You are here
An Introductory Discourse on the Ancient Free Moorish Rite of Freemasonry English 

An Introductory Discourse on the Ancient Free Moorish Rite of Freemasonry

Ancient Moors (not necessarily so called at the time) originated a system of salvation which other cultures throughout the world freely emulated. Freemasonry was that system. It actually began in Africa and was then carried everywhere else, specific and custom-fit for each land and culture, teaching the people through the norms they could best understand and embrace.

Read More
McMasons English 

‘McMasons’

I came across that damned word last night again in a conversation: McMason. It’s a derogatory term used in the fraternity by some to disparage their own Brother Masons who received the degrees of Masonry at a One Day Class event. Variations include One Day Wonders, Blue Lightnings, Fast Food Masons, Sidewalk To Shriners, and other not especially flattering labels. Curious: I never knew we have two classifications of Master Masons in this fraternity. I thought we were just one sacred band, or society of friends and brothers, who could…

Read More
‘Inside the Freemasons’ will air on the 17th April English Featured 

‘Inside the Freemasons’ will air on the 17th April

This brand new five part documentary seeks to discover the truth behind the ancient rituals and closely-guarded practices of the world’s oldest social network, taking viewers exclusively behind the scenes in the run up to its 300th anniversary in 2017. Very excited to officially announce that the first episode of the forthcoming Sky 1 documentary series ‘Inside the Freemasons’ will air on the 17th April at 8pm.

Read More
The Dawn of English Freemasonry in Italy English 

The Dawn of English Freemasonry in Italy

It did not take long for English Freemasonry to arrive in Italy.The Grand Lodge of England was formed in 1717; evidences show, in 1735, at least two lodges (both with no name and unattached) were working in Italy, Rome and Florence. In those years a number of separate kingdoms were ruling over the peninsula. Principalities, dukedoms, kingdoms, the so called, large ‘kingdom of two sicilies’ and the territories under papal control, from the Tirrenean sea to the Adriatic with Rome as the religious and political capital. Italy was a country…

Read More
New Netflix Movie: 'Burning Sands' English 

New Netflix Movie: ‘Burning Sands’

You may have encountered these for sale online – wooden cricket bat-syle paddles with Masonic symbols, and even Prince Hall markings on them – and wondered why the heck someone would want such a thing. They are common items around college campuses, used in “Greek” fraternities, but certainly not something you should be finding in a Masonic lodge.

Read More
Hidden Ladies Room Cameras Found in Louisville Scottish Rite English 

Hidden Ladies Room Cameras Found in Louisville Scottish Rite

Just what the fraternity needs – an ugly, salacious scandal hitting the nightly news. Media outlets in Louisville, Kentucky are reporting tonight that a lawsuit has just been filed there involving the Scottish Rite Valley of Louisville concerning the accidental discovery about six months ago of surveillance cameras hidden in three ladies’ rest rooms and locker room areas of the building.

Read More