November/December 2023

2023 Biennial Session: Freemasonry—The Anchor of Society. Close-up of an illuminated sphere with 32° Scottish Rite Double-headed Eagle embossed on it


In this magazine:


  • B. C. Ruli, “The Anchor of Society: The Supreme Council’s 2023 Biennial Session”
  • M. Szramoski, “Family of Freemasonry Exhibit Opens at Biennial Session”
  • S. Cockerham, “Sixth Annual Puttin’ for the Kids Golf Tournament Supports Walker Scottish Rite Clinic at Maryville University”
  • M. Szramoski, “Let Us Help You Succeed! 2024 SRF Grant Application Forms Are Live”
  • E. Ryan, “Dotage and Underage: The Quandary of Age Limitations in Freemasonry”
  • K. Andrus, “Magic inside You Can Change the World: Mozart’s Masonic Opera The Magic Flute”
  • A. Chang, “Meet Scottish Rite Endowment Graduate Recipient Owen Helman”
  • M. Youssefiani, “Illumination in Exile: The Global Significance of Iranian Freemasonry’s Resilience and Hope”
  • J. Rees, “Wedding Bells at a Scottish Rite Reunion”
  • M. Dreisonstok, “The Cardinal Virtue of Fortitude”
  • L. Minton, “Embracing the “Hero’s Journey” in Our Masonic Experience—Part 1: What is the Hero’s Journey?”


  • J. Cole, Grand Commander’s Message, “My Coin”
  • O. Curcio, From the Pages of Amicus Illuminismi, “A Collection of Holiday Ornaments Adds Sparkle to the House of the Temple”
  • M. Howard, The Masonic Traveler, “Hope and the Journeys to Be Traveled”
  • T. Simpkins, M. Dreisonstok, and J. Mongardini, Chips from the Quarry, “Toys, Games, and Freemasons”
  • Current Interest
  • P. J. Roup, Notes from the Northern Light, “Doing the Right Thing: Br. Enoch O’Dell Woodhouse II, 32°, Tuskegee Airman and Scottish Rite Mason”
  • W. Parks, Cornerstones of the Craft, “Albert Pike’s Prodigal Lost Words: The Porch and the Middle Chamber”
  • S. B. Morris, Book Reviews, “Supreme Council, OES PHA, and a Book Review Editor Returns
  • C. Dreisonstok, Masonic Puzzle, “Eastern Star Word Search”