March 2023 Symposium of the Academy of Masonic Knowledge

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March 2023 Symposium of the Academy of Masonic Knowledge

Join us for a day of Masonic education and fellowship!

By The Committee on the Academy of Masonic Knowledge for the Grand Lodge of PA

When and where

Date and time

Saturday, March 18 · 8:30am - 3pm EDT


Grand Lodge of Pennsylvania 1 North Broad St Philadelphia, PA 19107

Refund Policy

Refunds up to 7 days before event
Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

About this event

Event will be held at the Masonic Temple, in Philadelphia, at 1 North Broad St., Philadelphia, PA 19107

Please recognize that a cost is incurred to the program for your registration. If you pre-register and subsequently determine that you will be unable to attend, please have the Masonic courtesy to cancel your reservation by the same method and providing the same information.

Registration will open at 8:30 a.m. with the program beginning at 9:30 a.m.

Lunch ($25) will be served at noon and the program will be completed by 3:00 p.m. All Masons are welcome to attend. Dress is coat and tie.

Parking will be at the Convention Center Parking, located at 1324 Arch Street, Philadelphia PA:

All fees are non refundable if you do not attend the event.


W. Bro. Ben Wallace

Topic: The Nature of Initiation

Due to an unforeseen situation we will have to reschedule Brother Bizzack to a later time. We are happy to announce that our replacement speaker is now W.B. Ben Wallace of North Carolina. W.B. Wallace is the author of A Path to Providence: The Creation of the Middle Chamber Program.

W. Bro. Wallace is a Past Master of Blackmer #127, Wilkerson College #760, and Sophia #767 Masonic Lodges, a Past Chairman of the North Carolina Grand Lodge Committee on Masonic Education, a Past Grand Orator of the Grand Lodge of North Carolina, a 33rd degree Scottish Rite Mason in the AASR Southern Jurisdiction, and a member of various other Masonic Bodies.

W. Bro. C.R. “Chuck” Dunning

Topic: Compassion & Gratitude in Masonry, Psychology, and Contemplative Practice

Chuck Dunning is an advocate, facilitator, trainer, and consultant in contemplative practice, with more than 30 years in the professional fields of higher education and mental health, as well as in Masonry, Rosicrucianism, and other currents in the Western esoteric traditions. Chuck’s consistent commitment is to the actual practice of contemplative disciplines to facilitate and enhance experiences of personal growth, social wellbeing, and spiritual initiation and transformation.

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