QATAR MILITARY LODGE # 210
MOST WORSHIPFUL PRINCE HALL GRAND LODGE
FREE & ACCTEPTED MASONS
STATE of OKLAHOMA and its JURISDICTION
Fifteenth Masonic District
A special business communication for Qatar Military Lodge # 210 was open in due form by Worshipful
Master Kevin Lofton on March 20, 2009 at 1920 hrs, Qurm Hall, Education City, Doha, Qatar. The
opening prayer was given by Brother Dixon. WM Lofton read Psalm 133.
I. Roll Call of Officers:
Worshipful Master Kevin Lofton Present
Senior Warden John Henderson Present
Junior Warden Edgardo Edwards Present
Secretary Martino Dominguez Acting
Treasurer David Moody Present
II. Reading of the Minutes: The reading of the minutes from the previous communication
was deferred for next communication.
III. Recognition of Distinguished Members.
SDDGM Michael McNeill
IV. Recognition of Visitors:
PM Juanito Del Rosario Batangas Lodge 35 MWGL of the Philippines
PM Leandro Lubag United Service Lodge 1341 MWGL of Hong Kong
Bro. Zoilo Perez Batangas Lodge 35 MWGL of the Philippines
Bro. John Del Rosario Suisun Fairfield Lodge 55 MWGL of California
Bro. Lucas Thomas Aberdeen Lodge 149 MWGL of Ohio
Bro. Gaston Baillargeon Victoria Lodge 16 MWGL of Quebec
Bro. Aman Sheikh General Williams Lodge 165 MWGL of India
Bro. Hanny Camba Hundred Islands Lodge 201 MWGL of the Philippines
Bro. Oder Camba Hundred Islands Lodge 201 MWGL of the Philippines
Bro. Newlito Diaz Koronadal Lodge 209 MWGL of the Philippines
Bro. Antonio Rodriguez Pilar Lodge 15 MWGL of the Philippines
Bro. Martino Dominguez Palanyag Lodge 323 MWGL of the Philippines
V. Departing Brother:
Brother Stancil who will be assigned to Saudi Arabia was presented a parting gift by WM
VI. Reading of the Financial Report:
The reading of the Treasurer’s financial report was deferred for next communication.
VII. Reading of incoming Correspondence:
SDDGM McNeill read the 25 Landmarks of Masonry.
Demit for Bro. Cummins was moved and seconded for voting and the majority won for
VIII. Reading and Referring of Petitions: NONE
IX. Reports of Committees:
SW Henderson was delegated to head committee on Constitution and By-Laws as
X. Balloting of Candidates: None
XI. Conferring of Degrees: None
XII. Sickness and Distress:
Employment assistance for Bro. Roberson was sounded off to the brethren.
XIII. Old Business: None
XIV. New Business:
WM Lofton announced that QML#210 was given direction that it could initiate non-
Americans to the three degrees. Formalities and requirements will be detailed and
Recognized FCM’s who wish to be raised should obtain communications from their
mother lodges first.
Visiting brethren signified petitions for being allowed dual/plural membership with
QML#210. WM and SDDGM see no particular reason why, and petition will be
communicated to the MWPHGL of Oklahoma for clearance.
JW Edwards inquire frequency of special meetings outside QML#210 home lodge, the
WM Lofton has assigned JW Edwards to take the lead in the scheduling and preparations
for such special meetings and to advise the WM.
WM Lofton, assisted by SDDGM McNeill and PM del Rosario presented the following
MM’s with Certificates of Honorary Membership to QML#210:
PM Leandro Lubag Bro. John Del Rosario Bro. Lucas Thomas
Bro. Gaston Baillargeon Bro. Aman Sheikh Bro. Hanny Camba
Bro. Oder Camba Bro. Newlito Diaz Bro.Martino Dominguez
SDDGM McNeill presented WM Lofton with a gift for his exemplary effort and
dedication as WM of the QML#210 and for making this historic Special Business
XV. Collecting Fraternal Assistance:
QR 508 was collected.
XVI. Lectures / Good of the Order:
WM Lofton expressed his warm appreciation to all present and could not avoid noticing
everyone’s warm smile of brotherly love. The WM admitted being nervous at the
beginning for taking the great risk of holding this meeting, but like everyone else, all
went well and the feeling of tense and fear was replaced by peace and love. The WM
thank the GAOTU for that.
The WM invited everyone for a fellowship dinner in his residence after the meeting.
Departing JD Stancil thanked the WM and the officers of QML#210 for the warm
brotherly affection accorded him as member of the lodge and expressed his enthusiasm
and excitement for his future Masonic works in Saudi Arabia.
XVII. Closing Comments:
Qatar Military Lodge # 210 was closed in due form by Worshipful Master Kevin Lofton at 2015 hrs
until the next stated regular communication. The closing prayer was given by Brother Dixon.
ATTESTED BY: APPROVED BY:
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Martino Dominguez Kevin Lofton
Secretary, Acting Worshipful Master