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US - Protesters Topple, Burn Statue of Albert Pike
20 Jun 2020

Virginia/U.S. – Protesters Topple, Burn Statue of Albert Pike

(by Rachel Sadon, dcist, June 20, 2020) . For a period in the early 1990s and again in the wake […]

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19 Jun 2020

U.S. – More Masonic Grand Lodges Issue Unity Statements On Protests

The statue of Kościuszko destroyed by rioters (by Christopher Hodapp, Freemasons for Dummies, June 18, 2020)   In the wake […]

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North Wales - Freemasons donate £9,500 to House Hospice's Meals Matter Program
18 Jun 2020

North Wales – Freemasons donate £9,500 to House Hospice’s Meals Matter Program

(by Andrew Nuttall, The Leader, June 18, 2020) A sizeable donation has been made to a mobile food service keeping […]

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England & Wales - Freemasons fund kids digital access
17 Jun 2020

England & Wales – Freemasons fund kids digital access

(by editorial board, Charity Today, June 17, 2020)   Vulnerable and disadvantaged children and young people will be receiving laptops, […]

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England - Faversham Freemasons submit plans to expand Masonic Hall
16 Jun 2020

Kent/England – Faversham Freemasons submit plans to expand Masonic Hall

(by Joe Wright, Kent Online, June 15, 2020)   Fed-up neighbours and councillors have voiced their concerns at plans to […]

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England - 63 Horsham families supported by Freemasons food initiative
15 Jun 2020

West Sussex/England – 63 Horsham families supported by Freemasons food initiative

(by editorial board, District Post, June 15, 2020)   It is now six weeks since the Horsham Masonic Lodges that […]

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England - Isolated and life-limited children to receive assistive technology
14 Jun 2020

Cornwall/England – Isolated and life-limited children to receive assistive technology

(by editorial board, Charity Today, June 16,2020)   The Provincial Grand Lodge of Cornwall pledged £1,000 to the charity Lifelites […]

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South Wales - Freemasons help patients and their families to keep in touch
13 Jun 2020

South Wales – Freemasons help patients and their families to keep in touch

(by Jo Barnes, South Wales Argus, June 6, 2020)   MONMOUTHSHIRE Freemasons have donated a number of iPads to the […]

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England - Essex Search and Rescue receive hand sanitiser donations from Freemasons
12 Jun 2020

England – Essex Search and Rescue receive hand sanitiser donations from Freemasons

(by InYourArea Community, Community News, June 11, 2020)   Freemasons in Essex have donated 50 litres of hand sanitiser to […]

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Wales - Freemasons make kind donation to Flintshire Foodbank
11 Jun 2020

Wales – Freemasons make kind donation to Flintshire Foodbank

(by Aaliyah Rugg, The Leader, June 11, 2020) Members of a Freemasons group have made feeding Flintshire their main priority. […]

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England - Freemasons donate £3k to help foodbank cause
10 Jun 2020

Shropshire/England – Freemasons donate £3k to help foodbank cause

(by Barrie White, Oswestry & Border Counties Advertizer, June 10, 2020)   THE manager of the Oswestry and Borders Foodbank […]

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A massive £15,000 has been donated to super cyclone victims in India and Bangladesh
09 Jun 2020

A massive £15,000 has been donated to super cyclone victims in India and Bangladesh

(by Matt Perkins, Community News, June 9, 2020)   Urgently needed support has been sent to Bangladesh and India thanks […]

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England and Wales - Freemasons provide 120,000 people with 300,000 meals and 38 tonnes of food
08 Jun 2020

England and Wales – Freemasons provide 120,000 people with 300,000 meals and 38 tonnes of food

(by editorial board, Charity Today, June 08, 2020)   WITH many families struggling to put food on the table Freemasons […]

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England - Bloodbikes ride away with £1000 from the Freemasons
07 Jun 2020

Devonshire/England – Bloodbikes ride away with £1000 from the Freemasons

(by Lewis Clarke, DevonLIVE, May 31, 2020)   Bloodbikers have ridden away with a £1,000 donation from the Freemasons. At […]

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England - Harrogate Hospital Radio gets £1k broadcasting boost from town’s Freemasons
06 Jun 2020

North Yorkshire/England – Harrogate Hospital Radio gets £1k broadcasting boost from town’s Freemasons

(by editorial board, Charity Today, 01.06.2020)   A charity radio station which has seen its presenters broadcasting from improvised studios […]

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05 Jun 2020

Bristol/England – Freemasons provide people with donations of meals during the Covid-19 pandemic

(by Ldn-Post, London Post, June 5, 2020)   With many families struggling to put food on the table Freemasons across […]

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Scotland - Wheelie kind cyclist helped local freemasons raise almost £1,500 for a local charity
04 Jun 2020

Scotland – Wheelie kind cyclist helped local freemasons raise almost £1,500 for a local charity

(by Claire Amber Young, Greenock Telegraph, May 24, 2020)   A wheelie kind cyclist got into top gear and helped […]

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England - Freemasons respond after 'crude bomb threat' at Penryn Masonic Lodge
03 Jun 2020

Cornwall/England – Freemasons respond after ‘crude bomb threat’ at Penryn Masonic Lodge

(by Charlotte Becquart, CornwallLive, June 3, 2020)   A Masonic lodge has spoken out after a homemade bomb was found […]

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England - Local Freemasons contribute to £1m Covid-19 fundraising
02 Jun 2020

Dorset/England – Local Freemasons contribute to £1m Covid-19 fundraising

(by editorial board, Mags4Dorset, June 2, 2020)   Freemasons in Bournemouth and Christchurch, who come under the Province of Hampshire […]

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England - How Freemasons are helping to tackle Covid crisis
01 Jun 2020

Cambridgeshire/England – How Freemasons are helping to tackle Covid crisis

(by The Newsroom, Peterborough Telegraph, May 30, 2020)   The role of Freemasonry in society in the 21st century is […]

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US - Philadelphia's Masonic Statues Vandalized
31 May 2020

Pennsylvania/U.S. – Philadelphia’s Masonic Statues Vandalized

(by Christopher Hodapp, Freemasons for Dummies, May 30, 2020)   Masonic statues of Benjamin Franklin and George Washington in Philadelphia […]

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US - Freemasons in St. Lawrence County honor dispatchers with free lunches Friday
30 May 2020

State of New York/U.S. – Freemasons in St. Lawrence County honor dispatchers with free lunches Friday

(by W.T. Eckert, NNY 360, May 29, 2020)   CANTON — Many people don’t think of that voice on the […]

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England - How Derbyshire Freemasons are helping to save lives during the coronavirus crisis
29 May 2020

Derbyshire/England – How Freemasons are helping to save lives during the coronavirus crisis

(by Stuart Riley and Michael Broomhead, Derbyshire Times, May 13, 2020)   Derbyshire Freemasons have helped hundreds of people across […]

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Russia - “Our temples are closed, lodges are not meeting — brothers are gathering in Zoom”
28 May 2020

Russia – “Our temples are closed, lodges are not meeting — brothers are gathering in Zoom”

(by editorial board, Realoe Vremya, May 28, 2020)   The interview with Andrey Bogdanov — about Freemasons in Russia, the […]

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England - Freemasons pump in millions in cash and commitment to fight Covid-19
27 May 2020

Lincolnshire/England – Freemasons pump in millions in cash and commitment to fight Covid-19

(by The Newsroom, Louth Leader, May 18, 2020) Despite the continuing lockdown preventing Lodges from meeting and holding charitable collections, […]

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England - Freemasons raise more than £1million to support those affected by the coronavirus pandemic
26 May 2020

Lancashire/England – Freemasons raise more than £1million to support those affected by the coronavirus pandemic

(by Danielle Thompson, Champion, May, 2020)   FREEMASONS have raised more than £1million to support those affected by the coronavirus […]

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India - Hyderabad: Rotary & Freemasons extend Rs 1.75 crores relief
25 May 2020

India – Hyderabad: Rotary & Freemasons extend Rs 1.75 crores relief

(by Hans News Service, The Hans India, May, 24, 2020)   The Rotary and Freemasons of Twin Cities have provided […]

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South Wales - Freemasons donate 3,000 visors to frontline workers
24 May 2020

South Wales – Freemasons donate 3,000 visors to frontline workers

(by Rhys Williams, Caerphilly Observer, May 22, 2020)   The South Wales Freemasons have donated 3,000 face visors to more […]

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England - Provincial Grand Masters of Hampshire & Isle of Wight Freemasons bows out
23 May 2020

England – Provincial Grand Masters of Hampshire & Isle of Wight Freemasons bows out

(by Island Echo, Island Echo, May 22, 2020)   The Provincial Grand Master of the Freemasons for the Province of […]

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England - Freemasons are supplying Tablets to acute hospitals and hospices
22 May 2020

East Sussex/England – Freemasons are supplying Tablets to acute hospitals and hospices

(by Andy Hemsley, Eastbourne Herald, May 22, 2020)   The Samsung Tablets will enable bed-dependent hospital patients receiving treatment for […]

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England - Freemasons give generous grant to ambulance staff tackling coronavirus
21 May 2020

Cambridgeshire/England – Freemasons give generous grant to ambulance staff tackling coronavirus

(by Daniel Mason, Cambs Times, May 21, 2020)   Freemasons across the Fens, including in Ely, Wisbech, March, Chatteris and […]

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Saint Cecilia’s Care Group has received a donation of some computer tablets from the United Grand Lodge of England.
20 May 2020

North Yorkshire/England – Care home residents stay in touch thanks to Freemasons

(by The Newsroom, The Scarborough News , May 18, 2020)   Saint Cecilia’s Care Group has received a donation of […]

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England - Lincolnshire Freemasons raise millions of pounds to help during the coronavirus pandemic
19 May 2020

Lincolnshire/England – Freemasons raise millions of pounds to help during the coronavirus pandemic

(by The Newsroom, Gainsborough Standard, May 19, 2020)   Online and text donations have been pouring into the Freemasons’ Covid-19 […]

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Egypt - TV series provokes controversy for referencing Freemasonry
18 May 2020

Egypt – TV series provokes controversy for referencing Freemasonry

(by editorial board, Egypt Independent, May 18, 2020)   Egyptian Ramadan 2020 television series “Al-Nihaya” (The End) has provoked controversy […]

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England - Highbridge area Foodbank given £2,000 boost by Freemasons and charity
17 May 2020

Somerset/England – Highbridge area Foodbank given £2,000 boost by Freemasons and charity

(by Burnham-On-Sea.com, Burnham-On-Sea.com, May 17, 2020)   The Highbridge area Foodbank, which supports people in Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge, has been […]

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West Wales - Freemasons deliver £10,000 worth of goods to Charities
16 May 2020

West Wales – Freemasons deliver £10,000 worth of goods to Charities

(by Observer Reporter, Tenby Observer, May 15, 2020)   The West Wales Freemasons have delivered £10,000 worth of goods to […]

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England - Devon Freemasons give £25,000 support to local charities and organisations
15 May 2020

Devonshire/England – Devon Freemasons give £25,000 support to local charities and organisations

(by Lewis Clarke, DevonLive, May 15, 2020)   Freemasons across Devon have provided £25,000 to support the county’s charities and […]

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England - Nottinghamshire Freemasons help Worksop College with PPE project
14 May 2020

Nottinghamshire/England – Freemasons help Worksop College with PPE project

(by John Smith, Worksop Guardian, May 14, 2020)   The Freemasons of Nottinghamshire are supporting Worksop College in raise more […]

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England - Freemasons donate tablets to hospitals
13 May 2020

Yorkshire/England – Freemasons donate tablets to hospitals

(by The Newsroom, Pocklington Post, May 13, 2020)   A new COVID-19 Response Group formed by the United Grand Lodge […]

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US / Ironwood - Pizza from the Freemasons
12 May 2020

Michigan/U.S. – Ironwood – Pizza from the Freemasons

(by Tom Laventure, Your Daily Globe, May 12, 2020)   Ironwood – Area first responders and health professionals were treated […]

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11 May 2020

Spain – Freemasons in Costa del Sol have a Commitment to Society during Lockdown

(by John Smith, Euro Weekly, May 8, 2020)   For many years, especially in Spain, the word Freemason conjured up […]

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England - Essex Freemasons donate thousands of face masks
10 May 2020

Essex/England – Freemasons donate thousands of face masks

(by lex Gidden, Maldon Standard, May 10, 2020) Care homes in the district have been handed a major boost after […]

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England - Freemasons team up with Norfolk firm to provide PPE to community carers
09 May 2020

Norfolk/England – Freemasons team up with Norfolk firm to provide PPE to community carers

(by Daniel Moxon, Diss Mercury, May 06, 2020) Norfolk Freemasons have teamed up with Loddon-based production firm Panel Graphic to […]

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Freemasonry and Neoplatonism
08 May 2020

Freemasonry and Neoplatonism

This week, the hosts of The Masonic Roundtable discuss the philosophy of Neoplatonism! Click the picture to watch the Episode […]

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England - Freemasons launch Square Meals scheme in Sudbury
07 May 2020

Suffolk/England – Freemasons launch Square Meals scheme in Sudbury

(by Thomas Malina, Suffolk Free Press, May 07, 2020)   A new charity-run food delivery scheme aims to put essentials […]

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England - Yatton foodbank receives Freemason boost
06 May 2020

Somerset/England – Yatton foodbank receives Freemason boost

(by Carrington Walker, Weston, Worle & Somerset Mercury, May 6, 2020)   The Somerset Freemasons has donated £1,000 to a […]

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England - Shropshire's Freemasons donate £44,000 to food banks
05 May 2020

Shropshire/England – Freemasons donate £44,000 to food banks

(by Charlotte Bentley , Shropshire Star, May 04, 2020)   Shropshire’s Freemasons have donated more than £44,000 to help local […]

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Brexit Party MS the only publicly declared Freemason parliamentarian in Britain
04 May 2020

Brexit Party MS the only publicly declared Freemason parliamentarian in Britain

(by editorial board, nation.cymru, May 4, 2020)   A Brexit party Member of the Senedd is the only parliamentarian in […]

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Bermuda - Freemasons Donate $5,000 For Covid-19 Relief
03 May 2020

Bermuda – Freemasons Donate $5,000 For Covid-19 Relief

(by editorial board, BERNEWS.COM, May 03,2020)   The Freemasons have donated $5,000 to the Bermuda Community Foundation to support those […]

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England - Essex Freemasons deliver first batches of PPE protection
02 May 2020

Essex/England – Freemasons deliver first batches of PPE protection

(by Times Reporter, Leigh Times, 02.05.2020)   ESSEX Freemasons have delivered the first batch of 5,000 PPE visors to front […]

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England - Herefordshire Freemasons' big donation to help veterans
01 May 2020

Herefordshire/England – Freemasons’ big donation to help veterans

(by James Thomas, Stourbridge Freemasons, April 29, 2020) Almost £80,000 in funding will go towards helping hundreds of people return […]

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England - Midhurst Freemasons donate £500 to foodbank
30 Apr 2020

West Sussex/England – Midhurst Freemasons donate £500 to foodbank

(by Joe Stack, Midhurst and Petworth Observer, April 30, 2020)   The group made the donation despite Freemasonry in the […]

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England - Freemasons maintain gift tradition for Wigan hospice in coronavirus crisis
29 Apr 2020

Manchester/England – Freemasons maintain gift tradition for Wigan hospice in coronavirus crisis

(by Charles Graham, Wigan Today, April 29, 2020)   The gift is funded by lodge and chapter donations and members […]

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Scotland - Freemasons donate iPads for lonely hospital patients
28 Apr 2020

Scotland – Freemasons donate iPads for lonely hospital patients

(by Claire Amber Young, Greenock Telegraph, April 28, 2020)   Kind-hearted freemasons from lodges across Inverclyde are making sure isolated […]

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England - Croydon Masons let NHS key workers use car park for free
27 Apr 2020

Surrey/England – Croydon Masons let NHS key workers use car park for free

(by autor, Community News, April 17, 2020)   With key workers being told to avoid using public transport where possible […]

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England - Cheshire Freemasons commit to helping good causes throughout coronavirus pandemic
26 Apr 2020

Cheshire/England – Freemasons commit to helping good causes throughout coronavirus pandemic

(by Mark Dowling, The Standard, April 14, 2020)   A CHESHIRE group which has donated £1 million to good causes […]

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Australia - Freemasons donate Rescue Boat
25 Apr 2020

Australia – Freemasons donate Rescue Boat

(by Simon Pierce, Coast Community News, April 21, 2020) The Freemasons on the Central Coast have continued their longstanding support […]

