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,...
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...
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...
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...
La mort en franc-maçonnerie

Death in Freemasonry

Death seems to be omnipresent in Freemasonry. Many Masonic regalia and ritual accessories are adorned with a skull and two crossed tibias, particularly at the Master Mason degree. Is this...
Le Banquet maçonnique

The Masonic Banquet

This detail is often overlooked by the profanes, but the Masonic Banquet, in its various forms and names, is an integral part of Freemasons' practices, to the extent that it...
Le Soleil et la Lune en franc-maçonnerie : un symbolisme universel ?

The Sun and Moon in Freemasonry : a universal symbolism ?

Among the Masonic symbols that are not taken directly from the symbolism of the builders, the Sun and Moon occupy a special place in Freemasonry. They can of course be...
Qu’est-ce que la franc-maçonnerie ?

What is Freemasonry ?

What is Freemasonry ? This apparently simple and even elementary question is asked by many, in the profane world (i.e. by those who are not Freemasons), but also and more...
La Voûte en franc-maçonnerie

The Vault in Freemasonry

As Freemasonry is based on the tradition of the builders, and therefore on architectural symbolism, it would be surprising if Masonic rituals did not in some way address the Vault...
Les origines du Rite de Memphis-Misraïm

Les origines du Rite de Memphis-Misraïm

Peu de Rites maçonniques sont entourés d’une telle aura légendaire que le Rite de Memphis-Misraïm, au point qu’il est à peu près impossible à qui n’effectue des recherches sérieuses d’en...
La lettre G

La lettre G

Le symbole inattendu du Trois et de l’Équerre En franc-maçonnerie, on utilise beaucoup de lettres, qui figurent souvent sur les décors maçonniques (tabliers, sautoirs, cordons…), les tapis de loge et...
L’Équerre et le Compas

L’Équerre et le Compas

L’Équerre et le Compas sont indéniablement les symboles maçonniques les plus connus dans le grand public. Associés, ces deux outils figurent souvent sur les portes ou les frontons des Loges...