Texas Masonry now enters a new year. This includes the pleasure of honoring the new District Deputy Grand Master for District 14B, R:. W:. Gilbert T. Swift, Jr. He is making his Official Visit at this Stated Meeting of Irving Lodge on Tuesday, February 8, 2011.

The District Deputy Grand Master is a representative of the Grand Master and on his Official Visit is to be accorded the same recognition and honor due the Grand Master. A proper reception will be made near the first of the meeting and his message from the Grand Master will be delivered at the end of business. After his speech, no other business will be conducted and no other speeches or comments from the membership will be accepted. Time to visit with our honored guest will be before or after the meeting.