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The 33 Degrees in Freemasonry

The 33 Degrees in Freemasonry

There are 33 degrees in Freemasonry. Our degrees began in France in the year 1725. The new class of scholarly men (Speculative Masons) had discovered written legends from the old Operative Masons.

Clandestine Masonry

Clandestine Masonry

Often, when we think of clandestine masons, the idea of someone wearing a masonic ring purchased at an estate sale, possessing an apron that is not their own, or claiming to know “our secrets.”

1945 Grand Lodge

1945 Grand Lodge

In April 1945, as Most Worshipful Froessel was concluding his first year as Grand Master, he was confronted with a Grand Lodge dilemma – balancing his Masonic obligation by the laws of the land.

The Grand Lodge of Rhode Island

The Grand Lodge of Rhode Island

While the Grand Lodge of Rhode Island is a small Masonic Jurisdiction, we have a large and historic heritage with connections to our colonial Brethren.

The Last Moon Lodge in New York State

The Last Moon Lodge in New York State

Warren Lodge #32 holds the historical relevance of being the “Last Moon Lodge in New York State.” RW Steven Adam Rubin shares this story and how Masons can support this special institution.

The Tree of Life

The Tree of Life

Many theologians look to The Tree of Life to unlock the mysteries of spiritual liberation. Bro. Rene Perez breaks down its meanings for Freemasons.

Oriental Shrine

Oriental Shrine

RW Anthony Prizza shares the history and work of New York State’s most northern Shrine Temple – the Oriental Shrine.

Sight Through Symmetry

Sight Through Symmetry

Throughout March, Bro. Erik LaMarca’s art is part of an exhibition on symmetry at Solas Studio in the Flatiron District.

The Ezra Ames Meritorious Service Award

The Ezra Ames Meritorious Service Award

Congratulations to RW Steven Adam Rubin for receiving the Ezra Ames Meritorious Service Award, the highest award of The Grand Chapter State of New York, Royal Arch Masons.

Masonic Books You Should Read

Masonic Books You Should Read

Five books every Brother should read for a better understanding of the esoteric and hidden meanings behind the mystical principles within the Craft.

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