Le Temple Maçonnique de Londres

Freemasons' Hall London

The Freemasons' Hall in London, located at 60 Great Queen Street, not far from Covent Garden, is one of the most iconic Masonic buildings in the world. The Freemasons' Hall...
July 22, 2024
Le Temple Maçonnique de Philadelphie

Philadelphia Masonic Temple

While in continental Europe Masonic lodges are generally accustomed to meeting in discreet places where there is nothing to distinguish them from the outside world, apart from the occasional square...
July 15, 2024
Les Officiers de la Loge Maçonnique

Masonic Lodge Officers

A Masonic Lodge is led by Officers. This term is sometimes surprising because it is not used much in everyday language and seems to be reserved for the army and...
July 08, 2024
Les tabliers du Rite Standard d’Écosse

The Aprons of the Royal Standard of Scotland

You may have come across Brethren in a Lodge wearing strange aprons, edged in tartan rather than plain. These are Freemasons practising the Royal Standard of Scotland. Why do the...
June 24, 2024
Laïcité et franc-maçonnerie

Laïcité et franc-maçonnerie

Laïcité et franc-maçonnerie, voilà un sujet qui soulève bien des passions, notamment en France. Laïcité et franc-maçonnerie sont-elles indissolublement et nécessairement liées ? Ont-elles des origines communes ? La franc-maçonnerie...
June 17, 2024
Le Secret en franc-maçonnerie

Secret in Freemasonry

One subject that has caused a lot of ink to flow is the Secret in Freemasonry. The idea that there is a Secret in Freemasonry is often intriguing, sometimes disturbing,...
June 10, 2024
George Washington franc-maçon

George Washington, a Freemason

George Washington, Founding Father and First President of the United States of America, was an eminent Freemason. But while we know that he was a Freemason, we know relatively little...
June 03, 2024
Le Rite de Schroeder

The Schroeder Rite

The Schroeder Rite is relatively unknown throughout the world. It was developed in Germany from 1795 and adopted by the Grand Lodge of Hamburg in 1801 (some sources say 1811).  It...
May 27, 2024
Qu’est-ce que la Maçonnerie de la Marque ?

What is Mark Masonry ?

Mark Masonry is an independent Order of Freemasonry, which is conferred on Master Masons but actually deepens the degree of Fellowcraft. Mark Masonry is relatively unknown on the European continent,...
May 20, 2024
Le Grade d’Apprenti - Un regard historique

The Entered Apprentice Degree - A Look at the Past

The Entered Apprentice Degree is the first degree in Freemasonry, which takes its inspiration from the practices of the ancient builders, though not without modifying them somewhat and adapting them...
May 13, 2024
L’origine du Mot MB en franc-maçonnerie

The origin of the Word MB in Freemasonry

In Freemasonry, the Master's Word was originally a MB word, i.e. a word in two parts, the first of which begins with M and the second with B. These initials...
May 07, 2024
Rite d'York, Francs-Maçons Américains

The York Rite

Little known to European Freemasons, the York Rite is the most widely practised by Blue Lodges in the United States, to the extent that it is sometimes referred to simply...
April 29, 2024