Grand Commander's Message
It is with humility and pride that I enter into the Office of Grand Commander of Knights Templar of Pennsylvania. Little did I realize on July 22, 1972 when I joined McKeesport Commandery No. 86 that I would attain this high office. It has been a long journey, but it has been a journey of love.
My theme for this year is “Our Journey Begins with Prayer”, for no undertaking should begin without prayer. Please notice that I said “Our Journey” not “My Journey”. We are in this together. The success of Templary depends on all of us working together.
I have three goals this year. First to endow the Holy Land Pilgrimage, second that each Knight Templar become an organ donor, and third to renew our interest in drill and tactics. You will be receiving more information on these topics in the future.
This year, as always, there are various Templary activities scheduled throughout the state. I am hoping that you will be able to attend at least one of the activities. There we can discuss your views on Templary and you can offer suggestions on how we may improve. Your opinions are very important to me.
If invited, I will visit your Commandery for an evening of fun and fellowship. It will not be for an inspection, an inspection is one of the duties of a Division Commander. It will be a time when we can meet and discuss your thoughts and concerns.
Together we can build on the progress of my predecessors and help our Grand Commandery grow.
Name Size Post Date 2015 Gettysburg Weekend 65.8 KiB May 28, 2015 2015 Line Officers Seminar 648.6 KiB August 25, 2015 Holy Land Pilgrimage Photo Request 335.3 KiB May 22, 2015 Northeast Section Reception 2015 577.0 KiB August 7, 2015 Northwest Section Reception 28.9 KiB August 27, 2015 South Central PA Past Commander's and Line Officers Association Invite 208.8 KiB August 10, 2015 Southeast Section Reception 28.5 KiB June 4, 2015