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The Economist: Freemasons want to be known for hand wash, not handshakes
24 Apr 2020

The Economist: Freemasons want to be known for hand wash, not handshakes

(by editorial board, The Economist, April 24, 2020)   The freemasons, a centuries-old network of fraternal lodges, have long provided […]

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England - Essex Freemasons join the fight against Covid-19 with campaign for PPE
23 Apr 2020

Essex/England – Freemasons join the fight against Covid-19 with campaign for PPE

(by Colin Felton for the Essex Chronicle, Community News, April 23, 2020)   Essex Freemasons have mobilised its 9,000 members […]

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England and Wales - Freemasons vow to help the elderly during COVID-19 crisis
22 Apr 2020

England and Wales – Freemasons vow to help the elderly during COVID-19 crisis

(by Livia Ferreira, Keep the Faith, April 22, 2020)   Freemasons across England and Wales are coming together to provide […]

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Scotland - Kirkcaldy Freemasons to remain open over the summer to help people in need
21 Apr 2020

Scotland – Kirkcaldy Freemasons to remain open over the summer to help people in need

(by Darren Gibb, Fife Today, April 21, 2020)   Freemasons at Lodge 1599 in Kirkcaldy have raised £100 to help […]

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New chief executive of Masonic Charitable Foundation
20 Apr 2020

New chief executive of Masonic Charitable Foundation

(by Rebecca Tuffin, KentOnline, April 20, 2020)   A Kent man has been appointed the new head of a national […]

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Australia - Freemasons Foundation donates blankets to Uniting Ballarat to help vulnerable people
19 Apr 2020

Australia – Freemasons Foundation donates blankets to Uniting Ballarat to help vulnerable people

(by Erin Williams, The Courier, April 19, 2020)   Uniting Ballarat has received its largest donation of blankets from the […]

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The Times: Freemasons’ chief executive David Staples chips away at centuries of tradition
18 Apr 2020

The Times: Freemasons’ chief executive David Staples chips away at centuries of tradition

(by Tom Ball, The Times, April 18, 2020)   From the secret handshakes to the even more secret initiation ceremonies, […]

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The Times: The Grand Master Mason has suggested that the pandemic is a form of divine retribution
17 Apr 2020

The Times: The Grand Master Mason has suggested that the pandemic is a form of divine retribution

(by Marc Horne, The Times, April 16, 2020)   The leader of Scotland’s Freemasons has become embroiled in a controversy […]

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Ghana - Grand Master of Freemasons orders all ‘masons of rank & fortune’ to release cash to support COVID-19
16 Apr 2020

Ghana – Grand Master of Freemasons orders all ‘masons of rank & fortune’ to release cash to support COVID-19

(by Qwame Benedict, GHPAGE, April 16, 2020)   The Grand Master of the District Grand Lodge of Ghana E.C., R.W. […]

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Northern Ireland - Freemasons vow to help protect the elderly during Covid-19 crisis
15 Apr 2020

Northern Ireland – Freemasons vow to help protect the elderly during Covid-19 crisis

(by editorial board, Love Belfast, April 15, 2020)   ●Freemasons across England and Wales are joining forces to provide essential […]

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England - £15,000 Freemasons' grant will buy home visits for disabled children in Wiltshire
14 Apr 2020

Wiltshire/England – £15,000 Freemasons’ grant will buy home visits for disabled children in Wiltshire

(by Tom Seaward, Swindon Advertizer, April 14, 2020)   A £15,000 grant from Wiltshire Freemasons will help fund home visits […]

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England - Bucks NHS staff was 'overwhelmed' with kind donation of more than 12.000 Easter eggs
13 Apr 2020

Buckinghamshire/England – Bucks NHS staff was ‘overwhelmed’ with donation of more than 12.000 Easter eggs

(by Stephanie Wareham, Bucks Free Press, April 10, 2020)   Staff at Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust have been given an […]

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England - The story of Penshaw Monument and its links to the Freemasons
12 Apr 2020

Tyne and Wear/England – The story of Penshaw Monument and its links to the Freemasons

(by ony Gillan, Sunderland Echo, April 12, 2020)   Anyone who spends much time in and around Sunderland is familiar […]

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England - Freemasons offer their Upminster car park for free to key workers
11 Apr 2020

Greater London/England – Freemasons offer their Upminster car park for free to key workers

(by Lindsay Jones, Romford Recorder, April 10, 2020)   Freemasons in Upminster have opened up their car park to NHS […]

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Masonry and mental health (a new MRT episode)
10 Apr 2020

Masonry and mental health (a new MRT episode)

Coronavirus and social distancing got you down? This week, the hosts of The Masonic Roundtable discuss the intersection of Masonry […]

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Northern Ireland - Freemasons donate 2,000 safety gloves to Simon Community
09 Apr 2020

Northern Ireland – Freemasons donate 2,000 safety gloves to Simon Community

(by Elinor Glynn, Ballymena&Antrim Times, April 07, 2020)   Freemasons from Seven Towers and Masserene Masonic District Charity Committee have […]

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England - Sussex foodbanks to receive £28,000 support from Sussex Freemasons
08 Apr 2020

England – Sussex foodbanks to receive £28,000 support from Sussex Freemasons

(by Carly-May Kavanagh, Eastbourne Herald, April 08, 2020)   Foodbanks across Sussex are to benefit from an immediate grant of […]

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07 Apr 2020

Manchester/England – Miles more food from the Freemasons

(by editorial board, Rochdale Online, April 07, 2020)   Rochdale District Freemasons are going the extra mile to help those […]

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England - Fundraising page set up for Eastbourne NHS staff
06 Apr 2020

East Sussex/England – Fundraising page set up for Eastbourne NHS staff

(by Ginny Sanderson, Eastbourne Herald, April 6, 2020)   Friends of Eastbourne Hospital have set up a crowdfunder to support […]

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Jacques de Molay: The Last Grand Master of the Knights Templar
05 Apr 2020

Jacques de Molay: The Last Grand Master of the Knights Templar

(by Lorne Pierce/ Elaine Paulionis Phelen, Universal Freemasonry, April 05, 2020) Originally Published in 1949 by Bro. Lorne Pierce, Past […]

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Donation of £5,000 given to Awyr Las serving North Wales health board to provide patients with Tablet PCs
04 Apr 2020

North Wales/Donation of £5,000 given to Awyr Las serving North Wales health board to provide patients with Tablet PCs

(by Suzanne Kendrick, the free press, April 2, 2020)   THOUSANDS of pounds has been donated to a charity that […]

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Gibraltar - District Grand Lodge raises £26,400 in 24 hours for Covid-19
03 Apr 2020

Gibraltar – District Grand Lodge raises £26,400 in 24 hours for Covid-19

(by editorial board, Gibraltar Chronicle, March 3, 2020)   The District Grand Lodge of Gibraltar donated £26,400 to the Gibraltar […]

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India - Freemasons fight COVID-19 by providing the necessary equipment
02 Apr 2020

India – Freemasons fight COVID-19 by providing the necessary equipment

(by editorial board, APN NEWS, April 2, 2020)   The Freemasons of Telangana have been providing COVID-19 Relief to the […]

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North Wales Freemasons donate technology to support national health services
01 Apr 2020

North Wales – Freemasons donate technology to support national health services

(by Steve Craddock, The Leader, March 31, 2020)   NORTH Wales Freemasons have donated thousands of pounds to help hospital […]

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England - Worthing care charity receives donation from Sussex Freemasons
31 Mar 2020

West Sussex / England – Worthing care charity receives donation from Sussex Freemasons

(by Amber Rickman, Worthing Herald, March 31, 2020)   Worthing charity Care for Veterans has received a donation of more […]

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England - Day hospice nets £1,000 donation from Freemasons
30 Mar 2020

Devonshire/England – Day hospice nets £1,000 donation from Freemasons

(by Callum Lawton, Midweek Herald, March 29, 2020)   A Honiton day hospice recently benefitted from the generosity of the […]

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England - Celebrating 125 years of Peterborough Freemasons lodge
29 Mar 2020

Cambridgeshire/England – Celebrating 125 years of Peterborough Freemasons lodge

(by The Newsroom, Peterborough Telegraph, March 29, 2020)   In the Fraternity of Freemasonry there is much to celebrate. Individuals […]

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England - Cheshire Freemasons raise a glass to those working in the NHS
28 Mar 2020

Cheshire/England – Freemasons raise a glass to those working in the NHS

(by Jessica Farrington, Warrington Guardian, March 27, 2020)   Cheshire Freemasons have been taking part in a national toast to […]

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Manly P. Hall
27 Mar 2020

Manly P. Hall

This week, the hosts of The Masonic Roundtable discuss the life and work of Manly P Hall! Click the picture […]

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Australia - Freemasons donate thermal imaging camera to firefighters
26 Mar 2020

Australia – Freemasons donate thermal imaging camera to firefighters

(by Stan Gorton, The Islander, March 26, 2020) The Glenelg Lodge of Freemasons has donated a welcome piece of firefighting […]

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Derbyshire Freemasons help fund African surgical training programme
25 Mar 2020

Derbyshire/England – Freemasons help fund African surgical training programme

(by Jane McFarlane, DerbyshireLive, March 23, 2020)   Thousands of seriously ill people across Africa, who have no access to […]

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Coronavirus: Freemasons invite public to take part in centuries-old tradition
24 Mar 2020

Coronavirus: UGLE Freemasons invite public to take part in centuries-old tradition

(by editorial board/Adalberto Roque/AFP/Getty Images, The Week, March 24, 2020)   The UK’s Freemasons are breaking with convention to invite […]

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Freemasons. Building on tradition – interview with Dr David Staples
23 Mar 2020

Freemasons call on public to join centuries-old tradition to remind them they are ‘not alone’ amid Coronavirus outbreak

(by Chantal da Silva, Newsweek, March 23, 2020)   As one of the world’s most famous secret societies, the Freemasons […]

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England - Freemasons help Skipton Juniors football club buy moveable goal posts
22 Mar 2020

West Riding/England – Freemasons help Skipton Juniors football club buy moveable goal posts

(by Lesley Tate, Craben Herald & Pioneer, March 20, 2020) Skipton Juniors Football Club has been given £1,500 by the […]

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England - Artizan International Benefits From Freemasons Donation
21 Mar 2020

Yorkshire West Riding / England – Artizan International Benefits From Freemasons Donation

(by editorial board, Charity Today, March 21, 2020)   A Harrogate charity which empowers and supports people with disabilities to […]

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20 Mar 2020

Coronovirus Blues (a new MRT episode)

Coronavirus and social distancing got you down? This week, the hosts of The Masonic Roundtable discuss what you can do […]

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Australia - Two community groups receive a share of $16,600
19 Mar 2020

Australia – Two community groups receive a share of $16,600

(by editorial board, Coast Community News, March 19, 2020)   Two community groups working to make the Central Coast a […]

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UGLE: All Lodge and Chapter meetings are suspended
18 Mar 2020

UGLE – All Lodge and Chapter meetings are suspended

The below Important Announcement from The Grand Master, HRH The Duke of Kent, was sent on 17 March 2020: In view […]

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St Patricks Day (The Masonic Minute)
17 Mar 2020

St Patricks Day (The Masonic Minute)

This week Ill. Bro. Steven L. Harrison 33° gives us the real story of St. Patrick and who turned it […]

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Traveling Without Moving: Masonic Improvement During the COVID Panic
16 Mar 2020

Traveling Without Moving: Masonic Improvement During the COVID Panic

(by Christopher Hodapp, Freemasons for Dummies, March 15, 2020)   The almost overnight shuttering of nearly all Masonic activity across […]

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England - Freemasons donate hundreds to Children's Hospice South West
15 Mar 2020

Devonshire/England – Freemasons donate hundreds to Children’s Hospice South West

(by Lewis Clarke, DevonLive, March 13, 2020)   The Provincial Grand Lodge of Devonshire Freemasons presented £940 through the Masonic […]

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COVID-19 - All Masonic activities have been significantly reduced (Regulars) or suspended (Liberals)...
14 Mar 2020

COVID-19 – All Masonic activities have been significantly reduced or suspended…

the source: FREEMASONRY.network   After consultation with the Rulers and Senior members of the Board, the United Grand Lodge of […]

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Southeastern Masonic Symposium
13 Mar 2020

Florida/U.S. – Southeastern Masonic Symposium

LIVE from Southeastern Masonic Education Symposium – the hosts of The Masonic Roundtable came down to Tampa Florida’s first Masonic […]

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Coronavirus - Guidelines for Masonic Activity in Massachusetts
12 Mar 2020

Coronavirus – Guidelines for Masonic Activity in Massachusetts

(by Christopher Rooney, Massachusetts Freemasons, March 11, 2020)   From the desk of the Grand Master. I firmly believe in […]

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Wales - Tenby Freemasons donation in memory of Nigel
11 Mar 2020

Wales – Tenby Freemasons donation in memory of Nigel

(by Observer Reporter, Tenby Observer, March 11, 2020)   When Nigel Jones sadly passed away just before Christmas from heart […]

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Australia - Freemasons donate to help find a cure for aggressive cancer
10 Mar 2020

Australia – Freemasons donate to help find a cure for aggressive cancer

(by Meg Francis, The Maitland Mercury, March 8, 2020) Twenty thousand dollars has been donated to the Hunter Medical Research […]

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England - Grantham Freemasons make life-saving defibrillator available to the public
09 Mar 2020

Linconlshire/England – Grantham Freemasons make life-saving defibrillator available to the public

(by Graham Newton, Grantham Journal, March 09, 2020)   Freemasons in Grantham have made a defibrillator available to the public […]

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England - Masons give cash boost to award-winning hospital cafe in Maldon
08 Mar 2020

Essex/England – Masons give cash boost to award-winning hospital cafe in Maldon

(by Bryony Ormes, Maldon Standard, March 8, 2020)   A Freemasons group has made another charitable donation to a community […]

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Cut out ceremonial handshakes to fight coronavirus, freemasons told
07 Mar 2020

Cut out ceremonial handshakes to fight coronavirus, freemasons told

(by Bill Gardner, The Telegraph, March 5, 2020)   United Grand Lodge of England advises thousands of members against physical […]

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Initiatic Spirituality
06 Mar 2020

Initiatic Spirituality – a new Masonic Roundtable episode

This week, the hosts of The Masonic Roundtable welcome Brother Angel Millar and talk about his new book, The Three […]

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Canada - Masonic Temple welcoming public to view downtown landmark
05 Mar 2020

Canada – Masonic Temple welcoming public to view downtown landmark

(by Dave Battagello, Windsor Star, February 17, 2020)   One of Windsor’s historic downtown landmarks is seeking to become more […]

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England - Malvern Lodge of Freemasons donate £2,200 to Rory the Robot appeal
04 Mar 2020

Worcestershire/England – Malvern Lodge of Freemasons donate £2,200 to Rory the Robot appeal

(by Tom Banner, The Shuttle, February 27, 2020) MEMBERS of the Malvern Hills Lodge of Freemasons have raised more than […]

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England - Freemasons present cheque to Horton League of Friends
03 Mar 2020

Oxfordshire/England – Freemasons present cheque to Horton League of Friends

(by Roseanne Edwards, Banbury Guardian, March 3, 2020)   A Banbury lodge of the Freemasons handed over a £300 cheque […]

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The Cuban who became Sovereign Grand Commander of Freemasonry in Spain
02 Mar 2020

The Cuban who became Sovereign Grand Commander of Freemasonry in Spain

(by EFE, ONcubaNEWS, January 19, 2020)   Although he could not become a mason in Cuba, Octavio Carrera González has […]

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Grand Orient of Belgium is becoming mixed
01 Mar 2020

Grand Orient of Belgium is becoming mixed

(by FREEMASONRY.network, March 1, 2020)   Today, the Grand Orient of Belgium is becoming mixed. The Grand Orient of Belgium […]

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African Surgeons to be trained thanks to local Freemasons
29 Feb 2020

Nigeria/African Surgeons to be trained thanks to local Freemasons

(by editorial board, islandecho, February 29, 2020)   Thousands of seriously ill people across Africa, who have no access to […]

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US - Freemasons have long history in Person County
28 Feb 2020

North Carolina/U.S. – Freemasons have long history in Person County

(by editorial board, The Courier Times, February 15, 2020)   Freemasonry traces its roots back to the Roman Empire and […]

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US - Freemasons recognize Wayne Blake for 50 years of membership
27 Feb 2020

