUGUST. FELLOWSHIP FOLLOWED UNTIL LOW TWELVE.
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August 15, 2010

SPL292 BLOGS FROM MARCH 7 2010 to AUGUST 7 2010
Saturday, August 7, 2010,
AUGUST 7 STATED MEETING, SAN PEDRO LODGE 292
THE  LODGE WAS OPEN AT 2PM AND AFTER THE COMPLETING THE REGULAR BUSINESS OF THE LODGE, THE MASTER ORDERED THE BALLOTING FOR FOUR PETITIONER. THE BALLOTING OF THE FOUR CANDIDATES WAS SUCCESSFUL AND THE FOUR WERE ELECTED TO RECEIVE THE DEGREES OF MASONRY AT SPL292. AFRER CLOSING THE LOSGE, THE BRETHREN PROCEEDED TO DISCUSS THE REORGANIZATION OF THE TEMPLE FOUNDATION. BRO. NELSON CLEMENTE WAS INCHARGED OF THE PREPARATION OF ALL PAPERS AND TO PREPARE A REPORT ON THE TEMPLE FOUNDATION SITUATION 
8 aug 10 @ 10:41 pm cst 
Saturday July 31, 2010,
JULY 31. 2010 SPL292 NEW TEMPLE DEDICATION BY THE MWGM
ON JULY 31, AT 9AM, THE MD R-IV-B DISTRICT MEETING WAS CALLED TO ORDER AT THE "GEDANG & YOYONG RESTAURANT IN LOYOLA ST. CARMONA. OFFICERS AND bRETHREN FROM THE 6 LODGES OF LAGUNA READ AND HEARD THE LODGES' MONTHLY REPORTS AND DISCUSSED THE MATTERS IN THE AGENDA, UNTIL 1PM.
TEMPLE DEDICATION
MEANWHILE AT THE spl292 TEMPLE, THE LAST PREPARATION FOR THE 3PM TEMPLE DEDICATION WERE GOING ON. AT 2,30PM THE SENIOR AND JR WARDENS PROCEEDED TO THE SLEX EXIT TO WELCOME THE MW GRAND MASTER AVELINO I. RAZON, JR. AND PARTY. AT 3 PM THE  TEMPLE DEDICATION CEREMONY STARTED, AND WAS CONDUCTED BY THE GRAND LODGE OFFICERS, MW GRAND MASTER AVELINO I. RAZON, JR., RW DEPUTY GRAND MASTER JUANITO ABERGAS, VW ASSISTANT GRAND SECRETARY GODOFREDO V SENEREZ, VW SENIOR GRAND LECTURER ROLANDO F. ROCHA 
1 aug 10 @ 11:10 pm cst 
Saturday, July 24, 2010
SPECIAL MEETING FOR DEGREE WORKS. THIRD DEGREE CONFERRAL . COORDINATION MEETING FOR THEMPLE DEDICATION EVENT.
SATYRDAY, JULY 24, 2010. THE LODGE WAS OPEN AT ABOUT 10AM, LOWERED TO 2ND DEGREE FOR THE PROFICIENCY EXAMINATION OF  THE CANDIDATE FOR 3RD DEGREE CONFERRAL,  BRO FCM SHERWIN LULUQUISIN. THE EXAMINER, BRO ARMANDO CAZZOLA, JW, FOUND THE CANDIDATE VERY PROFICIENT IN THE CATECHISM OF THE 2ND DEGREE. THE LODGE WAS RAISED TO 3RD DEGREE AND PROCEEDED TO CONFER THE 3RD DEGREE TO BRO SHERWIN LULUQUISIN. CONFERRAL MASTER FOR FIRST SECTION WAS BRO. ROMULO B. AZORES, SW, THE SW WAS BRO ARMANDO CAZZOLA, THE JW BRO. WINSTON UY. THE TOOLS LECTURE WAS DELIVERED BY BRO ALVAN BALAZO. SOUND SYSTEM WAS OUTSTANDINGLY HANDLED BY BRO AARON JEFFREY MONTENEGRO.
FOR THE SECOND SECTION, KS WAS VW BONG MAGHIRANG, HT WAS WB FLORENCIO BUENTIPO, LECTURE OF 3RD DEGREE WAS DELIVERED BY WB AVELINO S. LUBAG, JR., .AFTER THE LODGE WAS CLOSED, THE BRETREN HAD A COORDINATION MEETING FOR THE INCOMING DEDICATION OF THE NEW TEMPLE.
25 jul 10 @ 10:35 am cst 
Sunday, July 18, 2010
SPL292 NEW TEMPLE DEDICATION,COORDFINATION MEETING JULY 18, 4PM
19 jul 10 @ 12:04 am cst 
Saturday, July 17, 2010
A&ASR MANILA BODIES, 23rd & 24th DEGREE CONFERRAL, JULY 17, 2010 ON SATURDAY JULY 17, AT THE SCOTTISH RIRE TEMPLE IN MANILA, THE A&ASR MANILA BODIES HAS CONFERRED THE 23RD AND 24TH DEGREES. THE BEAUTIFUL AND SOLEMN CEREMONY, WAS DIRECTED BY THE CONFERRAL DIRECTOR III, JOSELITO "BONG" MAGHIRANG 33 IGH, WITH AN IMPRESSIVE LINE-UP OF CONFERRAL TEAM MEMBERS. TWO MEMBERS OF SAN PEDRO LODGE 292 WERE CONFERRED THE 23RD AND 24TH DEGREE, BRO ARMANDO CAZZOLA [JW] AND BRO ERIC CABINIAN [JD]. 
18 jul 10 @ 1:42 pm cst 
Sunday July 11, 2010
Sunday 11, 4 PM, CAUCUS OF SPL292 ON THE PREPARATION FOR THE TEMPLE DEDICATION OF JULY 31
12 jul 10 @ 1:54 am  
Friday, July 9, 2010
JULY 9, FRIDAY, REPRESENTATIVES FROM THE LODGE WENT TO VISIT THE HONORABLE MAYOR CALIXTO CATAQUIS OF SAN PEDRO OFFICERS, BRETHREN AND PETITIONERS OF SAN PEDRO LODGE 292, THIS MORNING, FRIDAY JULY 9, WENT TO SAN PEDRO, LAGUNA, MUNICIPAL HALL FOR A COURTESY CALL TO THE HONORABLE MAYOR CALIXTO R. CATAQUIZ, AND MUNICIPAL ADMINISTRATOR MR. FILEMON SIBULO.
MAYOR CATAQUIZ WAS PRESENTED WITH A CERTIFICATE OF APPRECIATION FOR THE ORGANIZATION OF THE CELEBRATION OF THE 112TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE DECLARATION OF PHILIPPINE INDEPENDENCE.
MAYOR CATAQUIZ TOOK TIME TO ILLUSTRATE TO THE BRETHREN THE DEVELOPMENT PLANS OF SAN PEDRO LAGUNA, CALLED "SAN PEDRO ROAD-MAP 2020", A COMPREHENSIVE PROGRAM OF MODERNIZATION AND UPGRADING OF INFRASTRUCTURES FOR THE 350,000 RESIDENTS OF SAN PEDRO. 
9 jul 10 @ 4:32 pm cst 
Saturday July 3, 2010
SPL292 JULY 3 STATED MEETING ON JULY 3 THE LODGE WAS OPEN AT 9.30 AM, LOWERED TO 1ST DEGREE FOR THE PROFICIENCY EXAMINATIONOF 3 EAM, EAM PAMFILO B. FERANIL, EAM SHERWIN M. LULUQUISIN, EAM JOSE IGNACIO A, MANANGHAYA. THE APPOINTED EXAMINER, BRO, RICKY AREVALO DECLARED THE 3 EAM SUFFICIENTLY PROFICIENT IN THE CATECHISM OF THE 1ST DEGREE.
THE WM THEN VERIFIED WITH THE LODGE THET THERE WERE NO OBJECTION TO PASS THE EAM TO FCM AND ORDERED TO PROCEED WITH THE DEGREE WORKS. 
EAM PAMFILO B. FERANIL, EAM SHERWIN M. LULUQUISIN, EAM JOSE IGNACIO A, MANANGHAYA WERE PASSED TO THE 2ND DEGREE AND MADE FCM.
THE LECTURE OF THE 2ND DEGREE WAS DELIVERED BY BR. WINSTON UY, THE CHARGE WAS DELIVERED BY VW BRO SERAFIN MANARIN.
THE LODGE THEN WAS ELEVATE TO 3RD DEGREE FOR THE TRANSACTION OF REGULAR BUSINESS.
FELLOWSHIP FOLLOWED.  
4 jul 10 @ 1:46 am cst 
Saturday  June 26, 2010
SATURDAY, JUNE 26. 3PM, MASONIC EDUCATION FOR PETITIONERS & EAM . /// 4.30PM CAUCUS ON SPL292 NEW TEMPLE DEDICATION MASONIC EDUCATION.
ON SATURDAY JUNE 26, AT 3PM, MASONIC EDUCATION WAS HELD AT THE LODGE FOR THE PETITIONERS AND THE 3 EAM. LECTURES  WERE  DELIVERED BY VW CESAR MEDINA, PDGL, MASONIC EDUCATION CHAIR; W BRO. ROLLY NUNEZ,PM; VW SERAFIN MANARIN, PDGL,PDDGM,PGT; VW BRO. RICARDO BUENDIA,PM,PDGL.
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CAUCUS ON TEMPLE DEDICATION
AT 5PM THE CAUCUS CALLED BY THE WM FOR PLANNING THE NEW SPL292 TEMPLE DEDICATION WAS CALLED TO ORDER AND SEVERAL FUNCTIONS WERE ASSIGNED AS FOLLOWS: BRO. ERIC CABINIAN, MC;  BRO. AARON JEFFREY MONTENEGRO, MULTIMEDIA;    BRO. SECRETARY JAN BRUSAS, PHYSICAL ARRANGEMENTS;  BRO. JW ARMANDO CAZZOLA, FOOD & REFRESHMENT ;  BRO. ALMONER QUIRINO ASUG, COLLECTION FROM MEMBER.   THE ENSUING FELLOWSHIP ENDED AT PAST LOW TWELVE.
28 jun 10 @ 11:45 am cst 
Saturday, June 19, 2010
JUNE 19, DR. JOSE P. RIZAL 149th BIRTH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION AT THE CALAMBA CITY SHRINE, WITH THE PARTICIPATION OF THE MW GRAND MASTER AVELINO I. RAZON, JR. /// 8AM DISTRICT MEETING AT DR. JOSE P. RIZAL (CALAMBA) LODGE 270. AT 7 AM, BREAKFAST WAS SERVED AT DR. JOSE P. RIZAL (CALAMBA) LODGE 270, AT THE GROUND FLOOR FELLOWSHIP HALL. AT 8AM THE REPRESENTATIVES OF ALL LODGES OF THE R.IV.B DISTRICT WENT UPSTAIRS TO THE FUNCION HALL TO PARTICIPATE THE DISTRICT MONTHLY MEETING PRESIDED OVER BY THE DDGM VW NILO GAVIA, ASSISTED BY THE DISTRICT OFFICERS. (CLICK http://www.sanpedrolodge292.net/mdrivb/ ). SAN PEDRO LODGE 292 WAS REPRESENTED BY WMASTER AMBROSIO RESTRIVERA; SW BRO. ROMULO AZORES; JW BRO. ARMANDO CAZZOLA; TREASURER VW MICHAEL CASIPIT; W BRO. AVELINO LUBAG, JR. IPM,GLI;  VW CESAR MEDINA; VW SERAFIN MANARIN; VW BEATO R RELATO, DGL; BRO AARON MONTENEGRO,MMR; BRO ALVAN BALAZO,CHAPLAIN; W BRO RENATO SINOY; OTHERS.

