Centennial Celebration Moments # 27 The Tie That Binds (about the International DeMolay Cordon Magazine) The publication of a magazine dedicated to DeMolay was the first sign of the growing strength of the Order. A newsletter/pamphlet called simply “The DeMolay” was...
Goal Setting 1/10/19

Goal Setting 1/10/19

5 Golden Rules for Setting Goals Set Goals that Motivate You The goal needs to be important to you. It needs to have value to you. Set S.M.A.R.T. Goals Specific Measurable Attainable Relevant Time Bound Set Goals in Writing Writing Goals down makes it real. You can't...
How to Change a Tire 1/3/19

How to Change a Tire 1/3/19

Knowing how to change a tire is an important skill all drivers should know. If you have roadside assistance that is great, but sometimes you might not have phone reception and in some cases it could take a long time for someone to get there. Changing a tire is a...

Centennial Celebration Moments #26 A Final Look at the Development of the DeMolay Ritual The Fourth Edition of the DeMolay Ritual came out in 1926 with a major revision of the DeMolay Degree, but it was not well-accepted by the Chapters.  Most Chapters simply refused...

2019 Summer Internship

Internship Kansas City, Mo – DeMolay International is now accepting applications for the 2019 DeMolay Summer Internship Program. The purpose of the program is to give the recipient, who must be an Active DeMolay, real-world experience at an International non-profit...

Radical Ritual Changes

Radical Ritual Changes To continue our discussion of the development of the Ritual, it should be noted here that the 4th Edition had the biggest change in the DeMolay Degree. The Orator's Prologue was almost completely re-written. The only paragraph that survived was...
Building Credit (12/20/18)

Building Credit (12/20/18)

You might think its to early to start building credit. Well, if you are 18, then it's not. Building credit takes time- the earlier you start, the more it will help down the road. Credit can be hard to understand; check out these tips from Credit.com to begin building...

How to “Fix” the DeMolay Degree

Centennial Celebration Moments #24 How to “Fix” the DeMolay Degree By 1922, there was a general feeling that the DeMolay Degree, which, at first was just the trial scene, was missing something.  Several people had written other scenes to provide context, and had tried...

Everyone Was a Ritual Expert

Continuing on last week's theme of the development of the Ritual, it is worthwhile to note the dates of the printing of each edition. 1919       1st Edition 1921 (?) 2nd Edition 1923 (?) 3rd Edition 1926      4th Edition 1930      5th Edition 1937      6th Edition...