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Freemasonry and its Role in Civil Society

We would offer as a starting point a commonly held view that the arrangements with major impact on human existence are those of the state, family and market with a fourth “civil society” being the totality of other institutions. These groupings are not fixed. Rather, they should be understood as tectonic plates vitalised by human energy, continuously shaping and forming themselves, and similarly reshaping and re-forming each other.It is to “civil society” that we must turn to find Freemasonry

Picture of Masonic Lamb Skin Apron

Esoteric Significance of the White Lambskin Apron

Perhaps the most universal symbol of Masonry, other than the Square & Compass or the seemingly all pervasive letter G, is that singular mark of distinction which every Entered Apprentice is first presented with –the white lambskin apron. Recognised around the globe as the distinguishing “badge” of the Mason, the lambskin apron is rich with symbolism and practical instruction for the speculative initiate of our Craft who is willing to seek more Light.

Freemasons donate £6000 to Papworth Hospital Charity

On the 25th July, at Peterborough Masonic Hall, a cheque for £6,000 was presented to the Papworth Hospital Charity. The presentation was made to Mr Daniel Jackson (Head of Business Services at Papworth Hospital) by...

Freemasons support Seahouses and District Cancer Relief Fund with £5000 Donation

Seahouses and District Cancer Relief Fund has just received a cheque for the magnificent sum of £5,000 from the Freemasons of Northumberland, celebrating the tercentenary of the United Grand Lodge of England.

It was the thoughtfulness of the Farne Lodge in Seahouses that made it possible as it nominated this local charity to receive the gift.