A history-spanning, forward-looking celebration of the fraternal and cultural connections between California and Mexican Freemasonry.
For members of California’s two official Spanish-speaking Masonic lodges, the sense of brotherhood is twice as strong.
In the revolutionary movements of Latin America, Central America, and South America, Freemasons were front and center.
In the past two decades, the number of Freemasons in Brazil has practically exploded. Inside a cultural and fraternal phenomenon.
In 1909, a special delegation of California Masons set for Mexico City to deliver a world-famous Masonic traveling “Unity” trowel.
In just the past decade, Argentina has seen a burst of Masonic activity: From only 2,200 Freemasons in 2008 to more than 10,000 today.
A road trip through Cuba reveals a thriving—and colorful—Masonic community full of eye-catching Masonic lodges.
Meet a group of California Masons who also belong to Masonic lodges in their home countries in Latin America.
From Mexico to Argentina, Latin American countries embody a wide range of Masonic rituals, from the familiar to the highly esoteric.
A Latin folk musician and Freemason, Alejandro Laborde goes behind the Masonic meaning of some of his favorite lyrics.
For the small band of Masons who make the annual trek to Black Rock Desert, the echoes between Burning Man and Freemasonry are unmistakable.
How Napa Valley Masonic Lodge No. 93 used its greatest asset—the impressive Ritchie Block building in St. Helena—to pay it forward.
Led by ‘The Pentaverate’ and ‘The Lost Symbol,’ allusions to secret fraternal organizations based on Freemasonry are suddenly everywhere.
150 years after he first proposed the San Francisco Bay Bridge, the legendary eccentric and Freemason Emperor Norton may finally get his due.
Grand Master Jeffery Wilkins on how Freemasonry can help members form bonds with members from other countries, particularly in Latin America.
As the Masonic youth order Rainbow Girls celebrates its centennial, a look back on all that’s changed, and all that hasn’t.
A bridge-building Bay Area Mason reflects on the importance of charity, giving back, and offering Masonic relief.
The Masonic Center for Youth and Families provides therapy, counseling, and emotional support for all ages, from teens to seniors.