Month: October 2016

The Visiting Brother

THE VISITING BROTHER by: Unknown The Lodge of Antiquity (England) possesses an old Masonic document written during the reign of James II between 1685 and 1688; in it appears the following: “that every Mason receive and cherish strange fellows, when they come over the country, and set the mon to work, if they will work, Read More …

Travel In Foreign Countries

More Light!  Number 280 – May 31, 2010  What is meant by ‘Travel In Foreign Countries?’   -Excerpts from “Foreign Countries” by Carl H. Claudy Our ancient operative Brethren desired to become Masters so, when they travelled in foreign countries, they could still practice their craft.   Speculative Freemasons still desire to “travel in foreign Read More …

Mediocrity in Masonry

Mediocrity in Masonry . . . Shame on us! BY: ROBERT G. DAVIS, 33*, GRAND CROSS   One of the questions that occasionally eats at me when I am driving home from a Masonic event, degree, or function that has been woefully mediocre is how our members can sit through such Masonic happenings month after Read More …