OSWEGO, NY – On Saturday, 19 Masons received the orders of knighthood at Palmyra Lodge in Palmyra.
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The three orders leading to becoming a member of Commandery were presented in a day-long pilgrimage.
Members of Commandery No. 32 traveled from Oswego County to the event.
Members of the Grand Commandery presented the orders to 19 candidates.
Five new members of Commandery No 32 were accompanied by officers Commander Burt Goodenough, Recorder George A. Reed and James Babcock from their home commander currently located in Sandy Creek to the pilgrimage.
Commander Goodenough pinned the Malta Jewel on each new Sir Knight at the end of ceremonies.