The Square Magazine - September 2018
English Freemasonry and the First World War ‘A Permanent Memorial'
as we near the Centenary of the Armistice, this extract from the Library and Museum’s book English Freemasonry and the First World War, reminds us of the ultimate sacrifice many Freemasons made for their country during WWI and our need for a permanent memorial in their honour.
Lost WWI Warrington Freemasons Remembered
Caroline Crook, Archivist at the Warrington Museum of Freemasonry, discovers the lives of two Lancashire Freemasons who served and fell during WWI.
An Operative and Speculative Mason in the Present
Richard Maris talks with Stephen Michael Bouska, a modern-day Operative and Speculative Mason.
Back to Basics: Gerald Reilly gives an insight into the eternal values of the Holy Royal Arch.
A Son of Wales, a Mason?
Paul Gardner traces the incredible story of William Price – Doctor, Druid, and Son of Wales – and the advent of cremation.
A New Career
Come and Learn to Build King Solomon’s Temple – Martin Gandoff gives us all the tools to explore the role of the Operatives.
A Temperance Lodge
a fascinating history of the Temperance Lodges by Nigel Wade, a member of Undine Lodge 3394, one of the first ‘dry’ lodges to emerge.
Hugh O’Neill offers his regular chippings collected whilst smoothing the ashlar!
Regular Square contributor Jean-Yves Legouas explores the Masonic meaning of the tripartite motto ‘Liberty, Equality and Fraternity’.
A poignant look at the death of Rudyard Kipling’s ‘boy Jack’ and the writer’s passionate involvement with the Imperial War Graves Commission.
Access all Areas
Brian Baker explains the vital importance of disability access in Masonic halls.
Following on from the previous article, we discuss how the subject of Disability and Freemasonry has evolved and the importance of inclusivity for disabled members.
The Tyler at the Door: a Historical Hypothesis
Anthony H. Duval offers his own interesting viewpoint with regard to the origin of the Tyler and his knocks.
A Quarterly Advancement
Coming to Terms with the Great War Within Ourselves: Author and lodge mentor Craig Weightman delivers his quarterly advancement of your Masonic knowledge.
Share a photo of what’s on your Masonic bookshelf and win a copy of The Masonic Magician.
Featuring Mark and Ark Talks by Mike Karn and Masonic Legends by David West and Matthew West.
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the page giving your views on pertinent topics.
News & Events
the latest round up of Masonic news and forthcoming events.
Beyond the Craft
The Order of St Thomas of Acon – Michael Adams continues his look at the appendant Orders of Freemasonry.