DeMolay Reunion in Phoenix


In a heartwarming gathering that celebrated the enduring bonds of brotherhood and service, MW Kent Gould, the Past Grand Master of the Grand Lodge of Colorado, reunited with Honorable Grand Master Raymund Joseph Ian O. Mendoza and his entourage. The event, held in the picturesque city of Phoenix, Arizona, marked a significant moment for the members of the Order of DeMolay, particularly for those affiliated with the Republic of the Philippines.

MW Gould, an esteemed figure within the Freemasonry community, holds an Active Life Membership in the Supreme Council, Order of DeMolay of the Republic of the Philippines. Additionally, he is an honorary member of the Jacques DeMolay Memorial Lodge No. 305, F. & A. M. His dedication and contributions to the fraternity extend beyond his local affiliations, as he has also served as a Past Grand Representative of DeMolay Philippines to DeMolay International.

The reunion was a joyous occasion for DeMolay Philippines, as it provided an opportunity to express gratitude to MW Gould for his instrumental role in fostering a strong and positive relationship between DeMolay Philippines and DeMolay International. His efforts have not only strengthened the ties between the two entities but have also paved the way for future collaborations and exchanges that will undoubtedly benefit the young members of the Order.

As the reunion concluded, the sense of camaraderie and mutual respect was palpable. The handshake emoji, 🫱🏾‍🫲🏼, symbolized the unity and friendship shared between MW Gould and the representatives of DeMolay Philippines. This gesture encapsulated the essence of the DeMolay mission: to prepare young men to lead successful, happy, and productive lives.

The reunion in Phoenix, Arizona, was more than just a meeting; it was a testament to the lasting impact of MW Gould’s contributions and a reminder of the importance of nurturing international relationships within the DeMolay community. As DeMolay Philippines and MW Gould continue to support and uplift young men around the world, their collective efforts will undoubtedly leave a lasting legacy of leadership and brotherhood.

Credits to: DeMolay Philippines FB
Edited by: Bro. John Louie Marfil, Chev., LOH, Filipino DeMolay Singapore DAC #46, PP