Like it or loathe it, we cannot escape the reality of an increasingly digital future with everything from currency exchange to ordering a pie and pint in a pub now very readily accessible online and via smartphones. At Covenant Lodge, we have taken the view that we should do everything reasonably possible to keep up […]
Its been quite a while since our last meeting and everyone is looking forward to renewing contact. Our usual dining arrangement is not available and so our new dining venue is another thing to which we look forward.
Over the last few days, I have received a number of heart-warming congratulations from fellow Lodge members at the news that their Lodge Secretary has been awarded London Grand Rank in recognition of services to Freemasonry in London. In the grand scheme of things, the award is nothing to make a huge fuss about but […]
Last week at the request of a Freemason friend, I travelled into London to meet with one of his acquaintances to chat very informally about Freemasonry and whether it might be a good fit for him. We had a lovely chat and will meet again. The most important thing for everybody is not to assume […]
A little more than a month ago, I responded positively to an invitation to arrange for any new members of the Covenant Lodge to attend a welcome presentation at our headquarters in Great Queen Street, London. For anyone who has not previously visited the building, I heartily recommend it. It is open to the public […]
There is little doubt that Freemasonry has come a long way in the last 20 years. From an inward-looking anachronistic organisation happy in its own isolation; now, it is becoming outward looking, more public than ever and, in the process, enjoying significantly more public support. Freemasonry has begun to drop its veil of secrecy and […]