Vermont/U.S. – Freemasons recognize Wayne Blake for 50 years of membership

(by editorial board, Brattleboro Reformer, February 26, 2020) At their January 16 monthly meeting, the Brattleboro Lodge of Freemasons recognized […]

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England - £50k donated by local Freemasons to help seriously ill people in Africa
26 Feb 2020

Lancashire/England – £50k donated by local Freemasons to help seriously ill people in Africa

(by Robert Kelly, Messenger, February 26, 2020) Thousands of seriously ill people across Africa, who have no access to surgeons, […]

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England - Boost for Devon's hospice charities thanks to Freemasons' donation
25 Feb 2020

Devonshire/England – Boost for Devon’s hospice charities thanks to Freemasons’ donation

(by Lewis Clarke, DevonLive, February 25, 2020) The Masonic Charitable Foundation grants each year £600,000 to the 245 hospices in […]

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Croatia - Croatia Chief Prosecutor Forced Out Over Masonic Connection
24 Feb 2020

Croatia – Croatia Chief Prosecutor Forced Out Over Masonic Connection

(by Anja Vladisavljevic, Balkan Insight, February 20, 2020)   Croatia’s Prime Minister has accepted the resignation of the Chief State […]

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England - Langport Freemasons raise £5,000 for SURE at charity ball
23 Feb 2020

Somerset/England – Langport Freemasons raise £5,000 for SURE at charity ball

(by Phil Hill, County Gazette, February 23, 2020) FREEMASONS from Langport have donated £5,000 to the County Gazette-backed Somerset Unit […]

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England - Freemasons donate £10,000 to Hereford Times flood appeal
22 Feb 2020

Herefordshire/England – Freemasons donate £10,000 to Hereford Times flood appeal

(by James Thomas, Hereford Times, February 21, 2020)   FREEMASONS in Herefordshire have donated £10,000 to the appeal to support […]

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Regius
21 Feb 2020

Regius

This week, the hosts of The Masonic Roundtable discuss The Halliwell Manuscript, also known as the Regius Poem, is the […]

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US - Tuckerton Masonic Lodge Hits 200th Anniversary
20 Feb 2020

New Jersey/U.S. – Tuckerton Masonic Lodge Hits 200th Anniversary

(by Pat Johnson, TheSandPaper.net, February 19, 2020)   “The only thing secret about the Masons is that they have no […]

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England - Major donation to Lealholme
19 Feb 2020

Australia – Major donation to Lealholme

(by editorial board, The Recorder, Ferbruary 15, 2020)   Helping Hand Lealholme aged home welcomed a generous donation of $10,000 […]

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Scotland - Thurso Freemasons celebrate 200th anniversary
18 Feb 2020

Scotland – Thurso Freemasons celebrate 200th anniversary

(by Staff Reporter, John O’Groat Courier, February 7, 2020)   Thurso Freemasons are celebrating a major milestone as their lodge […]

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South Africa - Freemasons encourage others to get involved
17 Feb 2020

South Africa – Freemasons encourage others to get involved

(by Kerry Bird, Ridge Times, February 14, 2020)   The brotherhood does not only look out for each other. They […]

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Northern Ireland - Freemasons of Antrim’s exciting Vision 2020 Festival
16 Feb 2020

Northern Ireland – Freemasons of Antrim’s exciting Vision 2020 Festival

(by editorial board, Causeway News, February 12, 2020)   Today the Freemasons of Antrim announced their commitment to the Vision […]

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15 Feb 2020

India – Freemasons seek to expand in south

(by editorial board, The Times of India, February 14, 2020)   It’s considered to be one of the most secret […]

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England - Fenland Freemasons support Alan Hudson Day Treatment Centre in Wisbech
14 Feb 2020

Cambridgeshire/England – Fenland Freemasons support Alan Hudson Day Treatment Centre in Wisbech

(by Harry Rutter, Wisbech Standard, February 13, 2020)   Freemasons in the Fens have continued to support one of Wisbech’s […]

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England - Darlington Freemasons back cancer care appeal
13 Feb 2020

Durham/England – Darlington Freemasons back cancer care appeal

(by Rachel Conner-Hill , The Northern Echo, February 7, 2020)   FREEMASONS have donated £3,000 to support to an appeal […]

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The Grand Lodge of New York - take a look inside
12 Feb 2020

New York/U.S. – The Grand Lodge of New York – take a look inside

(by Frank Olito, Insider, February 12, 2020)   With a number that high, it should be easy to find out […]

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Every year, Coquetdale Masonic Lodge holds a Christmas social evening and proceeds from its fund-raising raffle go to good causes.
11 Feb 2020

Northumberland/England – Coquet schools receive funds from Freemasons

(by Ian Smith, Northumberland Gazette, February 11, 2020)   Three schools in the Coquet Valley have received funds from Northumberland […]

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England - Freemasons fund waterless sensory light at Furness General Hospital
10 Feb 2020

Lancashire/England – Freemasons fund waterless sensory light at Furness General Hospital

(by Eleanor Ovens, The Mail, January 31, 2020)   The children’s ward at Furness General Hospital has benefited from a […]

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India - Dr. C.D. Sreenivasa Murthy Honoured With Service Jewel Award By Freemasons Lodge
09 Feb 2020

India – Dr. C.D. Sreenivasa Murthy Honoured With Service Jewel Award By Freemasons Lodge

(by editorial board, Star of Mysore, January 29, 2020)   Mysuru/Mysore: Dr. C.D. Sreenivasa Murthy, city’s renowned Physician and Cardiologist […]

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England - Freemasons donate 2,000 toothbrushes for youngsters at St George’s Hospital in Tooting
08 Feb 2020

London/England – Freemasons donate 2,000 toothbrushes for youngsters at St George’s Hospital in Tooting

(by Toby Porter, southlondonpress, February 7, 2020)   Traumatised young patients will be “filling” a lot better after a donation […]

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Old Charges
07 Feb 2020

Old Charges

This week, the hosts of The Masonic Roundtable discuss Masonry’s oldest documents–the Old Charges! Click the picture to watch the […]

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Magic Me – the UK’s leading provider of intergenerational art projects – will provide regular activities to link older people with children, teenagers, and young adults.
06 Feb 2020

London/England – Freemasons grant brings community together

(by InYourArea Community, Community News, February 6, 2020) A £15,000 grant from London Freemasons is helping to build new relationships […]

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England - Freemasons' cash will support Dorothy House Hospice end-of-life care services
05 Feb 2020

Wiltshire/England – Freemasons’ cash will support Dorothy House Hospice end-of-life care services

(by John Baker, This is Wilthsire.co.uk, February 2, 2020)   LOCAL charity Dorothy House Hospice Care has been awarded a […]

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Scotland - The chapel that isn't a chapel: the strange history of this Edinburgh building might surprise you
04 Feb 2020

Scotland – The chapel that isn’t a chapel: the strange history of this Edinburgh building might surprise you

(by Hilary Mitchell, edinburghlive, February 4, 2020)   The unassuming-looking house at 19 Hill Street in the New Town – […]

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England - Schoolchildren sizing up sports success thanks to Freemasons
03 Feb 2020

Yorkshire West Riding / England – Schoolchildren sizing up sports success thanks to Freemasons

(by David Knights, Telegraph & Argus, February 03, 2020) Pupils at Haworth Primary School are better equipped for this year’s […]

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Northern Ireland - Fallen freemasons remembered in ‘all encompassing’ stone memorial
02 Feb 2020

Northern Ireland – Fallen Freemasons remembered in ‘all encompassing’ stone memorial

(by Graeme Cousins, News Letter, February 02, 2020)   A memorial has been unveiled in Belfast to all of the […]

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England - Freemasons donate thousands to improve accessibility at Sober Social
01 Feb 2020

South Yorkshire/England – Freemasons donate thousands to improve accessibility at Sober Social

(by Laura Andrew, Doncaster Free Press, January 28, 2020)   A Doncaster charity’s headquarters will now be accessible to all […]

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Masonry and mental health (a new MRT episode)
31 Jan 2020

The Masonic Roundtable – When and how to correct those in the Fraternity that need it?

This week, the hosts of The Masonic Roundtable discuss when and how to correct those in the fraternity that need […]

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Canada - A gift of warmth from Greater Sudbury, Manitoulin Freemasons
30 Jan 2020

Canada – A gift of warmth from Greater Sudbury, Manitoulin Freemasons

(by Sudbury.com Staff, Sudbury.com, January 30, 2020)   Sudbury, Manitoulin district Freemasons joined forces to host the organization’s annual winter […]

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England - Freemasons donation helps stroke survivors to rebuild their lives
29 Jan 2020

South Yorkshire/England – Freemasons donation helps stroke survivors to rebuild their lives

(by Jodie Taylor, Big Stamp of Approval, January 28, 2020)   A Sheffield art group will be able to help […]

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England - Celebrating last meeting in charge of Dalton Freemasons
28 Jan 2020

Cumbria/England – Celebrating last meeting in charge of Dalton Freemasons

(by George lythgoe, The Mail, January 28, 2020)   The head of a masonic group welcomed a high ranking mason […]

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International Holocaust Memorial Day - Freemasons persecuted by the Nazi regime
27 Jan 2020

International Holocaust Memorial Day – Freemasons persecuted by the Nazi regime

(by Holocaust Memorial Day Trust, January 27, 2020)   The Nazis rejected Freemasonry, banning it in January 1934, partly because […]

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Scotland - Freemasons going vegan is a symbol of our times
26 Jan 2020

Scotland – Freemasons going vegan is a symbol of our times

(by Marc Horne, The Sunday Times, January 24, 2020)   The Grand Lodge of Scotland has amended its centuries-old traditions […]

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England - Children getting more braille books thanks to Freemasons
25 Jan 2020

Buckinghamshire/England – Children getting more braille books thanks to Freemasons

(by editorial board, mix96, January 25, 2020)   Young people who have problems with their sight have been helped by […]

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England - Freemason's donation will help MS support group to grow
24 Jan 2020

Wiltshire/England – Freemason’s donation will help MS support group to grow

(by Joanne Moore, Gazette and Herald, January 22, 2020)   A GROUP set up to support people in Devizes with […]

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England - £2.25m pledge from Freemasons
23 Jan 2020

Lincolnshire/England – £2.25m pledge from Freemasons

(by editorial board, Horncastle News, January 22, 2020)   Lincolnshire’s 3,400 Freemasons, including those from Horncastle have committed to raise […]

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England - Freemasons cash to benefit North Marston animal charity
22 Jan 2020

Buckinghamshire/England – Freemasons cash to benefit North Marston animal charity

(by Hayley O’Keeffe, Buckingham and Winslow Advertiser, January 9, 2020)   The Animal Antiks charity in North Marston is set […]

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England - Freemasons across Cambridgeshire raise thousands for Christmas appeal
21 Jan 2020

Cambridgeshire/England – Freemasons raise thousands for Christmas appeal

(by John Elworthy, CAMBS TIMES, January 09, 2020)   Some 1,500 freemasons across Cambridgeshire – many of them in places […]

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England - Freemasons cash boost for Haworth Primary School
20 Jan 2020

West Riding/England – Freemasons cash boost for Haworth Primary School

(by Alistair Shand, Telegraph&Argus, January 1, 2020)   Haworth Primary School has received a cash boost from the Freemasons. The […]

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Wales - Masons make £10,000 grant to Fishguard's POINT
19 Jan 2020

Wales – Masons make £10,000 grant to Fishguard’s POINT

(by Becky Hotchin, Western Telegraph, January 14, 2020)   Hundreds of children and young people in north Pembrokeshire will continue […]

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England - Bucks Freemasons make big donation to help hungry in Africa
18 Jan 2020

Buckinghamshire/England – Bucks Freemasons make big donation to help hungry in Africa

(by editorial board, mix96, January 19, 2020)   Buckinghamshire’s Freemasons have made a huge donation to help those at risk […]

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England - Sussex Freemasons raise £13,100 with Peter Pan panto
17 Jan 2020

Sussex/England – Freemasons raise £13,100 with Peter Pan panto

(by editorial board, Brighton&Hove Independent, January 16, 2020)   An all-star cast of Sussex Freemasons took to the Brighton Metropole […]

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Portugal - Freemasons support Castelo de Sonhos
16 Jan 2020

Portugal – Freemasons support Castelo de Sonhos

(by editorial board, PORTUGAL resident, January 16, 2020)   The Lagos-based English Freemasons of the Lodge of Discoveries No 9409 […]

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Hertfordshire Freemasons donate thousands after Australia bushfire
15 Jan 2020

Hertfordshire/England – Freemasons donate thousands after Australia bushfire

(by Joseph Reaidi, Watford Observer, January 15, 2020)   A Freemasons group hopes to help victims of the Australian bushfires […]

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England - Double boost to Pendleside Hospice from local Freemasons
14 Jan 2020

Lancashire/England – Double boost to Pendleside Hospice from local Freemasons

(by Dominic Collis, Burnley Express, December 13, 2020)   Pendleside Hospice has received donations from two local branches of the […]

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US - Why Freemasons Still Lurk In The Ghost Town Of Nevadaville, Colorado
13 Jan 2020

Colorado/U.S. – Why Freemasons Still Lurk In The Ghost Town Of Nevadaville

(by Natasha Watts, CPR News, January 13, 2020)   If you take exit 243 off Interstate 70, you’re most likely […]

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Spain - Local Freemasons visit the San Jose Obrero orphanage in Orihuela.
12 Jan 2020

Spain – Local Freemasons visit the San Jose Obrero orphanage in Orihuela.

(by editorial board, Le@der, January 12, 2020)   Recently Freemasons from Caledonia Lodge visited the San Jose Obrero Orphanage, in […]

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England - Freemasons fund good causes across the North East to the tune of £125,000
11 Jan 2020

Northumberland/England – Freemasons fund good causes across the North East to the tune of £125,000

(by Ian Smith, Northumberland Gazette , January 8, 2020)   Six good causes in north Northumberland have received nearly £30,000 […]

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Grand Chaplain
10 Jan 2020

The role of the Lodge Chaplain

Masonic Collar Chaplain Grand Lodge Jewel (Bricks Masons store) This week, the hosts of The Masonic Roundtable discuss the role […]

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Grand Masters Australian Bush Fire Appeal
09 Jan 2020

Grand Masters Australian Bush Fire Appeal

(by Graham J.Wrigley, Grand Master, Freemasons New Zealand, January 6, 2020)   Brethren I am sure that many of you, […]

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Spain - Freemasons spread happiness at Per Ells day care center
08 Jan 2020

Spain – Freemasons spread happiness at Per Ells day care center

(by editorial board, Le@der, January 8, 2020)   Local Freemasons Lodge, White River No 153, recently attended the Per Ells […]

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England - Harrogate school benefits from share of £64k Masonic New Year grants
07 Jan 2020

Yorkshire West Riding / England – Harrogate school benefits from share of £64k Masonic New Year grants

David S Pratt, the Provincial Grand Master of the Freemasons Province of Yorkshire West Riding   (by editorial board, Harrogate […]

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Australia - Freemasons award 2019 scholarship to bioengineering student
06 Jan 2020

Australia – Freemasons award 2019 scholarship to bioengineering student

(by Anthony Pahl OAM, The Murray Valley Standard, January 6, 2020)   Since December 1985, the Murray Bridge Combined Masonic […]

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England - Boom Boom! Children enjoy panto treat thanks to Berkshire Freemasons
05 Jan 2020

Berkshire/England – Boom Boom! Children enjoy panto treat thanks to Berkshire Freemasons

(by John Wakefield, Wokingham.Today, January 4, 2020)   CHILDREN from across Berkshire enjoy a magical day out at the theatre […]

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US - A family bought a 20,000-square-foot Freemason temple in Indiana
04 Jan 2020

Indiana/U.S. – A family bought a 20,000-square-foot Freemason temple

(by Frank Olito, Insider, January 2, 2019)   A family bought a 20,000-square-foot Freemason temple in Indiana for $89,000, and […]

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Australia - Watchdog acts on Freemasons’ payments
03 Jan 2020

Australia – Watchdog acts on Freemasons’ payments

(by Michael Mckenna, The Australian, January 3, 2020)   The charity arm of the secretive Freemasons has been found to […]

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Canada - Calgary Freemasons' Hall closure bittersweet for longtime member
02 Jan 2020

Canada – Calgary Freemasons’ Hall closure bittersweet for longtime member

(by David Bell, CBC, December 31, 2019)   A longtime member bemoans the loss of the iconic Beltline building, but […]

