Ill. Sammy Lee Davis, 33°, Defender of Peace and Freedom New Recognition Program for Veterans from the Northern Masonic Jurisdiction

As 32° Scottish Rite Freemasons, devotion to country is a core value that guides us in everyday life. On April 19, 1775, the battle at Lexington and Concord launched the American Revolution. This day provides a fitting moment to introduce you to our Brother and military hero, Sammy Lee Davis, 33°, as well as announce a new veterans recognition program named after him. Read more

St. Edoüard & the Origins of Masonry

We are proud to announce the release of the annotated translation of "Saint Edoüard, a 1748 Masonic Lodge During the French Enlightenment", by Ill. Brother Kamel Oussayef, 33°. Transport yourself to mid-18th century Paris, France to learn about the history, environment, and societal standings of these Lodge members and how Freemasonry impacted their personal lives. Read more

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day By Recognizing these Irish Freemasons

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Today is known for shamrocks, pots of gold, leprechauns, and green as far as the eye can see! But did you know there are some pretty notable Irish Freemasons? Read more

March is DeMolay Month

In the 32° Scottish Rite, NMJ, we take pride in supporting DeMolay’s purpose and feel lucky that our very own leader, SGC David Glattly, lives a life built on its principles and values. Read on to learn more about his story and help us celebrate their centennial celebration this DeMolay Month.  Read more

28 Days of Masons

We have completed the first week of The 28 Days of Masons Celebration! Find out what Freemasonry means to your fellow Brothers... Read more

Scottish Rite, NMJ Wins Grand Master's Golden Gavel Award from the Grand Lodge of Massachusetts

The Scottish Rite, NMJ, was selected by the Grand Master of Massachusetts for his personal 2018 Golden Gavel award. M.W. Gleason chose the Scottish Rite in honor of our work on The Path Forward — our strategic marketing and outreach initiative that not only benefits our members, but Freemasonry as a whole. Read more

Interesting Masonic Buildings Around The World

Ever dream of taking a trip around the globe to visit the most interesting Masonic buildings in the world? Look no further! We’ve put together a list of Masonic temples that will have you reaching for your suitcase and passport. From Australia to Spain and beyond, the amazing structures mentioned in this week’s blog post will certainly give you the travel bug. Read more

Treason Against the British Crown Performance

The Valley of Boston and the Boston Lafayette Lodge of Perfection are hosting a special performance of Treason Against the British Crown – an authentic reenactment of what might have happened had George Washington been captured by British troops Read more

SR Month Recap: A Very Special Gift

The Valley of Detroit in Dearborn, Michigan had something very special up their sleeve this past November to honor and celebrate Scottish Rite Month and give back to their community. Click through to read a beautiful story about helping Masonic Pathways, a senior living center in Alma, Michigan, creating happy moments, and donating the funds for a very friendly (and furry) gift.  Read more

“Ask the Commander” Livestream Recap

A tremendous sense of Brotherhood, passion, and excitement for the future filled the air last night during our “Ask the Commander” livestream event. The chat room was buzzing, the studio was silent, and the cameras were rolling as SGC Glattly answered questions from members. Read more