AT 11AM, THE OFFICERS AND BRETHREN OF THE DISTRICT'S LODGES AND A LARGE CROWD OF BRETREN FROM LODGES FROM ALL OVER THE GRAND JURISDICION, HAD GATHERED ON THE GROUND OF RIZAL SHRINE, IN THE HEART OF CALAMBA CITY, TO PARTICIPATE THE FLORAL OFFERING AT THE SHRINE OF PHILIPPINE  NATIONAL HERO, AND DEDICATED GREAT  MASON  DR. JOSE P. RIZAL, DONE BY THE MW GRAND MASTER OF FREE & ACCEPTED MASONS OF THE PHILIPPINES, AVELINO I. RAZON,JR.
FOR SAN PEDRO LODGE 292, PRACTICALLY THE WHOLE MEMBERSHIP AND ALL PETITIONERS WERE PRESENT UNDER THE GIANT TENT PROVIDED, AT THE SHRINE GROUND, BY DRJPRIZAL270 FOR THE EVENT.
THE EVENT WAS COVERED BY TV AND CAN BE SEEN ON UTUBE  OF TV PATROL OF JUNE 19, 2010 : SEVERAL MEMBERS OF SPL292 ARE CLEARLY RECOGNIZED IN THAT RECORDING.
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LUNCH WAS SERVED AT THE DRJORIZAL270 AFTER THE EVENT AND WAS FOLLOWED BY THE LODGE 270 STATED MEETING PRESIDED BY WM PAOLO CAILLES. 
21 jun 10 @ 1:00 am cst 
Saturday, June 12, 2010
JUNE 12 PHILIPPINE INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION AT SAN PEDRO MUNICIPAL HALL ON JUNE 12, AS SCHEDULED, THE SAN PEDRO 292 MASONS GATHERED AT 6AM AT SAN PEDRO 292 TEMPLE TO DRESS UP IN MASONIC ATTIRE WITH APRONS AND JEWELS OF OFFICE AND FROM THERE WENT TO THE MUNICIPAL BUILDING , ARRIVING AT 5 MINUTES BEFORE 7AM.
THE MASTERMASONS , WITH PETITIONERS AND THE SAN PEDRO DEMOLAY WERE GIVEN CENTER STAGE IN THE PARADE GROUND OF THE MINICIPIO, IN THE FRONT LINE.   THE LODGE HAD SHOWN UP IN BIG NUMBER AND MASONS FROM OTHER LODGES TOOK THE OCCASION TO ADD THEMSELVES TO SPL292.   AFTER THE ADDRESS GIVEN BY THE HONORABLE CALIXTO R. CATAQUIZ, THE SAN PEDRO LODGE 292 BRETHREN  ASSISTED BY THE SAN PEDRO DEMOLAY WERE GIVEN THE STAGE FOR THE WREATH LAYING CEREMONY TO THE SHRINE OF THE BROTHER MASON, NATIONAL HERO DR. JOSE P. RIZAL. THE SAN PEDRO LECTURER VW SERAFIN E.R. MANARIN WAS THEN CALLED TO THE LECTERN TO DELIVER A SPEECH ON RIZAL THE FOREMOST FILIPINO MASON,   THE MASONIC IDEALS AND THE MASONS BEHIND THE PROCLAMATION OF PHILIPPINE INDEPENDENCE,  THE ESSENCE AND ACHIEVEMENTS  OF PHILIPPINE FREEMASONRY.
12 jun 10 @ 10:22 pm cst 
Saturday, June 5, 2010
JUNE 5 STATED MEETING, SAN PEDRO LODGE 292 THE JUNE 5 STATED MEETING WAS QUITE EVENTFUL:  AFTER THE OPENING, THE LODGE ADMITTED WITH HONORS THE NEW DDGM VW NILO B. GAVIA WHO WAS ACCOMPANIED BY TWO DGL,  ONE A MEMBER OF SPL292, VW BRO. BEATO R. RELATO AND THE OTHER VW BRO. VIRGILIO P. CADANG THE IPM OF SIERRA MADRE LODGE No.181.
AFTER THE RECEPTION OF THE GRAND LODGE DIGNITARIES WAS COMPLETED,  DDGM VW NILO B. GAVIA ACCEPTED THE THE GAVEL OFFERED BY W MASTER RESTRIVERA, AND ASSISTED BY DGL VW BEPS RELATO ACTING AS MC, INTRODUCED AND INSTALLED THE NEW GRAND LODGE INSPECTOR WB JOSE MICHAEL G. SANDOVAL (IPM OF DR. JOSE P. RIZAL LDGE No.270). AFTER THE DDGL WAS TRHU WITH THE INSTALLATION OF THE GLI, THE SAN PEDRO DEMOLAY WERE INTRODUCED AND CONGRATULATED FOR  THE SUCCESSFUL RESULTS OBTAINED AT THE DAVAO GRAND CONVENTION. 
WITH THE GAVEL AGAIN IN THE HANDS OF WM AMBROSIO D. RESTRIVERA, THE LODGE STARTED THE TRANSACTION OF  REGULAR BUSINESS, READING OF SECRETARY REPORTS AND TREASURER  FINANCIAL REPORTS, WHICH WERE FOLLOWED BY  BALLOTING FOR A DUAL MEMBERSHIP AND THE BALLOTING OF A PETITIONER:  BOTH BALLOTING ENDED IN REJECTION.
THE SECRETARY THEN, WITH THE PERMISSION OF THE WM, READ THE PETITION PAPER OF PETITIONERS WHO WERE ALREADY CIRCULARIZED.  THE LODGE WAS THEN LOWERED TO THE FIRST DEGREE FOR THE PURPOSE OF CONFERRING THE FIRST DEGREE OF MASONRY UPON CANDIDATE MR. JOSE IGNACIO A. MANANGHAYA.
WITH THE WM SEATED IN THE EAST, THE CONFERRAL WAS PERFORMED BY BRO. ARMANDO CAZZOLA ACTING AS  W MASTER (CONFERRAL MASTER), WITH BRO. ROMULO B. AZORES IN THE WEST AND BRO WINSTON UY ACTING AS JW, BRO GLENN C. PACIFICO THE SENIOR DEACON, BRO AARON MONTENEGRO ACTING AS JUNIOR DEACON. THE LAMBSKIN APRON LECTURE WAS DELIVERED BY THE CHAPLAIN BRO. ALVAN JOSEPH BALAZO, THE WORKING TOOLS WERE PRESENTED BY MMR BRO. AARON JEFFREY MONTENEGRO, THE 1ST DEGREE LECTURE WAS DELIVERED BY BRO QUIRINO ASUG  AND THE CHARGE WAS DELIVERED BY  WB FLORENCIO BUENTIPO.
WM AMBET RESTRIVERA DECLARED THE LODGE CLOSED AT 8.33 PM.
VW SERAFIN E.R. MANARIN9 PDDGM, PGT,  [CUSTODIAN & DIRECTOR OF WORKS] DISCUSSED WITH DDGM VW GAVIA THE SCHEDULE OF  SPL292 NEW TEMPLE DEDICATION SET FOR JULY 31 AND ANNOUNCED THAT HE AND JW BRO ARMANDO CAZZOLA WILL OFFICIALLY DELIVER THE LETTER OF INVITATION TO THE MW GRAND SECRETARY AND POSSIBLY TO THE MW GM ON THU. JUNE 10, AT THE GRAND LODGE.
A LIVELY FELLOWSHIP FOLLOWED:  FUTURE COURSE OF ACTION FOR MANY OF THE LODGE'S INITIATIVES WERE AGREED UPON; PROGRAMS, IDEAS, WERE DISCUSSED,  COMMENTS AND SUGGESTIONS WERE OFFERED AND GRACIOUSLY RECEIVED IN A PEACEFUL MASONIC ATMOSPHERE.
THE FELLOWSHIP ENDED WITH PEACE AND TRANQUILLITY PREVAILING, AND THE BRETHREN LEFT THE LODGE AT 12.30 AM.
6 jun 10 @ 3:44 pm cst 
Sunday, May 30, 2010
JUNE 5 STATED MEETING'S SCHEDULE OF DEGREE WORKS ANNOUNCED BY THE CUSTODIAN OF RECORDS VW BRO. SERAFIN E.R. MANARIN THE CUSTODIAN OF WORKS VW SERAFIN E.R. MANARIN HAS ANNOUNCED TODAY THE SCHEDULE OF DEGREE WORKS AND DESIGNATED PERFORMERS FOR THR CONFERRAL OF THE FIRST DEGREE OF MASONRY UPON CANDIDATE MR. JOSE IGNACIO A. MANANGHAYA WHO HAD BEEN FAVORABLY BALLOTED BY THE LODGE  IN A PRECEEDING STATED MEETING. CONFERRAL WILL START AT 1PM SHARP.
30 may 10 @ 8:06 pm cst 
Saturday, May 29, 2010
GRAND YORK RITE, JOINT SUMMER CONFERRAL, SCOTTISH RITE TEMPLE, TAFT AVE. MANILA ON SATURDAY MAY 29, FROM 8.30 AM TO 6.30 PM, AT THE SCOTTISH RITE TEMPLE OF TAFT AVE. MANILA, TOOK PLACE THE SECOND SESSION OF THE GRAND YORK RITE JOINT SUMMER CONFERRAL.
THE CONFERRAL WAS DONE TO A CLASS OF 55 CANDIDATES, WITH ANCIENT AND BEAUTIFUL CEREMONIES AND RITUALS WHICH DATE BACK MILLENNIA. THE CONFERRAL MASTER W.BRO. DANILO DATU AND THE CONFERRAL TEAMS HAD ORGANIZED THE  TWO FULL DAY SESSIONS WITH METICULOUS CARE, EVERY PARTICULAR DETAIL ACCURATELY PLANNED AND EXECUTED. THE CLASS NAME IS "CAVALIERE CLASS" 2010. AS CLASS PRESIDENT WAS ELECTED  ARMANDO CAZZOLA, JW OF SAN PEDRO LODGE 292.
YORK RITE LUZON BODIES MEETS AT THE GRAND LODGE IN SAN MARCELINO AT 6PM, EVERY SECOND WEDNESDAY OF EACH MONTH.
29 may 10 @ 11:30 pm cst 


