Say hello to a series of brand-new web resources for prospects and new members available on freemason.org, the online home of the Masons of California.
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These Masons working with death have an intimate familiarity with the other side.
A tiny, sandy cove, San Francisco’s Aquatic Park is one of the most reliably sunny spots in town. Yet clues of the city’s distant past are still there.
Beginning in 1852, Masonic cemeteries have provided a final resting place for some of the most important figures in California’s history. From Shasta to San Diego, they’ve brought Masons together to celebrate, mourn, and pay homage.
The Masonic funeral ceremony is often the first encounter of the craft for outsiders—which is fitting, because the concepts of death, rebirth, and legacy are important elements to Freemasonry.
In the newest issue of CaliforniaFreemason, we celebrate life by examining the Masonic customs and traditions related to mortality, death, and whatever comes next.
Thirty years after helping launch Sublime, Marshall goodman is still well-qualified to represent the LBC.
Meet three Masonic craftsmen combining technical and artistic wondery to create, repair, and restore musical instruments—making moments of harmonic brilliance possible.
In September, NBC’s streaming service, Peacock, debuted a new television adaptation of Dan Brown’s The Lost Symbol which touched off a sudden explosion of interest in Freemasonry and provided a mysterious backdrop to the plot of the story.
In this special issue of California Freemason Magazine, we delve into the unique power of music—the power to heighten the ritual, to find and make meaning, and to bring people together.
As master of his not-so-nearby lodge, Barstow Boron Lodge 682, Miguel Vazquez makes the long trip into the Inland Empire numerous times each week to sit in the East. Still, you won’t hear him complain. Neither will the other 122 members of the Masonic lodge.
The photo above reveals how beautiful the Fort Bragg Masonic lodge now looks on Main Street in downtown. It clearly has increased the “face” value of the downtown area in the city. Considerable restoration took place on both the interior and exterior as well as the building being completely repainted in the Masonic colors. Many […]
Give your day an inspired start with a delicious cup of full flavored Mendocino Masonic Secret Blend coffee. Students of today are our leaders of tomorrow and support of education is a keystone of Masonic belief. All net proceeds from coffee sales will benefit scholarships for Mendocino Coast outstanding high school seniors. For Sales, please […]
Masonic Lodge #179 Treasurer, Don Buckingham, PROUDLY presenting a donation of $700 (which will be matched by up to 6 local business) to Amanda Friscia, Executive Director, of the Fort Bragg Food Bank as part of “Meet The Turkey Challenge” 2020. This $700 donation being ‘amplified’ by a matching amount will go a long ways […]
(Pictured above) L-R Don Buckingham, Greg Egelston, Rob Scott, Bob Cauckwell, Vanlee Waters, Jim Davis. Believe it or not! Masonic Lodge 179 received both a 1st & 2nd Place at the recent Fort Bragg Food Bank Soup and Chili Cook Off! Vanlee’s Chowder won 1st Place in the soup contest and Greg’s Deacon’s Chili won […]
Local Masonic Lodge #179 attendees at recent 2019 Winesong event. Pictured above L-R: Karen & Greg Egelston, Larry Jennings, Robert Scott, Dori & Don Buckingham. These Masons and their wives were proud to man the Merchandise Shoppe at the 35th Winesong Charity Auction & Tasting. It was a wonderful opportunity for them to meet the attendees and […]