Our Freemasonry Blog
Freemasonry is a progressive moral science, and thousands of volumes have been published about its history, traditions, values, and effect on the world. Here we have a small collection of popular articles, most of which were written by officers of Petaluma-Hamilton Lodge #180 itself! Much of this content comes from our trestleboard, a monthly newsletter to our members and friends.
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The Petaluma Hamilton Freemasons recently won first place in the first annual Masonic BBQ competition with our entry in the chili cook-off. We used a modified version of my Uncle Don‟s secret chili recipe passed down from father to son for who knows how long. My Uncle...read more
Does the month of October just make you feel spooky? Something about the change of season to autumn and the yellow and gold colors signals that nature, having given us our harvest, is telling us it‟s time for the plants to begin to prepare for the winter. Then it‟s...read more
The condition of the Petaluma Masonic Hall is good! If you haven‟t been down to visit the hall in a few weeks, you will be pleasantly surprised when you do. The fresh coat of paint outside is already beginning to showcase the building and improve the curb appeal in...read more
Today in Masonic History we present The Forget-Me-Not and Anti-Freemasonry in Nazi Germany. Most Freemasons, and Freemasonry as a whole, are particularly mindful of our heritage. Both the most experienced Master Mason and the newest Entered Apprentice can appreciate...read more
Brethren, This past month has been a busy one. Last month I asked you all “What do we stand for?”. Since my writing of that article the question has become increasingly more important, to me personally as well as our Fraternity at large. The events of the past month...read more
There is a somber sentiment that is occurring right now in our beloved United States of America. It causes me to reflect on traditions of Freemasonry, in particular the Forget Me Not. I have included a short paper on the subject that I hope you will take a few minutes...read more