SAN  PEDRO LODGE 292 CAUCUS CALLED ON MAY 27,2010
A CAUCUS WAS CALLED AND HELD AT THE SPL292 TEMPLE ON THURSDAY MAY 27, TO DISCUSS SEVERAL MATTERS OF GENERAL INTEREST THAT NEEDED DISCUSSION BEFORE THE JUNE 5 STATED MEETING.
THE CAUCUS DECIDED AND THE WM APPROVED THE FOLLOWING:
FAMILIES WILL BE INVITED TO  THE LODGE ON JUNE 5, FROM LUNCH TIME ONWARDS, TO DISCUSS AND DECIDE ON TWO PLANNED ACTIVITIES, THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A REGULAR SCHEDULE OF FAMILY DAY TO BE HELD AT THE LODGE, THE SETTING UP OF CHAPTERS OF AMARANTH OR EASTERN STAR ORDERS SPONSORED BY SPL 292 AND BASED AT THE TEMPLE.
THE LODGE DECIDED FURTHER TO WRITE OFFICIALLY TO THE MW GM REQUESTING HIS PRESENCE FOR THE DEDICATION OF SPL292  TEMPLE ON JULY 31, FIFTH SATURDAY OF JULY.
FURTHERMORE, FOR THE LODGE SEAL WAS DECIDED TO RESTORE SAMPAGUITA LEAVES IN LIEW OF ACACIA, I.E. TO RESTORE THE ORIGINAL DESIGN LO THE WREATH ENCIRCLING THE SQUARE AND TRIANLE, IT WAS FURTHER DECIDED THAT THE LODGE SEAL WOULD NO LONGER CONTAIN THE ADDRESS OF THE LODGE AND THAT INSTEAD OF F&AM , THE EXTENDED FORM WILL BE USED, FREE & ACCEPTED MASONS
29 may 10 @ 11:17 pm cst 
Saturday, May 22, 2010
SATURDAY 22 A&ASR MANILA BODIES, CONFERRAL OF 19th and 20th DEGREES ON SATURDAY  MAY 22, AT THE SCOTTISH RITE TEMPLE OF TAFT AVE. MANILA, THE SCOTTISH RITES MANILA BODIES CONFERRED THE 19TH DEGREE AND THE 20TH DEGREE [MASTER OF THE SYMBOLIC LODGE] UPON THE CANDIDATES. FROM SAN PEDRO LODGE 292 THE 2 CANDIDATES ARE JW BRO.ARMANDO CAZZOLA AND JD IBRO. FREDERIC CABINIAN. ALSO FROM SAN PEDRO292 THE DIRECTOR OF WORKS VW ILLUSTRIUS BRO. JOSELITO "BONG" MAGHIRANG AND  ILLUSTRIUS BRO. ROMULO AZORES
24 may 10 @ 8:42 am cst 
Sunday, May 23, 2010
MAY 15 & 16 SUMMER FAMILY OUTING THREE MEMBERS OF THE  COMMITTE ON SUMMER OUTING , BRO. AARON MONTENEGRO, BRO. MARK ORO AND BRO RICKY AREVALO WENT AHEAD AS ADVANCE PARTY TO HAVE  THE FACILITIES, AND THE DRINKS, PREPARED & READY TO WELCOME THE BRETHREN AND FAMILIES, WICH STARTED CHECKING-IN AT MONTE VISTA RESORT AT 5PM ON SATURDAY. IT HAD BEEN AGREED THAT THE DINNER OF SATURDAY WOULD HAVE BEEN "PACKED" BY EACH FAMILY, THE COMMITTEE NEVERTHELESS HAD FOOD PREPARED, TOGETHER WITH THE DRINKS. THE FAMILIES SETTLED DOWN FIRST IN THEIR ROOMS AND THEN JOINED FOR THE EVENING AND THE NIGHT, THE KARAOKE WAS ACTIVE UNTIL 3AM, EVERYBODY SEEMED HIT BY THE MUSICAL BUG, KARAOKE SINGING WAS CONTINUOUS AND EVERYBODY ENJOYED. MANY, ESPECIALLY THE YOUNGER FAMILY MEMBERS KEPT THE SWIMMING  POOLS  VERY BUSY, EVERYBODY HAD GOOD TIME. IN THE EARLY MORNING THE COMMITTEE ON OUTING  HAD COORDINATED   FOOD  AND DRINKS FOR BREAKFAST READY FOR THE WHOLE MORNING AND LIKEWISE, FOOD AND DRINKS  WERE PREPARED FOR LUNCH AND SUBSEQUENT MERIENDAS AND SNACKS.
ALSO ITALIAN PASTA WAS SERVED AT LUNCH AND MERIENDA, IN ADDITION TO THE OTHER FOOD.
EVERYBODY  LEFT THE PREMISES AT AROUND 5.30PM.
DUE TO THE GOOD SUCCESS OF THE 1ST SUMMER OUTING, THE BRETHREN AGREED THAT MORE SHALL FOLLOW.
23 may 10 @ 5:20 pm cst 

MAY 12 VISIT INSPECTION TO MONTE VISTA RESORT IN PREPARATION FOR SUMMER FAMILY OUTING
ON MAY 12 AT 8AM, THE WHOLE SUMMER FAMILY PUTING COMMITTEE COMPOSED BY THE JW BRO. ARMANDO CAZZOLA, MMR BRO. AARON MONTENEGRO, JS BRO. MARK ORO AND BRO. FREDERICK AREVALO WENT TO MONE VISTA RESORT LOCATED AT THE BOUNDARY BETWEEN CALAMBA CITY AND LOS BANOS,  TO INSPECT THE RESORTS' FACILITIES AND AGREE WITH THE RESORT MANAGEMENT ON THE FACILITIES TO RESERVE FOR THE SPL292 SUMMER FAMILY OUTING SCHEDULED FOR MAY 15 & 16. 
AGREEMENT WAS MADE FOR THE FACILITIES NECESSARY TO ACCOMODATE  THE PARTICIPANT TO THE SUMMER OUTING, ONE BASKETBALL COURT, WALLED AND COVERED AND WITH OVERLOOKING BEDROOM WAS CHOSEN, FOR THE ACTIVITIES OF THE 2 DAYS, AND A LARGE PRIVATE SWIMMING POOL WAS ALSO RESERVED.  
23 may 10 @ 5:20 pm cst 

MAY 9, CAUCUS CALLED TO PLAN THE SUMMER FAMILY OUTING
AT 3PM A CAUCUS OF SPL292 MASONS WAS CALLED TO PLAN THE SUMMER FAMILY OUTING AT MONTE VISTA RESORT IN CALAMBA, SCHEDULED FOR SATURDAY MAY 15 AND SUNDAY 16.
THE BRETHREN , THE WMASTER AND THE JW  DISCUSSED THE SCHEDULE OF THE OUTING, APPROVED THE FORMATION OF THE COMMITTEE ON SUMMER OUTING  COMPOSED BY THE JW BRO aRMANDO cAZZOLA, MMR  BRO. AARON  MONTENEGRO, JS BRO. MARK  ORO AND BRO. FREDERICK AREVALO.
FELLOWSHIP FOLLOWED UNTIL AFTER 8PM.
23 may 10 @ 5:18 pm cst 
Sunday, May 2, 2010
MASONIC DISTRICT R-IV-B TURN-OVER CEREMONY OF OFFICERS FOR MASONIC YEAR 2010 ON MAY 2, AT THE QUINOLOB RESORT, HI-WAY, PAETE LAGUNA, vW SERAFIN E.R. MANARIN, JW ARMANDO CAZZOLA, VW BEATO R. RELATO,GLI; WB SERAFIN PALADIN,PM; FROM SAN PEDRO LODGE 292 ATTENDED THE CEREMONY OF OFFICERS TURN-OVER THAT WAS HELD  STARTING AT 9AM (DETAILED PROGRAM IS FOUND AT THE DISTRICT WEBPAGE  www.sanpedrolodge292.net/mdrivb ) THE NEW DISTRICT DEPUTY GRAND MASTER VW NILO B. GAVIA DDGM, IS WELL KNOWN TO EVERYBODY  IN THE DISTRICT AND IS THE MEMBER AND PM OF SIERRA MADRE LODGE No.181. THE DISTRICT HAS NOW THREE DISTRICT GRAND LECTURERS , VW VIRGILIO CADANG, DGL; VW GERMAN T. JARA, DGL; AND FROM SPL292, THE VW BEATO "BEPS" R. RELATO, DGL. THE SIX NEW GRAND LODGE INSPECTORS ARE : WB AVELINO S. LUBAG, JR., GLI; WB ALEJANDRO B. MAGBANUA, GLI; WB GENEROSO B. CADAWAS, GLI; WB MILLER ESCONDO, GLI; WB NELSON G. TOLENTINO, GLI; WB JOSE MICHAEL G. SANDOVAL, GLI. LUNCH AND FELLOWSHIP FOLLOWED THE TURN-OVER CEREMONY, WITH GOOD FOOD AND LOT OF REFRESHMENT.    
3 may 10 @ 3:18 pm cst 
Thursday, April 29, 2010
PRACTICE FOR THE CONFERRAL OF 1ST DEGREE ON THURSDAY MAY 29, AT 6 PM, THE OFFICERS OF THE SPL292 CONVENED AT THE TEMPLE AND PRACTICED THE  1ST DEGREE  CONFERRAL UNTIL 9PM, IN PREPARATION OF sATURDAY mAY 1 CONFERRALS TO BE HELD DURING THE STATED MEETINGDURING. UNDER THE DIRECTION OF THE CUSTODIAN OF WORKS VW SERAFIN MANARIN,THE REHEARSAL OF CONFERRAL WAS DONE IN ITS ENTIRETY, INCLUDING ALL LECTURES.
FELLOWSHIP WITH DINNER FOLLOWED THE PRACTICE, 
30 apr 10 @ 11:55 pm cst 
Saturday, April 24, 2010
C
onferral of 18th degree (Rosecroix) at the A&ASR On Saturday April  24, there has been Conferral of the 18th and terminal Degree (Rosecroix) by the Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite . The  beautiful and deeply touching ceremony was performed for the 22 candidates  at the Scotthish Temple of Taft Avenue in Manila, with costumes and rituals of the Rosecroix Knights 
25 apr 10 @ 4:31 am cst 
Saturday, April 24, 2010
ANCOM 2010 SAN PEDRO LODGE 292 Official Representatives to ANCOM 2010 were SW Romulo B. Azores and JW Armando Cazzola. The activities for the San Pedro Wardens started Wed. 21 with the Seminar on Lodge Management held at the Emilio Aguinaldo Hall of the Grand Lodge from 1PM to 5PM. at 6PM, the WArdens were joined by a large number of SPL292 Brethren for the Elocution Contest held at the Jose Abad Santos Hall of the GLP : The Representative from SPL292, Bro. Winston P. UY was one of the 7 Finalists for the contest. at the end of the contest, the whole SPL292 Group proceeded to the Legend Chinese  Restaurant for the Fellowship. On April 22, the SPL292 group attended the opening of the Grand Lodge and thr Roll Call of Lodges and other activities pf the day. on the 23rd the Wardens participated the reading of GL reports in the morning and the elections of the GJW in the afternoon. at the end of the day's  activities the group of SPL 292 SW Bro Azores, JW Bro. Cazzola, VW Manarin Serafin, VW Maghirang, Bro Pacifico, Bro. Montenegro, Bro Cabinian, Bro Balazo, Bro Palawan, bro Maclesh , Bro Arevalo concluded the day with a pleasant fellowship .
24 apr 10 @ 12:23 am cst 
Wednesday, April 14, 2010
LAMBSKIN APRON ELOCUTION CONTEST SOUTHERN TAGALOG REGION ON APRIL 14 AT ABOUT 2PM, THE ""LAMBSKIN APRON" ELOCUTION CONTEST FOR THE SOUTHERN TAGALOG REGION, TOOK PLACE AT THE SCOTTISH TEMPLE IN TAFT  AVE, AFTER HAVING BEEN TRANSFERRED FROM ITS ORIGINAL VENUE AT THE GRAND LODGEE OF THE PHILIPPINES IN SAN MARCELINO. THE 3 FINALIST CONTESTANTS WERE FROM LODGES OF  LAGUNA , CAVITE AND QUEZON. THE LAGUNA [DISTRICT R.IV.B] CONTESTANT, BROTHER WINSTON  UY OF SPL292 WAS ACCOMPANIED BY VW BRO. JOSELITO MAGHIRANG, BRO AARON MONTENEGRO, VW SERAFIN MANARIN, J.W. BRO. ARMANDO CAZZOLA, W BRO. ANDRES REBUELTA, VW MICHAEL CASIPIT, ALL FROM SAN PEDRO LODGE No.292. THE THREE JUDGES OF THE ELOCUTION CONTEST WERE INCOMING DEPUTY GRANDMASTER RW JUANITO ABERGAS, IMES PRESIDENT MW FERNANDO V. PASCUA, JR. AND THE CABLETOW EDITOR BRO. J. FLOR R. NICOLAS, PSGL. 
THE TREE CONTESTANT WERE ALL EXTREMELY PROFICIENT AND THEIR PERFORMANCE RECEIVED LONG APPLAUSE BY THE SPECTATORS. THE WINNER OF THE CONTEST WAS BRO.WINSTON P. UY OF SAN PEDRO LODGE 292, REPRESENTING DISTRICT R-IV.B (LAGUNA). THE BRETHREN PROCEEDED THEN TO A NEARBY RESTAURANT FOR A SHORT FELLOWSHIP. 
14 apr 10 @ 9:28 pm cst 
Sunday, April 11, 2010
MAY 1st STATED MEETING'S SCHEDULE May stated meeting will be on May 1st and on that date, as directed by the WM Ambrosio D. Restrivera, the Custodian of Works, Chair of the Committee on Conferrals VW Serafin E.R. Manarin  has scheduled the Conferral of first degree to Mr. Sherwin M. Luluquisin  and  Mr. Pamfilo B. Feranil.  Scheduled for the May 1 Stated Meeting also  3rd degree Proficiemcy Examination of four Master Masons, Bro. Nelson A. Clemente, Bro. Alvan Joseph T. Balazo, Bro. Jessie F. Villareal, Bro. Frederick S. Arevalo, and the Balloting of Petitioner Mr. Gil A. Bagapuro
11 apr 10 @ 10:52 pm cst 

