From the East – June 2016

My Dear Brother,   With our youngest Master Masons finishing their Master Mason Degree we look at the use of the trowel.   Operative masons use trowels to spread the cement or mortar which unites the bricks or stones of a building into a common mass. The trowel is the instrument which is used to distribute... View Article

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From the East- May 2016

My Dear Brother, Contrary to what many believe Freemasonry is not a secret society. It does not hide its existence nor its membership. There has been no attempt to conceal the purposes, aims and principles of Freemasonry. More than 25,000 books have been written about Freemasonry. You may select one or more from your Public... View Article

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From the East – April 2016

My Dear Brother, One of the greatest strengths of our fraternity is its stability throughout the years. There have been many challenges endured by Masonry over the centuries. The fraternity has survived political, social, and economic issues including scandals and downright persecution. I believe part of our fraternity’s ability to withstand these occasional forces comes... View Article

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From the East – March 2016

My Dear Brother,   The year of 2016 is up and running, and in just this short time, we have already we have accomplished so much!  In reflecting upon the spread of Masonic light, it is plain to see that this year is off to a successful start. A perfect example of this would be... View Article

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From the East – February 2016

As the New Year continues to unfold, so does each of our Masonic journeys. The candidates are continuing their path for more light, and with the support of their new Brethren, they will soon begin their Fellowcraft Degree. This is significant to the Master Masons of the Lodge, as the Degree serves as a reminder of their own experiences. As candidates begin to learn each of the Masonic symbols, Master Masons can also take time to reflect on the great lessons and ideas that they represent.

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From the East – January 2016

In your present condition of darkness, what do you most desire? Light! This is a question every Master Mason is asked after he takes each obligation. This answer has many meanings.

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