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The Official Debut of TNL On Air

The Northern Light is branching out! The magazine now produces a series of broadcasts called TNL On Air. The programs, which run an average of two to five minutes, feature stories about members, events, and programs, and provide jurisdiction-wide announcements. Read more

To the Moon and Back with Buzz Aldrin

Buzz Aldrin, the first Freemason to step foot on the moon, has an incredible life story that clearly shows his impact on history, science, and Freemasonry today. Read more

A New Year: Fall event ideas for your Lodge

With the Fall season just around the corner, we are starting to look towards a new Masonic year. We have created a list of fun and inclusive event ideas to help your Lodge start the year off on the right foot. Read more

Scottish Rite, NMJ, Updates Our Brand Identity

In August 2018, the Supreme Council of the Scottish Rite, 33°, Northern Masonic Jurisdiction, voted to adopt an updated brand identity. Take a look at our crisp, modern look that preserves our symbolism yet speaks to our commitment to our Path Forward. Read more

Jesse Pattee’s Master Mason Certificate

In the latest issue of The Northern Light, Jeffrey Croteau, Director of the Van Gorden-Williams Library and Archives, writes in the Digital Collections Highlight about Jesse Pattee, a past Master Mason, with a beautiful story. Read our latest blog for the full article and head to our Northern Light web page to check out earlier editions of The Northern Light. Read more

A Q & A with Evan Reseska, SR Mason and Boston Beekeeper

Evan Reseska is a Master and second-generation beekeeper. He grew up in the fields working with bees and harvesting honey, and now owns and operates a brick and mortar store located in the Boston Public Market, The Boston Honey Company. We got the chance to meet Evan at his store and chat about his business, the strong community and friendships that he’s found within Freemasonry, and his feelings on the powerful impact of creating a legacy. Read more

A Lifelong Connection Through the Scottish Rite

Fariba Houman tells her story on the Scottish Rite blog about how she developed a close relationship with Brother Sidney Baxter, 33°, and his wife Mona during a time when she needed support and comfort in a new place. Their selflessness, love, and care guided Fariba through many years; a lifelong connection started through Freemasonry and the Scottish Rite.  Read more

A Weekend Masonic Trip to Washington, D.C

If you’re in the market for a weekend getaway, might we suggest a mini-Masonic vacation in Washington D.C.? From the Air and Space Museum to the notable GW Memorial, our itinerary is chock-full of significant landmarks that are important to Freemasonry history. Read more

Hauts Grades Academy Series: From the Desk of Arthur Fred Hebbeler. III, 32°

Haut Grades Academy Series: From the Desk of…Arthur Fred Hebbeler. III, 32°. Please join us in learning about the degree of The 4 Chaplains and its relationship to the Scottish Rite’s core values. The essay by Bro Hebbeler is drawn from his writings in HGA Level 2.  Read more