Winter Festival of Saint John

Winter Festival of Saint John

December 21st 2015 – Winter Festival of Saint John

Traditionally, the Brethren from Lodge “Mudrost” (“Wisdom”) held a ritual feast inSv Jovan zimski 211215 -2 accordance with the Scottish Rite rituals, in honor of St. John. This special ritual work, which is performed in the Temple, at the table, represents a symbolic celebration of the winter solstice, which dates back to pre-Christian era. The ceremony closes the Works, that the Brothers can go on vacation until the beginning of the summer semester, when the Works will be reopened. This extremely remarkable Work, during which the 1st of the seven toasts addressed the homeland Serbia, was led by Brother V.K. The celebration of the “winter” St. John, was honored by the presence of the Grand Master and Grand Officers of the Grand Lodge of Serbia, as well as the guests from other Lodges from Obedience.

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