MASONIC YEAR 2012

Bro. HERMINO T. UBANA SR. is a prominent practicing lawyer by profession, born on October 29, in Lopez, Quezon. He is a seasoned litigator equipped with skills that were honed through ages both as assistant Provincial Fiscal and CityProsecutor. He has won numerous awards andconsidered to be the Best Prosecutor in thecountry. A volunteer Legal Counsel of the Lodgeand responsible in the filing of the Ejectment Caseagainst the renegades who illegally took position of the BBL No.17's temple.

Kuyang Hermie, as he is commonly called, is a father to the immediate past Master of Mt. Lebanon Lodge No.1 and the current Mayor of Lopez, Quezon, WB Sonny B. Ubana II. Upon raised to the sublime degree of Master Mason on August 11, 2008, by the Olongapo-based brethren, he was appointed to Junior Deacon, Senior Deacon, then elected to the position of Senior Warden then to Worshipful Master of Bagong Buhay Lodge No. 17.

BERNARD P. VILLASOR is an Industrial Engineer and a Security Professional, who was born on
February 11 in the humble province of Negros Occidental. He is a competent Disaster Manager, a product of the Disaster Management Institute of the Philippines, National Defense College. He is a self-made man who surpassed the long, rough and rugged roads of life.

Kuyang Bernard was initiated on June 12, 2009, passed on July 10, 2009 and raised to the sublime degree of Master Mason on August 14, 2009. He was appointed to Junior Steward and elected to the position of Junior Warden last year 2011.

He is married to Ateng Liza, and is happily raising their three (3) children, Mark Julian, an Industrial Design Specialist, Pierre Matthew, an Entrepreneurship student, and Michael Andre, a student of Multimedia Management, and Masters in Animation.

EDWARD P. VELASCO, a debonair Security Division Head of the world renowned multinational food chain company of KFC, Mr Donut and Tokyo Tokyo. He is a postgraduate in Bachelors of Law, a licensed Criminologist, Polygraph examiner certified by the board of polygraph examiners Chicago, Illinois, USA, holder of Professional Certificate in Facilities Management, University of the Philippines.

Kuyang Ed was initiated August 7, 2009, passed September 11, 2009 and raised November 13, 2009.
He was twice elected as the Lodge’s Treasurer, appointed as Secretary protempore, and currently
installed as Junior Warden.


AAE"Freemasonry embraces the highest moral laws and will bear the test of any system of ethics or philosophy every promulgated for the uplift of man."

Douglas MacArthur (1880-1964) – US General with close assocations with the Philippines who commanded the Southwest Pacific Theatre in World War II. MacArthur was raised to the sublime degree of Master Mason in Manila Lodge #1 under the Grand Lodge of the Philippines on January 14, 1936