MY OWN FREEMASONRY A personal view of the Masonic Journey and some thoughts on the esoteric aspect of Freemasonry by Bro. Alexandros Tsatsarounos Philiki Etaireia (Friendly Society) Lodge #24 National Grand Lodge of Greece A few years ago I entered a period of retrospection about my life, which was also an effort at introspection, a quest … Read more
Throughout our lives, we have heard of the liberal arts and sciences. But until we were presented with them in The Winding Stair lecture, most of us had only a vague notion of what they consisted. The Fellowcraft Degree commends Freemasons to study the Liberal Arts and Sciences, which are grammar, rhetoric, logic, arithmetic, geometry, music, and astronomy. When we study the historical background for this list, we will uncover layers of Masonic meanings for us in each of the seven areas of knowledge.
The annual installation ceremony held at the Downs Lodge No 6855, had some familiarity about it. The ceremony started just like any other, with the current Master, Rob Blackmore welcoming members, visitors, and guests to the lodge. The representative of the Provincial Grand Master, Martyn Summers was personally welcomed by Rob and all present in … Read more