Author: Jim Russell

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Lecture 9, March 2024

Lecture #9 – March 2024                                                                                                                        RESPECT The title of a popular song by Aretha Franklin and others.  Respect is defined as a noun meaning (1) a feeling of deep […]

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Feb

Lecture 8

February, 2024 Number 8                                                                                                                                            February 2024 On January 1 I performed the annual ritual of removing all our 2023 calendars and replacing them with 2024 calendars.   Each page has a […]

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Lecture 6 December 2023

Number 6                                                                                                                                            December 2023 ‘Tis the season to be jolly as it is often said.  It is a time for Christmas trees and holly, a time for eggnog, hot cider, […]

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Nov
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Lecture 5 November 2023

Lecture Number 5 – November 2023 In the church year the month of November begins with All Saints Day followed by All Souls Day.  October ends with what is now called […]

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Lecture 4 October 2023

Lecture 4 October 2023 Most of you, my brother Knights, went through your initiation into the degrees (first/ second/ third) of our order years ago.  Some of us went through […]

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Lecture 1 – July 2023

Lecture 1 - July, 2023 When our Grand Knight asked if I would accept appointment as Lecturer, I determined to review the duties of that office as put forth by [...]