Month: December 2018


Bronx Masons street co-naming recognizes 100 years
31 Dec 2018

Bronx Masons street co-naming recognizes 100 years

(by Patrick Rocchio, Bronx Times, December 2018, Photo courtesy of Councilman Mark Gjonaj’s office)     An organization that traces […]

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England - Freemasons raise more than £2m for air ambulance
30 Dec 2018

England – Freemasons raise more than £2m for air ambulance

(by Dominic Gilbert, Great Yarmouth Mercury, 26 December 2018)     More than £2.3m has been given to the East […]

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Scotland - Robert Burns' Masonic Apron displayed within a Freemason's hall
29 Dec 2018

Scotland – Robert Burns’ Masonic Apron displayed within a Freemason’s hall

(by Atlas Obscura, December 29th, 2019)     Freemasons are notoriously good record keepers. So much so that The Grand […]

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St. John the Evangelist
28 Dec 2018

Saint John the Evangelist and Freemasonry

This week, the hosts of The Masonic Roundtable round out 2018 with a discussion on one of their two favorite […]

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Canada - Masons lend hand to Learning Disabilities Association
27 Dec 2018

Canada – Masons lend hand to Learning Disabilities Association

(by The Telegram, Contributed, December 27th, 2018)   Members of the District Grand Lodge of Masons for Newfoundland and Labrador […]

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When masons met in a mosque
26 Dec 2018

When masons met in a mosque

(by Freemasonry Today, December 2018):   BROTHERS BEYOND BORDERS A CHANCE DISCOVERY OF A 100-YEAR-OLD PIECE OF PAPER HAS REVEALED […]

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England - Hospice spreads festive goodwill with the Freemasons
25 Dec 2018

England – Hospice spreads festive goodwill with the Freemasons

(by Oldham Evening Chronicle, December 21th, 2018)   Springhill Hospice has received some festive goodwill from the District of Rochdale […]

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Aiding the Distressed
24 Dec 2018

Aiding the Distressed

This week, the hosts of The Masonic Roundtable discuss the various ways that Lodges and Grand Lodges use Almoner’s Funds […]

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India - Freemasons of Nagpur to celebrate Universal Brotherhood Day
23 Dec 2018

Grand of Master of Grand Lodge of India: Freemasonry is a way of Life

(by APN News, December 2018)   Hyderabad: Freemasonry is not known to many in this part of the country. Some […]

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England - Freemasons deliver toys to Royal Berkshire Hospital
22 Dec 2018

England – Freemasons deliver toys to Royal Berkshire Hospital

(by Luke Adams, The Reading Chronicle, December 22th 2018)   Berkshire Freemasons delivered the magic of Christmas to poorly young […]

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Sacrifice - Masonry will understand...
21 Dec 2018

Sacrifices – Masonry will understand…

Join Ill. Bro. Harrison for this weeks episode of the Masonic minute. This week…Sacrifices. Don’t miss it! Click the picture […]

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Ohio - Masonic Lodges give to widows, seniors
20 Dec 2018

Ohio – Masonic Lodges give to widows, seniors

(by The Daily Jeff, December 20th, 2018)     What better way to celebrate the holidays is there than by […]

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UK - Cheshire East councillors can keep Freemasons membership private
19 Dec 2018

UK – Cheshire East councillors can keep Freemasons membership private

(by Stephen Topping, Knutsfor Guardian, December 13th, 2018)     FREEMASONS have welcomed a decision not to force councillors to […]

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The Royal Family’s links to Freemasonry
18 Dec 2018

The Royal Family’s links to Freemasonry

PHOTO CREDITS: GERMAN EMBASSY LONDON AND ESTHER VIA FLICKR CC   (by RoyalCentral.co.uk, December 17th, 2018)   It is often […]

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The Duke of Kent celebrates 55 years of being a Freemason
17 Dec 2018

The Duke of Kent celebrates 55 years of being a Freemason

(by RoyalCentral.co.uk, December 16th, 2018)   On Sunday, The Duke of Kent, Grand Master of the United Grand Lodge, marked […]

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England - Devon Freemasons donate to suicide bereavement charity Pete’s Dragons
16 Dec 2018

England – Devon Freemasons donate to suicide bereavement charity Pete’s Dragons

(by Joseph Bulmer, Exmouth Journal, 13 December 2018)   Devon’s Freemasons have used a series of grants to support the […]

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Is Freemasonry dying or refining?
15 Dec 2018

Is Freemasonry dying or refining?