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Australia - Ballarat Freemasons donate $10,000 blood gas machine to Ballarat Health Service's maternity unit
01 Jan 2020

Australia – Ballarat Freemasons donate $10,000 blood gas machine to Ballarat Health Service’s maternity unit

(by Michelle Smith, The Courier, December 24, 2019)   Staff working with sick babies in Ballarat Health Service’s maternity unit […]

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Landmark Freemasons
31 Dec 2019

Landmark Freemasons

(by Magpie Mason, Magpie Mason, December 30, 2019)   The pilot episode of a YouTube show titled Landmark Freemasons, that […]

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St. John the Evangelist and Freemasonry
30 Dec 2019

St. John the Evangelist and Freemasonry

This week, the hosts of The Masonic Roundtable try to answer, what can this patron saint of Freemasonry teach us […]

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England - Annual Buck-A-Cup nets nearly $7,000 for children
29 Dec 2019

England – Cumberland annual Buck-A-Cup nets nearly $7,000 for children

(by editorial board, News Break, December 27, 2019)   The Scottish Rite Freemasons raise funds by creating events to support […]

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Ireland - Louth Churches For Refugees receive support from Freemasons
28 Dec 2019

Ireland – Louth Churches For Refugees receive support from Freemasons

(by editorial board, Louth Leader, December 28, 2019)   A local Freemasons branch has presented Louth Churches For Refugees with […]

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England - Spalding Freemasons give £500 boost to children's brain tumour charity, Anna's Hope
27 Dec 2019

Lincolnshire/England – Spalding Freemasons give £500 boost to children’s brain tumour charity, Anna’s Hope

(by Lynne Harrison, Spalding Today, December 27, 2019)   Spalding Freemasons Colin Ward and Steve Watson, of Welland Lodge, were […]

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England - Charity which helps young people from disadvantaged backgrounds receives £10k
26 Dec 2019

Somerset/England – Charity which helps young people from disadvantaged backgrounds receives £10k

(by Mellissa Dzinzi, Weston, Worle & Somerset Mercury, December 25, 2019)   The Somerset Freemasons has donated £10,000 to a […]

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A Very Esoteric Christmas – The Darkest Hour Is Just Before Dawn
25 Dec 2019

A Very Esoteric Christmas – The Darkest Hour Is Just Before Dawn

(by Jonathan Dinsmore, Universal Freemasonry, December 25, 2019)   As Christmas swiftly approaches, parts of the world with Christian roots […]

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England - Christmas Fundraising - Fleetwood RNLI given £1,000 boost
24 Dec 2019

Lancashire/England – Christmas Fundraising – Fleetwood RNLI given £1,000 boost

(by Richard Hunt, The Gazette, December 05, 2019)   Fleetwood Lifeboat has been given a welcome boost thanks to a […]

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England - Freemasons bring festive joy to vulnerable elderly people in South Shields
23 Dec 2019

Tyne and Wear/England – Freemasons bring festive joy to vulnerable elderly people in South Shields

(by Sophie Brownson, The Shields Gazette, December 23, 2019)   After teaming up with Age Concern and Sight Service, the […]

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England - Freemasons give welcome boost to Silverdale village school's leaky roof appeal
22 Dec 2019

Cumbria/England – Freemasons give welcome boost to Silverdale village school’s leaky roof appeal

(by Rachel Garnett, The Westmorland Gazette , December 2, 2019)   A VILLAGE school’s appeal to fix its leaking roof […]

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Nigeria - Freemasons Lodge donates wheelchairs to major hospitals in C’River
21 Dec 2019

Nigeria – Freemasons Lodge donates wheelchairs to major hospitals in C’River

(by editorial board, The Nation, December 21, 2019)   Freemasons of Calabar Lodge No.3434EC, under the District Grand Lodge of […]

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England - Grange Freemasons install a new master
20 Dec 2019

Cumbria/England – Grange Freemasons install a new master

(by Erin Gaskell, The Mail, December 17, 2019)   Grange over Sands’ Barry Saunders, third from the left, has been […]

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19 Dec 2019

Scotland – Inverclyde Freemason makes history by being awarded a rare honour

(by Paul John Coulter, Greenock Telegraph, December 10, 2019)   A LONG-serving Inverclyde Freemason has made history by being awarded […]

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England - Maldon Freemasons provide funding boost for adult carers
18 Dec 2019

Essex/England – Maldon Freemasons provide funding boost for adult carers

(by Bryony Ormes, Maldon Standard, December 17, 2019)   Maldon Freemasons have presented a cheque to a charity that improves […]

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Jamaica - Scottish Freemasons celebrate their Patron Saint
17 Dec 2019

Jamaica – Scottish Freemasons celebrate their Patron Saint

(by Sharlene Hendricks, Jamaica Observer, December 16, 2019)   The District Grand Lodge of Jamaica recently opened its doors to […]

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England - Cash boost for Midlands Air Ambulance from Worcestershire Freemasons
16 Dec 2019

Worcestershire/England – Cash boost for Midlands Air Ambulance from Worcestershire Freemasons

(by Steven Collins, Worcester News, December 15, 2019)   A Medical charity has received a cash donation to help with […]

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RIJEH
15 Dec 2019

Liberal Jurisdictions of the AASR signed the Istanbul Declaration

(by FREEMASONRY.network, December 15, 2019)   Since its inauguration in Brussels in 1976, the International Meeting of Higher Scottish Degrees […]

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Spain - Local Freemasons sing Carols for charity
14 Dec 2019

Spain – Local Freemasons sing Carols for charity

(by @leadernewspaper, Le@DER, December 13, 2019)   Recently, local Freemason lodge, Arenal Deportiva, held their annual Cristmas Caroll concert. This […]

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13 Dec 2019

Australia – Freemasons help preserve Murray Bridge’s WWI gun

(by Des Warner, The Murray Veley Standard, December 13, 2019)   Mypolonga Masonic Lodge, in keeping with its desire to […]

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Five Secret Societies That Have Remained Shrouded in Mystery
12 Dec 2019

Five Secret Societies That Have Remained Shrouded in Mystery

(by Jessica Pearce Rotondi, HISTORY channel, December 11, 2019)   From the Knights Templar to the Freemasons to Skull and […]

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Spain - Freemasons Christmas shoe box drive
11 Dec 2019

Spain – Freemasons Christmas shoe box drive

(by @leadernewspaper, Le@der, December 11, 2019)   Recently local Freemason Freddie Samrai, and his wife Carol, organized a “CHRISTMAS SHOE […]

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England - Freemasons cash for Exmouth Gateway Club
10 Dec 2019

Devonshire/England – Freemasons cash for Exmouth Gateway Club

(by Daniel Wilkins, Exmouth Journal, December 10, 2019)   An Exmouth social group for people with learning disabilities has benefitted […]

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Massachusetts - Secret Handshakes and Giving Back Never Go Out of Style
09 Dec 2019

Massachusetts/U.S. – Secret Handshakes and Giving Back Never Go Out of Style

(by Barry Stringfellow, Vineyard Gazette, November 21, 2019)   The Old Whaling Church in Edgartown was packed on Saturday for […]

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England - Freemasons make generous donation to South Lakeland hospice
08 Dec 2019

Westmorland – England – Freemasons make generous donation to South Lakeland hospice

(by Joe Fletcher, Westmoreland Gazette, November 25, 2019)   THE Masonic Charitable Foundation made a donation of £1,495 to St […]

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Canada - Local Freemasons donate to Vankleek Hill Food Bank
07 Dec 2019

Canada – Local Freemasons donate to Vankleek Hill Food Bank

(by editorial board, TheReview, December 5, 2019)   Local Masons from St. John’s 21a presented a cheque of $500 to […]

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The Disney Masonic Connection
06 Dec 2019

The Disney Masonic Connection

This week, the hosts of The Masonic Roundtable discuss Walt Disney and his Masonic connection! Click the picture to watch […]

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England - Freemasons donation will help Peterborough residents receive mental health support
05 Dec 2019

Cambridgeshire/England – Freemasons donation will help Peterborough residents receive mental health support

(by editorial board, Peterborough Telegraph, November 30, 2019)   Earlier this month another local charity benefitted from the fundraising of […]

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Germany - Library returns books stolen by Nazis to Freemasons
04 Dec 2019

Germany – Library returns books stolen by Nazis to Freemasons

(by editorial staff, DW, December 4, 2019)   The Bavarian State Library has returned over 200 books stolen from Freemasons […]

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Australia - Central Coast Freemasons donate over $50,000
03 Dec 2019

Australia – Central Coast Freemasons donate over $50,000

(by editor, Coast Community News, December 3, 2019)   Five community driven organisations around the Coast have benefitted from a […]

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ENGLAND – FREEMASONS DONATIONS MADE TO STREETVET
02 Dec 2019

Devonshire/England – Freemasons donations made to StreetVet

(by The Post, The Holsworthy Post, December 2, 2019)   A TEAM of volunteer vets and vet nurses have received […]

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Wales - Strumble Lodge Freemason's £2,500 to Goodwick Brass Band
01 Dec 2019

Wales – Strumble Lodge Freemason’s £2,500 to Goodwick Brass Band

(by Becky Hotchin, Western Telegraph, November 29, 2019)   Once again the Freemasons of north Pembrokeshire have recognised Goodwick Brass […]

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US - Freemasons donate annual gift to Care and Share Food Closet
30 Nov 2019

Connecticut/U.S. – Freemasons donate annual gift to Care and Share Food Closet

(by administrator, Daily Bulldog, November 28, 2019)   FARMINGTON – Freemasonry is well known for its charitable giving. Everyday in […]

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England - Devon Freemasons take national air ambulance donations past £2.4million
29 Nov 2019

Devonshire/England – Devon Freemasons take national air ambulance donations past £2.4million

(by Lewis Clarke, DevonLive, November 21, 2019)   A £4,000 donation has brought the total Masonic support for air ambulances […]

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England - Freemasons donate £57,000 to support Society for the Blind's Be Seen project
28 Nov 2019

West Lancashire/England – Freemasons donate £57,000 to support Society for the Blind’s Be Seen project

(by Natalie Walker, Lancashire Post, November 27, 2019)   More than 200 visually impaired and lonely people will be given […]

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ENGLAND – NEW EQUIPMENT FOR AXMOUTH PLAYGROUND THANKS TO £1,250 FREEMASONS DONATION
27 Nov 2019

Devonshire/England – New equipment for Axmouth playground thanks to £1,250 Freemasons donation

(by Callum Lawton, Midweek Herald, November 10, 2019)   An Axmouth association has taken a slice of £50,000 raised for […]

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US - Freemasons Buy 115-Year-Old NY College in $32M Bankruptcy Deal (video)
26 Nov 2019

New York/U.S. – Freemasons Buy 115-Year-Old NY College in $32M Bankruptcy Deal (video)

(by 4NBC, 4 NBC New York, November 26, 2019)   The Freemasons will purchase a former New York college for […]

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Universal League of Freemasons: How Masons and Esperanto Were Going to Save the World
25 Nov 2019

Universal League of Freemasons: How Masons and Esperanto Were Going to Save the World

Esperanto flag   (by Christopher Hodapp, Freemasons for Dummies, November 24, 2019)   The journal Ritual, Secrecy and Civil Society […]

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England - Freemasons help groups and charities across Devon with £25k donation
24 Nov 2019

Devonshire/England – Freemasons help groups and charities across Devon with £25k donation

(by Lewis Clarke, DevonLive, November 21, 2019)   Freemasons have donated £25,000 to support charities and organisations across Devon. Each […]

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Spain - Local Freemasons act as Father Christmas
23 Nov 2019

Spain – Local Freemasons act as Father Christmas

(by editorial staff, le@der, November 23, 2019)   Freemasons from the local Lodge, Oliva La Safor, recently held a collection […]

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Volumes of Sacred Law
22 Nov 2019

Volumes of Sacred Law

This week, the hosts of The Masonic Roundtable discuss volumes of sacred law, what they are, and how they’re used […]

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Halloween: Origins, Traditions, and Masonry?
21 Nov 2019

Halloween: Origins, Traditions, and Masonry?

(by Jonathan Dinsmore, Universal Freemasonry, November 20, 2019)   Contemporarily known as a time of fright, mystery, darkness, and macabre […]

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England - Market Rasen Freemasons help keep the ‘copter flying
20 Nov 2019

Lincolnshire/England – Market Rasen Freemasons help keep the ‘copter flying

(by Diane Tuckett, Market Rasen Mail, November 17, 2019)   Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire Air Ambulance has been given some local […]

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England - Freemasons donate £15,000 to help support victims of Doncaster floods
19 Nov 2019

Yorkshire/England – Freemasons donate £15,000 to help support victims of Doncaster floods

(by Darren Burke, Doncaster Free Press, November 14, 2019)   Yorkshire Freemasons have donated thousands of pounds in an emergency […]

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England - Acorns Children's Hospice receives £3,000 boost from the Worcestershire Freemasons
18 Nov 2019

Worcestershire/England – Acorns Children’s Hospice receives £3,000 boost from the Worcestershire Freemasons

(by editorial staff, Droitwich Standard, November 18, 2019)   A £3,000 funding boost from the Worcestershire Freemasons will help Acorns […]

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New Zealand - Freemasons welcome new grand master in quirky, traditional ceremony
17 Nov 2019

New Zealand – Freemasons welcome new Grand Master

(by Jessica Long, stuff, November 17, 2019)   It’s all very grand. For starters, the Freemasons’ head honcho goes by […]

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England - Freemasons’ cash for St Catherine’s
16 Nov 2019

Yorkshire/England – Freemasons’ cash for St Catherine’s

(by The Newsroom, Bridlington Free Press, November 16, 2019)   The ladies from Lodge St Mary’s Priory No 253 held […]

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National Sojourners
15 Nov 2019

National Sojourners

This week, the hosts of The Masonic Roundtable celebrate the US holiday of Veteran’s Day as they welcome Bro. Shelby […]

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New Zealand - Marlborough Lodge of Unanimity celebrate 150 years of Freemasonry
14 Nov 2019

New Zealand – Marlborough Lodge of Unanimity celebrate 150 years of Freemasonry

(by Jennifer Eder, stuff, November 15, 2019)   Behind locked doors in Blenheim, Freemasons follow ancient rituals, in a room […]

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Isle of Wight - Freemasons have made a donation to the IW Myaware group
13 Nov 2019

Isle of Wight – Freemasons have made a donation to the IW Myaware group

(by Liam Chorley, Isle of Wight County Press, November 13, 2019)   Freemasons from Osborne Lodge, East Cowes, have made […]

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Bermuda - Freemasons Fund Donate To Charities
12 Nov 2019

Bermuda – Freemasons Fund Donate To Charities

(by editorial staff, Bernews, November 12, 2019)   The Freemasons Fund For Bermuda made $2,500 donations to five local charities, […]

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England - Essex Freemasons give £72k grant to Colchester charity CARA
11 Nov 2019

England – Essex Freemasons give £72k grant to Colchester charity CARA

(by Robbie Bryson, Braintree & Witham Times, November 11, 2019)   The Centre for Action on Rape and Abuse (CARA) […]

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US - GM of Nevada Rules 'No Multiple Volumes of Sacred Law' in Lodges
10 Nov 2019

Nevada/U.S. – GM of Nevada Rules ‘No Multiple Volumes of Sacred Law’ in Lodges

(by Christopher Hodapp, Freeemasons for Dummies, November 5, 2019) Over a month ago, the Grand Master of Nevada, Most Worshipful […]

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US - John Trauner becomes grand master of The Most Worshipful Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons of California
09 Nov 2019

U.S. – John Trauner becomes Grand Master of The Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons of California

(by Sam Corey, The Union, November 7, 2019) The position is not about the politics or the power. That’s John […]

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Freemasonry and Social Media Marketing
08 Nov 2019

Freemasonry and Social Media Marketing

This week, the hosts of The Masonic Roundtable join special guest Bro. Nicholas Harvey as they discuss innovative ways to […]

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Spain - Local Freemasons raise money for children’s charity
07 Nov 2019

Spain – Local Freemasons raise money for children’s charity

(by editorial board, The Le@der, November 6, 2019)   A fantastic night was had by all who attended on Sunday, […]

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Australia - Masons donate a total of $51,250 to five community organisations
06 Nov 2019

Australia – Masons donate a total of $51,250 to five community organisations

(by editorial board, Coast Community News, November 6, 2019)   Five more community organisations have recently benefitted from the generosity […]

