Tags: "educational"

09 Aug
0

Why exclude?

Why Exclude ? A Brother Asks: Why Is Excluding Women Legitimate? There was an interesting exchange on Bro. “Coach” Nagy’s blog this afternoon and I thought I’d share it with you. The Brother asking the question about this topic is ...

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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
0

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
0

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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31 Dec
2

Happy New Year 2018

Happy New Year 2018 Some Masonic New Year’s resolutions: Attend Lodge regulary Attend Masonic Fundraisers and events Support Masonic Youth organizations with time, talents and treasure Support Masonic programs around the District Help a Brother in need Add your Masonic ...

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Lost in Translation - the danger of taking translations as infallible
24 Oct
0

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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05 Oct
0

The Strange case of Count di Cagliostro

The Strange case of Count di Cagliostro A cautionary story of guarding the west gate. His Life Alessandro Count di Cagliostro (pronounced “kally-o-stro”) was born Giuseppe Balsamo on June 2, 1743 in Palermo, Italy. Early in Cagliostro’s life his father died ...

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02 Oct
0

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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