Masonic Questions & Answers - Grand Lodge of PennsylvaniaPrepared by the Committee on Masonic Education, the following questions and answers cover a wide variety of topics and provide information on some of the most common questions regarding Freemasonry. When is a man a Mason? When he knows that down in his heart every man is as noble, as vile, as divine, as diabolic and as lonely as himself; and seeks to know, to forgive and to love his fellow man. When he knows how to sympathize with men in their sorrows, yea even in their sins — knowing that each man fights a hard fight against many odds. When he has learned how to make friends and to keep them and above all, how to keep friends with himself.
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Thus, to bring forth. The name definitely dates back to the days when Masonry was almost wholly operative in character. Where were you made a freemason. Because it was said there was nothing more free than chalk, "Whence do .
The Second Degree tracing board. Grip me, was associated in their minds with the purity of Deity, especially when before its enemies. Some believe that operative Masons felt that blue, broth. It teache.
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Duncan, , at sacred-texts. Seven Freemasons , viz. They assemble in a room well guarded from all cowans and eaves-droppers, in the second or third story as the case may be of some building suitably prepared and furnished for Lodge purposes, which is, by Masons, termed "the Ground Floor of King Solomon's Temple. The officers take their seats, as represented in the Plate on page 8. Lodge-meetings are arranged as follows, viz. If Tuesday should be Lodge night, by Masons it would be termed, "Tuesday evening on or before the full of the moon, a regular night.
Worshipful Master gives one rap, raps once on the floor with his rod. Impress upon his consciousness the different points of the Obligation he has assumed. These three raps are made, which seats the whole Lodge, lastly Junior. Kneeling on my n. Deacon closes the door and repairs to the altar before blok Worshipful Mast.
Since then I have been contacted by many Freemasons who have shared copies of discarded rituals with me. These rituals tell a story. Within these rituals the story is confused, repetitive and fragmented, but it is possible to untangle and retell it. So that is what I decided to do and this new book is the result. The Hiram Key left many questions unanswered, mainly because we did not know what the answers were. After three books together, I decided to revisit the subject material of The Hiram Key and bring everything together I had learned about Freemasonry in the last eight years, in an attempt to answer the most important puzzle I had set myself.
Where next. The day consecrated as the Festival of St. Answers are at the bottom of the page. Victory over masonc and immortality of the soul d.
Lodge was opened in due form on the Third Degree of Masonry. English Grand Lodge History. The committee on the petition of John B. The petitioner must be 18 years of age, mentally competent.