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Masonic Biography for Norman McEvoy

 Initiated, Passed and Raised (April 1956) in Belfast Lodge #257,

 Grand Lodge of Ireland AF&AM

 On retirement from employment in the field of Banking, he affiliated (1992) with Victoria Columbia Lodge No 1 (Victoria BC.) Grand Lodge of British Columbia & Yukon AF&AM.

V.W. Bro. / M.E.C. Norman McEvoy


His career in Freemasonry includes the following:-

Victoria Columbia Lodge No 1 -Grand Lodge of BC & Yukon

1998                                 Worshipful Master

2001/03                          Secretary

multiple years                Director of Masonic Education

Demited December 31, 2016

Haida Lodge #166        Grand Lodge of BC & Yukon

2014                                  Member

2015                                  Director of Masonic Education

Victoria Lodge of Education & Research

2006&2007                     Worshipful Master

Grand Lodge of British Columbia & Yukon AF&AM

2000-2002                     Appointed to G/L Board of General Purposes

2002                                Appointed Grand Steward

2003                                Appointed to the Grand Lodge Committee on Education

2004/5/6                       Appointed Chairman G.L. Committee on Education


2010-2013               Chairman Ashlar College of Freemasonry

2013-current             Retired from Board and now acting as a Course adjudicator.

M.W. Prince Hall Grand Lodge of Washington & Jurisdiction

2009 -Current            Associate  Member True Resolution Lodge #16 (Vancouver B.C.) Prince Hall

Grand Lodge of Washington F&AM

1996-current                 Honorary Member Port Angeles Lodge #69  Washington State USA

2009-current                Charter Member of Grand Mound Lodge, Seattle. Wash.

Grand Lodge of Sinaloa (Mexico)

2003-current                Honorary Member Fraternity Lodge #23. Mazatlan Mexico.


Royal Arch Masonry

1975                                Exalted in Rocky Mountain Chapter (Cranbrook. BC)  Grand Chapter of Royal Arch Masons of BC & Yukon.

2001                               Affiliated with Columbia #1 Chapter (Victoria BC)

2003                               First Principal  Columbia #1 Chapter

2011/12                          Grand First Principal (Zerubbabel) Grand Chapter of BC& Yukon

2015                                Appointed as Chairman of Grand Chapter Committee on Education  and  Advancement.

Currently                       Grand Chapter Representative from the Grand Chapter of Prince Hall Masons of Washington.USA

Cryptic Rite Masons of Western Canada

Acme Council #14        Chaplain

Red Cross of Constantine

2001- Current               Member Saxa Rubra Conclave #23 (Victoria BC)

2009                                Most Puissant Sovereign

2013                                Appointed  Illustrious Grand Herald

Allied Masonic Degrees

2000-current                 Member Victoria Council # 213 (Ladysmith BC)

2005                                Venerable Master

2010                                 Grand Director of Ceremonies

2018                                 Appointed District Deputy Grand Master

Shrine of North America

1975-Current                  Member Gizeh Temple, Vancouver BC

1990                                  President North Peace Shrine Club

1992-Current                  Member Victoria Shrine Clowns (Danny Boy)

1993                                  President Victoria Shrine Clowns


2003-Current                 The Educator   (  directed to Freemasons & the public in General


1996. Commenced, within Victoria Columbia Lodge #1 (GL of BC & Yukon) the development of a Mentorship Program &  saw the acceptance  of this Program at Grand Lodge in the year 2000.

2005  As Chairman of the Grand Lodge of BC & Yukon Committee on Education commenced the development of a Diploma Program for freemasons and with the assistance of many brethren saw the acceptance of this Program under the name of Ashlar College of Freemasonry  and accepted by The Grand Lodge of British Columbia & Yukon  in 2010.

2016  Created and Published “A Journey to the Spirit” which is a Book/Manual offering an insight into the esoteric side of Masonic Ceremonies. Available for purchase                    (Refer Home Page of The Educator)