STATED MEETING OF APRIL 10
ON APRIL 10 THE LODGE WAS OPEN AT 10.45 BY WM ANBROSIO D. RESTRIVERA, WITH S.W. BRO. ROMULO B. AZORES AND J.W. BRO. ARMANDO CAZZOLA, AT THE PRESENCE OF DGL VW DENNIS G. BATERINA AND GLI W. BRO. OSCAR B. JAURIGUE. THE LODGE THEN PROCEEDED WITH THE PROFICIENCY  EXAMINATION OF  FCM FREDERICK S. AREVALO . THE WM ASSIGNED VW BRO LORENZO C. DIAZ AS THE EXAMINER. AFTER BRO. AREVALO WAS FOUND TO BE PROFICIENT IN THE CC OF 2ND DEGREE, THE LODGE PROCEEDED WITH THE CONFERRAL OF 3RD DEGREE TO HIM. THE CONFERRAL TEAM AS DIRECTED BY THE CUSTODIAN OF WORKS VW BRO. SERAFIN E.R. MANARIN, AND APPROVED BY THE WM, WAS MADE OF WB AVELINO S LUBAG JR. ACTING AS THE WM , THE SENIOR WARDEN ROMULO B AZORES AND JUNIOR WARDEN  ARMANDO CAZZOLA.THE SECOND SECTION TEAM WAS COMPOSED AS FOLLOWS: VW LORENZO C. DIAZ AS KS, WB BEATO R. RELATO AS HT, WB ERNESTO CLEOFE AS THE W-F M, BRO JAN BRUSAS , WB PALADIN AND BRO. QUIRINO JUN ASUG AS JA, JO, JM.  
EACH MASTER MASON , WITH NO EXCEPTIONS, CHERISHES FOR THE REST OF HIS LIFE THE MEMORY OF  HIS OWN RAISING TO THE SUBLIME DEGREE OF MASTER MASON. THE LODGE IS ALWAYS FILLED TO CAPACITY WHEN RAISING  NEW MASTER MASONS: AND THE APRIL 10 CONFERRAL OF THE 3RD DEGREE TO BRO. RICKY AREVALO WAS NO EXCEPTION.
BEING RAISED TO THE SUBLIME DEGREE OF MASTER MASON IS INDEED  AN UNFORGETTABLE EXPERIENCE FOR EACH AND EVERY MASTER MASON. 
THE LECTURE OF THE 3rd  DEGREE WAS DELIVERED BY VW ENCHONG DIAZ, IN A COLLOQUIAL WAY THAT KEPT THE FULL ATTENTION OF THE  LODGE FOCUSED ON IT FOR THE WHOLE DURATION. 
THE CHARGE WAS DELIVERED MASTERFULLY, AS USUAL, BY THE VW SERAFIN E.R. MANARIN..
AFTER THE SUSPENSION FOR THE LATE LUNCH, THE LODGE RESUMED ITS WORKS IN THE AFTERNOON WITH THE REPORTS OF THE SECRETARY AND TREASURER, THE READING OF GLP EDICTS AND CIRCULARS, THE ANNOUNCEMENT BY THE WM OF THE NAMES OF COMMITTEE CHAIRMEN, AND THE DISCUSSION AND APPROVAL OF THE 2010/2011 LODGE BUDGET. THE MEMBERSHIP FEE WAS INCREASED TO COMPENSATE THE INCREASED FIX COSTS OF THE LODGE.  THE JW BRO ARMANDO CAZZOLA ANNOUNCED TO THE BRETHREN THAT FUNDS ARE MADE AVAILABLE TO THE TEMPLE FOUNDATION FOR A SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM TO BE STARTED ASAP. HE ALSO REPORTED THAT HE HAD BEEN INVITED BY THE PRINCIPAL OF SAN JOSE COMMUNITY HIGH SCHOOL (GMA CAVITE), MRS MA. BESSIE B. MEDINA, TO BE THE GRADUATION GUEST SPEAKER ON THE SUBJECT " EDUCATION CHANGING LIVES", ON MARCH 31, THAT HE HAD ON SUCH DATE BEEN THE GUEST SPEAKER AS INVITED AND IN THAT OCCASION HAD ANNOUNCED THAT OUR LODGE, SAN PEDRO LODGE 292 WAS ABOUT TO START A SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM AND THAT ONE OF THE SCHOOLS TARGETED AS BENEFICIARY OF THE PROGRAM WOULD BE THE SAN JOSE COMMUNAL HIGH SCHOOL OF GMA.  THE JW THEN ASKED THE WM TO NOMINATE A CHAIRMAN FOR THE COMMITTEE ON SCHOLARSHIP AND VW CESAR MEDINA WAS NOMINATED BY THE WM FOR THE POSITION. VW DENNIS G. BATERINA, DGL, GAVE THE LODGE HIS VALEDICTORY SPEECH, BEING THE MEETING THE LAST BEFORE ANCOM. THE LODGE GAVE VW BATERINA A BIG HAND AND THE WM THANKED HIM FOR THE GOOD WORK DONE FOR SPL292 AS DGL.  THE WM, EVENTUALLY DECLARED THE LODGE CLOSED AT ABOUT 5PM.
FELLOWSHIP FOLLOWED AND CONTINUED UNTIL LOW TWELVE.  
NOTE: TWO NEW PETITIONERS HAVE KNOCKED AT THE DOOR OF OUR LODGE ON SATURDAY  APRIL 10, BRINGING THE NUMBER OF PETITIONERS, SO FAR, FOR THIS YEAR TO 11.  
11 apr 10 @ 1:37 am cst 
Monday, April 5, 2010
NOTICE FOR PAST MASTERS: The Meeting of the R-IV.B DISTRICT GUILD OF PAST MASTERS will be held at 9AM, APRIL 17 at the Dr. J.P. Rizal Lodge 270 Calamba City As per Advice of the VW Bro. Generoso B. Opina, all Past Masters of District R-IV.B (LAGUNA) are expected to attend the District Guild of Past Masters meeting at 9AM April 17, at  Dr. J.P. Rizal Lodge 270, Calamba City
5 apr 10 @ 6:02 pm cst 

SPL292 APRIL10 STATED MEETING SCHEDULE STARTS AT 9 AM
Agenda of SPL292  April 10 Stated Meeting:WM Ambrosio D. Restrivera will open the Lodge at 9 AM. and will then proceed with the Conferral of the 3rd Degree  to FCM Bro. Frederick S. Arevalo. In the afternoon  after the reading and approval of the Secretary's and the Treasurer's Reports, the reading of GLP Circulars, and the transaction of other regular business, the Lodge will proceed to the appointment of Committee Chairmen and will discuss and approve SPL292  Budget for M.Y. 2010/2011
Fellowship will follow. 
5 apr 10 @ 5:30 pm cst 
Sunday, March 28, 2010
1) DATE OF APRIL STATED MEETING, SPL292. 2) NOTICE OF PASCHAL LAMB CEREMONY FOR MEMBERS OF THE SCOTTISH RITE, MANILA BODIES. 3) NOTICE OF JOINT, SUMMER CONFERRAL DATE FOR THE GRAND YORK RITE. 4) SCHEDULE OF CONFERRAL OF 18TH AND TERMINAL DEGREE. FOR THE SCOTTISH RITE, MANILA BODIES 1) SAN PEDRO LODGE 292 APRIL STATED MEETING HAS BEEN MOVED TO SATURDAY APRIL 10 BY DECISION OF THE WM, SINCE THE REGULAR DATE COINCIDES WITH BLACK SATURDAY.
2) ON WEDNESDAY MARCH 31st, AT 6 PM  THE SCOTTISH RITE, MANILA BODIES, WILL HAVE THE CEREMONY OF THE PASCHAL LAMB, AT THE SCOTTISH TEMPLE BENITEZ HALL.
3) THE FINAL SCHEDULE FOR THE GRAND YORK RITE JOINT SUMMER CONFERRAL HAS BEEN SET FOR MAY 15 AND MAY 29 (3rd & 5th SATURDAY OF MAY) FROM 8 AM TO 5 PM,  AT THE SCOTTISH RITE TEMPLE OF TAFT AVE. MANILA.
4) ON THE 24th OF APRIL, AT 1PM, AT THE BENITEZ HALL OF THE SCOTTISH TEMPLE IN TAFT AVE. THERE WILL BE CONFERRAL OF THE 18TH AND TERMINAL DEGREE OF THE SCOTTISH RITE, MANILA BODIES. 
28 mar 10 @ 10:36 am cst 
Saturday, March 20,2010
20th PUBLIC INSTALLATION OF OFFICERS, SAN PEDRO LODGE 292 ON SATURDAY MARCH 20 THE LODGE WAS OPEN AT 10 AM BY WM AVELINO LUBAG. AFTER WHICH WITH THE SUPERVISION OF THE INSTALLING OFFICER VW ARIEL T. ABENOJA AND OF THE ASSISTANT MASTER OF CEREMONIES VW JOSELITO "BONG" MAGHIRANG, THE OUTGOING AND THE ELECTED OFFICERS WENT THRU ONE HOUR OF PRACTICE AND REHEARSAL, IN PREPARATION FOR THE AFTERNOON CEREMONY.
AFTER  LUNCH BREAK, THE REGISTRATION OF GUEST STARTED, TAKEN CARE OF BY THE SAN PEDRO DEMOLAY AND AT 2 PM THE PUBLIC INSTALLATION CEREMONY WAS STARTED BY  INSTALLING OFFICER VW ARIEL T. ABENOJA [DGL- NCRG], WITH MASTER OF CEREMONY WB RODOLFO A. ANGCO [PM MALINAO LODGE No.72], AND AST. MASTER OF CEREMONY VW JOSELITO V. MAGHIRANG (PDGL R-IV-B]. THE FOLLOWING OFFICERS WERE INSTALLED FOR MASONIC YEAR 2010-2011, WITH THE ANCIENT, BEAUTIFUL AND SOLEMN CEREMONY THAT NEVER FAILS TO INSPIRE A PROFOUND SENSE OF AWE TO BOTH THE ATTENDING BRETHREN AND GUESTS ALIKE:

