Month: September 2018


NYT: English Freemasons Open the Door to Transgender Members
30 Sep 2018

Take a look inside the Freemasons’ oldest Grand Lodge in the world

(by Charlie Floyd, Business Insider, 2018.09.30)   This is the Freemasons’ oldest Grand Lodge. The lodge is home to 200,000 […]

Read More
US: New Hampshire Statewide Masonic Open House 10/20/18
29 Sep 2018

US: New Hampshire Statewide Masonic Open House 10/20/18

(by Freemasons for Dummies, September 28, 2018)   The Grand Lodge of New Hampshire F&AM will be holding a statewide […]

Read More
Canada/Arnprior: A new exhibit to dispel Freemasonry myths
28 Sep 2018

Canada/Arnprior: A new exhibit to dispel Freemasonry myths

(by Mike Vlasveld, OttawaMatters)   Arnprior museum hoping to dispel freemasonry myths with new exhibit   “Freemasonry is considered secretive […]

Read More
England/Exmouth: Freemasons cash helps library fund new community space
27 Sep 2018

England/Exmouth: Freemasons cash helps library fund new community space

(by Exmouth Journal, 18 September 2018)   A four-figure donation from freemasons will move the town’s library a step closer […]

Read More
US: Callaway Masonic Lodge charity golf tournament
26 Sep 2018

US: Callaway Masonic Lodge charity golf tournament

(by WJHG.com,  Sep 25, 2018)   CHIPLEY, Fla. (WJHG) – A guest from the Callaway Masonic Lodge joined us in […]

Read More
Benjamin B. French - a Freemason
25 Sep 2018

Benjamin B. French – a Freemason

(by Midnight Freemason Guest Contributor,  RWB Lloyd G. Lyon)     “Arguably no Mason has been associated with more public Masonic […]

Read More
Australia/Latrobe Valley: Masons open doors
24 Sep 2018

Australia/Latrobe Valley: Masons open doors

Latrobe Valley Masonic Centre president Jack Huxtable and secretary Ian McConville (front) with lodge members in the new Masonic Lodge. […]

Read More
US: CHARITY APPEAL FROM THE SHRINES IMPERIAL POTENTATE
23 Sep 2018

US: Charity appeal from the Shrines Imperial Potentate

(by Bill Hosler, PM, Upon the Square!) From an email from the Shrine’s Imperial Potentate: Dear Fellow Nobles, As you […]

Read More
Hawaii’s Freemason Kings
22 Sep 2018

Hawaii’s Freemason Kings

(by Livia Gershon, JStor Daily, September 21, 2018)     In the mid-nineteenth century, European imperial powers were all over […]

Read More
England: Essex Freemasons and Essex Scouts teamed up to build the ropes course
21 Sep 2018

England: Essex Freemasons and Essex Scouts teamed up to build the ropes course

(by Milo Boyd, East London & West Essex Guardian, 19th September)   A high and low ropes activity center built […]

Read More
Symbols of defiance and rank, an insight into Freemasons’ jewels
20 Sep 2018

Symbols of defiance and rank, an insight into Freemasons’ jewels

The miniature Freemasons Medals of Harry Blaydon at the Museum of Freemasonry’s forthcoming exhibition in London of Masonic jewels, Bejewelled: […]

Read More
General Rules of CLIPSAS
19 Sep 2018

Masonic membership – retaining members

This week, the hosts of The Masonic Roundtable discuss tried and true methods of retaining members. Click the picture to […]

Read More
Denver's airport mocks conspiracy theories
18 Sep 2018

US: Denver’s airport mocks conspiracy theories

The 32-foot-tall “Mustang” statue rears up by the road leading to Denver International Airport. Courtesy Denver International Airport   (by […]

Read More
England: Portland's Osprey Leisure centre receives £500 Freemason cash
17 Sep 2018

England: Portland’s Osprey Leisure centre receives £500 Freemason cash

(by DorsetECHO, 2018-09-17) Visitors to Portland’s Osprey leisure centre will be able to enjoy the community space and stay warm […]

Read More
The Masonic Letter G stands for…?
16 Sep 2018

The Masonic Letter G stands for…?

