First degrees

Berwyn Lodge conferred two first degrees on April 21, 2015, joined by visitors from Riverside Lodge and the United Grand Lodge of England.
2015-04 First Degrees

Newest Master Mason

Berwyn Lodge #839 conferred the third degree on Bro. David Atikossi on March 17, 2015. Thanks to the brethren who attended and our distinguished visitors who helped out and made the degree particularly special, including RWB Bruce Maxwell, RWB Bob Mikulecky, WB Henrik Schrader, WB Joe Broz, WB Bob Vighi, and Bro. Lary Saladin.
March 17 2015 MM

St. Elmo Commandery congratulates W.B. Tony Castro

St Elmo presentation
St. Elmo Commandery #63 Knights Templar presented a certificate of congratulations to W.B. (and Sir Knight) Tony Castro for his installation as Worshipful Master of Berwyn Lodge. W.B. Alan Schwartz, Thrice Illustrious Master of Siloam Council #53 R&SM, presented the certificate on behalf of the Commandery and the other Montclaire York Rite bodies.

Annual meeting

Berwyn Lodge held its annual meeting and election of officers on June 10, 2014. Officers elected for the next Masonic year are:

WM-elect: Tony Castro
SW-elect: Brigido Tan
JW-elect: Antonio Vicera
TR-elect: Juan Morado, Jr.
SE-select: W.B. Luisito Fanlo

In addition to the election, masonic education presentations, and other business, the Montclaire York Rite bodies recognized W.B. Pat Coletta for his term as Worshipful Master several years ago.

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Pancake breakfast on May 24

Pancake breakfast ticket

Come join us on Memorial Day weekend for this charitable fundraiser.

Berwyn Lodge community participation

Berwyn Lodge #839 has been recognized by the Grand Lodge of Illinois for participating in or co-sponsoring three Masonic Community Days events.
The most recent was the Salute to Hospitalized Veterans steak fry at the Jesse Brown VA Hospital in Chicago on October 20, 2013.
Pictured (l to r): WB David Cruz, WB Alejandro Cabral, WB Jose Villarreal, Jr. WB Kenmond Eng, Bro. John Zignich

Grand Master’s Award of Excellence

The 2012-2013 officers, led by WB Kenmond Eng, returned from the 2013 Grand Lodge Communication with the Grand Master’s Award of Excellence for their activities during their year!

WB Kenmond Eng and Bro. Brigido Tan with the Grand Master's Award of Excellence at the 2013 Grand Lodge communication

WB Kenmond Eng and Bro. Brigido Tan with the Grand Master’s Award of Excellence at the 2013 Grand Lodge communication

August 2013 events

August events at or by Berwyn!

  • Monday August 5 – Brethren please join us as we make our first Lodge Visitation. We will be visiting Western Springs Lodge #1136 for their first degree. 1215 Chestnut St, Western Springs, IL, at 6:30pm.
  • Tuesday August 6- Azure Masonic lodge along with Berwyn Masonic Lodge will be co-sponsoring an IL-CHIP (Illinois Child Identification Program) event at the Chicago Police Department 9th District Station at 3120 S Halsted St Chicago, IL 60608, at 5:30-8:30pm.
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2013-2014 officers

Berwyn Lodge’s officers for the upcoming Masonic year will be:

WM – Bro. Alejandro Cabral
SW – Bro. Antonio Castro
JW – Bro. Brigido Tan
SEC – W. Bro. Luisito Fanlo
TRE – Bro. Juan Morado Jr.
CH – Bro. Juan Ventura
SD – Bro. Antonio Vicera
JD – Bro. Juan Merced
SS – Bro. Josue Nunez
JS – Bro. Carlos Lopez
MAR – Bro. Ryan Dortch
TR – W. Bro. Kenmond Eng

The Installation of Offices is being planned for Sunday, July 21.
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February 26 Courtesy degree

A photo from the February 26th courtesy 2nd degree conducted by Berwyn for Riverside lodge.