Past Master’s Dinner

It’s that time of year come once again!  It is nearing the twilight of this year for the Worshipful Master and so we celebrate all the Past Masters that have sat at the helm in the East.  In Detroit No. 2 style, this year is going to be yet another memorable year for this dinner. […]

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Back to Light!

Brothers, this summer was a hot HOT hot one once again and we hope you took our advice at the beginning of the season and kept yourself as cool as can be!  While the temperatures are just starting to fall, soon shall the leaves follow suit and we will be back in full momentum in […]

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William Preston

William Preston   This is the final installment in our summer series on famous Freemasons.  William Preston may be lesser known in the Masonic world than the likes of Pike or Burns, but he none-the-less has left a positive ripple through the Order which is still experienced today. When we hear the name of William […]

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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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