Category Archives: Freemasons

Resuming activities

September is usually chosen for the return of Lodges to its Masonic activities. This is the usual practice in the North Hemisphere. Sun Yat Sen Lodge follows that tradition and our works will resume “strength and vigor” by the middle of … Continue reading

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Is there a role for Freemasonry in modern society?

What is the aim of freemasonry in an era of instability and confrontation as the one we live in? Freemasonry has been persistent in transmitting to the profane society the values that explained its creation, as a speculative fraternity, three hundred … Continue reading

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Is Freemasory an International Organization?

Freemasonry exists throughout the world. However, each Grand Lodge or Grand Orient is sovereign and independent. There is no international governing body for Freemasonry. Traditionally the United Grand Lodge of England had some sort of symbolical authority over deist Freemasonry. … Continue reading

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What is Freemasonry?

What’s a Mason? That’s not a surprising question. Even though Masons (Freemasons) are members of the largest and oldest fraternity in the world, and even though almost everyone has a father or grandfather or uncle who was a Mason, many … Continue reading

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Why Freemasonry?

Why are so many men joining Free Masons? Freemasonry is a voluntary, fraternal organization, composed of men of good will, good character and good reputation, whom in most jurisdictions around the world, believe in an Almighty Creator and practice the … Continue reading

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There are rituals, but it’s not a religion

They have secrets, but they’re not all that mysterious. There are rituals, but it’s not a religion. That’s what the men of the Maryville Masonic Lodge at 1622 N. Main St. want people to know. However, according to member Mike … Continue reading

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The masonic response to hate and extremism

The recent atacks on Paris have awaken an enormous surge of solidarity worldwide. Different Masonic Obediences had manifested their sorrow and revolt about those bloody events and the lost of almost two hundred human lifes, in those hiddious acts. Religion … Continue reading

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