2019: A Year of Giving, Growth and Brotherhood

In honor of an incredible year, we’ve put together some 2019 highlights from around the Jurisdiction that highlight the strength of our brotherhood. Read more

The 2019 Masonic Holiday Gift Guide: Something for Every Brother

With the holiday festivities in full swing, many of us are on the hunt to find the “perfect gift” for our loved ones. As 32° Scottish Rite Masons, we know that family includes our Brothers in the craft. Our 2019 Freemasonry gift guide offers Masonic-inspired gifts perfect for any and every relative or Brother dear to you. Read more

Giving Tuesday 2019: Reliving the Scottish Rite, NMJ Telethon

To those who donated, to those who followed along with our 33 Days campaign, and to those who continue to embody the values of Freemasonry in their daily lives, we thank you all. Read more

Mozart: The Musical Freemason

Freemasons know well of the many trailblazing, impactful men who journeyed through the craft before them. Few have ever left as stirring a legacy behind as Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, the famous composer who forever changed Western music. In this piece, we examine his life, his brief but devoted experience in Masonry and how it influenced his career. Read more

A Conversation with Ill. Brother Frank Martinez, MSA, 33°

This year, in honor of Veteran’s Day, we are publishing a recent interview with a Brother whose life story is truly inspiring: Ill. Brother Frank Martinez, MSA, 33°, from the Valley of Southern Illinois. Frank, now 92 years young, is a dedicated Freemason and member of the United States military. He served honorably in World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War before retiring from the service. Read more

Why I Am

"I belong because, in spite of all of our faults, foibles, and fears, we can come together and achieve great things." Read more

From Children’s Dyslexia Center To Hollywood

All who support our Scottish Rite Children’s Dyslexia Centers are gratified to hear of young people who learned to overcome dyslexia and achieve academic success. At our centers, all over the Northern Jurisdiction, there are many empowering stories: Darius Dancer’s story is just one of them. Read more

The Origins of the Double-Headed Eagle

Like the square and compasses symbol, the double-headed eagle motif is one of 32º Scottish Rite Freemasonry’s most recognizable symbols. Ever since its establishment, the Scottish Rite has adopted the double-headed eagle as its emblem. Here, we delve into its origins and significance today. Read more