Announcing Stoicism & Freemasonry Study Group

“If anyone can refute me—show me I’m making a mistake or looking at things from the wrong perspective—I’ll gladly change. It’s the truth I’m after, and the truth never harmed anyone.” – Marcus Aurelius REGISTER HERE Throughout the ages, many schools of philosophy have...

An Empty Chair (a Masonic poem by George E. Moore)

WB. George E. Moore is an officer in Datyon Consistory. “An Empty Chair” – A Masonic Poem by George E. Moore It’s every Mason’s dream to fill up all the chairs; A Brother in every seat, just like yesteryear. When a Masonic function was “the place to go”; Back when we...

ANNOUNCING – Winter 2020 Speaker Series

We had such a great response to our first speaker series that we’ve scheduled a second, longer series starting a month from now on November 17. Watch for the individual presentations to appear in the featured events on the main page. All fo them are on the...

Handshakes? (a story from John E. Rhodes, Jr.)

Thanks to Ill. Bro. John Rhodes for this story and reflection on a long-standing tradition that may be changing… There it was, I did not anticipate it and as a matter of fact have been avoiding it, I walked up to my poolside friend friend, Pete, to talk about...

Summer Speaker Series Schedule

We have the dates for all four of the summer speakers – check back July 1 for registration and additional details for the entire series. Don’t forget to register for the Mark Tabbert presentation on June 24. Mark Tabbert Registration – June 24...

My Masonic Story – Stanley T. Benner

Ill. Stanley T. Benner, 33 °, shares about three men who touched his life in Freemasonry. There are three PM’s who have really touched my heart in my 49 plus years in Masonry. Two were PM’s of Lincoln Lodge #693 in Middletown – Chester R. Berry and Cary I....