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.

Our most recent entries appear below, but you can also look for a specific category of articles by using the links to the right. Have something to contribute? Email our webmaster!


From the South (June)

The Junior Warden discusses the importance of the Lodge as a community hub, being a place where Brothers can come and feel supported.

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Brotherly Love

Brother Zaro explores what it means to love one another and how Masons through the ages have approached the topic.

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Words that Made a Difference

How strongly do Masons take their obligations? When a Mason’s daughter needed help, Brothers from across four states came together to provide relief. This is a story of the true meaning of Masonry in action.

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The Challenge of Past Masters

The transition from the East to a seat in the sidelines can be a challenging one, not the least reason being a sense of “what do I do now?” In this article the responsibilities of the Past Masters are explored and celebrated.

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Choosing a Line Officer

A Past Master from Minnesota explores what it takes to be an officer of the Lodge, and what leaders should look for when selecting junior officers to enter or continue up the line.

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