Month: July 2018


Freemasons lodge celebrates 100 years in Kedron
31 Jul 2018

Freemasons lodge celebrates 100 years in Kedron

(by Renee McKeown, The Courier-Mail, July 30, 2018)   A SECRET handshake usually gets people past the armed guards with […]

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Freemasons focus on mental health
30 Jul 2018

Freemasons focus on mental health

Morawa Freemasons Peter Harrower and Brian Ross say mental health is a priority for their members. Picture: Geoff Vivian   (by Geoff Vivian, Midwest […]

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Masonic Influencers
29 Jul 2018

Masonic Influencers

(by Midnight Freemasons Contributor Bill Hosler, PM)   Recently on a Masonic discussion board I found myself tagged in a […]

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Service: Why Do We Help?
28 Jul 2018

Service: Why Do We Help?

(by Universal Freemasonry, 26 July 2018)   If you were to ask five different people of five different belief systems […]

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Grant from Freemasons brings the ‘D.R.E.A.M’ one step closer
27 Jul 2018

Grant from Freemasons brings the ‘D.R.E.A.M’ one step closer

Courtyard overview of the new centre (by Sian Cripps, Sussex Express, 26 July 2018)   A £3.1 million dream to […]

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Cementing the father-son relationship
26 Jul 2018

Cementing the father-son relationship

On the encouragement of his sons Daniel (left) and Jonathan, Chris Laird has recently become a Freemason. Photo: Gerard O’Brien […]

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Grand Lodge of Virginia
25 Jul 2018

History of the Grand Lodge of Virginia

This week, the hosts of The Masonic Roundtable discuss the history of the Grand Lodge of Virginia. Click the picture […]

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Freemasons SA struggle with $50M cash from retirement village sale
24 Jul 2018

Freemasons SA struggle with $50M cash from retirement village sale

(by The Weekly Source, July 24, 2018. The picture: ABC)   Following the sale of its eight Masonic homes’ retirement villages to […]

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The Imposters (a new Masonic Minute episode)
23 Jul 2018

The Imposters (a new Masonic Minute episode)

  Those impersonating masons for financial gain, and those appealing to Masonic charities on their false pretenses have been around […]

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Pupils at Okehampton College are to receive dedicated support
22 Jul 2018

Pupils at Okehampton College are to receive support

(by Provincial Grand Lodge of Devonshire, 2018,07,21)   Okehampton College in Okehampton Devon is to receive dedicated, specialist support to […]

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21 Jul 2018

The Doorways of Solomon’s Temple

(by Freemasons for Dummies, July 15, 2018)   A recent post on the Biblical Archeology website explores a curious detail about the […]

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20 Jul 2018

12,000th teddy handed out by Freemasons

(By David Allison, Sunderland Echo, 18 July 2018)   A scheme which hands out teddy bears to poorly youngsters at […]

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Freemasons donate to children’s hospice appeal
19 Jul 2018

Freemasons donate to children’s hospice appeal

(by Beccles & Bungay Journal, 18 July 2018. Picture: EACH Norfolk)   Waveney’s freemasons have donated almost £1,000 to an […]

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History of the Grand Lodge of the District of Columbia
18 Jul 2018

History of the Grand Lodge of the District of Columbia

This week, the hosts of The Masonic Roundtable begin a series on the history of their respective Grand Lodges with […]

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Origins of the Royal Arch degree
17 Jul 2018

Origins of the Royal Arch degree

Join the Host of Whence came you? podcast this week for a piece exploring the origins of the Royal Arch […]

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Freemasons mark 225 years in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu
16 Jul 2018

Freemasons mark 225 years in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu

(by Annabelle Olivier, Global News, July 15, 2018)   Freemasons from Dorchester Lodge #4 in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu are celebrating a major […]

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Blue plaque commemorates Derbyshire Freemason
15 Jul 2018

Blue plaque commemorates Derbyshire Freemason

(by Freemasonry Today, 15 July 2018)   A BLUE PLAQUE, COMMEMORATING THE LIFE AND WORKS OF DERBYSHIRE FREEMASON DR JOHN HOLLIS PIGOT, […]

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Our interview with the Grand Master of the Grand Orient of France
14 Jul 2018

Our interview with the Grand Master of the Grand Orient of France

The presented interview was given by the Grand Master of the Grand Orient of France to the editor-in- chief of […]

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A boat called 'Northumberland Freemason'
13 Jul 2018

A boat called ‘Northumberland Freemason’

Angela Carrington and Keith Newman pictured on the boat with Donald Auld, Ian Craigs, Kevin Stannard and Dr Greg Smith.’Photo: […]

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£5k for programme to help vulnerable pupils
12 Jul 2018

£5k for programme to help vulnerable pupils

(by Barking and Dagenham Post – 03 July 2018)   A grant of £5,000 from Essex Masons to Dorothy Barley […]

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Freemasonry's Biggest Problem
11 Jul 2018

Freemasonry’s Biggest Problem

This week the host of Whence came you? podcast explores the true issues affecting the success of Freemasonry – “Addressing […]

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Legends of the Craft Symposium and Festive Board
10 Jul 2018

Legends of the Craft Symposium and Festive Board

(by Freemasons for Dummies, Monday, July 09, 2018)   Speaking of festive boards (see yesterday’s post), Masons in, or near, […]

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Can the Secrets be Googled?
09 Jul 2018

Can the Secrets be Googled?

(by Universal Freemasonry, 7 July 2018)   In a discussion with a few masonic friends recently, someone asked the question: […]

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900th anniversary of Peterborough Cathedral
08 Jul 2018

900th anniversary of Peterborough Cathedral

(by Craig Bunday, Peterborough Freemasons, Peterborough Telegraph, Saturday 07 July 2018)   As has been mentioned many times in this […]

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Freemasons buy new radios for Search and Rescue team
07 Jul 2018

Freemasons buy new radios for Search and Rescue team

(by Hereford Times, 5 July 2018)   The Herefordshire Freemasons have donated £900 to West Mercia Search and Rescue for […]

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06 Jul 2018

11th Young Carers Summer BBQ

(by Sammy Jones, MKCITIZEN, Friday 06 July 2018)   Buckinghamshire Freemasons recently held its 11th Young Carers Summer BBQ – […]

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Freemasons give to Ballarat Christmas in July appeal
05 Jul 2018

Freemasons give to Ballarat Christmas in July appeal

(3BA, 04 July 2018)   The No. 23 Masonic Social committee have kindly handed over a cheque for $3000 to […]

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Unsung Heroes of American Freemasonry
04 Jul 2018

Unsung Heroes of American Freemasonry

Happy Independence Day, everyone! This week, the hosts of The Masonic Roundtable forgo discussions of George Washington, Ben Franklin, and […]

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Quatuor Coronati North American Conference
03 Jul 2018

Quatuor Coronati North American Conference

(Freemasons for Dummies, July 02, 2018)   Just a reminder that late this summer, England’s renowned Quatuor Coronati Lodge of […]

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Freemasons raising charity money at family fun day
02 Jul 2018

Freemasons raising charity money at family fun day

Simon Wright (left), chief executive officer of Nelson’s Journey, receiving a donation of £5,650 from the Drayton-based Bishop Herbert Lodge […]

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Explorer Scouts grateful for Freemasons donation
01 Jul 2018

Explorer Scouts grateful for Freemasons donation

(by Tenby Observer, Monday, 25 June 2018)   Preseli Pioneers Explorer Scout Unit is a flourishing Scout section for 14 […]

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