Lawrence P. Kapitany Masonic Research Group Meeting

Title: Lawrence P. Kapitany Masonic Research Group MeetingLocation: Charlotte Scottish Rite Masonic TempleLink out: Click hereDescription: Dedicated to Masonic Study and bringing more LIght into the Fraternity… This weeks discussion will feature the Scottish Rite’s 4th Degree (Secret Master). “You must learn to work for the work’s sake, without desire of approbation or reward. Work […]


I hold in my hand a little scrap of paper 2 ½ x 3 ½ inches in size. It is of no intrinsic worth, not a bond, not a check or receipt for valuables, yet it is my most prized possession. It is my membership in a Masonic Lodge.It tells me that I have entered […]

SGIG Bill Brunk Gives Talk on Rosicrucians to Research Group

Our August meeting marked the 2nd Anniversary of the “Lawrence P. Kapitany Masonic Research Group” with twenty-one in attendance. I wanted to express our sincere gratitude and thanks to Illustrious Brother Bill for the time and effort taken in traveling to Charlotte for this special occasion. You can click below for an audio file of […]

New Web Site – Treasures of North Carolina Masonry

Check out this new site by Brother Walter Klein and the Grand Lodge of North Carolina Public Relations Committee. There are a lot of stories that would make excellent Masonic Education short talks for a Lodge meeting! Here’s a preview: A man, a college, a lodge—all dedicated to future Masonic leaders. The man is Herbert […]

Thoughts of Condolences

I ran across this card (circa 1957) recently and I thought you might enjoy it. __________________________________________ Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonry Dear Friend, May we offer our condolences in this your Hour of Sorrow, by sharing with you that letter of our beloved Masonic Brother, Benjamin Franklin, who wrote his brother John’s bereaved […]

Scottish Rite Master Craftsman Program

The Master Craftsman Program is an exciting new by-mail correspondence course designed and administered by staff at the House of the Temple in Washington, DC under the guidance and leadership of the Supreme Council, 33° of the A. and A. Scottish Rite – Southern Jurisdiction. Consisting of 6 lessons, it utilizes The Scottish Rite Ritual […]

Freemasonry and the Fabric of America Video

Late Brother Lee Sherman Dreyfus, 33rd, former governor of Wisconsin, gave a public presentation about Freemasonry, it origins and it’s impact upon the founding and ideals of America. This event was filmed and is provided to us by the Scottish Rite – Northern Jurisdiction.

A Visit to St. John’s Lodge No. 3

– I made a trip to St. John’s Lodge No. 3 last year and took some photos, I thought you might enjoy taking a look at one of the oldest Lodges in the State. The Brethren of this wonderful Lodge took on a massive restoration of the Lodge Room a few years ago, it is […]