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The Empty Chair Degree in Freemasonry

Freemason Information - 12.10.2019
The Empty or Vacant Chair ceremony is thought to date to 1875, a decade after the close of the American Civil War, when it was used in Masonic lodges throughout the nation to remember those who did not return from war.

Sep 26, AF and AM vs F and AM STATES - Masonic jurisdictional differences.

Which states are AF and AM vs F and AM states within Freemasonry in the United States.

Sep 24, MASONIC LODGE LOCATIONS,...Find a Masonic lodge in the U.S. or internationally

Use this list of Masonic lodge locations around the world to find a Masonic lodge in a state or country near you.

Sep 24, 47th PROBLEM OF EUCLID - What is the meaning of this Masonic Symbol?

Learn what the 47th Problem of Euclid means to today's Freemason and why.

Sep 23, HOW TO BECOME A FREE MASON - Joining the Masonic fraternity.

How do you become a Free Mason? What does it entail to join the Freemason fraternity?

Sep 22, ENTERED APPRENTICE MASON - Learn About The First Masonic Degree

Read and use this Entered Apprentice Mason Study Guide to learn about the First Masonic Degree.

Sep 19, FREEMASON BOOKS - Masonic books to Read Online, Download or Buy

Freemason books help Freemasons acquire the light of knowledge that they seek.

Sep 19, EASTERN STAR WATCH - What do its logo colors and symbols represent?

Why do you see an Eastern Star watch worn by predominantly Christian women?

Sep 19, MASONIC RINGS | Freemason Rings | Masonic-Lodge-of-Education

Masonic rings authenticate a man as a member of the Freemason fraternity. Freemason rings are available for the many appendant bodies within Freemasonry.

Sep 19, RED MASONIC RING

Which red Masonic ring would you like to wear?

Sep 19, MASONIC SHIRTS

Masonic shirts contribute to lodge growth. Become a Masonic Ambassador for your lodge.

Brother Hando Nahkur Plays Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto #3

Freemason Information - 13.09.2019
Just released on You Tube talented friend and Masonic Brother Hando Nahkur’s concert that the Beehive went to. You might remember this previous article about him on the Beehive. Brother Nahkur has a new concert December 10, 2013 at Caruth Auditorium, SMU, Dallas, Texas at 5:00 PM.

Freemasonry Charged With Conspiracy To Harm Children

Freemason Information - 13.09.2019
At first I thought that the article was going to be complimentary. Oh it had the usual mischaracterizations of Freemasonry from those who are outside rather than inside the fraternity. But it began after the introductory “gobbledy goop” to explain in some pretty good detail the workings of the Masonic Child Identification Program or ChIP, […]

Whence came the Moral Law in Freemasonry?

Freemason Information - 13.09.2019
Without a doubt at the foundation of Masonry is the idea of the Moral Law.  Anderson uses the phrase in his Constitution in 1723 without any explanation of what exactly he means in his phrasing of it.  And, increasingly, it is being used as a de facto totem of decision making in violation litigation and […]

Redefinition of the Ancient Landmarks of the Order, 1939.

Freemason Information - 13.09.2019
The topic comes from a link picked up in a message board on the ever swirling definition of Regularity between Masonic bodies. Setting aside the idea of Territorial Exclusivity prevalent in the U.S., the message board linked to an interesting inclusion to a Wikipedia entry on the European question of recognition and the 11 defined […]

Cordoba House – Religious Expression or gross insult?

Freemason Information - 13.09.2019
Surly by now you have heard about the proposal to construct an Islamic Mosque and cultural center near to the Ground Zero site in New York City. The proposal has passed a litany of hurdles already, and garnered the approval of both Mayor Michael Bloomburg and President Obama. Yet, many still have strong emotions and […]

Ol’ Leroy McKrank and the Council of the Knights of the Royal Arch

Freemason Information - 13.09.2019
A couple of decades back, Ol’ Leroy McKrank decided to join the York Rite. Now this was the only other body of Masonry that Ol’ Leroy had ever joined, mainly because he refused to fork over the cash required to join any additional bodies. But at the time, each York Rite body’s dues were only […]

Masonic wives

MasonSmart.com - 09.09.2019
What are the duties of the Masonic Lodge if one of their members die and his wife is left, are they spouse to help?

The Empty Chair Degree

Freemason Information - 08.09.2019
I was pleased when Brother Robert Jackson of Montgomery Lodge, Milford, MA answered my query about their performance of the “Empty Chair Degree”as you can see in the video above. Brother Jackson wrote: Typically we run this as an ‘Open House.’  After the Memorial Day parade in town, we open the doors and invite the […]

Masonic Funeral

MasonSmart.com - 28.08.2019
Can a demitted brother participate in a Masonic service?
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