More Masonry into Men

MORE MASONRY INTO MEN adapted by V.W. Bro. Norman McEvoy from an address given by Wor. Bro. A. Deans Peggs, P.D.G.W.(E.C.) On the Occasion of his Installation as Master of the Victoria Lodge of Education and Research OCTOBER 19th, 1971 There is concern and apprehension in the Masonic world over the fairly general decline in the number of men who Continue reading

A Masonic Lodge is Not a Service Club

A Masonic Lodge is Not a Service Club By. M.W. Bro. Laurence Healey ; Grand Master Grand Lodge of British Columbia (1952) adapted by V.W.Bro. Norman McEvoy for publication in "The Educator" Many of our brethren fail to properly differentiate between the objectives of Freemasonry and those of the popular modern service clubs. Each has a definite Continue reading

Are We Really Making (Masons)

Are We Really Making (Masons) by C. Donald Prosser, MPS Definition: Make To Bring Into Being: Put Together: Build: Form; Shape. My own Grand Lodge, the Grand Lodge of Florida, instituted a Masonic Education Program for their candidates in 1954. This Masonic Education Program was built on the premise that the Fraternity should be "MAKING Continue reading

Our Mission in Freemasonry

"OUR MISSION IN FREEMASONRY" FROM EXAMPLE AND THROUGH LEADERSHIP R.W. Bro. V. Burnie Kyle, S.G.W. Grand Lodge of British Columbia Grand Master 1984/85. Our mission and responsibilities within the Craft and how we relate to them in our daily affairs, is very indicative to the principles of sound leadership and the high standard of moral tolerance we Continue reading

A New Renaissance in Freemasonry

A New Renaissance in Freemasonry A personal paper created by R.W. Bro. Ian J Bowman Senior Grand Warden, BC and Yukon Presented at the Western Canada Conference, October 2014. Note  *I took the liberty of making a few changes to this quote from Freemasonry and the American Revolution by Sidney Morse. The Paper Contrary to public opinion and Continue reading

Freemasonry for Wives; Family & Others.

FREEMASONRY FOR WIVES FAMILY AND OTHERS When it comes to attracting men to join Freemasonry, large factor in the potential candidates’ decision process will very often be the attitude of his wife. Immediately, his wife will think “what’s it all about”? Perhaps she, and indeed her husband, may have some preconceived idea of Freemasonry – perhaps her Continue reading

Challenges of Masonry in the 21st Century

The Challenges of Masonry in the 21st Century An article presented by Thomas. W Jackson to the Third International Conference of Masonology, held in Izmir Turkey, April 12, 2013 and shared in the Spring 2013 Edition of the Philalethes Magazine. Commented on , In Red,  by VW. Bro. Norman McEvoy. MPS.  publisher of The Educator and member of the Continue reading

Who Does What & When

Who Does What & When Brethren, as we approach the beginning of another Masonic Year, and the strategic planning for Installations, effective meetings, education, social evenings etc, begins, I wish to share the following with you.  Please note that I have adapted this old saying for Masonic use. There are three types of Masons within our Continue reading

The Penalty of Leadership

The Penalty of Leadership In every field of endeavour, he that is in First, must constantly live in the white light of publicity. Whether the leadership is vested in a man or a manufactured product, emulation and envy are ever at work. In art, in literature, in music, in industry, the reward and the punishment are always the same. The reward is Continue reading