Round Table No. 876 performed 33 degrees last year. Only one of them was for a member of their own lodge.
From Ferndale to Big Bear, California’s small-town Masonic lodges have their own unique character—and offer a model for community involvement.
At Santa Barbara No. 192, restoration of the ornate temple mirrors the revitalization happening inside the Masonic lodge.
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 San Diego, get to know a diversity-focused lodge where membership is an international Masonic melting pot.
Exploring the rich cultural traditions of global Masonic attire, Masonic aprons, and other costumes of Freemasonry.
A lodge in Southern California blends a rich cultural heritage with love for community.
Why two grand lodge officers are on a quest to bring music into every Masonic lodge.
Why building harmony and friendships are the most important parts of Freemasonry.
In Barstow, one lodge’s reputation for camaraderie is known for miles around.
Things are looking up for Stockton’s Morning Star Masonic Lodge No. 19.
After a year on Zoom, what can Masonic lodges learn from the worst year ever?
A time-traveling, continent-hopping pub crawl of the fraternity’s most important watering holes.
Finally, the California Masonic Memorial Temple is host to its first dedicated lodge room.
When a Masonic headstone turned up out of the blue, local Masons set to work finding its true resting place.
For members of San Francisco’s Logos Lodge No. 861, creativity permeates all aspects of lodge life.
Whether in caves or quarries, Masons have been known to meet in some unusual spaces. Here’s an example.
Material objects convey culture and reflect shared experiences that span time and geography. Few organizations have as rich a material culture as Freemasonry. Brothers’ lodge attire, jewelry, Masonic gifts, lodge rooms, and ceremonial tools have a profound effect on the member experience – and they do so by design.
The archives of the Henry Wilson Coil Library and Museum of Freemasonry in San Francisco contain more than 100 years’ worth of significant Masonic artifacts.
Each year, a brave contingent of past masters from Orange Grove Lodge No. 293 make their way through a sea of Hawaiian shirts […]