December 12th 2015 – Following the path of Georg Weifert
On the occasion of two decades from the establishing the Lodge “Đorđe Vajfert” (“Georg Weifert”), at December 2015, Officers and members of this Lodge symbolically lit candles at the tomb of the first Grand Master of the Grand Lodge of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes Yugoslavia and the first Grand Commander of the Supreme Council of Serbia, the Illustrious Brother Georg Weifert.
On that occasion, the Secretary of the Lodge “Đorđe Vajfert”, Brother P.P, held a solemn speech of the following content: “Today we are filled with special feelings, especially with proud caused by fact that we proved that we are able to persevere in the great task whose foundations laid great man, our spiritual father and beloved Brother – Georg Weifert. It is our duty to nurture the great cultural heritage that we got as heritage of our predecessors. We are obliged to defend Liberty, Equality and Fraternity, to be promoters of these sacred values. Great Weifert said that our actions should always be weighed, without taking a particular side when it affects the ways of the improvement of the conditions of life of our families, our Brothers, our fellow tribesmen. It is our duty to work for the betterment of the society, to do everything in our power to make the world around us to be a little less tedious for those who were not favored, to be truthful and righteous. Let this great jubilee be an incentive to our Fraternal Chain to become even stronger, and our building to be a reliable beacon for incoming generations.”
The life of Georg Weifert, the industrialist, the first governor of the National Bank, the founder, arts and collectors admirer, benefactor, protector of children, women and the poor, was an inexhaustible source of inspiration for members of the Lodge, which proudly bears his name, as well as all the Brethren of the Grand Lodge of Serbia. Admiring his great legacy, the members of the Lodge “Georg Weifert” visited the Roman-Catholic parish church of St. Anne in Pančevo, which was built by Georg Weifert at his own expense, as well as new square in front of the old brewery that bears his famous name. Agenda of the visit “Following the path of Georg Weifert”, as well as afternoon entertainment of Brethren and their beautiful spouses at the restaurant on the bank of Tamiš river was realized through the efforts of Brother N.P.