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England - Littlehampton Freemasons fund key equipment to improve services at Turning Tides community hub
05 Nov 2019

West Sussex/England – Littlehampton Freemasons fund key equipment to improve services at Turning Tides community hub

(by Elaine Hammond, Littlehampton Gazette, November 4, 2019)   Freemasons in Littlehampton have helped fund key equipment for Turning Tides’ […]

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England - Freemasons donate thousands to Exeter Royal Academy for Deaf Education
04 Nov 2019

Devonshire/England – Freemasons donate thousands to Exeter Royal Academy for Deaf Education

(by Lewis Clarke, DevonLIVE, November 4, 2019)   This week Dr Reuben Ayres – the Devonshire Provincial Grand Charity Steward […]

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England - Peterborough Freemasons raise thousands of pounds for charities
03 Nov 2019

Cambridgeshire/England – Peterborough Freemasons raise thousands of pounds for charities

(by editorial staff, Peterborough Telegraph, November 3, 2019)   In September, the Little Miracles charity at The Spinney in Hartwell […]

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Australia - Royal Freemasons steps into Halloween spirit
02 Nov 2019

Australia – Royal Freemasons steps into Halloween spirit

(by Benalla Ensign, Riverine Herald, November 01, 2019)   Royal Freemasons Benalla got into the spooky spirit of Halloween on […]

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England - Freemasons donation brings 21 defibrillators into community
01 Nov 2019

Lincolnshire/England – Freemasons donation brings 21 defibrillators into community

(by Connor Creaghan, The LINCOLNITE, November 1, 2019)   A heartfelt donation of £20,000 will help to bring 21 defibrillators […]

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

British Columbia and Yukon/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

Yorkshire West Riding / 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

Essex/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

Sussex/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

Yorkshire West Riding / 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

Sussex/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

State of Washington/U.S. – 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

Durham/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

West Riding Yorkshire / 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

Massachusetts/U.S. – 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

Cumbria/England – New master for Thurston Freemasons Lodge

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

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

Hampshire and Isle of Wight 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 by […]

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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

Massachusetts / U.S. – 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

New York/U.S. – 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

Illinois/U.S. – 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

Worcestershire/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

Wyoming/U.S. – 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

Suffolk/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

Sussex/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

New Hampshire/U.S. – 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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England - £89,000 grant helps vulnerable young people in Peterborough
30 Sep 2019

Cambridgeshire/England – £89,000 grant helps vulnerable young people in Peterborough

(by editorial team, Peterborough Telegraph, 29 September 2019)   Young people from across the Cambridgeshire area in need of emotional […]

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Poland - English-speaking liberal Lodge "Universe"
29 Sep 2019

Poland – English-speaking liberal Lodge “Universe”

by the editorial board of Freemasonry.Network   An English-speaking lodge was established today in Warsaw. It has been established in […]

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A Lesson In Humility
28 Sep 2019

A Lesson In Humility

(by Todd E. Creason, 33°, Midnight Freemasons, September 2019)   Every once in awhile I “refresh” the pins on my […]

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Survey of Initiatory Mythology
27 Sep 2019

Survey of Initiatory Mythology

This week, the hosts of The Masonic Roundtable welcome Bro. Joe Martinez as they take each other through initiation rites, […]

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26 Sep 2019

England – Warwickshire Freemasons help sea scouts get closer to building new HQ

(by Kirstie Smith, The Courier, September 26, 2019)   The Warwickshire Freemasons have helped the 2nd Warwick Sea Scouts get […]

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England - Hindpool Freemasons make charitable donation
25 Sep 2019

Lancashire/England – Hindpool Freemasons make charitable donation

(by Dan Taylor, The Mail, September 21, 2019)   Formed in 1868 the Hindpool Lodge of Freemasons is the second […]

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England - Masons turn out to see David Cole appointed as new head of Hawkshead lodge
24 Sep 2019

Cumbria/England – Masons turn out to see David Cole appointed as new head of Hawkshead lodge

(by Erin Gaskell, The Mail, September 24, 2019) Freemasons descended upon Ambleside to see local resident David Cole being appointed […]

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The world's oldest social network aims to go viral with new campaign
23 Sep 2019

The world’s oldest social network went viral with new campaign

(by FMT, Freemasonry Today, 17 September 2019)   UGLE took part in the world’s largest architecture festival Open House London […]

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The Effect of Masonic Ritual
22 Sep 2019

The Effect of Masonic Ritual

(by Kristine Wilson-Slack 33o, Universal Freemasonry, September 5, 2019) This is the first installment in a series exploring the effects […]

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England - Full steam ahead as Cambridgeshire Freemasons raise £1,000
21 Sep 2019

England – Full steam ahead as Cambridgeshire Freemasons raise £1,000

(by Ben Jolley, CAMBS TIMES, 21 September 2019)   It was full steam ahead for Cambridgeshire Freemasons after £1,000 was […]

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Australia - Old Masonic Lodges are being reinvented as luxury houses and shops
20 Sep 2019

Australia – Old Masonic Lodges are being reinvented as luxury houses and shops

(by Aidan Devine, news.com.au, September 20, 2019)   Buildings once belonging to a secretive fraternity spread across the country are […]

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England - Fabulous gift for Filey Freemasons
19 Sep 2019

Yorkshire/England – Fabulous gift for Filey Freemasons

(by Louise Perrin, The Scarborough News, 16 September 2019)   Filey Freemasons’ Portus Felix Lodge have received an impressive gift […]

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Sleaford Freemasons donate cash relief to flood victims in Bangladesh
18 Sep 2019

Lincolnshire/England – Sleaford Freemasons donate cash relief to flood victims in Bangladesh

(by Andy Hubbert, Sleaford Standard, September 17, 2019)   Lincolnshire Freemasons have contributed towards £20,000 sent to support thousands of […]

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England - Freemasons welcome new video documentary
17 Sep 2019

Lancashire/England – Freemasons welcome new video documentary

(by Post Reporter, Wigan Today, 17 September 2019)   A new film which offers a rare glimpse of what happens […]

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Scotland - Grand Lodge logs off social media after Freemasons overshare secrets
16 Sep 2019

Scotland – Grand Lodge logs off social media after Freemasons overshare secrets

(by Marc Horne, The Times, September 16, 2019)   The Grand Lodge of Scotland has abandoned social media over fears […]

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Spain - Funding raised by Freemasons for Multi-Sensorial Room
15 Sep 2019

Spain – Funding raised by Freemasons for Multi-Sensorial Room

(by @leadernewspaper, The Leader, September 10, 2019) Nearly 100 local Freemasons and their guests attended the Garden Party and Hog […]

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'It's harder to get into a golf club' - what is it like to be a Freemason?
14 Sep 2019

Norfolk/England – ‘It’s harder to get into a golf club’ – what is it like to be a Freemason?

(by Jessica Frank-Keyes, Eastern Daily Press, September 14, 2019) From secretive rituals to cult-like rumours, the Freemasons is an ancient […]

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England - Oswestry-based Ethos Group delighted to show off renovated bedroom
13 Sep 2019

Shropshire/England – Oswestry-based Ethos Group delighted to show off renovated bedroom

(by Barrie White, Oswestry & Border Counties Advertizer, September 12, 2019)   A Shropshire charity team committed to helping people […]

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France - Freemasons Intervene in the Bioethical Debate
12 Sep 2019

France – Freemasons Intervene in the Bioethical Debate

(by FSSPX.NEWS, Information and Analysis of the Life of the Church, September 09, 2019   The Grand Orient of France […]

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England - Buckinghamshire Freemasons grant to Carers Milton Keynes
11 Sep 2019

England – Buckinghamshire Freemasons grant to Carers Milton Keynes

(by editorial board, Charity Today, 10/09/2019)   Buckinghamshire Freemasons recently awarded £15,000 via the MCF (Masonic Charitable Foundation) to help […]

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US - Albert Pike statue Downtown Needs to Be Removed
10 Sep 2019

Virginia/U.S. – Albert Pike statue Downtown Needs to Be Removed

(by Claire Savage and Anisa Holmes, NBC Washingrton, August 19, 2019)   Two years after the deadly protests in Charlottesville, […]

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England - Chicken therapy scheme to combat loneliness to be rolled out
09 Sep 2019

Durham/England – Chicken therapy scheme to combat loneliness to be rolled out

(by Gavin Havery, The Northern Echo, 8th September, 2019) A project linking older people with chickens and creativity to combat […]

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England - Freemasons say thanks to former Queen's Guide to the Sands Cedric Robinson and Morecambe RNLI
08 Sep 2019

Lancashire/England – Freemasons say thanks to former Queen’s Guide to the Sands Cedric Robinson and Morecambe RNLI

(by Rachel Garnett, The Citizen, 7th September, 2019)   TRIBUTES have been paid to the former Queen’s Guide to the […]

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Australia - Tongala Aged Care benefits from Freemasons donation
07 Sep 2019

Australia – Tongala Aged Care benefits from Freemasons donation

(by Lachlan Durling, Riverine Herald, September 07, 2019) Tongala aged care residents will be benefitting from vital equipment after Campaspe […]

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Survey of Initiatory Mythology
06 Sep 2019

Lean Freemasonry

Put on your Lean Six Sigma green and black belts! This week, the hosts of The Masonic Roundtable discuss the […]

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England - Freemasons walk across Morecambe Bay for young hospice patients
05 Sep 2019

Cumbria/England – Freemasons walk across Morecambe Bay for young hospice patients

(by Rachel Garnett, The Westmorland Gazette, 17th August, 2019) Rain-soaked Freemasons, their families and friends walked across the sands of […]

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US - Ex-NFL Player Larry Johnson's Anti-Masonic Musings
04 Sep 2019

US – Ex-NFL Player Larry Johnson’s Anti-Masonic Musings

(by Christopher L. Hodapp, Freemasons for Dummies, September 02, 2019)   I’ll probably regret posting this because I have given […]

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Star Trek and Freemasonry
03 Sep 2019

Star Trek and Freemasonry

A replica of the starship Enterprise from Star Trek V, Vulcan, Alberta   (by Darin A. Lahners, The Midnight Freemasons, […]

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England - Freemasons generous support for Westmorland RDA & Carriage Driving Group
02 Sep 2019

Cumbria/England – Freemasons generous support for Westmorland RDA & Carriage Driving Group

(by Cumbria Crack, Cumbria Crack, 29/08/2019)   A delegation of Royal Arch Freemasons from Flowerden Chapter in the Province of […]

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England - Freemasons give generous donation of £400 to Grantham and District Talking Newspaper
01 Sep 2019

Lincolnshire/England – Freemasons give generous donation of £400 to Grantham and District Talking Newspaper

(by Graham Newton, Grantham Journal, 01 September 2019) Freemasons have donated £400 to Grantham and District Talking Newspaper. Grantham Freemasons […]

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US - Turlock’s Freemasons to host first-ever open house
31 Aug 2019

California/U.S. – Turlock’s Freemasons to host first-ever open house

(by Sabra Stafford, Turlock Journal, August 30, 2019)   Google Freemasons and it won’t be long before the search turns […]

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Can Freemasonry be innovated?
30 Aug 2019

Can Freemasonry be innovated?

There are no innovations in Masonry, well at least there weren’t until the 1730s! Knowing your boundaries is key in […]

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French Freemasons warn against Jewish community events over support for Israel
29 Aug 2019

French Freemasons warn against Jewish community events over support for Israel

(by CNAAN LIPHSHIZ, The Times of Israel, August 29, 2019)   Draft resolution proposed within movement accuses Jewish umbrella group […]

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England - Elderly will get the most out of life thanks to Later Life Goals scheme
28 Aug 2019

Devonshire/England – Elderly will get the most out of life thanks to Later Life Goals scheme

(by Lewis Clarke, DevonLIVE, August 28, 2019)   Age UK Mid Devon is supporting older people as part of a […]

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England - Invitation from Urmston Freemasons
27 Aug 2019

Manchester/England – Invitation from Urmston Freemasons

(by Wayne Devlin, Messenger, August 27, 2019) Urmston Masonic Hall opened its doors to the community on Sunday to allow […]

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The challenge of building the next generation of Masons
26 Aug 2019

The challenge of building the next generation of Masons

(by Todd E. Creason, The Midnight Freemasons, August 2019)   I’ve written a lot about famous Freemasons over the years. […]

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England - Rochdale Freemasons grant over £2,000 to help local family
25 Aug 2019

Manchester/England – Rochdale Freemasons grant over £2,000 to help local family

(by Editor, Rochdale Online, 11 August 2019)   Rochdale District Freemasons have recently stepped in to help a Littleborough family […]

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Author Dan Brown Addresses the Scottish Rite
24 Aug 2019

Author Dan Brown Addresses the Scottish Rite

(by Christopher Hodapp, Freemasons for Dummies, August 21, 2019)   Author Dan Brown was invited to speak at the House […]

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Maryland Masonry
23 Aug 2019

Maryland Masonry

The hosts of The Masonic Roundtable welcome special guest Bro. Ian McIntosh, the Grand Junior Warden of the Grand Lodge […]

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England - Cornwall Freemasons are helping to alleviate loneliness, seclusion and social isolation
22 Aug 2019

England – Cornwall Freemasons are helping to alleviate loneliness, seclusion and social isolation

(by Lisa Letcher, CornwallLive, August 18, 2019)   A grant from Cornwall Freemasons to a voluntary organisation will help hundreds […]

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England - Eastbourne Freemasons fund day out for children with cancer
21 Aug 2019

Sussex/England – Eastbourne Freemasons fund day out for children with cancer

(by Logan Macleod, Eastbourne Herald, 20 August 2019)   Families of children with cancer were treated to a powerboat experience […]

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England - Children with disabilities invited to fun-fair in Bramcote for free
20 Aug 2019

Nottinghamshire/England – Children with disabilities invited to fun-fair in Bramcote for free

(by Joseph Locker, Nottinghamshire Live, 19 August 2019)   Children with specific disabilities have been invited to enjoy the rides […]

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England - Louth Freemasons make their mark on new building for generations to come
19 Aug 2019

Lincolnshire/England – Louth Freemasons make their mark on new building for generations to come

(by editorial team, Louth Leader, 18 August 2019) Louth’s new Masonic Hall has come a step closer with the laying […]

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US - James D. Cole Elected As New Grand Commander for AASR-SJ
18 Aug 2019

Virginia/U.S. – James D. Cole Elected As New Grand Commander for AASR-SJ

(by Christopher L. Hodapp, Freemasons for Dummies, August 17, 2019)   Congratulations to Illustrious James D. Cole, 33°of Richmond, Virginia, […]

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Masonic Catholic priest claims Australian bishops approved Catholics joining Freemasons
17 Aug 2019

Australia – Masonic Catholic priest claims Australian bishops approved Catholics joining Freemasons

(by Kathy Clubb, LIFE SITE, Aug 16, 2019)   August 16, 2019 (Remnant Newspaper) – A Catholic priest and Freemason […]

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USA - Past and Present Masonic Temples Build Community
16 Aug 2019

Wisconsin/U.S. – Past and Present Masonic Temples Build Community

(by Martin Mackenzie, wxpr, August 16, 2019)   There are several Masonic Lodges of Freemasons here in the Northwoods, but […]

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China - A building that preserves and reveals the secrets of the Freemasons
15 Aug 2019

China – A building that preserves and reveals the secrets of the Freemasons

(by Qiao Zhengyue, Shine, 2019-08-15)   According to F.L. Hawks Pott’s 1928 book “A Short History of Shanghai, Masonry played […]

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Is 33 a mystical number with some inherent numerical meaning?
14 Aug 2019

Is 33 a mystical number with some inherent numerical meaning?

