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Southeastern Battalion Ascension Observance

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Come visit Ann Arbor Commandery No. 13, KT as it hosts the annual Southeastern Battalion Ascension Observance, featuring the official Grand Encampment of Knights Templar of the United States of America, ascension observance ceremony. This event is open to the public and brothers and sir knights are encouraged to attend with their friends and families.

Sir Knights are requested to attend in uniform and all others, Sunday best.

Sir
 Knight Art Davidge, HPC was just named THE Recorder of the Year at the 
2015 Grand Commandery Round Table Dinner. We love Art and so does our 
Grand Commandery. Thanks Art, for your service to our Commandery and 
York Rite bodies. Congratulations on this great honor!

Sir Knight Art Davidge, HPC was just named THE Recorder of the Year at the 2015 Grand Commandery Round Table Dinner. We love Art and so does our Grand Commandery. Thanks Art, for your service to our Commandery and York Rite bodies. Congratulations on this great honor!

An end of the evening toast to Ann Arbor Commandery No. 13 on the last few moments of it’s sesquicentennial:

“To Ann Arbor Commandery, may it last until that glorious day when “the mountain of the Lord’s house shall be established in the top of the mountains”; when “swords shall be beaten into plough shares and spears into pruning hooks”; when “nation shall not lift up sword against nation, neither shall they learn war any more”; when the reign of the Blessed Emmanuel, the Prince of Peace, the Great Captain of our Salvation, shall become universal and eternal.”

The Arborough Games

Do you remember the Arborough Games? They were a biennial Olympics-like competition held between Ann Arbor, Michigan and Peterborough, Ontario, cities which would later become sister cities. But why was there a connection between these two cities to begin with? Well it may have something to do with both cities having a group of Knights Templar named No. 13.