(by Pamela McDown, Universal Freemasonry)     To what does the symbol allude? Doubtless, there are many answers to this […]

Read More
England: Sussex Freemasons donates £13,794 to the Bevern Trust charity
15 Sep 2018

England: Sussex Freemasons donates £13,794 to the Bevern Trust charity

(by The Argus, 14 September 2018)   DISABLED people in Sussex can have the same freedoms as everyone else to […]

Read More
Inside the Freemasons
14 Sep 2018

‘Inside the Freemasons’ coming to Netflix UK

(by Bill Hosler, Upon the Square)   The United Grand Lodge of England has announced in their social media that […]

Read More
England: Bucks Freemasons donate first response vehicle to Winslow community
13 Sep 2018

England: Bucks Freemasons donate first response vehicle to Winslow community

(by Sam Dean, The Bucks Herald, 11 September 2018)     The Bucks Freemasons and the Bucks Masonic Charitable Fund […]

Read More
Cerneau Rite
12 Sep 2018

Cerneau Rite

This week, the hosts of The Masonic Roundtable welcome back special guest Bro. Seth Anthony for a discussion on the […]

Read More
Myth, Magick and Masonry
11 Sep 2018

Myth, Magick and Masonry

Join the Host of the Whence came you? podcast, as he talks with Jamie Paul Lamb, author of the new […]

Read More
Canada: A peek inside Edmonton's secretive Masonic hall
10 Sep 2018

Canada: A peek inside Edmonton’s secretive Masonic hall

The Masonic Order’s Freemasons’ Hall in downtown Edmonton still serves the secretive fraternity. (CBC)   (by CBC News, Aug 14, […]

Read More
Voltaire - a Freemason
09 Sep 2018

Voltaire – a Freemason

François-Marie Arouet (21 November 1694 – 30 May 1778), known by his nom de plume Voltaire, was a French Enlightenment […]

Read More
Why Lodges Fail
08 Sep 2018

Why Lodges Fail

  This week, join the hosts of The Masonic Roundtable as they discuss major reasons why some Masonic Lodges fail, […]

Read More
Grand Master of the Grand Masonic Lodge of Russia has taken a well-known lawmaker to court
07 Sep 2018

Grand Master of the Grand Masonic Lodge of Russia has taken a well-known lawmaker to court

The exhibition “250th Anniversary of Freemasonry in Russia” in the State Russian Library © Oleg Lastochkin / Sputnik   (by […]

Read More
Daily Mail Australia: Freemasons' Threat over Transgender Policy
06 Sep 2018

Daily Mail Australia: Freemasons’ Threat over Transgender Policy

There is now discussion to implement a ‘gender reassignment’ policy in Australia which would allow a transgender women to remain […]

Read More
Inside Freemasons' Hall, Arthur Square, Belfast. Pictures
05 Sep 2018

Inside Freemasons’ Hall, Arthur Square, Belfast. Pictures

Tour guide and Freemason Jonny Gray pictured in one the rooms in Arthur Square Freemason’s Hall.’ Picture By: Arthur Allison. […]

Read More
England: Freemasons on the road for some famed fish and chips
04 Sep 2018

England: Freemasons on the road for some famed fish and chips

The Northumberland Chapter of the Widows Sons Motorcycle Club had their monthly ride and dine meeting at Harbour View restaurant […]

Read More
Scotland: Freemasons pay respects at Dundee Black Watch memorial in bid to raise £60k
03 Sep 2018

Scotland: Freemasons pay respects at Dundee Black Watch memorial in bid to raise £60k

(by Evening Telegraph, August 30, 2018)   A group of motorcycling freemasons paid their respects to the armed forces during […]

Read More
UK: Bucks Freemasons provide 'lifesaving' blood test to more than 170 Milton Keynes men
02 Sep 2018

England: Bucks Freemasons provide ‘lifesaving’ blood test to more than 170 Milton Keynes men

(by Sammy Jones, 29 August 2018, MKCITIZEN)   The Buckinghamshire Freemasons opened the doors of its flagship Lodge, Bletchley Masonic […]

Read More
The “Real” Legend of the Temple
01 Sep 2018

The “Real” Legend of the Temple

(by Midnight Freemason Contributor WB Darin A. Lahners)   I recently discovered that our sacred temple legend is vastly different […]

Read More