(by James A. Simpson, Midnight Freemasons, August 2019) Author’s note: This is the research work of Bro. James A. Simpson […]

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Tasmania - Freemasonry donate more than 1000 blankets to Salvation Army
13 Aug 2019

Tasmania – Freemasons donate more than 1000 blankets to Salvation Army

(by Jessica Willard, The Examiner, data)   For many, a blanket might not seem that important. But for those sleeping […]

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Behind the Widow’s Son: A Deeper Dive into the Enigmatic Mythology
12 Aug 2019

Behind the Widow’s Son: A Deeper Dive into the Enigmatic Mythology

(by Jonathan Dinsmore, Universal Freemasonry, 7 August 2019)   I recently covered the topic of the Widow’s Son in Freemasonry, […]

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Estonia - Bringing in Masonic Lights of the Grand Orient
11 Aug 2019

Estonia – Bringing in Masonic Lights of the Grand Orient

the emblem of the Grand Orient of Estonia   (by Klaus Giza, wolnomularstwo.pl, August 10, 2019)   On August 9, […]

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England - Freemasons donate £25,000 to flooded communities
10 Aug 2019

Yorkshire/England – Freemasons donate £25,000 to flooded communities

(by Joe Willis, Richmondshire Today, August 9, 2019)   Victims of the recent flash flooding that has hit hundreds of […]

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Knowing when to Divorce your lodge
09 Aug 2019

Knowing when to Divorce your lodge

Breaking up is hard to do, but sometimes it’s necessary. When the tough decision needs to be made, how do […]

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Wales - Llangollen Freemasons present cheque to Wrexham charity
08 Aug 2019

Wales – Llangollen Freemasons present cheque to Wrexham charity

(by Liam Gotting, the Leader, July 2019) Llangollen Freemasons have donated £500 to Home-Start Wrexham. Home-Start Wrexham is a local […]

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Canada - Freemasons donate cardiac defibrillator
07 Aug 2019

Canada – Freemasons donate cardiac defibrillator

(by Nora O’Malley, Tofino Ucluelet Westerly News, data)   Manoah Masonic Lodge No. 141 donated a LifePak cardiac defibrillator to […]

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England - Bucks Freemasons abseil down 420 foot lift tower for charity
06 Aug 2019

Northamptonshire/England – Bucks Freemasons abseil down 420 foot lift tower for charity

(by Neil Shefferd, The Bucks Herald, data) Two members of the Bucks Freemasons abseiled down a 420 foot lift tower […]

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North Wales - £19,000 grant from Freemasons helps St Kentigern Hospice
05 Aug 2019

North Wales – £19,000 grant from Freemasons helps St Kentigern Hospice

(by Andrew Martin, the freepress, 3rd August, 2019)   A North Wales centre for palliative care has been awarded a […]

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A focus on Freemasonry (a new 'Whence Came You?' episode)
04 Aug 2019

A focus on Freemasonry (a new ‘Whence Came You?’ episode)

Join the Host of the ‘Whence came you?’ podcast to hear a talk about a former Grand Master’s views on […]

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What Would You Say…You Do Here?
03 Aug 2019

What Would You Say…You Do Here?

Many of us have been caught in that pickle before. The one that a friend or stranger straight out asks, […]

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England - £7,000 boost for charity helping families and carers
02 Aug 2019

Manchester/England – £7,000 boost for charity helping families and carers

(by Maxine Wolstenholme, The Bolton News, 1st August, 2019) THE MEMBERS of the Bolton and Farnworth Freemasons Lodge have made […]

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01 Aug 2019

Jamaica – Freemasons donate $2 million to National Children’s Home

(by Jamaica Observer, July 28, 2019)   Two days after donating just over $2 million to the Jamaica Cancer Society, […]

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Australia - 100 years of the Murilla Lodge
31 Jul 2019

Australia – 100 years of the Murilla Lodge

(by Kate McCormack, Chinchilla News, 31st July 2019)   MILES man Ben Rees says he isn’t one for large crowds. […]

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England - Cheshire Celebrates 150 of Royal Arch Freemasonry
30 Jul 2019

England – Cheshire Celebrates 150 of Royal Arch Freemasonry

(by The Standard , July 30th 2019)   FREEMASONS, their families and friends came from all over Cheshire to take […]

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29 Jul 2019

New Zealand – Nelson’s Collingwood St Masonic temple up for sale

(by Tim Newman, stuff, Jul 29 2019)   A 130-year-old Masonic temple in Nelson is on the market as rising […]

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England - Interest in Freemasonry across Essex is at a five-year high according to new statistics
28 Jul 2019

England – Interest in Freemasonry across Essex is at a five-year high according to new statistics

(by Hannah Hastings, Epping Forest Guardian, 25th July, 2019)   Interest in Freemasonry across Essex is at a five-year high […]

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27 Jul 2019

Spain – Masonic Lodge Museum

(by Atlas Obscura, July 27, 2019)   An unusual but excellent display created in the 1930s as propaganda against the […]

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26 Jul 2019

What It’s Like to Join the Freemasons

(by Julie Beck, The Atlantic, July 26th, 2019. The image by Wenija Tang)   Every week, The Friendship Files features a conversation […]

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25 Jul 2019

West Midlands/England – Life-saving kit to be installed in Telford square

(by Rob Smith, Shropshire Star, July 25th, 2019)   A busy Telford square has a new defibrillator thanks to a […]

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All the great Masonic Mentors do this
24 Jul 2019

All the great Masonic Mentors do this

Great mentorship doesn’t come easy. Find out simple yet effective methods and practices to become a great Masonic Mentor for […]

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England - A team of Freemasons completed a cycle ride from Chester to London
23 Jul 2019

Cheshire/England – A team of Freemasons completed a cycle ride from Chester to London

(by The Standard, 22nd July, 2019)   A team of Cheshire Freemasons completed a challenging cycle ride from Chester to […]

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Jamaica - Freemasons make donations to Cancer Society
22 Jul 2019

Jamaica – Freemasons make donations to Cancer Society

(by Jamaica Observer, July 21, 2019)   English Freemasons last Friday donated just over $2 million to the Jamaica Cancer […]

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Cameroon - Bishops Say “No” to Freemasonry
21 Jul 2019

Cameroon – Bishops Say “No” to Freemasonry

(by NEWS, July 19, 2019)   The National Episcopal Conference of Cameroon (CENC) solemnly invites Catholics to fight against Freemasonry, […]

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A Freemason Buzz Aldrin on the Moon
20 Jul 2019

A Freemason Buzz Aldrin on the Moon

(by Moe, Gnostic Warrior)   33rd DegreeScottish Rite Mason & Astronaut, Buzz Aldrin. Aldrin was the Lunar Module pilot on Apollo 11 on the first manned moon landing mission […]

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England - £90,000 grant helps Wiltshire people cope with Alzheimer's
19 Jul 2019

Wiltshire/England – £90,000 grant helps Wiltshire people cope with Alzheimer’s

(by Alison Phillips, Gazette & Herald, July 19, 2019)   More than 600 people affected by dementia and their families […]

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Australia - Freemasons raise funds for Harden Hospital
18 Jul 2019

New South Wales/Australia – Freemasons raise funds for Harden Hospital

(by The Hilltops Phoenix, July 18th, 2019)   The Harden Freemasons recently held their winter firewood raffle in Neill St, […]

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Spain - Local Freemasons spread happiness at children’s home
17 Jul 2019

Spain – Local Freemasons spread happiness at children’s home

(by The Leader, 17/07/2019)   On Friday, 12th July 2019, the Worshipful Master of Puerto de Xabia Lodge number fifty-eight, […]

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England - Relaunch for new-look Freemasons
16 Jul 2019

Cheshire/England – Relaunch for new-look Freemasons

(by Ian Ross, Knutsford Guardian, July 16, 2019)   A NEW menu, themed food nights and charity events are among […]

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Trinidad and Tobago - Freemasons raise funds at charity ball
15 Jul 2019

Trinidad and Tobago – Freemasons raise funds at charity ball

(by Joan Rampersad , Trinidad and Tobago NewsDay, 15.07.2019)   On Saturday, Freemasons from various lodges across TT, and their […]

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England - Freemasons donate £75k to help rebuild community
14 Jul 2019

Lincolnshire/England – Freemasons donate £75k to help rebuild community

(by Skegness Standard, June 2019)   A donation of £75,000 from Lincolnshire’s Freemasons has given an early boost to a […]

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Australia - a donation from Freemasons will keep Let's Talk talking
13 Jul 2019

Victoria/Australia – a donation from Freemasons will keep Let’s Talk talking

Thank you: Let’s Talk board of directors member Claire Brown gives Masonic Lodge secretary Bob Pullin a hug after a […]

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12 Jul 2019

Changed perspectives

Most of the hosts of The Masonic Roundtable have been a part of Freemasonry for about a decade each now, […]

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England - Masonic regalia stolen
11 Jul 2019

Warwickshire/England – Masonic regalia stolen

(by Kirstie Smith, The Courier, 10 July 2019) A group of Freemasons in Warwick have been left shocked after thousands […]

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England - A marathon effort from freemasons cycling team
10 Jul 2019

Buckinghamshire/England – A marathon effort from freemasons cycling team

(by Neil Shefferd, Buckingham & Winslow Advertiser, 08 July 2019) An intrepid team of cyclists from the Buckinghamshire Freemasons have […]

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Lady Freemason in the frame
09 Jul 2019

Lady Freemason in the frame

(by Des O’Sullivan, Irish Examiner, July 09, 2019)   This early mezzotint portrait of Mrs Elizabeth Aldworth (1695-1775) in masonic […]

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Australia - What really goes on inside WA branch of Freemasons
08 Jul 2019

Western Australia – What really goes on inside WA branch of Freemasons

(by yan Dougherty, West Australian, 8 July 2019) Myth and mystery have surrounded the Freemasons for centuries. For the first […]

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England - Freemasons present £500 to Skegness Hospital
07 Jul 2019

Lincolnshire/England – Freemasons present £500 to Skegness Hospital

(by Chrissie Redford, Skegness Standard, 06 July 2019)   A cheque for £500 has been presented to Skegness Hospital by […]

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England - Freemasons donate £1,000 to charitable causes
06 Jul 2019

Cumbria/England – Freemasons donate £1,000 to charitable causes

(by Tom Murphy, The Mail, 5th July 2019)   Worthy causes benefitted to the tune of £1,000 when Freemasons from […]

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New Zealand - Southland Masonic Centre sold
05 Jul 2019

New Zealand – Southland Masonic Centre sold

(by Evan Harding, stuff, Jul 05 2019)   The Southland Masonic Centre in Invercargill has been sold to a North […]

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England - Hospice receive £60,000 from Freemasons
04 Jul 2019

Berkshire and Buckinghamshire / England – Hospice receive £60,000 from Freemasons

(by Bracknell News, 3rd July)   Thames Hospice has received £60,000 in donations from Freemasons based in Thames Valley. The […]

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UK - Kick off for Welsh Rugby Clubs Lodge
03 Jul 2019

UK – Kick off for Welsh Rugby Clubs Lodge

(bu Freemasonry Today, 17 June 2019)   PLANS TO CREATE A WELSH RUGBY CLUBS LODGE WERE WELL AND TRULY ENDORSED […]

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UK - Memorial Stone Dedicated To Freemasons Awarded Victoria Cross
02 Jul 2019

UK – Memorial Stone Dedicated To Freemasons Awarded Victoria Cross

(by Danielle Crawshaw, Forces Network, 1st July 2019)   A memorial stone has been dedicated to Freemasons in England who […]

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Australia - $16,000 defibrillator from Freemasons
01 Jul 2019

Australia – $16,000 defibrillator from Freemasons

GIFT OF LIFE: Tallangatta Health chief executive Denise Parry and nurse manager Haydon Cunninghame (right) with Benambra Lodge Master Ernie […]

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Spain - Local Freemasons wives hold lunch for charity
30 Jun 2019

Spain – Local Freemasons wives hold lunch for charity

(by theleader.info, @leadernewspaper 29/06/2019)   The wives and partners of members of the three Freemason’s Lodges of Javea have donated […]

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England - Light Blue Club launched
29 Jun 2019

Cambridgeshire/England – Light Blue Club launched

(by Brad Barnes, Peterborough Telegraph, 29 June 2019)   Like all charitable organisations, Freemasonry moves with the times. Much of […]

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Chess and Freemasonry
28 Jun 2019

Chess and Freemasonry

This week, the hosts of The Masonic Roundtable talk about the hidden symbolism within and deeply esoteric nature of the […]

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Australia - Masonic Lodges donate $8000 to Cancer Institute
27 Jun 2019

Australia – Masonic Lodges donate $8000 to Cancer Institute

(by macquarie portnews, June 27, 2019)   The Mid North Coast Cancer Institute at Port Macquarie had eight thousand reasons […]

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Liberal Freemasonry in Norway
26 Jun 2019

Liberal Freemasonry in Norway

Norwegian Freemasonry supporters, as well as current Freemasons who would like to change their affiliation, will be able to apply […]

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Kenya - All Saints Cathedral, built by Freemasons
25 Jun 2019

Kenya – All Saints Cathedral, built by Freemasons

(by Collins Kariuki, Daily Nation, June 24th 2019)   After the construction that lasted 35 years, Nairobi was bequeathed the […]

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England - What really goes on in a Freemason's Hall?
24 Jun 2019

Bristol/England – What really goes on in a Freemason’s Hall?

(by Neil Maggs, BristolLive, June 23, 2019)   A once secret society opened its doors to the public in Bristol […]

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England - Herefordshire Freemasons sponsor a horse
23 Jun 2019

England – Herefordshire Freemasons sponsor a horse

(by Louise Mair, Hereford Times, June 23, 2019)   LOCAL Freemasons have continued their long-standing support for Hereford Riding for […]

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Poland - Consecration of the Lodge Enigma
22 Jun 2019

Poland – Consecration of the Lodge ‘Enigma’

(photo by Walerian Łukasiński Lodge, Warsaw, Poland)   On June 21, 2019, the world era, the Grand Master of the Grand […]

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US - Freemason time capsule opened
21 Jun 2019

South Dakota/U.S. – Freemason time capsule opened

(by Trevor Mitchell, Sioux Falls Argus Leader, Jun 20, 2019)   The Sioux Falls Freemasons and Architecture Incorporated opened a […]

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Character & Making Good Men Better
20 Jun 2019

Character & Making Good Men Better

(by Midnight Freemason Contributor Brian L. Pettice, 33˚)   At a recent meeting of Admiration Chapter RAM in Homer Illinois, […]

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New President of the World Conference of the Scottish Rite
19 Jun 2019

Romania – New President of the World Conference of the Scottish Rite

(by romania.insider.com, 12 June 2019)   Romania will take over the presidency of the World Conference of the Scottish Rite […]

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England - Freemasons support research into Arthritis in Children
18 Jun 2019

Cheshire/England – Freemasons support research into Arthritis in Children

(by Lucy Thorpe, Knutsford Times, June 17, 2019)   A delegation of Cheshire Freemasons recently visited the Robert Jones & […]

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Who Is the Widow’s Son?
17 Jun 2019

Who Is the Widow’s Son?

