Albert Pike

ALBERT PIKE   This summer is rolling along and so is our series on famous Freemasons.  With few exceptions, like Robert Burns, there are rare few Freemasons who’s name commands as much attention as that of Albert Pike.  Albert Pike found Freemasonry in a log cabin and left it in a Temple. He was the […]

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Robert Burns

ROBERT BURNS Across from the Detroit Masonic Temple in Cass park stands the proud statue of Bro. Robert Burns.  Many people ask why a poet from Scotland has a statue in Cass Park when Louis Cass doesn’t have a statue of himself there?  What is the significance of that statue across from our Temple as […]

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Enter the Summer

Brethren, this year is already hot and I’m not just talking about the weather.  We’ve had a very busy first half of the year.  Our accolades for being among the busiest Lodges in our jurisdiction have earned us recognition for our hard work.  Our work is not done but we have a couple months to […]

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Detroit Lodge No.2 Tiger Game

Brethren once again it is summer and that means one thing.  Baseball.  As we have in the past, this year Detroit No. 2 will be hosting a Tigers baseball game complete with food and refreshment at the park.  Be sure to R.S.V.P.  by June 3 for your tickets!  More information below:   DATE: August 3, 2014TIME: 11:30 […]

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Chamber of Reflection

                    The Chamber of Reflection is one of Freemasonry’s most alluring, provoking, and truly esoteric of symbols. From simple to more complex variations on the theme, the Chamber of Reflection forces each candidate to recognize that they are mortal, and from this moment forward, a new life awaits them, […]

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The Early Lodges

The historical path backwards to the formation of Freemasonry is like the roots of an ancient tree.  They extend deep downwards from that solid trunk in many directions.  While we can argue various aspects of our origin from the elite Crusading knightly order the Knights Templar to guilds of expert artisan stone working philosophers,  the truth […]

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Freemasons Win Legal Battle Over Detroit Masonic Temple

REPRINTED FROM THE DETROIT NEWS. Detroit — The Masons have won their legal battle over who owns Detroit’s Masonic Temple, the largest building of its kind. “We won! All counts related to any claims of ownership of the Masonic is over. It it is clearly owned by the Masons,” said Bradley Dizik, special adviser to the […]

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The Irish in Freemasonry

THE IRISH CONNECTION By R.W. Bro. Michael W. Walker Grand Secretary, Grand Lodge of Ireland This Short Talk Bulletin has been adapted from remarks given at the 200th Anniversary of Grand Lodge of Pennsylvania.  We thank R.W. Bro. Walker for permitting us to share them with us and the rest of our American Brethren. The Grand […]

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Origins of the Order

Freemasons, Born in Blood. Reprinted and edited from the Summer ’91 edition of the Missouri “The Freemason” By John C. Allen Past Master, Pleasant Grove Lodge #42 Otterville, MO.   In the summer issue of this year’s “The Freemason” appeared a review by Zel Eaton of the book Born in Blood, by John J. Robinson. […]

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Degree Postponed

Brethren, the Entered Apprentice degree scheduled for tonight is postponed.  The weather has been deemed too hazardous for safe travel. The degree will instead take place on Tue, February 11th at the regularly scheduled time of 7pm.  We are sorry if this inconveniences anyone.  Stay warm and drive safe!

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A Look at Prince Hall Freemasonry

A Look From Within: A Look at Prince Hall Freemasonry by Reverend Jan L. Beaderstadt, E.P., P.C., P.M. This paper was presented to the Michigan Lodge of Research and Information No. 1 on Saturday September 16, 5995 A.L. and was published from Point-to-Pointe, the official publication of the Grand Lodge of Michigan. It was a […]

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Happy New Year!

It’s 2014 and we welcome our new Worshipful Master Curtis Linker!  He is of course the brother of now Past Master Warren Steven Linker II.  With back to back Linker’s in the East, this year is sure to follow in the footsteps of greatness laid down this past year.  Further congratulations is extended to the […]

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