Month: October 2019


Canada - Qualicum Beach woman donates van to Freemasons’ transportation program
31 Oct 2019

Canada – Qualicum Beach woman donates van to Freemasons’ transportation program

(by editorial staff, Nanaimo News Bulletin, October 15, 2019)   Masons in central Vancouver Island are thrilled with the gift […]

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Australia - Three decades as a Freemason
30 Oct 2019

Australia – Three decades as a Freemason

(by editorial board, Northern Argus, October 28, 2019)   Newly installed Master of the Mid North Freemasons Lodge, Alister Hope […]

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England - Freemasons donate £1,770 to help mums and babies
29 Oct 2019

England – Freemasons donate £1,770 to help mums and babies

(by David Knights, Keighley News, October 29, 2019)   FREEMASONS have stepped in to provide a financial boost for Keighley […]

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England - How teddy bears are making a special difference to poorly Teesside children
28 Oct 2019

England – How teddy bears are making a special difference to poorly Teesside children

(by Scarlet McBride, TeessideLive, October 28, 2019)   Everyone needs a cuddle now and then – especially when you’re not […]

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FREEMASONRY.network - Masonic News and More about Freemasons
27 Oct 2019

The Serpent in Myth, Antiquity, and Freemasonry

(by Jonathan Dinsmore, Universal Freemasonry, 23 October 2019)   The serpent is one of mankind’s most significant symbols, showing up […]

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ENGLAND – BUSSELTON FREEMASONS WELCOMES A NEW MASTER
26 Oct 2019

England – Busselton Freemasons welcomes a new master

(by Dave Andrews, Busselton-Dunsborough Mail, October 24, 2019)   Tarek Rajendram has become the first Sri Lankan to be elected […]

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Masonry and mental health (a new MRT episode)
25 Oct 2019

Official Visits

This week, the hosts of The Masonic Roundtable discuss official visits in their respective jurisdictions. Click the picture to watch […]

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ENGLAND – FREEMASONS RECEIVE VERY WARM RECEPTION TO “COOL” £2,500 HOSPICE DONATION
24 Oct 2019

England – Freemasons receive very warm reception to “cool” £2,500 hospice donation

(by editorial staff, Charity Today, October 24, 2019)   A Leeds Masonic lodge has received a very warm reception from […]

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Spain - Provincial Grand Lodge of Valencia Ladies Night
23 Oct 2019

Spain – Provincial Grand Lodge of Valencia Ladies Night

(by editorial staff, The Le@der, October 20, 2019)   On Saturday, 19th October, the Provincial Grand Lodge of Valencia, held […]

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England - Shoreham College holds charity golf event to support children’s charity
22 Oct 2019

England – Shoreham College holds charity golf event to support children’s charity

(by Amber Rickman, Shoreham Herald, October 21, 2019)   Shoreham College held its annual charity golfing event to support the […]

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US - It Happened Here: Masons build temple in downtown Yakima
21 Oct 2019

US – It Happened Here: Masons build temple in downtown Yakima

(by DONALD W. MEYERS, Yakima Herald-Republic, the picture: Wikipedia, October 21, 2019)   Today, it is a boutique hotel, but […]

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England - Freemasons support PCP's pool appeal
20 Oct 2019

England – Freemasons support PCP’s pool appeal

(by editorial staff, Newton News, October 11, 2019)   The Pioneering Care Centre in Newton Aycliffe welcomed members from the […]

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UK - Freemasons see a symbolic presence in courtroom
19 Oct 2019

UK – Freemasons see a symbolic presence in courtroom

(by Marc Horne, The Times, October 19, 2019)   Freemasons have suggested that one of their most venerated symbols has […]

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England - Harrogate school benefits from share of £64k Masonic New Year grants
18 Oct 2019

England – Six Bradford groups receive more than £5000 in Freemasons grants

(by Brad Deas, Telegraph & Argus, October 16th)   FIVE Bradford organisations have received a share of more than £5000 […]

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England - Lincolnshire’s Freemasons are thanked for their ‘vital’ donation
17 Oct 2019

England – Lincolnshire’s Freemasons are thanked for their ‘vital’ donation

(by editorial board, Horncastle News, data)   Staff at an East Lindsey charity have said thank you to the county’s […]

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US - Freemasons to open lodge doors on Saturday in Amherst
16 Oct 2019