(by Jonathan Dinsmore, Universal Freemasonry, June 2019)   Perhaps most well known as a Masonic Biker organization, the origin of […]

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India - Freemasons Treasure Hunt
16 Jun 2019

India – Freemasons Treasure Hunt

(by Telangana Today, 16th Jun 2019)   Hyderabad: The 12th edition of Freemasons Treasure Hunt was flagged off and Drishti, […]

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England - Wincanton Freemasons welcome you to an Open Day
15 Jun 2019

Somerset/England – Wincanton Freemasons welcome you to an Open Day

(by Done Cochrane, Wincanton Window, 12 June 2019)   The Wincanton Freemasons are holding an Open Day on Saturday 29th […]

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England - Freemasons help victims of India cyclone
14 Jun 2019

Lincolnshire/England – Freemasons help victims of India cyclone

(by Zoe Myall, Spalding Today, 12 June 2019)   Freemasons from South Holland have contributed to financial support given to […]

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Australia - Wauchope Hospital gets wheelchairs thanks to Freemasons
13 Jun 2019

New South Wales/Australia – Wauchope Hospital gets wheelchairs thanks to Freemasons

(by Wauchope Gazette, June 7, 2019)   Wauchope District Memorial Hospital has six new lightweight wheelchairs thanks to the Hastings […]

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175 years of Iowa Masons
12 Jun 2019

Iowa/U.S. – 175 years of Iowa Masons

A pin from the collection of the Iowa Masonic Library and Museums are seen at the lodge in Cedar Rapids […]

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England - Freemasons donate £36,000 to charities
11 Jun 2019

Northumberland/England – Freemasons donate £36,000 to charities

(by Jan Smith, Northumberland Gazette, 10 June 2019)   Northumberland Freemasons have presented more than £36,000 to charities and deserving […]

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Singapore - Freemasons go public about their new charitable foundation
10 Jun 2019

Singapore – Freemasons go public about their new charitable foundation

(by The Strait Times, Jun 7, 2019)   To those who have heard of them, the freemasons may seem like […]

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Quebec - First Rabbi Grand Chaplain
09 Jun 2019

Quebec/Canada – First Rabbi Grand Chaplain

(by The Canadian Jewish Times, Janice Arnold, Staff Reporter – May 31, 2019)   One month after Alan Bright turned […]

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Bermuda - Freemasons Donate To Two Local Charities
08 Jun 2019

Bermuda – Freemasons Donate To Two Local Charities

(by BERNEWS, June 5, 2019)   The Freemasons recently donated $2,500 each to two Bermuda charities, serving to assist the […]

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US - World War II Veterans Honored by Freemasons
07 Jun 2019

District of Columbia/U.S. – World War II Veterans Honored by Freemasons

(by EIN NEWS, June 6, 2019)   Two World War II Veterans Honored Friday, June 7 at the World War […]

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England - Cheshire Freemasons’ charity work in Malpas and Tilston
06 Jun 2019

England – Cheshire Freemasons’ charity work

(by Barrie White, Whitchurch Herald, June 6, 2019)   Freemasons around Cheshire have come together to help out an important […]

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Freemasonry And The Cinema, The Truth vs. Illusion of It
05 Jun 2019

Freemasonry And The Cinema, The Truth vs. Illusion of It

(by Frank Dux, ARTVOICE, May 14, 2019)   The observable reality in the world we live in is that filmmakers […]

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Leeds charity gets grant from Yorkshire Freemasons
04 Jun 2019

Yorkshire West Riding/England – Leeds charity gets grant from Yorkshire Freemasons

(by Gemma Jimmison, Yorkshire Evening Post, 03 June 2019)   Children with additional needs across Leeds will continue to benefit […]

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A female Masonic lodge has been chartered in Washington, D.C.
03 Jun 2019

District of Columbia/U.S. – A female Masonic lodge has been chartered in Washington

(by EINNEWSDESK, May 28th, 2019)   America Lodge No. 57 of Women Freemasons made history on Memorial Day. The Lodge’s […]

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India - A charity heritage walk in South Mumbai
02 Jun 2019

India – A charity heritage walk in South Mumbai

(by mid-day.com, Jun 02, 2019) The District Grand Lodge of Bombay is set to organise the first-ever freemasonry-themed charity heritage […]

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England - Freemasons give minibus to local Scouts
01 Jun 2019

Cheshire/England – Freemasons give minibus to local Scouts

(by Lucy Thorpe, Knutsford Times, June 1, 2019)   A delegation of Freemasons attended Linett Clough Scout Camp near Marple […]

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31 May 2019

Buckinghamshire/England – Freemasons help victims of cyclone in India

(by Neil Shefferd, The Bucks Herrald, 30 May 2019)   The Bucks Freemasons have donated towards a £16,000 grant to […]

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England - Freemasons walk the district to raise hundreds of pounds for charity
30 May 2019

Manchester/England – Freemasons walk the district to raise hundreds of pounds for charity

(by Rochdale Online, 30 May 2019)   Local Freemasons have raised hundreds of pounds for local charities after walking the […]

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Canada - Freemasons return to New Westminster
29 May 2019

British Columbia and Yukon/Canada – Freemasons return to New Westminster

(by Theresa McManus, New Westminster Record, May 28, 2019)   Wine, oil and corn were used as in a ceremony […]

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South Korea - Masonic lodge holds charity concert
28 May 2019

South Korea – Masonic lodge holds charity concert

(by Jon Dunbar, The Korea Times, 2019-05-28)   Not many people here know the Freemasons have a lodge in Seoul. […]

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England - Freemasons help disadvantaged children
27 May 2019

Devonshire/England – Freemasons help disadvantaged children

(by Lewis Clarke, DevonLive, 26 May 2019)   For many of the visiting children, the true cost of this fully […]

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26 May 2019

Cambridgeshire/England – Freemasons lodge hands over charity cash

(by Debbie Davies, The Hunts Posts, May 2019)   Members of a Mason’s lodge in Toseland, near St Neots, have […]

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England - Freemasons help challenge school bullies
25 May 2019

Bedfordshire/England – Freemasons help challenge school bullies

(by Biggleswade Today, 24 May 2019)   A charity started by a Potton mum has won a grant to help […]

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24 May 2019

Northern Ireland – Fury over sickening blackface skit performed at Belfast Freemasons’ hall – video

(by David O’Dornan, belfasttelegraph.co.uk, May 24 2019)   An investigation has been launched into a shocking ‘blackface’ stunt filmed in […]

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England - donation at Freemasons’ charity night
23 May 2019

Northern Ireland/U.K. – donation at Freemasons’ charity night

From left to right, Martin Jarvis, music promoter; Steve Strange, Snow Patrol’s promoter from Carrickfergus and W. Bro Jim McCord. […]

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England - Masons open newly refurbished library and museum
22 May 2019

Berkshire/England – Masons open newly refurbished library and museum

(by John Wakefield, Wokingham Today, 22.05.2019)   Freemasonry has been brought to book, thanks to a generous donation from a […]

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England - Freemasons visit Buckingham Youth Centre
21 May 2019

Buckinghamshire/England – Freemasons visit Buckingham Youth Centre

(by Neil Shefferd,  Buckingham and Winslow Advertiser, May 2019)   A representative from Bucks Masonic Charitable Fund visited Buckingham Youth Centre […]

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England - Freemasons' fundraising walk
20 May 2019

Somerset/England – Freemasons’ fundraising walk

(by Burnham-On-Sea.com – May 20, 2019) Burnham-On-Sea Freemasons have raised £2,750 for local charities by holding a sponsored walk in […]

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England - Freemasons help volunteers
19 May 2019

Yorkshire West Riding/England – Freemasons help volunteers

(by David Knights, Keighley News, May 2019)   Freemasons in Keighley have been giving comfort to Samaritans volunteers who themselves […]

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England - a grant from Berkshire Freemasons
18 May 2019

Berkshire/England – a grant from Berkshire Freemasons

(by Jemma Cullum, Bracknell News, 15th May)   The Berkshire Freemasons have donated to the 2019 Bracknell Forest charity of […]

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Inked & Enlightened
17 May 2019

Inked & Enlightened

This week, the hosts of The Masonic Roundtable welcome special guest WB Charles Berger, fellow Mason and tattoo artist, to […]

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16 May 2019

New Zealand – A helping hand from the Freemasons

(by The Dortland Age, 16 May, 2019)   Francene Thomas from Kaitaia was one of 20 university students who each […]

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15 May 2019

Northern Ireland/U.K. – New Provincial Grand Master (video)

Newly apointed Provincial Grand Master John McLernon with newly appointed Provinicial Deputy Grand Master John Edens   (by Tyrone Times, […]

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England - The library and museum at the Berkshire Masonic Centre documents freemasonry in Berkshire
14 May 2019

Berkshire/England – The library and museum at the Berkshire Masonic Centre documents freemasonry in Berkshire

(by Jemma Cullum, Bracknell News, 13th May)   A LIBRARY and museum have been opened in Sindlesham, which will allow residents […]

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England - Tributes as Doncaster magistrate and leading Freemason dies at 70
13 May 2019

Yorkshire West Riding/England – Tributes as Doncaster magistrate and leading Freemason dies at 70

(by Darren Burke, Doncaster Free Press, 09 May 2019)   Tributes have been paid to a well-known Doncaster magistrate and […]

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England - Worden Hall: masons reveal meetings, weddings and funerals plan for the venue
12 May 2019

Lancashire/England – Worden Hall: masons reveal meetings, weddings and funerals plan for the venue

(by Paul Faulkner, Lancashire Post, 10 May 2019)   The Leyland Freemasons have been revealed as the preferred bidder to […]

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England - Masons' help for little Eliza Scriven
11 May 2019

Bristol/England – Masons’ help for little Eliza Scriven

(by Bruce Sinclair, Western Telegraph, 10th May 2019)   IT’S not all about ‘secrets’ and ‘funny handshakes’ with Freemasonry; members […]

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US - Swithenbank brothers represent 150 years of Freemasonry
10 May 2019

California/U.S. – Swithenbank brothers represent 150 years of Freemasonry

(by CHICO ENTERPRISE-RECORD April 22, 2019)   The Chico-Leland Stanford Masonic Lodge No. 111 honored Robert Swithenbank of Chico with […]

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Two Masonic Pillars: Guardians of the Temple
09 May 2019

Two Masonic Pillars: Guardians of the Temple

(by Pamela McDown, Universal Freemasonry)   I have a sense that every person on this planet is being tested at […]

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England- Freemasons reaffirm long-standing commitment to Harrogate
08 May 2019

Yorkshire West Riding/England- Freemasons reaffirm long-standing commitment to Harrogate

(by Harrogate Informer, May 07, 2019)   Yorkshire Freemasons have reaffirmed their longstanding commitment to Harrogate by continuing to stage […]

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Cheshire Freemasons Give £25,000 to Neuro Muscular Centre
07 May 2019

Cheshire/England – Freemasons Give £25,000 to Neuro Muscular Centre

(by Lucy Thorpe, The Knutsford Times, May 7, 2019)   At a recent Gala Dinner and fund raising event a […]

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New Zealand - Freemasons Whitianga open their doors to 'dispel the mystique'
06 May 2019

New Zealand – Freemasons Whitianga open their doors to ‘dispel the mystique’

(by STUFF, 8, May 06 2019, the picture: KELLEY TANTAU/STUFF)   The Freemasons of Whitianga opened their lodge to “dispel […]

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Australia - Six-figure funding for 'major' expansion to Bloomhill
05 May 2019

Queensland/Australia – Six-figure funding for ‘major’ expansion to Bloomhill

(by Sunshine Coast Daily, 2019-04-30)   A $570,000 flagship grant and a $130,000 interest-free loan from Hand Heart Pocket, the […]

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England - Martin House children’s hospice to benefit from £38,000 masonic donation
04 May 2019

Yorkshire West Riding/ England – Martin House children’s hospice to benefit from £38,000 masonic donation

(by Harrogate Informer, April 30th, 2019)   Martin House Hospice Care for Children and Young People is to purchase a […]

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Enlightened Travels
03 May 2019

Enlightened Travels

This week, the hosts of The Masonic Roundtable are back from Masonic Con, and this week they’re discussing the intersection […]

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US - Lynn's Masonic Hall could become boutique hotel
03 May 2019

Massachusetts/U.S. – Lynn’s Masonic Hall could become boutique hotel

(by Gayla Cawley, itemlive.com, April 29, 2019)   LYNN — The city’s long drought without a hotel could end soon. […]

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England - Masons donate medical monitors to children’s ward
02 May 2019

Berkshire/England – Masons donate medical monitors to children’s ward

Staff Nurse Laura Murphy with Freemasons Mark Heppelthwaite (left) and Anthony Howlett-Bolton testing one of the new monitors   (by […]

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5 secret societies purported to be Illuminati fronts
01 May 2019

5 secret societies purported to be Illuminati fronts

(by Mike Colagrossi, BIG THINK, April, 2019)   More than a few powerful men throughout world history have been part […]

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England - Freemasons Tune Into Needs Of Charity Broadcaster With £3,000 Donation
30 Apr 2019

Yorkshire/England – Freemasons Tune Into Needs Of Charity Broadcaster With £3,000 Donation

(by Charity Today, 30/04/2019)   Harrogate & Claro Freemasons have tuned into the needs of Harrogate Hospital Radio by securing […]

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England - Rochdale District Freemasons present cheque to Rochdale and District Mind
29 Apr 2019

Manchester/England – Rochdale District Freemasons present cheque to Rochdale and District Mind

(by Rochdale Online, 25 April 2019)   Rochdale District Freemasons presented a £200 cheque to Rochdale and District Mind on […]

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US - A Remarkable Evening At Lodge Vitruvian
28 Apr 2019

Indianapolis/U.S. – A Remarkable Evening At Lodge Vitruvian

(by Midnight Freemasons Founder Todd E. Creason, 33°, April 2019)   There have only been a few times in the […]

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Developer buys Scottish Rite Cathedral
27 Apr 2019

California/U.S. – Developer buys Scottish Rite Cathedral

(by week.com, April 26, 2019)   PEORIA, Ill. (WEEK) — The California developer set on transforming Peoria Heights has set […]

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Masonic Factory
26 Apr 2019

Masonic Factory

This week, the hosts of The Masonic Roundtable discuss industry-proven, systematic ways to help your lodge get, keep, and grow […]

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Two centuries of Oxford student Freemasonry
25 Apr 2019

Oxfordshire/England – Two centuries of Oxford student Freemasonry

(by Christopher Gray, April 25th, The Oxford Times)   The social history of Oxford University over the past two centuries […]

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England - South Shields Freemasons create lasting tribute to war heroes
24 Apr 2019

Tyne and Wear/England – South Shields Freemasons create lasting tribute to war heroes

(by Sophie Brownson, The Shields Gazette, 23 April 2019)   South Shields Freemasons came together to raise funds for a […]

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US - Litchfield’s Masonic Lodge comes full circle
23 Apr 2019

Connecticut/U.S. – Litchfield’s Masonic Lodge comes full circle

(by Jo Ann Jaacks, newstimes, Friday, April 19, 2019) Litchfield — It took nearly 100 years, but what might seem […]

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England - Cheshire Freemasons give £1million to support good causes
22 Apr 2019

England – Cheshire Freemasons give £1million to support good causes

(by Lucy Thorpe, The Knutsford Times, on April 21, 2019)   Head of the Cheshire Freemasons, Stephen Blank, recently welcomed […]

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England - Freemasons' donation to help Grantham youngsters with mental health issues
21 Apr 2019

Lincolnshire/England – Freemasons’ donation to help Grantham youngsters with mental health issues

(by Graham Newton, Grantham Journal, 21 April 2019)   A donation from the Freemasons has boosted a local children’s service. […]

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Was Brother Theodore Roosevelt a Feminist?
20 Apr 2019

Was Brother Theodore Roosevelt a Feminist?

(by Universal Masonry, Elaine Paulionis Phelen, 13 April, 2019)   The man, the myth, and the legend: Theodore Roosevelt was […]

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Freemasonry and the Game of Thrones
19 Apr 2019

Freemasonry and the Game of Thrones

(by Midnight Freemason Contributor WB Darin A. Lahners)     I am, as well as many of you, very excited […]

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18 Apr 2019

Cumberland and Westmorland/England – Furness Freemasons honoured at prestigious event in Blackpool

(by Charlie Fox – Walney reporter, The Mail, 17th April, 2019)   MEMBERS of a Furness Freemason group were honoured […]

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England - Freemasons help young people at risk of criminal involvement
17 Apr 2019

East Lancashire/England – Freemasons help young people at risk of criminal involvement

(by Lancashire Business News, April 17, 2019)   Burnley FC in the Community has been awarded £19,200 from East Lancashire […]

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Gothic Cathedral Architecture and Freemasonry
16 Apr 2019

Gothic Cathedral Architecture and Freemasonry

(by  Richard Cassaro, RichardCassaro.com)   Freemasonry’s “Lost Secret” Found—Encoded In Gothic Cathedral Architecture Though Christian buildings by purpose, Europe’s Gothic cathedrals […]

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England - Skipton Freemasons donate goods to food bank charity
15 Apr 2019

North Yorkshire/England – Skipton Freemasons donate goods to food bank charity

(by Viv Mason, Craven Herald, 9th April, 2019)   A FOOD bank run by Skipton Baptist Church has received a […]

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Conspiracy Theories Abounded in 19th-Century American Politics
14 Apr 2019

Conspiracy Theories Abounded in 19th-Century American Politics

(by Mark R. Cheathem, Zocalo Public Square, smithsonian.com, April 11, 2019)     Rumors of secret alliances, bank deals, and double-crossings were rampant in […]

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13 Apr 2019

Jehovah’s Witnesses and Freemasonry: Accusations in China and the Historical Record

(by Massimo Introvigne, Bitter Winter, 12/04/2019)   Government-controlled Three-Self Churches Accuse the Jehovah’s Witnesses to be related to Freemasonry. But […]

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Why an African American Freemasons group “returned” to one of slave trade’s darkest places
12 Apr 2019

North Carolina/U.S. – Why an African American Freemasons group “returned” to one of slave trade’s darkest places

(by Joy Notoma in Cotonou, Benin, QUARTZ AFRICA, March 30, 2019)     When a group of Prince Hall Masons […]

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Propaganda Due
11 Apr 2019

Propaganda Due

This week, the hosts of The Masonic Roundtable discuss the curious case of Propaganda Due, also known as P2, an […]

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England - Freemasons attend annual meeting at the Opera House Theatre in Blackpool - in pictures
11 Apr 2019

West Lancashire/England – Freemasons attend annual meeting at the Opera House Theatre in Blackpool – in pictures