SPL292 OFFICERS M.Y. 2010-2011                                               
Bro. Ambrosio D. Restrivera               Worshipful Master
Bro. Romulo B. Azores                        Senior Warden
 
Bro. Armando G. Cazzola                    Junior Warden 
VW Michael V. Casipit,
PM, PDGL             Treasurer
                               
Bro. Januario B. Brusas                        Secretary 
WB Ernesto M. Cleofe,
PM, PGLI                  Auditor  
Bro. Alvan Joseph T. Balazo                 
Chaplain
Bro. Glenn C. Pacifico                           Sr. Deacon
Bro. Frederic D. Cabinian                     Jr. DeaconWB  Serafin A. Paladin, PM                    Marshal 
VW  Serafin E.R. Manarin,
PM,PDDGM, PGT.   
Lecturer
Bro. Quirino M. Asug Jr.                       Almoner 
WB  Rolly P. Nunez,
PM                         Harmony Officer 
WB Renato  A. Sinoy, PM                       Orator
                                               
Bro. Palawan R. Hadjirasul                   Organist
Bro. Winston P. Uy                                
Senior Steward 
Bro. Mark Angelo R. Oro                       
Junior Steward
WB Avelino S. Lubag Jr., PM, GLI          Tyler 
Bro. Aaron Jeffrey B. Montenegro        Master Mason Rep.

THE INSTALLATION CEREMONY  WAS FOLLOWED BY  THE PART 5 OF THE PROGRAM:
 
INAUGURAL ADDRESS DONE BY THE NEWLY INSTALLED
   W.M. AMBROSIO D. RESTRIVERA
PRESENTATION OF PAST MASTER JEWEL AND APRON TO IMMEDIATE PAST MASTER
   W.B.AVELINO S. LUBAG, JR., BY W.B. HONESTO  S. LUBAG [SJC LODGE No.3].
RESPONSE AND PRESENTATION OF AWARD, BY W.B. AVELINO S. LUBAG, JR.
   [IMMEDIATE PAST MASTER SPL292]
INTRODUCTION OF GUEST OF HONOR AND SPEAKER, BY VW SERAFIN E.R. MANARIN
   [PM, PDDGM, PGT] 
ADDRESS OF GUEST OF HONOR AND SPEAKER, THE VW FIDEL G. POSADAS [PDGL]
PRESENTATION OF PLAQUES OF APPRECIATION, BY WM AMBROSIO D. RESTRIVERA
CLOSING REMARKS BY VW ANTONIO JUSTO M. ZUÑIGA [DDGM].

THE FELLOWSHIP WAS HELD AT "GEDANG & YOYONG RESTAURANT IN LOYOLA ST. CARMONA, CAVITE.
WITH THE SEVERAL HUNDRED GUESTS, BRETHREN FROM ALL LODGES OF THE DISTRICT, AND FROM LOT OF LODGES OF OTHER DISTRICTS, GUEST, FAMILY AND FRIENDS FROM ALL OVER,  DELICIOUS FOOD AND LOT OF REFRESHMENT, THE FELLOWSHIP WAS QUITE LIVELY AND LASTED UNTIL 4 AM.
 21 mar 10 @ 10:24 pm cst 
Monday, March 15, 2010
ANNOUNCEMENT: THE 20th PUBLIC INSTALLATION OF OFFICERS OF SAN PEDRO LODGE No.292 WILL TAKE PLACE ON MARCH 20 On March 20th, 2010, at the San Pedro Lodge 292, there will be the 20th Public Installation of Officers for the MY 2010-2011. The Lodge will be open at 1PM, registrations will start at 1.30 PM and the Installation will start at 2 PM. 

REMINDER FOR ALL THE [2010-2011] SAN PEDRO LODGE 292 ELECTED AND APPOINTED OFFICERS: ON SATURDAY 20, PLEASE REPORT TO THE LODGE PUNCTUALLY AT 9AM FOR PRACTICE.

15 mar 10 @ 10:35 pm cst 

Saturday,  March 13, 2010     
44TH PUBLIC INSTALLATION OF OFFICERS, SIERRA MADRE LODGE No.181, PAETE, LAGUNA.
On Saturday March 13, a delegation from San Pedro Lodge 292, consisting of WM (2010-2011) Ambrosio D. Restrivera, SW Bro. Romulo B. Azores, JW Bro. Armando Cazzola, attended the 44th Public  Installation of Officers of Sierra Madre Lodge No.181, held at the Hanzles Place, Kalayaan, Laguna. The Installation was attended by numerous representatives from all Lodges of the R-IV.B District (Laguna), Many Brethren from other Districts, and from other Countries, and naturally by the Brethren of Sierra Madre 181, their families and Friends. A large delegation from Dr J.P. Rizal 270 was headed by WM Paolo B. Cailles, and included among others VW Generoso Opiña, PDDGM; VW Robert Santos, PDDGM; WI Oscar Jaurigue, Sr; Pinagsabitan Lodge 26 was amply represented and very prominent among them was the VW Edwin C. Tan, IPDDGM. PUBLIC INSTALLATION OF OFFICERS: Sierra Madre 181  Installing  Team consisted of the Installing Officer VW Jesus Flor R. Nicolas, PSGL; The Master of Ceremonies VW Emmanuel I. Diesta, PDGL; and the Assistant Master of Ceremonies VW Cesar B. Gavia, PDGL. The Installed Officers for MY 2010, 2011 were WM Julius A. Hidalgo; Senior Warden Florencio A. Gallardo; Junior Warden Ian R. Galarosa; Treasurer VW Rolando A. Bagabaldo, PDDGM; Secretary VW Cesar B. Gavia , PDGL; Auditor WB Jaime P. Fajardo, Tyler WB (IPM) Virgilio P. Cadang, and the appointed Officers. Welcome address was delivered by WB (IPM) Virgilio P. Cadang, who was then presented with the Past Master Apron and Jewel by VW Leslie D. Moreno, PDDGM; and VW Rolando A. Bagabaldo, PDDGM; and eventually Inducted into the District Guild of PM by VW Generoso B. OPIÑA, (District Guild President). . The guest Speaker RW Santiago T. Gabionza, Jr. Junior Grand Warden, was introduced by WB Nilo B. Gavia.
The closing Remarks were delivered by the VW Antonio Justo M. Zuñiga, DDGM. The Food served was abundant and delicious and likewise the refreshment. The San Pedro 292 Representatives left the lively Fellowship at Low Twelve.
 
15 mar 10 @ 12:16 am cst 
Sunday, March 7, 2010
March 10 Rehearsal of Installation Ceremony At 3PM, on Wednesday March 10, at SPL292 there will be a rehearsal of the Installation Ceremony, in preparation for the March 20 Installation. All Elected and Appointed Officers are required to participate.
7 mar 10 @ 11:18 pm cst 

March 6 Stated Meeting
Saturday March 6  Stated Meeting. W. Master Avelino S. Lubag declared the Lodge Open at 1.30 PM.  and the Lodge dealt first with the regular business,  Secretary Bro. Januario B. Brusas read the , as usual, very accurately prepared minutes of February 6 Stated Meeting, and after the approval of it, passed to read the Financial Report, which was also duly approved, the Circulars of the MW Grand Master were then read. The Treasurer VW Michael V. Casipit read the Treasurer report which was regularly approved. The VW Bro. Serafin E.R. Manarin was then called to read his report as Chairman of the Ways and Means Committee for Temple Construction. [A scanned copy of the Report will eventually be reproduced in this Blog].   W. Master Lubag called in the East VW Bro. Ceasar L. Medina, President of the Temple Foundation,  for the election of a new set of Officers of the Temple Foundation: by unanimous vote, the Officers of the Previous year were all approved with the addition of a Vice Presidency given to VW Bro. Manarin E.R. Serafin.  The Lodge was then called by the WM to Ballot three Petitioners,namely Mr. Sherwin M. Luluquisin, Mr. Pamfilo B. Feranil, Mr. Jose Ignacio A. Mananghaya. The three Petitioners were favorably Balloted.  The Degree Works of the day consisted of the Passing to FC Degree of EAM Bro. Frederik S. Arevalo. For the solemn and beautifull ritual the very proficient Bro Frederic D. Cabinian acted as S.D. and Bro. Glenn C. Pacifico acted as the W.M., with Warshipful Master Avelino S. Lubag sitting in the East, SW Ambrosio D. Restrivera in the West and JW Romulo B. Azores in the South . The Working Tools were brilliantly presented to  FCM Frederik S. Arevalo by Bro. Mark R. Oro.  The Lecture of the Second Degree  done by Bro. Winston P. Uy as S.D,  by VW Serafin E.R. Manarin as WM, and the  delivery of the Charge by the VW Bro. Serafin E.R. Manarin were all  masterfully  done .
The W Master then called for the Proficiency Examination of four Master Masons, Bro. Arnel Robert S. Almeida; Bro. Mark R. Oro; Bro. Salic Al-Jabber Paute; Bro. Palawan R. Hadjirasol.  WM Lubag appointed W Bro. Beato R. Relato as the Examiner. All the four Master Masons were found to be Proficient. The Lodge was eventually closed at about 7PM. A very lively Fellowship attended by the Brethren of San Pedro, all the Petitioners and many Visitors, as usually followed and lasted until late.
Noted and highly appreciated, as usual, the presence of the two SPL292 Brethren, VW Enchong Diaz and Bro. Ely Panahon who, in order to attend our Lodge Meetings, have to travel all the way  "the rough and rugged road" (to say it with the words of Bro. Ely), from Palawan and Mindoro respectively.
7 mar 10 @ 11:16 pm cst 

Saturday, February 27, 2010
Saturday Feb. 27, Lodge Of Perfection. A.& A.S.R., Manila, Conferral of the 14th Degree to two San Pedro 292 Brethren On February 27, at 1 PM, at the Scottish Temple of Manila, A. & A. S. R., Lodge Of Perfection, Twenty MM , were conferred the 14th Degree, [Perfect Master Degree]. in a solemn and inspiring Ceremony whose beautiful Ritual dates  back to Antiquity. Two of the MM who were conferred the 14th Degree by the Lodge of  Perfection, are from [SPL292]  San Pedro Lodge 292, Bro. Armando Cazzola, [JW 2010-2011] and Bro. Frederic D Cabinian, [JD 2010-2011]. Among the Conferral Team, the SW of San Pedro Lodge292,  Bro. Romulo B. Azores, Past Venerable Master. Present at the Ceremony, also from SPL292, were WM [2009-2010] Avelino S. Lubag, Jr., and WB Serafin Paladin.
Invitations to SPL292 Public Induction of Officers for Masonic year 2010-2011 were distributed.
28 feb 10 @ 11:02 pm cst 

Saturday Feb.27 Makiling Lodge No.72. Public Installation Of Officers
Saturday February 27 , a Delegation of San Pedro Lodge 292 headed by  WM [2009-2010] Avelino S. Lubag,Jr, and WM Elect [2010-2011] Ambrosio (Ambet) Restrivera, with S.W. Elect [2010-2011] Bro. Romulo Azores; J.W. Elect {2010-2011] Bro. Armando Cazzola; Bro. Joshua Y Manarin, accompanied among others by Dr. Michele Miari Fulcis  and, Mr Renel A Lobo, attended the Public Installation of Makiling Lodge No. 72 in  Los Banos, Laguna.

