Prince Henry the Navigator Lodge No. 9360
The first English Lodge in Portugal; warrant dated 08.11.89.
Consecrated by the Rt.Hon Lord Farnham on St.Patrick´s Day, March 17th, 1990.
The consecrating team included Commander Michael Higham, Grand Secretary, Gavin Purser, Grand Director of Ceremonies, Andrew Pearmain, Past Grand Organist and Lt.Cdr. Norman Nuttall, Grand Tyler.
The mother lodge of Prince Henry the Navigator Lodge No. 9360 is the Lodge of St. John No.115 in the District Grand Lodge of Gibraltar; the District Grand Master having agreed to sponsor the new Lodge as part of his masonic jurisdiction.
Immediately following the consecration ceremony on March 17th 1990, the District Grand Master of Gibraltar, Menase James Massias, installed Richard Derrick Beardsley as the first and Founding Master.
The lodge is the premier Lodge in the Group of Lodges and Chapters in Portugal, the latter constituted in June 1995 by the United Grand Lodge of England.
Meetings are held on the first Wednesday in the months of February(Installation),March, April, October, November, December.
A Royal Arch Chapter is attached to the lodge.
CURRENT MASTER – W. Bro. C. Hearn PPGReg (Hants & IOW)
Colin Hearn the Master of Prince Henry the Navigator Lodge and Jose Santos the Presidente of the Widows Sons Masonic Bikers Association Portugal along with members presented 25 back to school back packs full of essentials to Rita Pinto at the Castelo de Sontos Charity in Silves. Colin said that they were glad to be involved for the first time, and hoped that it would become an annual donation for such a worthy cause. After the presentation discussion took place on how the Lodge and Bikers association can help in other ways.
The Grand Master has appointed W Bro. P.J.F. Caeiro to the office of Grand Inspector of the
Portugal Group of Lodges with effect from a date in the autumn of 2023 to be agreed.
Held at the Restaurante Zé do Norte, EN125 Selões, Quatro Estradas, 8100-321 Loulé, GPS coordinates: 37º 06′ 07.22″N 8º 04′ 06.71″W on the following dates: First Wednesday in February (Installation), March, April, October, November, December.
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NEXT MEETING –
Wednesday 4th October 2023, Tyling at TBA
Restaurante Zé do Norte, EN125 Selões, Quatro Estradas, 8100-321 Loulé
Ceremony – TBA
We look forward to greeting ALL qualified members of Freemasonry, if you are not known to us please furnish a letter of introduction from your Secretary/Grand Lodge.
Please inform the Secretary if you intend to dine (72 hrs notice is required).
W.Bro. Jonathan Winfield PPrGStdB
Tel; 00351 917503115
Lodge of Instruction Meetings
Held on the three Wednesday evenings prior to the meeting at 7.00pm (please contact the secretary for location details)