Tags: "education"

31 May
0

Welcome and Introductions

Brothers of the Suffolk Masonic District, On behalf of the AGLs for the Suffolk District it is a distinct pleasure to serve as Assistant Grand Lecturer for the Suffolk District. The AGLs for the Suffolk District: V:.W:. Robert Licata, Suffolk ...

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30 Apr
6

Some comic relief – liars, grifters and scammers, oh my!

Some comic relief In speaking with many Brothers from all over it seems we have more than just Freemasonry in common. Every now and then we get comments, emails and FB requests from some questionable characters. I thought I would ...

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26 Apr
0

Origins of the Blackball

Being Blackballed – Part 1 April 25, 2018 By Kristine Wilson-Slack Editor’s Note: An interesting article on the origins and history of the infamous “blackball”. As we head into the traditional election season it it interesting to note the antiquity of this practice. ...

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28 Feb
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The Six Points of the Master’s Square

The following article is from one of my favorite Masonic Blog sites, The Midnight Freemason. I present the article in full without alteration. The author is on point and the timing of this article could be better timed. The Six Points ...

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The Trivium & Quadrivium or 7 Liberal Arts and Sciences
06 Feb
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The Trivium & Quadrivium

The Trivium & Quadrivium or 7 Liberal Arts and Sciences The 7 Liberal Arts and Sciences is lectured on famously in the Middle Chamber, but do we take note of the significance of why it’s so important? So let’s take ...

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Lost in Translation - the danger of taking translations as infallible
24 Oct
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Lost in Translation

Lost in Translation – the danger of taking translations as infallible Antient texts are handed down through centuries or even a millennia or two are read today, usually translated from another language as English was not the common tongue until ...

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02 Oct
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Masonic Titles

Brethren while there is no greater Masonic Title than ‘Brother’ we must also acknowledge that there are those in the Fraternity who have the distinction of being granted different titles to denote an Office that they currently hold or held ...

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Rules of Order...In the beginning
20 Sep
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Rules of Order…in the beginning

Rules of Order…In the beginning Now before launching into this idea or post it should be noted that the Standard “Parliamentary Rules of Order” do not apply to how a Masonic Lodge functions. However it can be said that the ...

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Circumpunct or point within a circle
11 Sep
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Circumpunct or point within a circle

Circumpunct or point within a circle This symbol is often seen in Masonic Lodges and only briefly explained, usually in conjunction with the VSL and parallel lines. But the base symbol of the circumpunct has meaning all by itself and ...

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The Order of the Eastern Star in Suffolk
24 Aug
2

The Order of the Eastern Star in Suffolk

The Order of the Eastern Star in Suffolk Its common knowledge to just about every Freemason that the Order of the Eastern Star (OES) is affiliated with Freemasonry. But it’s not common knowledge what the OES really is or much ...

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