Are the Traditional Observance (TO) lodges as relevant for the revival of the Canadian Masonry as they are in the USA… or is the situation different here in the Great White North? Why even ask this question? Canadian jurisdictions have
My previous post, regarding the Masons’ numbers in Ontario, written as a reaction to a study published on Freemason Information, was reprinted in the same place – with an intro by the editor, Fred Milliken.
There is an article written by a Texas Mason that went viral and is discussed, dismissed and “fought” in all the Masonic forums and groups in North America. While the author is very careful to not attach any emotional comment
Visiting Harmonie Lodge No. 699 in Buffalo In one single night I succeeded to see and hear all the three obligations used in New York state – more exactly, in one of their lodges, Harmonie Lodge No. 699. It is
In a closed Masonic discussion group someone asked whether we have read Leo Taxil’s famous exposé of Masonry. Instead of giving a one-liner, I decided to make a longer post. Most people, Masons included, have no idea who this gentleman
In all the Masonic forums, secret(?) groups and public forums/fora members pay tribute to and remember the fallen hero of France: the policeman, the lt. colonel who happened to be a French Freemason, too. Rightly, we all admire his brave
In mid-2016 the Grand Lodge of Scotland warned that the increasing number of people turning backs on religion could affect the future of Freemasonry1 – since it is requiring belief in a Supreme Being. The reference to “Godless” population brought
With this post I am launching a series of Masonic Book Reviews. I planned it for a while and now the “critical amount” has accumulated and here goes the first piece of this section. I apologize to my readers who speak only English – sometimes I will review even books written in other languages. Not to annoy you but trying to share information about books from other cultures. Here is the very first one: a novel written in my mother tongue, in Hungarian, by a writer and researcher, Gergely Péterfy.
I should have written about this way earlier: the Templum Lucis (“temple of the light”) Lodge No. 747, a new Observant Lodge, has been instituted on September 21, 2016, and constituted by the Grand Lodge on September 21, 2017. Unfortunately,