The Mysticism of the Royal Arch

Reading Time: 28 minutes by the late W. Bro. Lt.-Cdr. C. R. MANASSEH, P.M. London Grand Rank – London Grand Chapter Rank Lodge No. 3549 (Old Bradfield); P.Z., Chapter No. 2233 (Public Schools) 1027 (Shanghai Tuscan), 2060 (La France) The title of this paper does not imply that mysticism is confined in Masonry to the Royal Arch alone, and … Read more

Islam and Freemasonry

Reading Time: 12 minutes Freemasonry may even be considered complementary to Islam as its principles only go to reinforce a Muslim brother’s own faith; contrary to the misconceptions widely held among my Muslim brethren from various sects. The distrust perhaps arises from the fact that masonic symbols are derived from segments of the Old Testament such as the Temple of King Solomon

Lodges work together

Reading Time: 2 minutes Roclyffe Lodge No 5198 that meets at Bacup have recently had two applicants for Initiation into their Lodge. The first of these Initiations took place on Thursday 25th May but, due to holidays and other commitments of their members, they had a shortfall of numbers of their members who were able to take part in the Initiation Ceremony