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The capsule was buried on 4 July 1795 and moved to a new container in 1855, before being rediscovered last year at the Massachusetts Statehouse In an elaborate ceremony steeped in tradition, a time capsule…
A grand introduction in Ireland Coming from eight different lodges, members of the Leicestershire and Rutland Light Blue Club, including Assistant Provincial Grand Master Peter Kinder, visited the Grand Master’s Lodge in Dublin, Ireland. Prior to the…
Members the Leicestershire and Rutland Light Blue Club started 2015 off as they mean to go on when on Friday 9th January, a dozen brethren from eight different lodges in the Province (including VW Bro…
Remembering the Alamo Andy Green, Provincial Communication Officer for Leicestershire and Rutland, recently attended a special meeting of Alamo Lodge, No. 44, San Antonio, Texas, which was held in the Alamo Chapel. The lodge was founded in…
A rare and telling exhibition at the National Museum in Warsaw retraces Freemasonry's fascinating history The exhibition has been constructed as an initiation rite and leads the viewer through the path taken by new recruits.…
The seat of political power in Manitoba is the last place one might expect to find the bust of Medusa, recurring odes to '666' and the number 13, alongside Egyptian sphinxes etched with hieroglyphics But…
Native Americans give masonic display Hundreds of masons gathered at Wisbech St Mary, Cambridgeshire, to watch a colourful demonstration of masonic rituals by a group of Native Americans. The Oklahoma Masonic Indian Degree Team was…
Albanian recognition On 14 October 2011, the Grand Lodge of Albania was formed by the Grand Orient of Italy from three lodges meeting there. The United Grand Lodge of England no longer recognises the Grand Orient of…
Romanian hospitality Pax Mundi Lodge, No. 119, of the National Grand Lodge of Romania (MLNR), based at Brasov, hosted a delegation from Stivichall Lodge, No. 5799, Province of Warwickshire, to celebrate its 10th anniversary. Bogdan…
The United Grand Lodge of England has given recognition to Prince Hall Grand Lodge of Alaska The Grand Lodge and its jurisdiction were consecrated by the Prince Hall Grand Lodge of Washington on 6 September…
The consecration of a new Grand Lodge is a rare event - and when such an occasion took place in Monaco it proved to be a day to remember, writes John RailtonIt’s probably fair to…
Three foreign Grand Lodges have gained recognition following the June meeting of the Quarterly Communication of Grand Lodge: Cameroon, San Marino and Ukraine.• The Grand Lodge of Cameroon was formed on 15 September 2001 from…
A new English-speaking Lodge of Emulation, The Black Sea Anchor Lodge, No. 57, has been consecrated in Sofia, Bulgaria.Durham mason Michael Willis, who has lived in Bulgaria for six years, said, ‘I have visited numerous…
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