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Building Better

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The Masons of California cast their eyes past the lodge doors—and toward 2025 and beyond.

Next Up

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Meet the generation of California Masons bringing the fraternity into a bright new era.

The Deconstructed Lodge

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What will a Masonic lodge look like in the future? The answer is already here—and it probably won’t be in a lodge.

The Zoom Boom

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The fraternity learns to deal with—and thrive in—the Zoom era.

Ask Me Anything

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For a generation of Freemasons, the place to turn for info isn’t in person, but rather online.

Lodge Profile: The History Makers

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A historic lodge celebrates 150 years on the Central Coast.

Member Profile: Alberto Castillo

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Meet a San Diego Freemason staying in touch from a world away.

Retirement Living 2.0

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Robotic pets. Smart toilets. VR goggles. The Masonic Homes have become a nerve center of hi-tech gadgetry.

They’re Digital, Too

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The fraternity learns to deal with—and thrive in—the Zoom era.

Donor Profile: Jared Yoshiki

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A Sacramento insider on why when it comes to Masonic philanthropy, all politics is local.

Generation Zoom

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What the Masonic youth orders can show us about going virtual.

The World in Harmony

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Grand Master Arthur Weiss casts his eyes on 2050—and beyond.

The Mystery House

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When a tiny apartment with a big-time literary past came up for rent, William Arney found himself walking in Sam Spade’s footsteps.

The Lodge That Wasn’t There

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Meet the Invisible Lodge, the most mysterious Masonic group in the known—or unknown—world.

The Code Breakers

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For more than 150 years, the Folger cipher had Masonic experts stumped—until Dr. Brent Morris and his team at the NSA took their turn.

The All-Seeing Private Eye

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A Master Mason gumshoe taps into his inner Philip Marlowe to hunt down the truth.

The Perfect Crime

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Mystery writer James Lincoln Warren is an expert author of the hardboiled crime story.

The Secret Ingredient

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A historian probes the enduring appeal of Masonic secrets.

Scottish, Right?

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A traditional observance lodge pulls out all the sartorial stops with a new custom tartan kilt.

For Masons4Mitts, a Year of Sliding In Safely

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Masons4Mitts adapts to an unusual season by combatting the “COVID slide” for disadvantaged students.

At the Masonic Homes, Staying Ahead of the Curve

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With the coronavirus wreaking havoc across the state, the Masonic Homes of California sprung into action to ensure the health of its residents and staff members.

A Year to Remember

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Grand Master John Trauner reflects on a truly unforgettable Masonic year.

Leaving a Legacy

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Grand Master Trauner explains that what Masonry gives us, we give our daughters.

#GirlDads

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Four inspiring examples of Masonry deepening the bond between father and daughter.

100 Years Later, Still Leaning In

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A century after its founding, Job’s Daughters keeps on evolving.

Fighting Like a Girl

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Why Masons are in a prime position to affect the world their girls step into.

99 Steps to a Better Future

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A compendium of tips and advice for working with the youth orders.

The Ride of Your Lives

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Adolescence is already a roller-coaster—and especially for girls. Lucky for Masons, they’ve got a team ready to help.

Legion of Boom

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Marvel at the explosive bond between a group of pyrotechnic engineer Freemasons.

Member Profile: DeAndre Simmons

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Meet a globe-trotting opera singer with deep Masonic roots.

Lodge Profile: Ask Us Anything

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A resort-town Masonic lodge goes digital—and the prospects follow.

The End of the Lodge Secretary?

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The newly launched iMember 2.0 promises to make Masons’ lives a lot easier.

Donor Profile: Romeo Escober

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Why a first-time donor summoned his father’s memory in giving to the DWB Relief Fund.

iMember 2.0 Secretary Worksheet

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Use the links here to learn how to complete each of the common tasks of a secretary in iMember 2.0.

iMember Training

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This summer, lodges in california will have a new, intuitive, web-based member management system. Sign up to get trained!

Introducing the Online Masonic Speaker Series

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Beginning in late April, the Masons of California will host an exciting and entirely digital speakers’ series featuring lectures and talks from Masonic experts on a range of topics.

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