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ADDRESS TO THE LODGE ALMONER

Brother Almoner,

You are charged by the Right Worshipful Provincial Grand Master to have responsibility to the Lodge for the welfare of all its members, dependents and its widows. You are required also to ascertain those who may be in need and to dispense Masonic relief as necessary.

The understanding of the benefits that each of our Masonic charities can bestow, together with the process for obtaining the necessary assistance, is most important. The Deputy District Chairman acts in the capacity of District Almoner and he will be pleased to assist you in any way he can, especially in relation to the Provincial Support Services, which can be used by you in your particular role.

You will need to establish a bond of trust and discretion between yourself and those for whom you have the duty of care.

Brethren of the Lodge, I would remind you that it is your duty to help the Almoner by bringing to his attention every matter of possible interest, and to assist him at all times.

Brother Almoner, the Worshipful Master has appointed you to one of the most important and rewarding offices in the Lodge.

He has entrusted to your care the duty of ensuring that every needy case is satisfied.

I wish you every success and personal satisfaction as you carry out your important duties.