Grand Commandery Charities

Knights Templar Educational FoundationThe Knight Templar Educational Foundation provides scholarships for students in the third and fourth years of college, thus enabling them to finish their degree work which might otherwise be threatened due to lack of funding. These scholarships are available to relatives of Sir Knights, and the applicant must reside within our jurisdiction. Any inquiries and requests for applications should be directed to the Grand Recorder. Carrie E. Seitz FundThe Carrie E. Seitz Fund is composed of monies left in trust by the widow of a Sir Knight, for the purpose of...

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From the Apartment of the Grand Prelate

“March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb”    It is difficult to know how old the above adage is, but it was found in a 1732 British collection of proverbs and folk sayings gathered together by a man named Thomas Fuller. It can accurately describe how New England experiences the month of March - often cold, blustery and occasionally snowy at the beginning (the “lion” part) and then at the end of the month, Spring arrives with temperatures warming and tree buds appearing (the “lamb”part).    This year there is a theological twist to the old proverb, in that Easter...

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Grand Commanders Message

Sir Knights, Family and Friends,             We have once again entered the Period of Lent, in preparation for the celebration of the Resurrection of our lord Jesus Christ. Lent is a time to embrace our faith in a much more profound way. A time to commit to acts of prayer, faith, fasting and alms giving. It is a time to remember the great grief we have in the death of Jesus, but ending in celebration of his glorious resurrection.             Growing up, I attended Church regularly...

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RE Eugene Nichols Biography

Dr. Eugene Blake Nichols was born in Boston, Massachusetts in 1962 and was educated in the Boston Public Schools until his family moved to Dedham. He graduated with honors from Dedham High School in 1980 and continued his education at Boston University where he graduated Cum Laude in 1984 with a Bachelor of Arts degree majoring in Biology and minoring in Religion. At Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, he earned his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree in 1988 and was honored with membership in Omicron Kappa Upsilon, the National Dental Honor Society. After completing a residency program...

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