California Freemasons Raising A Reader in Action

Reading Time: 2 minutes Schools in Tehama County, California, are among those whose students are greatly benefitting from the California Masonic Foundation’s partnership with national literacy and family engagement leader Raising A Reader (RAR). One of these schools is Metteer Elementary School in Red Bluff, one of four Title I schools in the district. More than 79 percent of … Read more

Freemasons donate £60,000 to British Deaf Association to create sign-language videos

Reading Time: 2 minutes The British Deaf Association has been awarded a grant of £60,000 to help fund sign-language videos to help deaf people access vital services.

The grant will fund the production of 240 sign-language videos which aim to help deaf people access services ranging from health matters through to legal and financial advice.

TADASU HAYASHI THE JAPANESE DIPLOMAT WHO BECAME AN ENGLISH FREEMASON

Reading Time: 5 minutes THE JAPANESE DIPLOMAT WHO BECAME AN ENGLISH FREEMASON By James L. Johnston, PGM, Japan M.W. Brother Johnston, PGM of Masons in Japan, serves as Grand Historian of the Grand Lodge of Japan. He has shared this paper with M.S.A. in hopes that it will serve to point up the universality of Freemasonry and promote a better understanding. … Read more