In April of 1986 the Petaluma and Novato Lodges consolidated, becoming one body of Masonry to serve Sonoma and North Marin Counties. Here is the letter distributed to all members of both Lodges
Our Senior Deacon presents an in-depth study of the history of the ratio Ï€ and our Fraternity, and how scholars throughout the ages have addressed its unique properties.
In 2008 our wonderful clocktower was rededicated, after having been remachined by skilled clockmakers.
Charles Coward, or “The Count of Auschwitz” as he would come to be known, joined the British Army in 1937 and was captured by the Germans in 1940. In retrospect the Germans would have deeply regretted capturing him as he did far more damage to them as a POW than he did on the front lines.
Charles â€œChuckâ€™â€ of Williams-Sonoma was known worldwide as a culinary genius and esteemed businessman. But in Temple Lodge No. 14 in Sonoma, he was known for something else: Being a brother. Williams passed away on Dec. 5, 2015, but his legacy in and outside of the lodge will be forever treasured by those people whose lives he touched.