May 19, 2024 Clark No comments exist

Mirror Lodge From “Old Tyler Talks” by: Carl H Claudy, published 1925 How do you like it now you’ve been a member for six months?” asked the Old Tiler. “I am discouraged, ” was the dejected answer of the New Brother. “Tell me about it,” suggested the Old Tiler, leaning his sword against the wall…

January 13, 2024 Clark No comments exist

Here are nine movies with Masonic references to get you started on your movie binge night: (Feel free to add any other “Masonic” movies in the comment section below) The Man Who Would Be King (1975) North by Northwest (1959) The Game (1997) The Da Vinci Code (2006) Hobson’s Choice (1954) National Treasure (2004) Sons…

May 28, 2023 Clark No comments exist

     The call to refreshment is another instance where the student of Freemasonry must be aware of the history of early speculative Lodge practices in order to understand it.  Early Lodges met chiefly in two circumstances, in Ale Houses and taverns, and in private homes.  Ale Houses and taverns of that period were places of…

December 24, 2022 Clark No comments exist

Grand Lodge Bulletin December 1969 A CHRISTMAS MESSAGE V.W. Bro. The Rev. J. W. Roberts, Grand Chaplin   The message of Christmas is a universal one, although a Christian Festival, the joy and expectations of the season transcends creeds and definitive theology and creates in man renewed thoughts of love, compassion and hope. Even in…

July 24, 2022 Clark No comments exist

An article by VW Bro. Barry D. Thom, St. Clair Lodge # 577 GL of Canada in the Prov. of Ontario (copied from Freemasons of Manitoba eNews July 24, 2022) . I was asked me if I would compose a paper on the Masonic ring. At that point, I had never thought about this as…

July 10, 2022 Clark No comments exist

“Well, I know you’ll be glad to hear I am through learning the Work!” announced a young brother to the Old Past Master, “One more lesson and I’ll know all about Masonry!” “That’s fine, son. I congratulate you!” answered the Old Past Master. “Some conceit!” murmured another brother, as the satisfied young brother moved away….

July 3, 2022 Clark No comments exist

-by: WB Bill Douglas I have chosen rhetoric as the subject of this short paper because it is something that affects us in our everyday lives and particularly in the lodge.   We live in a multicultural society. Not just because it embodies the cultures of different nations, but also the cultures of different provinces,…

June 19, 2022 Clark No comments exist

  Before I began to lose my eyesight I was what the bookstores refer to as an avid reader.   When I found or got word of an interesting book, I’d go and buy it and read it from cover to cover, including the preface, the introduction, the list of illustrations, everything, and if it…

June 12, 2022 Clark No comments exist

GOING so soon?” asked the Old Tiler, as the New Brother reached for his hat and coat.   “I have a most important Masonic mission to perform,” answered the New Brother, importantly.   “That’s interesting,” answered the Old Tiler. “I like to see new brethren so interested they are trusted with important Masonic missions. Care…