posted on Mar, 29 2004 @ 06:27 PM
A few years ago, a learned Brother presented a research paper at my Council of Allied Masonic Degrees on the Forresters and Oddfellows.
According to him, a large number of Forresters in the U.S. are also Knights of Columbus, but the two are separate organizations, not being fronts for
I also remember that he had obtained an early Forrester ritual which he read in part to the Lodge, and which seemed interesting to me. The Candidate
for initiation is apparently cast in the role of a Norman who is accepted into the Order of Merry Men. The Master of a Lodge of Forresters represents
It is similar to Masonry in some respects; however, the Forresters are a sectarian fraternity, and admit only Roman Catholics.
Virtus junxit mors non separabit.