For the MY 2010-2011 were Installed  the following Elected Officers: 
WM Jesus Miguel V. Bunyi ;  SW Bro Espiritu P. Mercado III;  JW Bro Virgilio R. Esguerra;
Treasurer VW Jose G. Aspuria,PDGL;
   Secretary VW Esteban C. Godillano, PDGL; Auditor WB Rolando T. Ramos, PM;  and the appointed Officers.

The Public Installation of Officers of Makiling Lodge No.72, was a very well organized event, attended by the Brethren of all Lodges of Masonic District R-IV.B, Brethren from out of District Lodges, Friends, Families, Visitors. The food was served in sumptuously prepared buffet, and refreshment was as usual good and abundant.
Invitations to the 20th Public Installation of Officers of San Pedro Lodge 292 were distributed by WM [2010-2011] Ambrosio Restrivera.
28 feb 10 @ 10:37 pm cst 
28 feb 10 @ 10:35 pm cst 
Sunday, February 21, 2010
MASONIC EDUCATION FOR EAM and MASONIC ORIENTATION FOR PETITIONERS AND THEIR FAMILIES On Sunday February 21, under the brilliant chairmanship of the VW Serafin E R Manarin, two sessions of Masonic Education were  held at San Pedro Lodge 292, the first session, was held for EAM Bro. Frederik Arevalo in preparation for his Passing to the FC Degree scheduled for the March 6 Stated Meeting, the second session was for Petitioners and their families. The Committee of five Speakers was formed by the Worshipful Master Avelino S Lubag, Jr. , the Masonic Education Chairman, VW Bro.Serafin E R Manarin,  the VW Bro. Cesar L, Medina, W Bro. Beato R. Relato,Jr.  and JW Bro. Armando Cazzola. Six Petitioners attended with their respective families, Mr. Allison A. Alfeche, Mr Elmer M. Caballes, Mr. Jose Ignacio A. Mananghaya, Mr. Renel A. Lobo, Mr. Anthony M. Manabat, MMF. After the members of the Speakers' Panel had been introduced by the ME Chairman to the Petitioners and their Families, the Petitioners were asked to introduce themselves and their families  to the San Pedro 292 Officers and Brethren in attendance, after which, and until past 6.30 pm the five speakers alternated at the lectern to illustrate the meaning and the essence of FreeMasonry, the definition and bearing on every Mason's life of the  TENETS of FreeMasonry, and  in particular of the three Principal Tenets of FreeMasonry, Brotherly Love, Relief and Truth,  their foundamental importance and how they guide  Masons' behaviour with Brethren and the community at large;  the qualifications to be met by Petitioners in order to be eventually accepted by the Lodge.  Petitioners and their wives asked many questions, the Speakers answered  the questions which touched many subjects, ranging from the involvement of Masons into the the events leading to the Philippine independence, to the History of FM, from the field of religion and especially about Religious Tolerance to that of the merits of fellowship as medium to increasing bonding among Brethren, to getting to know better Petitioners, to relax and recharge in a safe and friendly environment.    
Eventually, Worshipful Master Lubag, Worshipful Master Elect Restrivera, VW Manarin, VW Medina, WB Relato, the Officers, the Brethren, the Speakers, Petioners and their families took dinner at the GF Lodge Hall, and the fellowship lasted until 10pm, with the conversation being mostly centered on the preparation of the Lodge for the incoming SPL292 Public Induction of Officers, of March 20, and the participation of Officers and Brethren to the 94th Ancom  scheduled for April  22 to 24, 2010 in Manila. The printed Invitation for SPL292  20th Public Installation of Officers, showing the Program of the Ceremony,  was distributed to the Brethren and Petitioners.

Please be reminded of the Public Installation of Officers of the Makiling Lodge No.72, to be held on February 27.
One more reminder,  on the same day, February 27 at 1PM at the Scottish Temple,  Manila Bodies, Lodge of Perfection, there will be  Conferral of the 14th degree to, among others, two members of San Pedro Lodge 292, Bro. Armando Cazzola [J.W. 2010-2011] and Bro. Frederic D. Cabinian [J.D. 2010-2011].  
22 feb 10 @ 12:19 am cst 
Saturday, February 20, 2010
DR J P RIZAL MEMORIAL LODGE No.270 , 27th Public Installation of Officers Today, Saturday February 20, 2010, a large group of San Pedro Lodge No.292 headed By WM Avelino S. Lubag, Jr. , WM Elect Ambrosio D. Restrivera, Sr.Warden Elect Romulo B. Azores, Jr. Warden Elect Armando Cazzola, accompanied by Sr.Deacon Glenn C. Pacifico, Jr Deacon Frederic D. Cabinian, Chaplain Alvan Joseph T. Balazo, Sr Steward Winston P. UY, Jr. Steward Mark Angelo R. Oro, Organist Palawan R. Hadjirasol, Almoner Quirino M. Asug, Jr., Orator  WB Renato P. Sinoy, Master Masons Rep. Aaron Jeffrey B. Montenegro, WB Beato R. Relato,Jr., attended the 27th Public Installation of Officers of  Dr. J P Rizal Memorial Lodge 270, in Calamba City, and copies of SPL292 INVITATION to the 20th Public Installation of Officers (MARCH 20) were distributed to the Brethren, during Fellowship   
The Installation was well attended by all the R-IV-B (Laguna) Lodges, Members of several foreign Lodges and Brethren from many Philippine Lodges of other Masonic Districts. all in all a very large crowd.
Installed for Masonic Year 2010-2011 were WM Paolo B. Cailles, SW Rizalde M. Castro, JW Elvis L. Bedia, Treasurer Reynaldo G. Casao, PM, Secretary Reynaldo N. Gonzales, PM, Auditor Ponciano M. Mabaga, PM, Chaplain Alain B. Miguel, Marshal Garic Marino A. Garcia, Tyler Jose Michael G. Sandoval, PM, Harmony Officer VW Generoso B. Opiña, PDDGM, and other appointed officers.
Past Master J.M. G. Sandoval was presented with PM Apron and Jewels by WB Oscar Jarigue Sr. and Inducted to the District Guild of Past Masters by the VW Generoso B. Opiña, PDDGM, PJGL.
The VW Antonio Justo M. Zuñiga presided over the closing ceremony. 
20 feb 10 @ 11:45 pm cst 
Thursday, February 18, 2010
MARK THE DATE: MARCH 20, 2010 - at 2pm, San Pedro Lodge 292, PUBLIC INSTALLATION OF OFFICERS for Masonic Year 2010-2011
The Temple Design was done by WB Arch. Avelino S. Lubag, Jr. [WM 2009=2010]
The Temple Facade as appears here-above was Designed by Arch. Noel Macadangdang
18 feb 10 @ 10:38 pm cst 
Saturday, February 13, 2010
98th PUBLIC INSTALLATION OF OFFICERS, MALINAO LODGE No.25 On Saturday February 13,  San Pedro Lodge  292 elected officers SW Bro Romulo Azores, JW Bro. Armando Cazzola,  with VW Manarin Serafin, PDDGM, PGT, VW Cesar Medina PDGL, VW Lorenzo Diaz, PDDGM, PDJL , and other SPL292 brethren with   Dr.Michele Miari Fulcis, attended the 98th Public Installation of Officers of Malinao Lodge No.25, at San Pablo City. The Installation was attended by representative of all Lodges of District R-IV-B and Brethren from as far as California. The 3 installed top Officers  of Malinao Lodge 25  were WM  Roberto T. Go, Senior Warden  Virgilio P. Monzones and Junior Warden  Leonel Mario F.Barte. Installing Officer was WB Felizardo O Aquino,and the Master of Ceremonies was VW Robert C. Santos, PDDGM. The Lodge was Closed by the VW Antonio Justo M. Zuniga, DDGM.  Fellowship was held at the Cocoland Club House. 
17 feb 10 @ 12:51 am cst 
Saturday, February 6, 2010
SPL292 STATED MEETING AND ATTENDANCE TO THE 94TH PUBLIC INSTALLATION OF OFFICERS OF PINAGSABITAN LODGE No.26 The February Stated Meeting Started at 9.30AM on February 6, and the Lodge went thru the transaction of regular business, the Secretary Bro. Jan Brusas  read his very accurate reports and accounted for the collections of Member Dues. The Treasurer VW Bro. Mike Casipit then read the Treasurer Report.  The program for the incoming 20th Public Installation of Officers was then discussed and the Elected Officers decided to have a meeting on Thu. Feb. 11 at 7PM to discuss further the details of the preparation for the Installation. The Lodge opening and closing were done by the WM Elect and Wardens Elect, assisted by the WM Avelino S. Lubag, Jr..  The Lodge was closed few minutes after 11 AM.PINAGSABITAN LODGE No.26 PUBLIC INSTALLATION: a large delegation of SPL292 Brethren, headed by WM Avelino Lubag, Jr.  WM Elect Bro. Ambrosio D. Restrivera, Senior Warden Elect Bro. Romulo B. Azores and Jr. Warden Elect Bro. Armando Cazzola, accompanied by the newly appointed officers Bro. Aaron Jeffrey B. Montenegro, MM Rep., Bro. Alvan Joseph T. Balazo, Chaplain, Bro. Mark Angelo R. Oro, Jr. Steward, W Bro. Beato R. Relato and Petitioner Engr. Renel A Lobo with Dr. Michele MF, proceeded to Sta Cruz Laguna, to attend the 94th Public Installation of Officers of Pinagsabitan Lodge No.26. The Public Installation was held at Sta Cruz Cultural Center and was attended by large delegations from all Lodges of Laguna, [District R-IV.B],  Brethren from Lodges of other Districts  and the members of Pinagsabitan Lodge, their Families and friends.WM Casiano C Arcillas, S W Joevey C Babago, J W Enrique F Pamatmat and the other officers were installed by the Installing Officer VW Roberto B Arevalo, with  the VW IPDDGM Edwin C Tan as the ever brilliant & indefaticable Master of Ceremonies. The Lodge was closed by the VW Antonio Justo M. Zuniga, DDGM.  A very lively Fellowship with good food, refreshment and music followed the Installation. 6 feb 10 @ 10:59 pm cst 
 

