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Intentional Freemasonry

Article originally posted on http://www.thelaudablepursuit.com by Bro. Jason E. Marshall; There is currently a great deal of hand-wringing going on in local Lodges and in Grand Lodges across the country regarding the current state of Freemasonry. It shouldn’t come as a surprise to anyone that our membership numbers are declining, and with the declining membership comes […]

Presidents Day – Washington the Freemason

George Washington joined the Masonic Lodge in Fredericksburg, Virginia at the age of 20 in 1752. His Masonic membership, like the others public titles and duties he performed, was expected from a young man of his social status in colonial Virginia. During the War for Independence, General Washington attended Masonic celebration and religious observances in […]

From the East – Feb 2015

My Brothers, I bring you fraternal greetings from our new home in Cyberspace. Thanks goes out to our Senior Warden for a mighty fine job. This is a great “Working Tool” for us all to use but like all tools they need you to complete the task at hand. The hammer doesn’t strike a nail […]

The Top Ten Reasons *NOT* to become a Freemason

This is an oldie but a goodie. Originally posted on a blog about 2006. When ever something happens or I get questioned about membership in the Fraternity, I always think of this little diddy. Reverse psychology in the raw. (1) You have too many friends. Let’s face it, you have so many friends you can’t […]

Irony..it’s not just for the profane..NEW info!

This morning, like most mornings I sit and have my cup of coffee and read through emails, which usually include some news readers. If you are not familiar with news readers well it’s a private search of all new stories, articles or posts on the interwebs about a specific search term. So some years ago […]

Masonic Youth Organizations

As some may already know for a log time we had a page of Masonic Youth organizations in NY on our older site. Well as they are still very important and need to be promoted I am creating this post, which will be archived in time with the same details as before. Click on any […]

Freemasonry and the Holocaust

By: Bro. Shawn M. Gorley             We’ve all learned in history classes about World War II and how people of the Jewish faith were rounded up, imprisoned, and brutally tortured and killed by the Nazis, but what most people don’t know is that the Freemasons were among those rounded up and systematically murdered by the […]

Just be socialble

You may or may not notice the Be Social icons at the top right of this website. They wil connect you to Potunk Lodge’s Facebook group, Twitter Feed and Instagram account. Now if you have no idea what that means, well you can probably ignore the rest of this post. For those members who have […]

An Apologia on the Traditions of Freemasonry

Freemasonry is entirely built around traditions. Its intellectual inspiration was born from the determination of Isaac Newton and his friends to create an area of freedom in an England torn apart by civil and religious war. Ever since there have been lodges in Scotland, men have passed between the pillars of King Solomon’s Temple, that […]

Mardi Gras Extravaganza

Today I received some information from W: Rick Farmer of Tyre Lodge #91 of the MW Prince Hall Grand Lodge about an event on February 21st. To be held at the Riverhead Aquarium, Riverhead, NY. Mardi Gras Extravaganza and Masquerade Ball Anyone interested in attending should call the number listed on the invite attached.