2nd Quarter Update

April There was a Memorial Ceremony for Bro. Robert E. Ring, Past Master of MacArthur Lodge. His son and current Master of MacArthur, Ken gave the eulogy. It was Bro. Augusto’s final meeting at Lodge Han Yang. He affiliated with the lodge a few years ago, and has now returned to the Grand Lodge of Cuba. … More 2nd Quarter Update

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On Adoniram

It is interesting that Adoniram is such an important figure in the higher degrees, yet is never mentioned in the Entered Apprentice, Fellow Craft, or Master Mason rituals. In the Bible he is named as the overseer of the levy in the forests of Lebanon: He sent them to Lebanon in shifts of 10,000 men … More On Adoniram

Masons & Social Media

At the Regular Communication of the Grand Lodge of Scotland held on Thursday, 14th June, 2012, the Grand Master Mason in his Report to Grand Lodge referred to the misuse of E-Communications: Recently, the attention of Grand Lodge has been drawn to a number of instances where misuse has been made of various forms of … More Masons & Social Media

The Noahchite Legend

In learning about the birth of the “High Degrees” I found it very interesting that the first mention of a raising actually wasn’t the Hiramic legend that most masons are familiar with. In fact, in an old masonic manuscript dated back to 1726, commonly referred to as the Graham manuscript, it is the body of … More The Noahchite Legend

Harmony & Conduct

Part 15 of a 16 part series regarding morals and conduct. In our monitor it talks about how we are to treat our brethren, and we are charged to “view their interests as inseparable from [our] own.” We should never dismiss another brother’s view, no matter how differing it may be. This should also be … More Harmony & Conduct