Saturday, January 30, 2010
IMPORTANT NOTICE: SPL292 20th Public Installation of Officers is set for March 20, 2010
30 jan 10 @ 10:46 am cst 
Tuesday, January 12, 2010
ANNOUNCEMENT RE- FEBRUARY STATED MEETING TIME, Report on January Stated Meeting, Lodge of Instruction, Forward Schedule of Public Installation of Officers for the 6 Lodges of Laguna ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
FEBRUARY SPL292 STATED MEETING WILL BE CONVENED AT 9 IN THE MORNING OF FEBRUARY 6, IN ORDER TO ALLOW THE OFFICERS (AND BRETHREN) TO ATTEND THE INSTALLATION OF OFFICERS OF PINAGSABITAN LODGE No.26, STA CRUZ LAGUNA, TO BE HELD  IN THE AFTERNOON OF THE SAME DAY.      SPL292 BRETHREN WHO  WISH TO ATTEND THE INSTALLATION AT PINAGSABITAN LODGE MAY CONTACT THE LODGE OFFICERS FOR POSSIBLE TRAVELLING ARRANGEMENT.
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FORWARD SCHEDULE OF PUBLIC INSTALLATION OF OFFICERS FOR THE 6 LODGES OF R-IV.B (LAGUNA)
Feb.   6, 2010- Pinagsabitan Lodge No.26 Sta Cruz Laguna
Feb. 13, 2010- Malinao Lodge No.25, San Pablo City, Laguna
Feb. 20, 2010- Dr.J.P.Rizal Lodge No.270, Calamba City, Laguna
Feb. 27, 2010- Makiling Lodge No.72, Los Banos UP, Laguna
Mar. 13, 2010- Sierra Madre Lodge No.181, Paete Laguna
Mar. 20, 2010-
San Pedro Lodge No.292, Laguna
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LODGE OF INSTRUCTION FOR ELECTED OFFICERS HELD AT PINAGSABITAN LODGE No.26 ON JAN. 10, 2010
The Elected Officers of the six Lodges of Laguna convened in Sta Cruz Laguna, Pinagsabitan Lodge No.26 at 9 AM on Sunday January 10 as scheduled, and the program was carried out in its entirety until early afternoon. The Host Lodge had prepared  sumptuous breakfast and Lunch for the attending Brethren.    
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JANUARY 9, 2010  STATED MEETING
The Stated Meeting for the month of January 2010 was held as scheduled on Jan. 9 at 1 PM, with the attendance of a large number of the Members. The Lodge was Open and Closed by the Elected WM Bro. Ambet Restrivera, with the Elected SW and JW with WM Avelino S Lubag, Jr. sitting in the East. Transaction of Lodge Business followed the standard pattern. The Balloting of Petitioners was postponed. Masonic Lecture was delivered  by VW Bro. Cesar L. Medina (PDGL)  and by the DGL.
Programs were made for the Lodge of Instruction to be attended by the new Lodge Officers on the following day Sunday 10 at Pinagsabitan Lodge No.26 in Sta. Cruz Laguna at 9 AM.
Elected WM Ambet Restrivera onfirmed the date of SPL292 Public Installation of Officers to be held on March 20, 2010, date of his birthday.  
COLLECTION OF 2010 DUES HAS STARTED. SEVERAL BRETHREN HAVE ALREADY PAID IN FULL, PLS LET'S HELP OUR LODGE BY PAYING DUES IN FULL, AS EARLY AS OUR LODGE NEXT STATED MEETING TO BE HELD ON FEB. 6 .
IN ADDITION TO HELPING YOUR LODGE, PAYING DUES IN FULL WILL GIVE THE RIGHT TO GET THE G.L. MASTER MASON I.D. CARD AND TO AVAIL OF ALL OTHER BENEFITS OF MM.
12 jan 10 @ 12:21 am cst 
Friday, January 1, 2010
SPL292 Wishes Happy New Year to all Brethren and their Families
1 jan 10 @ 10:44 am cst 
Sunday, December 6, 2009
JANUARY 2010 DATE OF STATED MEETING Be advised Please that  the Stated Meeting for the month of January will be held on Saturday,  January 9, 2010  at  1PM.
Agenda of Stated Meeting: Regular Business, followed by the Balloting of Petitioners Mr. Sherwin M. Luluquisin and Mr. Jose Ignacio A. Mananghaya <Joey>.
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On the 9th the Lodge Secretary will start collecting dues for 2010 / 2011.
The Brethren are encouraged to pay annual dues at once and avail this early of the G.L.  "I.D. Card" and other privileges available only whith fully paid dues.

6 dec 09 @ 6:42 pm cst 

DECEMBER 5 STATED MEETING & ELECTION OF OFFICERS FOR THE YEARS 2010/2011
REPORT ON COMPLETED ACTIVITIES
SPL292 Christmas Party was held as scheduled starting at 2pm on December 13, at the Lodge ground floor hall.  With a very large attendance of the Members, their Families, the DeMolay, Petitioners, and guests. The party went on until late at night in accordance with a well organized schedule of events. All had good time.   ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ 
On Saturday December 5, 2010    
with the Brethren of San Pedro in full attendance and the participation of a large delegation from Calamba Lodge J.P. Rizal No.270 headed by W. Master Sandoval and several Brethren from other Lodges,  San Pedro Lodge 292 was Open and tyled at 2PM and under the expert command of WM A. S. Lubag Jr., the Secretary Bro. "Jan" B. Brusas read all the very detailed and accurately prepared reports and minutes of the November Lodge meetings, of the 2  Masonic Education sessions, the financial report and other relevant matters. The treasurer VW Bro. "Mike"Casipit read his report, the VW Bro. Manarin Serafin made a report of donations received by the Lodge and of the Masonic Education seminars held in November, Bro. Armando Cazzola was requested by the WM to make a status report on the Lodge Websites, The VW Bro. Cesar Medina read his very inspiring Masonic Reflections.

After a recess, Election of Officers for the Years 2010/2011 was held.  Three Brethren  of Calamba Lodge Dr. J.P.Rizal No.270 acted as Comelec, as follows:  Comelec Chairman the VW  Bro. Noriel Albano,  Comelec Members the VW Bro. Generoso "Boy" Opiña and the VW Bro. Robert Santos.
The following are the results of the elections :
W. Master   Elect  : Bro. Ambrosio "AMBET" D. Restrivera
Sr. Warden Elect  : Bro. Romulo B. Azores
Jr.  Warden Elect : Bro. Armando Cazzola
Treasurer Elect    : VW Bro. "Mike" V. Casipit
Secretary Elect    : Bro. "Jan"B. Brusas
Auditor Elect        : W. Bro. Ernesto M. Cleofe
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Upon the inquiry of the WM A.S. Lubag, Jr., each of the Elected Officers confirmed his acceptance of the position to which each of them was elected. Each Elected Officer, in turn, thanked the Brethren of San Pedro for the trust given to them and promised to endeavor to the best of their ability for the continued success of SPL292 and of Freemasonry.
W. Master Avelino S. Lubag, Jr., declared the Lodge closed at past 7 PM.
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The Fellowship went on until past 11.30 PM
6 dec 09 @ 5:55 pm cst  

Sunday, October 4, 2009
SPL292 SCHEDULE OF OCTOBER & NOVEMBER 2009 MEETINGS NOVEMBER 2009
on Saturday, November 28, San Pedro Lodge 292 has successfully hosted the
51st R.IV-B [Laguna] District Convention.
Theme of this year Convention was
"Together, Brethren, We Will Make The Difference". The District Convention had as Guest of honor in the East the RW Santiago T. Gabionza, Jr., JGW. The District Convention was attended  by large delegations of Officers and Members from the six Lodges of Laguna [District R.IV.B]. In the EAST presided the VW DDGL Antonio Justo M. Zuñiga, by his side, SPL292 Warshipful Master Avelino S. Lubag, Jr., the Guest of honor RW Santiago T Gabionza, Jr., JGW, the VW Edwin C. Tan IPDDGM, VW Dionisio G. Baterina DGL, VW Noe B. Velaco DGL,   the six GLI,  PDDGMs and all District Officers.
I. The Lodge was Open and Tyled at 9.30AM
II. VW Antonio J M Zuñiga DDGM received the Dignitaries.
III. Invocation was done by the VW Rosauro M. Magcalas, PDDGM
IV. Presentation Of Philippine Flag and singing of National Anthem
V. Singing of Grand Lodge March
VI. Welcome address by SPL292 WM Avelino S. Lubag, Jr.
VII. Introduction of Guest Speaker by  VW Serafin E R Manarin PDDGM PGT
VIII. Message of Guest of honor RW Santiago T Gabionza, Jr. JGW
IX.& X. Roll call of Lodges /  Report of Lodges by the W Masters
XI. Approval of Minutes of Previous Convention, VW Roberto B. Arevalo, PDGL

XIV. THE ELOCUTION CONTEST: One Member of  each of the six Lodge declaimed the "LAMBSKIN APRON", all were appreciated for their oratorial skills. The Contest winner was Bro. Winston P. Uy of SPL292.
Breakfast, Lunch. Dinner and refreshments were served at the Lodge GF Lobby and "AL FRESCO", under  the tents set up in the green areas surrounding the Temple. The attendance of many Masons' Families made the Fellowship a lively & happy Family event  until past 10 PM, the weather was perfect the whole day.
Pictures of the event will be shortly posted in SPL292 BLOG.  
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The Month of November, same as the past month of October, has had more than one Lodge Meetings in order to complete the schedule of Degree Works on the Trestle Board for 2009.
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On Thu. November 26, at 4 PM a meeting was held for the Masonic Education of all Master Masons raised in 2009, as directed by the circular of the Gran Master.  Seven recentlly raised MMs attended and the Lecture was given by four Past Master and the by the W. Master  alternating at the lectern. The VW Bro. Serafin E R Manarin, Chairman of Masonic Education made the Introduction , the W Bro. Rolly Nuñez, W Bro. "Beps" Relato, VW Bro. Cesar Medina, W. Master Avelino S. Lubag, Jr., and VW Bro. Serafin Manarin gave the MMs the lecture of the fourth meeting: each of the Lecturers illustrated one of the Five Topics of the Fourth Meeting. 
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Saturday November 21,  at 9 AM:
Special Meeting for Degree Works started at 9 AM . 
EAM Ricky Arevalo took successfully the 1st degree Proficiency. 
Bro. FC Alvan Joseph T. Balazo successfully took FCM Proficiency Examination and has been Raised to the Sublime Degree of Master Mason.
Bro. FC Jessie F. Villareal took successfully  FCM Proficiency Examination and has been Raised to the Sublime Degree of Master Mason
The LECTURE of the 3rd Degree for the two newly Raised Master Masons has been given by Bro. Armando Cazzola
The CHARGE  to the two newly Raised Master Masons  has been delivered by the VW Bro. Serafin E.R. Manarin
The two re-enactments of GMHA Tragedy have been masterfully organized and directed by the VW Bro. "Bong" Maghirang who also acted as a very majectic KS.
The whole Lodge enthusiastically participated the Raising of the two Brothers. 
The Lodge eventually closed Its works at past 7 PM.
The FELLOWSHIP was as usual very lively. Excellent food and refreshment were served at the Lodge GF Lobby from Breakfast time to late night for Members and Guests.   

