September 2020 Issue articles

From The Editor

Warm welcome from the Editor

Masonic News

Live Masonic News Headlines from around the globe 24h / 7d

Franklin’s Virtues, Freemasonry, and Jewish Practice

Benjamin Franklin's Virtues, Freemasonry, and Jewish Practice.

Masonic Swords

Franklin’s Virtues Revisited For Today’s Mason

How are the virtues and the pursuit of self-improvement and knowledge as pertinent for today's Mason, as they were for Benjamin Franklin.

Masonic Blogs –

An innovative and erudite blogsite that aims to 'bring Regular and Liberal Freemasons closer together'.

Masonic Ties

Routine or Ritual?

Ritual. Why are we doing this repeatedly, over and over again. We all know the words. What is the point?

The Lost Jewel

In 1912, Sarah Dowd of Dromore, Ireland, found a Masonic jewel dated 1517 - a date two hundred years before the establishment of Grand Lodge...

Masonic Pens

Cooke Manuscript c1450

Matthew Cooke Manuscript was written c1450. A transcript of a yet older document, written by a Speculative Mason

The Unlawful Societies Act of 1799

Although the Unlawful Societies Act of 1799 is often mentioned in Masonic scholarship, some nuances remain.

Bricks Masons

The First Degree Retejador

What is Retejador? And why is it so important?

Sankey Lectures 2011

Global Fraternalism: Canadian Freemasons, the British Empire, and the World

Masonic Regalia

Harmony in the Lodge

Music can make you either remember everything or forget everything! They even call it the 'rhythm' of life because life does have a beat, a rhythm, a song! Music is equally important for Freemasons.

Masonic Jewels

Ashlar Chippings

Hugh O’Neill's regular chippings whilst smoothing the ashlar: - Neville Barker Cryer personal view of Freemasonry

What Future for Freemasonry ?

The current functioning of the Masonic movement has some positive aspects and others that are blatantly backward and counterproductive.

Masonic Watches

Masonic Podcasts

Our pick of the best Masonic Podcasts

DVD Review – 33 & Beyond

33 & Beyond: The Royal Art of Freemasonry, is perhaps the most fascinating and important documentary ever made on the on the subject matter of Freemasonry.

Three Great Lights

Three Great Lights – the Volume of the Sacred Law, the Square, and the Compasses

Masonic Cases

How to Learn a Speech

Memory tips on how the learn ritual. Do you need to speak in public, or present masonic ritual without notes ?

Speak Like a Leader

How to improve your public speaking skill with 6 techniques

Freemasons’ Hall Museum

What's on at The Library and Museum of Freemasonry in London

book intro

The Meaning of Masonry, (1922) a set of essays which discuss the esoteric side of Masonry by Walter Leslie Wilmshurst

Meet The Author

Stephen Dafoe - numerous books on the Knights Templar, and Morgan: The Scandal That Shook Freemasonry.

Lewis Masonic Books

Masonic Books Reviews and new publications from Lewis Masonic

Book Review

For Hills and Valleys, Mobile Schools and Republicanism in the Zêzere Valley By Aires Henriques

Book Review

Book review:- The Craft by John Dickie, Professor of Italian Studies at University College London, How Freemasons made the modern world

SQ Masonic Book Store

SQ Masonic Books available on Amazon

SQ Leadership & Personal Development Books

Selected Books on Leadership and Personal Development available at Amazon


Hugo Boss

Calvin Klein

SQ Style – Man

Stand out from the crowd with SQ’s Masonic essentials

SQ Style – Feminine

Stand out from the crowd with SQ’s Feminine Masonic essentials

Van Heusen

SQ Styles

Masonic Apparel Made to Order Global Shipping

Tom Ford

Tommy Hilfiger

Last Page

Final Note from the publisher and your feedback …

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