The Traditional History of The Order of Women Freemasons

Reading Time: 10 minutes Brethren, our order was formed in March 1908 when we were called The Honourable Fraternity of Antient Masonry. We are a regular Masonic Order open to all women, unlike Adoptive Masonry which restricts its membership to women who are fortunate to have Masons among their near family. As you know, we are open to all women of full age, of good report and holding a belief in a Supreme Being.

Freemasons donate £12,000 to Shelter Homeless Charity

Reading Time: < 1 minute Congratulations to the District Grand Council of London who raised a staggering £12,000 for the Shelter Homeless Charity. The cheque was presented to Aaron Hearne of the charity by R.W.Bro. Colin Woodcock, MBE, District Grand Prefect, at their District Grand Council meeting last Saturday. R.W.Bro. Colin said, ‘We raised a lot of the money from … Read more

The Spanish Persecution

Reading Time: 6 minutes It’s never too late. That was the spirit in which Spain’s freemasons held their recent annual assembly in Madrid, welcoming representatives of lodges from all over the world. The meeting came after a number of other major events organized by Spain’s Grand Lodge in recent months, all part of a bid by an organization that … Read more

Advanced Degrees by W.Bro. J.S.M. WARD

Reading Time: 42 minutes In attempting to give an outline sketch of the various degrees in Freemasonry in a book of this description, I am faced by many difficulties, not the least of which is how to write in an interesting way about degrees, which many of my readers have not taken, without giving away more than is permissible. … Read more