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Sahib Shrine History

Sahib Shriners Dream that Came True. Sahib Shriners was Started
by Ill. Sir Howard D. Noble, P.P.  on Dispensation July 16, 1981, and Charter June 17, 1982.  Shriners International is a fraternity based on fellowship and the Masonic principles of brotherly love, relief, and truth. The fraternity is open to men of integrity from all walks of life.

  1. The emblem on the front of the fez, the crescent and scimitar, is an important part of the fraternity’s theme, and is representative of the characteristics embodied by the Shriners.

  2. The scimitar stands for the backbone of the fraternity, its members.

  3. The two claws are for the Shriners fraternity and its philanthropy.

  4. The sphinx stands for the governing body of the Shriners.

  5. The five-pointed star represents the thousands of children helped by the philanthropy each year.

  6. The emblem also bears the phrase “Robur et Furor,” which means “Strength and Fury.”

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