This week, the hosts of The Masonic Roundtable are talking about the (shrinking) state of Freemasonry. Are we dying, or […]

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England - South Tyneside Freemasons help fund new vehicle for life-saving charity
14 Dec 2018

England – South Tyneside Freemasons help fund new vehicle for life-saving charity

(by Lisa Nightingale, The Shields Gazette, Friday 14 December 2018)     A life-saving charity has taken delivery of a […]

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England - Sailing charity gets a boost from Doric Masonic Lodge
13 Dec 2018

England – Sailing charity gets a boost from Doric Masonic Lodge

(by Mercury reporter / Rutland & Stamford Mercury, 07 December 2018)     Rutland Sailability, based at Rutland Water, has […]

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U.S. - Freemasons present checks for Shop with a Cop
12 Dec 2018

U.S. – Freemasons present checks for Shop with a Cop

(by Jael Pembrick, The Laurinburg Exchange, December 10, 2018)   LAURINBURG — The fourth annual Shop with a Cop initiative […]

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11 Dec 2018

New Zealand – Innovative cancer research gets a $600k leg up from Freemasons

The Wellington-based Malaghan Institute of Medical Research has been gifted more than half a million dollars for cutting edge cancer […]

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England - Freemasons donate £1,500 to causes
10 Dec 2018

Sleaford, England – Freemasons donate £1,500 to causes

David Buckenham and Doug Coote of the St Botolph’s Lodge make the ?750 donation to Rainbow Flyers Youth Club. EMN-180412-143324001 […]

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Let There Be Light
09 Dec 2018

Let There Be Light

This week, the hosts of The Masonic Roundtable enlighten each other on a discussion on a foundational symbol of Freemasonry: […]

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08 Dec 2018

Canada – Capreol Freemasons leave behind a legacy

(by Sudbury Star, December 8, 2018)     Usually, a person leaves behind an inheritance for the benefit of others, […]

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Australia - Freemasons donate to help drought-stricken farmers in Central West
07 Dec 2018

Australia – Freemasons donate to help drought-stricken farmers in Central West

(by Craig Thomson, Western Magazine, December 5, 2018)     Members of the Pennant Hills Freemasons have donated $6,000 to […]

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England - Freemasons’ funding support for scout group in Morpeth
06 Dec 2018

England – Freemasons’ funding support for scout group in Morpeth

(by Andrew Coulson, Morpeth Herald, 05 December 2018)   Generous freemasons from Morpeth have donated some useful funds to one […]

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Essex Freemasons donate £40,000 to Romford YMCA
05 Dec 2018

Essex Freemasons donate £40,000 to Romford YMCA

One of the children at Romford YMCA making a cup of tea for Rodney Bass, Provincial Grand Master for Essex […]

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04 Dec 2018

The Washington Post: Unlock the secrets of the Freemasons

The George Washington Masonic National Memorial looks like a midcentury mid-rise was dropped on the Parthenon. (Sadie Dingfelder/Washington, D.C.)   […]

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Liberal Freemasonry in Norway
03 Dec 2018

Is Freemasonry Doomed To Fail?

(by Masonic Improvement, December 2, 2018)     This paper has been written in response to a paper titled “Freemasonry Is […]

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Minnesota - An 'overwhelming' gift for veterans park
02 Dec 2018

Minnesota – An ‘overwhelming’ gift for veterans park

(by Al Edenloff, Echo Press on Dec 1, 2018)     The Alexandria Area Freemasons made the largest donation in […]

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Freemasonry Is Dying. The Decline of Freemasonry: A Data Analysis
01 Dec 2018

Freemasonry Is Dying. The Decline of Freemasonry: A Data Analysis

(by Lance Kennedy, Fred Milliken, Freemason Information, November 29, 2018)     Once you can get yourself to accept the […]

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