Freemasonry and Initiation

Reading Time: 18 minutes The concept of what constitutes a man is time honored and tested. The traditional role of men has been essential to the development and maintenance of society. Learning to think for ourselves, to form our own judgments, to trust our decisions, to comprehend, to expand our knowledge, to choose this course of action over that, to decide between good and bad, have through the millennia been recognized as the attributes that define a man.

FREEMASONS: MEN WHO BUILD BRIDGES NOT WALLS

Reading Time: 5 minutes MEN WHO BUILD BRIDGES NOT WALLS This Short Talk Bulletin has been adapted from remarks delivered by R.W. Rev. Richard D. Campbell. Grand Chaplain of the Grand Lodge of New Youk, at the Sigma Lodge of Perfection in Schenectady, N.Y. INTRODUCTION You have all seen pictures of the famous leaning Tower of Pisa. You know … Read more

THE LAMBSKIN APRON

Reading Time: 6 minutes SHORT TALK BULLETIN – Vol.V November, 1927 No.11 by: Unknown In Masonic symbolism the Lambskin Apron holds precedence. It is the initial gift of Freemasonry to a candidate, and at the end of lifes pilgrimage it is reverently placed on his mortal remains and buried with his body in the grave. Above all other symbols, … Read more

THE MASONIC CAREER OF A E WAITE

Reading Time: 60 minutes THE MASONIC CAREER OF A. E. WAITE – BY BRO. R.A. GILBERT – ARS QUATUOR CORONATORUM – VOLUME 99 FOR THE YEAR 1986 INTRODUCTION In English Freemasonry the seal of a certain distinction attaches to the name of Arthur Edward Waite, while it has proved of such appeal in America that an important Grand lodge … Read more