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On Thu. November 12 
Masonic Education (ME) was held at the lodge for the 2 FCM[Bro Alvan Balazo and Bro Jessie Villareal]to be raised on the 21st. At the presence of the WM Avelino S Lubag Jr., the SW Bro. Ambrosio "Ambet" Restrivera, Custodian of Records VW Bong Maghirang, Treasurer VW Mike Casipit and several SPL292 Brethren, the VW Serafin E.R. Manarin, ME Director, started the session at 5 pm. Four Past Masters alternated at the lectern and delivered the lectures, the VW Cesar Medina, WB Beps Relato, WB Ernesto Cleofe, VW Serafin Manarin. 
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Saturday November 7  at 9 AM.
The Stated Meeting started at 9 AM, and after the Secretary Bro. Jan B. Brusas had read the accurately prepared Secretary's reports, the Lodge discussed the agenda for the day, which included the organization for the RIV-B District Convention scheduled for November 28.    The W.M. Avelino S. Lubag ,Jr. has formed a committee for the handling of the Convention. The lodge was also informed by the J.W. Romulo B. Azores about the schedule for the Christmas Party to be held in the afternoon of Saturday December 13. The Lodge proceeded with the Degree Works for the day : 
Mr. Frederick S. Arevalo "Ricky" has been Initiated and made an Entered Apprentice Mason 
Bro. FC Mark R. Oro has been Raised to the Sublime Degree of Master Mason.
The Lecture of the first degree has been done by Bro. Quirino Asug Jr.
The Charge for the first Degree
 has been delivered by the VW Bro. Serafin E.R. Manarin.
The Lecture of the third degree has been given by Bro. Armando Cazzola.
The Charge  for the third degree has been given by the Lodge Orator VW Bro. Serafin E.R. Manarin with  great oratorial skills.
The Lodge degree works were done at the presence of the DDGM, the VW Bro. Antonio Suniga.  
 
It was already almost 8 PM when eventually the Lodge closed its works and the Fellowship Started.    
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OCTOBER 2009Saturday October 3 Stated Meeting started at 10 AM with the reading of Secretary;s and Treasurer report and the Lodge Agenda for the Month, and was followed by a whole day schedule of Degree Works:  Balloting for Petitioner Ricky Arevalo to receive the Degrees of Masonry,  Balloting of a MM for Dual Membership,  Raising of two of our Brother FC to the Sublime Degree. 
Bro.  Winston P. Uy has been raised to the Sublime Degree of Master Mason,  (his father the VW Bro. Mattew Uy  from Maranaw Lodge No. 111 & Judge Valerio Rovira Lodge No. 259   came all the way from Iligan City to witness Bro. Winston's raising to the Sublime Degree of MM); 
Bro.  Nilo A. Macabolos has been raised to the Sublime Degree of Master Mason.  
Bro. FC Nelson A Clemente, successfully took the 2nd Degree Proficiency Examination 
Bro FC Maclesh Al Jabber Salic Paute successfully took the 2nd Degree Proficiency Examination 
Bro. FC Mark R. Oro successfully took the 2nd Degree Proficiency Examination.  
EAM  Alvan Joseph Balazo successfully took the first degree Proficiency Examination.
EAM
 Jessie F. Villareal successfully took the first degree Proficiency Examination.
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Saturday October 17 at 1 PM: 
Special Meeting for Degree Works
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Bro.  Nelson A. Clemente has been raised to the Sublime Degree of Master Mason  
Bro.  Maclesh Al-Jabber Salic Paute  has been raised to the Sublime Degree of Master Mason.
For the four Master Masons Raised in the month of October 2009,  Bro. Nilo A. Macabolos; Bro. Winston P. Uy; Bro. Nelson A. Clemente, and   Bro. Al Jabber Salic Paute:  
The CHARGE was delivered by The VW Bro. Serafin E.R. Manarin. 
The 3rd Degree Lecture was delivered by Bro. Armando Cazzola.
 
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Special Meeting for Degree Works started at 1PM with a large attendance of Brethren from SPL292 and has accomplished the schedule of the day. 
EAM Alvan Joseph Balazo  was passed to the degree of Fellow Craft
EAM Jessie F. Villareal
was passed to the degree of Fellow Craft.
The Charge was delivered by VW Bro. Serafin E.R. Manarin.
The 2nd degree lecture was given by W. Bro. Nel Tolentino of Pinagsabitan Lodge No. 26 Sta. Cruz, Laguna.
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Our young Brothers  San Pedro DeMolay have held their 16th Public Installation  at the San Pedro Lodge 292 Temple at 2PM on Sunday the 11th of  October.
The VW Bro. Serafin R.E. Manarin , guest Speaker. has delivered a very inspiring speach. A good number of SPL292 Brethren have participated the Installation.
The families of the San Pedro DeMolay young men were also present. 
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SEPTEMBER 12, 2009
Saturday September 12, at 1pm.  Special meeting for Degree Works:

Bro. FC Quirino M. Asug, Jr., has been Raised to the Sublime Degree of Master Mason.
The 3rd Degree Lecture was, as usual, most brilliantly delivered by The
VW Bro. Lorenzo "Enchong" Diaz.
The Charge was masterfully given by the
VW Bro Serafin E.R. Manarin.
The Choreography of the reenactment of the GMAA Tragedy and the design and supply of the magnificent Costumes was, with the usual care for particulars and effects, engineered and done by the
VW Bro. Joselito "BONG" V. Maghirang.
4 oct 09 @ 2:34 pm cst 
 Sunday, September 6, 2009MAIN EVENTS FOR SEPTEMBER 12 SPECIAL MEETING A Special Meeting of SPL292 for Degree Works [3rd Degree Conferment on FC Bro. Quirino "Jun" Asug] will be held on September 12 at 1 PM.
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The September 5 Stated Meeting Commenced in the morning as announced and the lodge was able to accomplish the whole Degree Works program [Three EAM have received the 2nd degree]: Special Lecture was delivered in the morning by VW Lorenzo Diaz on the role of Masons as Citizens. The lectures for the 2nd degree were delivered by VW Michael Casipit  and VW Serafin Manarin
. The "Charge" was masterfully delivered by VW Serafin Manarin. Fellowship did as usual follow the Stated Meeting and it was very lively and enjoyable, with the participation of a large number of Brethren from Calamba JP Rizal 270, and guests from other Lodges.
6 sep 09 @ 8:44 am cst 
Sunday, August 23, 2009September 5 Stated Meeting  will start at 9 AM sharp
There will be a heavy schedule of Degree Works with 3 EA to be Passed to FC. All SPL292 Brethren are reminded of the importance of participating to Stated Meeting and Degree Works.  DO BE WITH THE LODGE ON SEPTEMBER 5 .
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August 22 Special Meeting had also a heavy schedule of Degree Works and was able to complete all the scheduled Degree Works of the 5 scheduled candidates.
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On August 23 a delegation of San Pedro Brethren headed by WM A.S.Lubag & SW A.D.Restrivera, PMs V.G.Guce & C.L.Medina, went by car to Malinao Lodge 25 in San Pablo City to attend the Monthly District Meeting, where they met the brethren of the other 5 Lodges of District R.IV-B and District Officers DDGM, PDDGM, DDGL among others.
23 aug 09 @ 8:22 pm cst 
Saturday, August 8, 2009Augustst 1 Stated Meeting was held starting at 9AM because of the large amount of Degree Works scheduled for the day : Balloting of two Petitioners, 3rd degree Proficiency for 3 Brothers and Passing of 2 EAM.
At lunch time a Power Point presentation was done, as announced, showing several options for exterior painting and architectural "effects" for our Building. The chosen solution has already been posted in SPL292 Websites.
Next Power Point Presentation will be held either during 
next SPL292 Special Meeting at 1PM on August 22 or during SPL292 September 5 Stated Meeting, and will show more detailed design for the Architectural elements to be added to our Building facade.               Please attend Every Stated and Special Meetings of Your Lodge  
8 aug 09 @ 1:24 pm cst  
thursday, april 23, 2009San Pedro Lodge 292 at Cagayan De Oro ANCOM 2009 A numerous delegation of San Pedro Lodge 292 went to Cagayan De Oro to attend the ANCOM 2009, headed by the WM A.S. Lubag Jr and SW A.D. Restrivera 
sunday, april 19, 200919th Public Installation of Officers for Masonic Year 2009-2010 On the 7th of March,2009 Installation of The New Officers of San Pedro Masonic Lodge 292 was done at the newly constructed Temple located at Silcas Subdivision, in Binan, in the presence of the incumbent Grand Lodge Officers of Masonic District RIV-B and a moltitude of honored guests from all Masonic Lodges.
The outgoing
WM Vicente G. Guce
The incoming WM Avelino S. Lubag Jr. 
 
 
 
2:31 pm cst 


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SAN PEDRO LODGE 292
THE OFFICERS FOR M.Y. 2012 - 2013
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W Bro. Armando G. Cazzola...............W. Master
Bro. Januario B. Brusas.....................S. Warden
Bro. Arnel A. Rebeta..........................J. Warden
V.W. Ricardo O. Buendia (PM, PDGL).............Treasurer
Bro. Aaron Jeffrey B. Montenegro..... Secretary
W Bro. Ernesto M. Cleofe (PM)............. Auditor
W Bro. Florencio B. Buentipo, Jr. (PM)..Harmony Officer
Bro. Arnel Robert S. Almeida.............Chaplain
Bro. Alvan Joseph T. Balazo..............Sr Deacon
Bro. Renel A. Lobo............................Jr Deacon
W Bro. Serafin A. Paladin (PM)..............Marshal
W Bro. Avelino S. Lubag, Jr. (PM).......... .....Lecturer
Bro. Quirino M. Asug, Jr....................Almoner
Bro. Winston P. Uy.............................Orator
Bro. Sherwin M. Luluquisin................Organist
Bro. Benjamin R. Ortiguero, Jr...........Sr Steward
Bro. Leopoldo C. Chomi.....................Jr Steward
Bro. Eric C. Florentino.......................Tyler
Bro. Nelson A. Clemente...................MM Representative               
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SAN PEDRO LODGE 292
ROLL OF PAST MASTERS
1991 Perfecto L. Alibadbad (+)
1992 Vicente D. Salazar
1993 Felizardo P.Tirado
1994 Felizardo P.Tirado
1995 Lorenzo C. Diaz
1996 Antonio G. Montenegro(+)
1997 Joselito V. Maghirang
1998 Ricardo O. Buendia
1999 Rolly P. Nuñez
2000 Renato A. Mogol
2001 Joel S. Adato
2002 Beato R. Relato Jr.
2003 Arthur I. Austria
2004 Dionisio R. Kung
2005 Serafin A. Paladin
2006 Cesar L. Medina
2007 Ernesto M. Cleofe
2008 Vicente G. Guce
2009 Avelino S. Lubag, Jr.
2010 Ambrosio D. Restrivera
2011 Armando G. Cazzola

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NEW TEMPLE DEDICATION, UNVEILING OF SOL292 SEAL
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THE NEW SPL292 TEMPLE WAS DEDICATED ON JULY 31, 2010 BY THE MW GRAND MASTER AVELINO I. RAZON, JR. ASSISTED BY RW DEPUTY GRAND MASTER JUANITO ABERGAS, AND GRAND LODGE OFFICIALS. THE PICTURE SHOW THE UNVEILING OF SPL292 SEAL, ON THE FRONT WALL OF NEW TEMPLE.

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