First Degree Initiaton – The Northeast Corner

Reading Time: 14 minutes The N.E. corner lecture is unequaled by any other portion of our finely phrased ceremony. The first degree has all the charm of novelty and surprise. As a rule the uninitiated knows nothing of our Ritual, and is in a state of total darkness as to our order of service.

What is Freemasonry? Its Spirit Explored

Reading Time: 12 minutes SPIRIT OF MASONRY SPIRIT OF MASONRY by: Unknown Outside of the home and the House of God there is nothing in this world more beautiful than the Spirit of Masonry. Gentle, gracious, and wise; its mission is to form mankind into a great redemptive brotherhood, a league of noble and free men enlisted in the … Read more

A.G.Mackey – Selected Writings – Royal and Select

Reading Time: 67 minutes During research I was doing into the Holy Royal Arch of Jerusalem I came across a book in the George Holden library at the Solent Masonic Centre at Freshwater, Isle of Wight called the Book of the Chapter and printed in the United States in 1856, the Author being the famous American Masonic historian Albert Mackey MD. The book had been part of the collection of the Bombay Masonic Library in the latter half of the 19th century.