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King Oscar Lodge # 855, A. F. & A. M.

King Oscar Lodge #855
Ancient, Free & Accepted Masons
5418 W Gale St, Chicago IL 60630

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Worshipful Master
Richard Storto
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Bruce Barnesan
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Richard Sobotta
Russell E Johnson, PM
Patrick John
Deondre Bedgood
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John Parish
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April 24th Special Meeting
May 8th Stated Meeting
May 16th KO Memorial A Day of Remembrance at Elmwood Cemetery
9:00 AM
2905 Thatcher Ave, River Grove, IL. Lot 1 Section 15
May 22nd Special Meeting
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Golf Outing July 12th 1:00 PM Chevy Chase
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Bemis Woods (South) Grove 4. 1100 Ogden Av., Westchester, IL 60154

Brother Urban Clareus, of Stockholm, Sweden, is introduced to the brethren of King Oscar Lodge #855, A F & A M, on Friday evening, March, 27th, 2015.

Brother Clareus was present to witness the Third Degree work for newly raised Brothers: Mitchell, Milostrazich and Leone, and indicated that while there were some differences with the ritual they use in Sweden, much of the Third Degree ritual was similar.

King Oscar Lodge #855 is once again proud to Sponsor
KICS United FC U14B

Sun Apr 26 - Juventus Dunbar 9:00 AM

Sat. May 9 - @ CFJ South Orland Park 5:00 PM

Sat May 16 - @ Darien Swarm Darien 4:30 PM

Sun May 17 - LIGA Dunbar 3:30 PM

Our home field is Dunbar located at:
Dunbar Park Complex (Central)
300 E. 31st St. Chicago, IL 60616


King Oscar Lodge #855 is proud to sponsor
The Hyde Park Kenwood Legends Baseball
Rookie Mariners
More information to follow.


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Dinner's start at 6:30pm. Meeting start at 7:30 pm at Jefferson Masonic Temple, 5418 Gale Street, Chicago, Illinois, on the 2nd and 4th Fridays of each month.

King Oscar Lodge was chartered in 1898 and given the name of the then King of Sweden and Norway, Oscar II. Since then, King Oscar has always been a place "where true Masonic brotherhood flourishes."

“His Majesty, King Oscar II, Our Most Worshipful Master,
Has with pleasure given his consent to name your
Worshipful St. Jon Lodge King Oscar Lodge.
-Masonic Temple
- Stockholm, November 23, 1899
- Grand Lodge of Sweden

"Freemasonry is an organized society of men symbolically applying the principles of operative masonry and architecture to the science and art of character building. Its purpose is to improve the community through the improvement and strengthening of the character of the individual man."


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