The Duke Blog

The Embossing Seal Press

The Duke’s trusty old Lodge seal is, understandably, showing signs of wear but it continues to stamp documents each month at the Duke of Leinster Lodge meetings.

The old Lodge seal conformed to article 161 of the Book of Constitutions comprising the Laws and Regulations of the Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons of […]

September 15th, 2014|History, Lodge Artifact|

The Theodore Unmack Firing Glass

The full history of the TU firing glasses is told elsewhere and can be briefly outlined as follows:

When Theodore Unmack was officially notified in September 1881 that he was the new ProvGM of the Irish Constitution in Queensland he forwarded a consignment of sixty firing glasses to each of the nine Irish Constitution Lodges […]

September 15th, 2014|History, Lodge Artifact|

150th Installation photo album

On June 28, 2014 theDuke of Leinster Lodge celebrated their 150th Anniversary with the installation of RWbro Barry Westphal and his new team of Officers.



June 30th, 2014|Meeting, Photo|

150th Anniversary – Video #2

Here’s a second video celebrating the 150th anniversary of the Duke of Leinster Lodge. Please feel free to share this video with your friends.


June 20th, 2014|Videos|

Duke photo wall video

Take a look back on some of the recent history of the Duke of Leinster Lodge. This video showcases some of the great memories we’ve made over the last few years at Brisbane’s oldest Irish Freemason lodge.



June 10th, 2014|Videos|

Souls and Sound

One who has made a study of the sounds of music finds sympathetic response in the soul of every mortal.By

Frater Fred H. Strom
[From The Rosicrucian Digest October 1937]
“There is in souls a sympathy with sounds
And as the mind is pitched, the ear
Is pleased with melting airs
Or martial, brisk or grave.
Some chord, in unison […]

May 30th, 2014|Uncategorized|

The Symbolic Life

Taken from: C.G. Jung, CW 18, The Symbolic Life, Chapter III
(And a tip of the hat to our erudite Brother  from  Southern Queensland Lodge, No. 29, UGLQ for originally posting this information and bringing it to our attention)

“You see, man is in need of a symbolic life – badly in need. We only live banal, […]

May 15th, 2014|Masonic education|

150th Anniversary Installation invitation

May 5th, 2014|Uncategorized|

UGLQ lodge meeting calendar

Thanks to Adam Graham Brighouse for the Google Calendar and Dennis Johnson for the data.

April 10th, 2014|Meeting, UGLQ|

2014 Irish Lodges Night

The 50th Combined Irish Lodges Night held on Wednesday 19 March 2014 at Stones Corner Masonic Centre in the presence of MW Grand Master Dr Gary Bacon and a large team of Grand Officers making a total audience of 80 Brethren was a most enjoyable evening as part of the Duke of Leinster Lodge […]

March 30th, 2014|Meeting|