US – Freemasons to open lodge doors on Saturday in Amherst

(by Scott Merzbach, Daily Hampshire Gazette, October 16, 2019)   AMHERST — Even with its prominent spot between the police […]

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England - New master for Freemasons Lodge
15 Oct 2019

England – New master for Freemasons Lodge

(by Andrew Thomas, The Westmorland Gazette, October 13, 2019)   MARTIN Rigby took over as the new master of the […]

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Freemasons set to change lives after Hurricane Dorian devastates the Bahamas
14 Oct 2019

Freemasons set to change lives after Hurricane Dorian devastates the Bahamas

(by Gordon Sutter, Southern Daily Echo, October 14, 2019)   THOUSANDS of people across the Bahamas whose lives were devastated […]

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New Zealand - Man celebrates 50 years as a Freemason
13 Oct 2019

New Zealand – Man celebrates 50 years as a Freemason

(by Jono Galuszka, stuff, October 11, 2019)   A man has been honoured for spending half a century as part […]

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US - Westborough Freemasons Lodge welcomes public to open house Oct. 19
12 Oct 2019

US – Westborough Freemasons Lodge welcomes public to open house Oct. 19

(by Community Advocate Staff, Community Advocate, data)   Westborough – Joining with Masonic lodges across the commonwealth, the Freemasons from […]

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Festive Boards
11 Oct 2019

Festive Boards

Pour yourself a beverage and settle in as the hosts of The Masonic Roundtable discuss Masonic festive boards and how […]

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US - Arsonist tosses Molotov cocktail at historic Masonic Hall in Manhattan
10 Oct 2019

US – Arsonist tosses Molotov cocktail at historic Masonic Hall in Manhattan

(by Ben Feuerherd, New York Post, October 10, 2019)   A firebug tossed a Molotov cocktail at the Masonic Hall […]

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Australia - Masonic Lodge Oberon's set to open its doors
09 Oct 2019

Australia – Masonic Lodge Oberon’s set to open its doors

INSPIRATION: Janet Baljeu with Orlando, the horse who inspired her story The Wind Came Down The Chimney, which features in […]

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US - Former Aurora, Illinois Masonic Temple Destroyed By Fire
08 Oct 2019

US – Former Aurora, Illinois Masonic Temple Destroyed By Fire

(by Christopher Hodapp, Freemasons for Dummies, October 8, 2019)   And another one gone. The former Aurora, Illinois Masonic Temple […]

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England - Worcester Freemasons help Sight Concern
07 Oct 2019

England – Worcester Freemasons help Sight Concern

(by David Dunbar, Hereford Times, October 10th, 2019)   HUNDREDS more blind and partially sighted people will be given practical […]

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US - 163rd Wyoming Masonic Installation
06 Oct 2019

US – 163rd Wyoming Masonic Installation

(by James Orgettas, Patch, September 29, 2019)   For 163 years Wyoming lodge of the Massachusetts Freemasons has been a […]

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England - Thurston Lodge of Freemasons at Ulverston gets new master
05 Oct 2019

England – Thurston Lodge of Freemasons at Ulverston gets new master

(by Tom Murphy, The Mail, October 5th, 2019)   At the recent annual meeting of the Thurston Lodge of Freemasons […]

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Festive Boards
04 Oct 2019

On the topic of lodge education…

This week it’s open mic night, so to speak! This week, the hosts of The Masonic Roundtable take questions and […]

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Australia - Freemasons Cessnock present $2000 donation to Hunter Hands of Hope
03 Oct 2019

Australia – Freemasons Cessnock present $2000 donation to Hunter Hands of Hope

(by Krystal Sellars, The Advertiser, September 29, 2019)   Freemasons Cessnock has given local charity Hunter Hands of Hope a […]

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England - Horley youth ambassador for child bereavement charity
02 Oct 2019

England – Horley youth ambassador for child bereavement charity

(by Emily Turner, Crawley and Horley Observer, October 01, 2019)   A youth ambassador for a child bereavement charity has […]

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US - Fire Destroys New Hampshire's Morrison Lodge 90
01 Oct 2019

US – Fire Destroys New Hampshire’s Morrison Lodge 90

(by Christopher L. Hodapp , Freemasons for Dummies, September 30, 2019)   The historic 1885 temple of New Hampshire’s Morrison […]

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