Reading Time: 9 minutes “…AND DEDICATED TO THE HOLY SAINTS JOHN” An inquiry into the designation of the Saints John as Patron Saints of Freemasonry by W.Bro. Harvey L. Ward Jr. PM R.T. Schafer Lodge No. 350, F&AM Grand Lodge of Florida, Usa One of the primary purposes of Freemasonry is the education of its members. Unfortunately, as the … Read more
Reading Time: 7 minutes June 24th, Freemasons celebrate the Feast of St. John Baptist. A curious thing for a non-sectarian group to do. Freemasonry historically acknowledges St. John the Baptist and St. John the Evangelist as its patron saints, reveres their memory, points to their exemplary lives in its ritualistic work, and dedicates its Lodges to them.