(by Freemasons for Dummies, March 13, 2019)
In 2006, the Scottish Rite Valley of Rochester, New York (NMJ) established their College of Freemasonry educational symposium, and it has been held bi-annually for the last eight years. Each event has an over-arching theme, and past speakers have explored Masonic history, symbolism, and issues facing the current and future craft.
The 2019 College of Freemasonry will take place on Saturday, March 30 at Genesee Community College in Batavia, New York. (The Masonic irony of that infamous location is not lost on the organizers. Be sure to stop by the cemetery and see the monument to William Morgan.)
This year’s theme will is “The Mysteries of Freemasonry.” Speakers this year will be:
• Arturo de Hoyos – “The Mystery of Masonry: Albert Pike’s Esoterika.”
Grand Archivist and Grand Historian of the Scottish Rite SJ House of the Temple, and author, editor or translator of more than 50 books and articles, including the massively annotated edition of Pike’s Morals and Dogma. Art has also just been named as…