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Gérard Aumont

Frater Superior Hymenaus Beta has published an important biographical essay on Gérard Aumont.  Read here.

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Refusal of Initiation

Reminder to U.S. local bodies: The criteria for sponsorship of candidates and for eligibility for initiation are established by USGL, not by local masters. Local masters are not permitted to impose their own criteria on sponsorship or on eligibility for local initiation, beyond those established by USGL. Further, “Whenever an individual is refused initiation on …

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Changes to Minerval Application Procedure

The Executive has adopted a revised Preliminary Pledge Form and Application For Admission (Minerval Application Form). There are two changes to the form: Applicants will now be asked if they have ever been refused initiation at any location.  Details are requested if the answer is affirmative. The sponsors’ attestation has been modified to affirm that …

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