Geometry and Masonry: Sacred Geometry

Reading Time: 16 minutes The address to the Immediate Past Master and the depiction on his jewel refer to the 47Th proposition of Euclid.  It also refers to “our brother Pythagoras”. The Master’s jewel is the square, two sides 90 degrees apart which will form the base needed for the 47th problem (in many jurisdictions the square has the … Read more

A Stroll Through The Seven Liberal Arts and Sciences

Reading Time: 10 minutes Throughout our lives, we have heard of the liberal arts and sciences. But until we were presented with them in The Winding Stair lecture, most of us had only a vague notion of what they consisted. The Fellowcraft Degree commends Freemasons to study the Liberal Arts and Sciences, which are grammar, rhetoric, logic, arithmetic, geometry, music, and astronomy. When we study the historical background for this list, we will uncover layers of Masonic meanings for us in each of the seven areas of knowledge.

A Charge By Any Other Name – On yonder Book that oath I took

Reading Time: 9 minutes In our Masonic lodges we are apt to see or hear a piece of work that makes a great impression on us. Each degree in our respective rituals has special pieces that standout with unique beauty and meaning. I was intrigued while visiting a lodge some years ago when I saw a wonderful poem called “On Yonder Book” given as a charge after the third degree. Afterwards I asked the brother who had given it where it was from, but he had little information about it. I eventually received a copy from a friend from Ohio, who gives it to every newly raised MM in his lodge.

Burns Night organised by Group 6 lodges in aid of the 2019 Festival and the Royal British Legion

Reading Time: < 1 minute Book early for an unmissable Burns Night organised by Group 6 lodges in aid of the 2019 Festival and the Royal British Legion. This Black Tie Burns Night Charity Supper at the Park Inn (next to the Radisson) in Telford will include a three- course meal (three menu choices, all Scottish!), pipes and drums, poetry, … Read more

Burns Night – Telford

Reading Time: < 1 minute Book early for an unmissable Burns Night organised by Group 6 lodges in aid of the 2019 Festival and the Royal British Legion. This Black Tie Burns Night Charity Supper at the Park Inn (next to the Radisson) in Telford will include a three- course meal (three menu choices, all Scottish!), pipes and drums, poetry, raffle, entertainment and a disco to take you through to 3am.