(by The Gazette, 2019-04-11, photo copyright: jpimedia)   A spectacle of colour, pomp and ceremony came to the resort as […]

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Illuminati and Secret Society Tales Still Flying Off Shelves
10 Apr 2019

Illuminati and Secret Society Tales Still Flying Off Shelves

(by Freemasons for Dummies, April 09, 2019)   It seems like every time I post a story with the word […]

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England - Freemasons show support for three Harrogate organisations
10 Apr 2019

Yorkshire West Riding/ England – Freemasons show support for three Harrogate organisations

David S Pratt, The Provincial Grand Master of the Province of Yorkshire West Riding   (by Harrogate Informer, April 9, […]

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Do the Shriners Connect Freemasonry to Islam?
09 Apr 2019

Do the Shriners Connect Freemasonry to Islam?

the picture: Shriner Golden Masonic Necklace from Bricks Masons Store   (by Jonathan Dinsmore, Universal Freemasonry, April 8, 2019)   […]

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England - Ceremony honors longtime Bristol Freemasons
09 Apr 2019

Bristol/England – Ceremony honors longtime Bristol Freemasons

(by WCAX3, Apr 08, 2019 )   BRISTOL, Vt. (WCAX) Four members of the Masons, Lodge 47 in Bristol, were […]

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England - Generous donations by Freemasons help community projects
08 Apr 2019

Yorkshire West Riding/England – Generous donations by Freemasons help community projects

(by Vivien Mason, Telegraph & Argus, 6th April 2019) Eighty five Freemasons, wives and guests enjoyed a presentation evening at […]

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England- How Manchester's most secretive building has been transformed into a food and drink destination
07 Apr 2019

England- How Manchester’s most secretive building has been transformed into a food and drink destination

(by Daisy Jackson, Manchester Evening News, 06.04.2019)   A world of secret handshakes, mysterious rituals, and doors firmly closed to […]

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New Zealand - Spacious Freemason lodges 'well suited to church groups or funeral business'
06 Apr 2019

New Zealand – Spacious Freemason lodges ‘well suited to church groups or funeral business’

(by Chris Hutching, stuff, Apr 06 2019)   Two Freemason lodges which have seen more than 50 years of secret […]

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Albert G. Mackey
05 Apr 2019

Albert G. Mackey

This week, the hosts of The Masonic Roundtable discuss the life and writings of one of Freemasonry’s most prolific authors, […]

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US - Secret Portland: A Masonic Temple with a Civil War Library
04 Apr 2019

Massachusetts/U.S. – Secret Portland: A Masonic Temple with a Civil War Library

(by Max Lorber, the free press, April 1, 2019)   Tucked away on the corner of Chestnut and Congress Street […]

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England - Freemasons defibrillator gift to Budmouth College, Weymouth
03 Apr 2019

Dorset/England – Freemasons defibrillator gift to Budmouth College, Weymouth

(by Ellie Maslin, DorsetECHO, 2019-04-03)   A heartfelt gift that could save lives has been donated to a Weymouth school […]

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England - Riding for the Disabled and Alternatives benefit from Burghley Lodge Freemasons' donations
02 Apr 2019

Cambridgeshire/England – Riding for the Disabled and Alternatives benefit from Burghley Lodge Freemasons’ donations

(by Suzanne Moon, Rutland & Stamford Mercury, 01 April 2019) The Peterborough and District branch of the Riding for the […]

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Zimbabwe - Freemasons Donate £45,000 To Cyclone Idai Survivors
01 Apr 2019

Zimbabwe – Freemasons Donate £45,000 To Cyclone Idai Survivors

(by Pindula News, Lovemore, April 1, 2019)   The leading fraternal organization in the world, Freemasons, through its charity organisation, […]

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England - Birkenhead Youth Club FC buys new kit after Freemasons' cash boost
31 Mar 2019

Cheshire/England – Birkenhead Youth Club FC buys new kit after Freemasons’ cash boost

(by Craig Manning, Wirral Globe, 26th March)   A Wirral youth football club has bought a new kit following a […]

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Living Freemasonry
30 Mar 2019

Living Freemasonry

This week, the hosts of The Masonic Roundtable discuss what it means to truly “live Freemasonry” vice just cramming your […]

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England - Freemasons support 'Home for Home'
29 Mar 2019

Isle of Wight/England – Freemasons support ‘Home for Home’

(by Island Echo, March 2019) 2 of the Isle of Wight’s Freemason Lodges came together recently to fundraise for Jean’s […]

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England - Peterborough Freemasons help raise £1m grant for Age UK
28 Mar 2019

Northumberland/England – Peterborough Freemasons help raise £1m grant for Age UK

(by Peterborough Telegraph, March 2019) Age UK and the Masonic Charitable Foundation have joined forces to launch a new, three-year […]

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American Freemasonry - its Revolutionary History and Challenging Future
27 Mar 2019

American Freemasonry – its Revolutionary History and Challenging Future

Today we remind you of a very important book: ‘American Freemasonry – its Revolutionary History and Challenging Future’ by Alain […]

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A year in the life of the Grand Superintendent of Works
27 Mar 2019

UGLE – A year in the life of the Grand Superintendent of Works

(by Freemasonry Today, 13 March 2019)   ‘A year in the life of the Grand Superintendent of Works’ talk – […]

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England - Freemasons to provide multi-year core funding for small charities
26 Mar 2019

England – Freemasons to provide multi-year core funding for small charities

(by Charity Today, 26/03/2019)   Small charities will now be able to apply for multi-year grants to cover basic running […]

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The Secret Meaning of the Level
25 Mar 2019

The Secret Meaning of the Level

(the picture: Masonic Collar Grand Lodge Jewel – Senior Warden, at BricksMasonsStore)   Join the Host of the Whence came […]

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100th Anniversary of DeMolay International
24 Mar 2019

100th Anniversary of DeMolay International

(by Freemasons for Dummies, March 24, 2019)   Lessons of the knightly virtues of chivalry like bravery, honor, honesty, faith, […]

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England - Freemasons give gift of music to Westmorland Youth Orchestra
23 Mar 2019

Westmorland/England – Freemasons give gift of music to Westmorland Youth Orchestra

(by Rachel Garnett, The Westmorland Gazette, 20th March 2019, the picture: https://www.wyo.org.uk/)   MUSIC-loving Freemasons have given their third gift […]

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High Priest Regalia
22 Mar 2019

High Priest Regalia

This week, the hosts of The Masonic Roundtable join Bro. Joe Martinez in a lively discussion about the Royal Arch–specifically, […]

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Ireland - Freemasons' involvement in Patrick's Bridge construction to be marked
21 Mar 2019

Ireland – Freemasons’ involvement in Patrick’s Bridge construction to be marked

(by Darragh Bermingham, Echo.LIVE.ie, 15.03.2019, Picture: Dan Linehan)   The newly lit and revovated St. Patricks Bridge spanning the River […]

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Freemasonry and the Holocaust
20 Mar 2019

Freemasonry and the Holocaust

Join the Host of the Whence came you? podcast as he presents a paper on Freemasonry and the Holocaust. Click […]

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West Africa: Freemasons Support Ebola Orphans
19 Mar 2019

West Africa: Freemasons Support Ebola Orphans

(by Lansana Fofanah, Global Times, March 18, 2019)   The Hope for Ebola Orphans Foundation at Hamilton on the 16th […]

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Australia - A park will have a new name honouring the local Freemasons
18 Mar 2019

Australia – A park will have a new name honouring the local Freemasons

(by The Advertiser, March 18, 2019)   An East Cessnock park will have a new name honouring the local Freemasons. […]

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England - Carlisle Youth Zone receives £30,000 grant from Freemasons
17 Mar 2019

Westmorland/England – Carlisle Youth Zone receives £30,000 grant from Freemasons

(by News & Star, 16th March, 2019) Young people with disabilities will be equipped with confidence and practical skills to […]

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Don't Like Your Lodge? Find Another
16 Mar 2019

Don’t Like Your Lodge? Find Another

(by Midnight Freemason Contributor WB Robert E. Jackson, March 14, 2019)   “I’ve had it. I’m done. I can’t believe […]

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Rochester, NY: College of Freemasonry 3/30
15 Mar 2019

New York/U.S. – Rochester, College of Freemasonry 3/30

(by Freemasons for Dummies, March 13, 2019)   In 2006, the Scottish Rite Valley of Rochester, New York (NMJ) established […]

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Masonic Motto: Ordo Ab Chao
14 Mar 2019

Masonic Motto: Ordo Ab Chao

(by Jonathan Dinsmore, Universal Freemasonry, March 8, 2019)   Of the many symbols and phrases of Freemasonry, a few mottoes […]

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The most famous freemason in the Eastern Archipelago
13 Mar 2019

The most famous Freemason in the Eastern Archipelago

(by Alan Teh Leam Seng , New Straits Times, – March 3, 2019    “ARMENIAN Street has been shortened recently and a section […]

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Why Banning Politics and Religion in Lodge is a Bad Idea
12 Mar 2019

Why Banning Politics and Religion in Lodge is a Bad Idea

Join the Host of the Whence came you? podcast as he explores a controversial subject…too hot for the web? Click […]

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England - Freemasons' 'sleep-out' raises £14,000 for Charles Thompson Mission
12 Mar 2019

Cheshire/England – Freemasons’ ‘sleep-out’ raises £14,000 for Charles Thompson Mission

(by Craig Manning, Wirral Globe, 11th March, 2019)   A group of Cheshire Freemasons spent a cold night on the street in aid […]

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Protesters ransack Masonic Lodge in French village
11 Mar 2019

Protesters ransack Masonic Lodge in French village

(by Freemasons for Dummies, March 10, 2019)   For the last four months, the ‘Gilets Jaunes’ (Yellow Vests) protest movement […]

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10 Mar 2019

Delaware/U.S. – Freemasons donate to local childrens’ camps

(by Cape Gazette, March 10, 2019)   A trust fund was created in 1943 under the will of Albert Hanby […]

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England - Freemasons help disadvantaged children
09 Mar 2019

Devonshire/England – Freemasons donate £1388 to Hospiscare’s Searle House in Exeter

(by Lewis Clarke, DevonLive, 8 MAR 2019)   Freemasons in Exeter have donated hundreds to Hospiscare’s Searle House. This year […]

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New Zealand - Southland Masonic Centre under contract with sale confirmation looming
08 Mar 2019

New Zealand – Southland Masonic Centre under contract with sale confirmation looming

The Southland Masonic Centre in Invercargill is under contract with a hope that confirmation of its sale could happen in […]

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Anti-Masonic Extremism
08 Mar 2019

Anti-Masonic Extremism

This week, the hosts of The Masonic Roundtable welcome special guest Bro. Tony Kail, author of the forthcoming book Harming […]

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Former Georgia GM Resigns
07 Mar 2019

Georgia/U.S. – Former Georgia GM Resigns

(by Freemasons for Dummies, March 05, 2019)     On February 11, 2019, Douglas W. McDonald, Past Grand Master of Georgia […]

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England - Freemasons donate cash to Friends of Deal Hospital at London Road, Deal
07 Mar 2019

Kent/England – Freemasons donate cash to Friends of Deal Hospital at London Road, Deal

(by Beth Robson, KM Kent Online, 06 March, 2019)   The Friends of Deal Hospital have received a welcome cash […]

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England - Son paranoid about Freemasons and Illuminati stabbed mum to death with kitchen knives
06 Mar 2019

England – Son paranoid about Freemasons and Illuminati stabbed mum to death with kitchen knives

(by James Gale, The Mirror, March 5, 2019)  The picture: Reading Crown Court   A son went on a psychotic rampage […]

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Universal Co-Masonry’s 2018 Grant Awards
05 Mar 2019

Colorado/U.S. – Universal Co-Masonry’s 2018 Grant Awards

(by Universal Freemasonry, 5 March, 2019, photo by Google and Lainey Phelen)   In 2018, Universal Co-Masonry received multiple grant awards […]

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England - Berkshire Freemasons donate to Alexander Devine
04 Mar 2019

England – Berkshire Freemasons donate to Alexander Devine

(by Kieran Bell, Windsor Ascot & Eton Express, 03 March 2019)   Berkshire Freemasons have given £1,359 to the Alexander […]

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England - Ellesmere Port Freemasons lodges comes to the aid of retirement community
03 Mar 2019

Cheshire/England – Ellesmere Port Freemasons lodges comes to the aid of retirement community

(by CheshireLive, 15 February 2019)   Wirral Stone Lodge has provided a defibrillator for Joan Bartlett Close. A Freemasons lodge […]

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England - Freemasons donate £800 to Hospiscare's Pine Lodge in Tiverton
02 Mar 2019

Devonshire/England – Freemasons donate £800 to Hospiscare’s Pine Lodge in Tiverton

(by DEVONLive, 01.03.2019)   The Masonic Charitable Foundation will this year give grants totalling £600,000 to the 245 hospices in […]

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Precipitous Decline
01 Mar 2019

Precipitous Decline

Why the precipitous decline? It’s 2019. Have we fixed the Masonic membership decline yet? The hosts of The Masonic Roundtable […]

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Freemasons: who are they and what do they do?
28 Feb 2019

Freemasons: who are they and what do they do?

(by The Week, February 28, 2019)                  The picture: Winston Churchill was a […]

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28 Feb 2019

Why Your Lodge Should Do A Joint Degree

(by Midnight Freemason Contributor Bro. Michael Arce, 28.02.2019) The picture: Pearl Harbor Lodge   The case for providing the best […]

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England - Freemasons help Eltham pensioner move home after burglary
27 Feb 2019

England – Freemasons help Eltham pensioner move home after burglary

(by News Shopper, 2019.02.27)   An elderly woman whose home was raided by burglars shortly before Christmas has received a […]

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New Zealand - New $14m chopper for Canterbury West Coast Air Rescue Trust
27 Feb 2019

New Zealand – New $14m chopper for Canterbury West Coast Air Rescue Trust

(by Samesh Mohanlall, Stuff, Feb 27 2019)   An increasing number of rescues in the area has prompted the Canterbury […]

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26 Feb 2019

Toxic masculinity in the context of Freemasonry

King Gillette, the inventor of the safety razor was a Freemason. Today, the company that bears his name, has released […]

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26 Feb 2019

Lancashire/England – £27k raised by Freemasons for charity groups in Warrington

(by Warrington Guardian, 24th February 2019)   More than £27,000 has been donated to charities in the past year by […]

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25 Feb 2019

New York/U.S. – Greenburgh’s Brotherly Love, Relief and Truth

(by River Journal, February 2019)   The motto of the Freemasons is “BROTHERLY LOVE, RELIEF AND TRUTH” accordingly; the Masons […]

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The Altar in Freemasonry
25 Feb 2019

The Altar in Freemasonry

(February 24, 2019. The picture: Science Lodge #50)   Join RWB Robert Johnson – the Host of the Whence came […]

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Australia - Freemason's Nannup Day Lodge supports CEO Sleepout with donation
25 Feb 2019

Australia – Freemason’s Nannup Day Lodge supports CEO Sleepout with donation

(by Dusselton-Dunsborough Mail, 25.02.2018)   Last Thursday opportunity was taken by Eric Meacock, secretary of Nannup Day Lodge of Freemasons […]

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Masonic Week in Arlington, VA
24 Feb 2019

Virginia/U.S. – Masonic Week in Arlington

(by Traveling Templar, February 24, 2019)                             The […]

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England - Thames Valley Air Ambulance received a generous donation from Berkshire Freemasons
24 Feb 2019

Berkshire/England – Thames Valley Air Ambulance received a generous donation from Berkshire Freemasons

(by Luke Adams, The Reading Chronicle, 24.02.2019)   A charity providing life-saving support has received a cash injection of more […]

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Can You Be A Christian And A Freemason?
23 Feb 2019

Can You Be A Christian And A Freemason?

(by Midnight Freemasons Founder Todd E. Creason, 33°, 22.09.2019)   There’s a couple reasons I wanted to address this topic—primarily […]

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Sizeable donations made to St Christopher's and Nightingale House from North Wales Freemasons
23 Feb 2019

North Wales – Sizeable donations made to St Christopher’s and Nightingale House from North Wales Freemasons

(by Harry Wright, The Leader, 23-02-2019)   North Wales Freemasons have made seizable donations to two well known Wrexham institutions. […]

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India - Freemasons paid Homage to Pulwama Martyrs
23 Feb 2019

India – Freemasons paid Homage to Pulwama Martyrs

(by APN NEWS, February 23, 2019.                      Read also: Freemasonry in […]

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