December 2020 Issue articles

From The Editor

Warm welcome from the Editor

The Feasts of St John

What is the connection with the Feasts of St John and Freemasonry

Masonic Ties

Masonic Miscellanies

Why do Freemasons use different 'calendar' to our regular calendar?

Masonic Blogs

The Masonic Philosophical Society seeks to recapture the spirit of the Renaissance

Masonic Regalia

Science & Citizenship – P3

Towards a 21st Century Masonic Mindset: Part 3 ‘Freemasonries’ and the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Day in the life of a Freemason

As we start a new year, maybe start it with a new habit?

Masonic Pens

Duke of Wharton

Who was Philip, Duke of Wharton and was he Freemasonry’s Loose Cannon Ball ?

Be a Unifier

Freemasonry is local. This is where we need to start. We start with our Facebook friends, our neighbours, our colleagues, our lodges, and our city councils.

Bricks Masons

Kipling’s In the Interests of the Brethren

‘The colour is in the feeding,’ said he. ‘Unless you know how to feed ’em, it goes. Canaries are one of our hobbies.’

Masonic Swords

Masonic Reflection on Christmas

Freemasonry, Christmas and pagan festivals.

Masonic Watches

Ashlar Chippings

Hugh O’Neill's regular chippings whilst smoothing the ashlar: - 1) The Future of Masonry, 2) Why is the apron flap sometimes up and sometimes down? and 3) The scandalous William Preston

Understanding of Freemasonry

Two approaches regarding the understanding of Freemasonry

Masonic Jewels

Masonic Podcasts

Our pick of the best Masonic Podcasts

The Lesser Lights

What are the lesser lights and where are they placed on our Lodges

Masonic Cases

Meaning of the Acacia

What is the meaning of the Acacia and where did it originate ?

Officers of the Lodge – Tyler

Who is the Tyler ? being placed outside the door of the lodge, symbolically to protect our moral selves.

Masonic Ring


How to join QCCC - the world’s first and oldest Masonic research society established over 135 years ago.

Woman and Freemasonry

Published in 1922, this interesting, and whimsical book was penned by Dudley Wright.

Masonic KT Regalia

Meet The Author

Last month we featured a review of Charles Warren: Royal Engineer in the Age of Empire - this month we Meet the Author: historian and biographer Kevin Shillington.

Lewis Masonic Book Reviews

Reviews and new publications from Lewis Masonic

Book Review

The Secret School of Wisdom - The Authentic Rituals and Doctrines of the Illuminati is a pioneering text, a full working manual of the Order, and an astounding insight into the world's most intriguing secret society

Book Review

The Temple That Never Sleeps - Freemasons and E-Masonry Toward a New Paradigm by Josh Heller and Gerald Reilly

SQ Masonic Book Store

Selected Masonic Books available at Amazon

SQ Leadership Book Store

Selected Leadership Books available at Amazon

Calvin Klein

Clarks Shoes

Van Heusen

SQ Style – Man

Stand out from the crowd with SQ’s Masonic essentials

SQ Style Feminine

Stand out from the crowd with SQ’s Masonic essentials

Tom Ford

Tommy Hilfiger

SQ Styles

Masonic apparel made to order

Hugo Boss

Last Page

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