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  • Is Freemasonry Dead - Bro. Matthew Brockbank

    20 MAY 2024 · While Freemasonry still maintains a dedicated following, membership numbers are significantly lower than their peak in the mid-20th century. Is it changing values, the allure of a digital world, or something darker? We'll delve into the world of Freemasonry, uncover its past, and explore why this once-powerful fraternity is facing an uncertain future. Bro. Matthew Brockbank returns to answer these questions as we assess the future of Freemasonry. Show Notes: - Follow the https://open.spotify.com/show/4MZdVI9XVfvCNYpIDn9iQq - Subscribe to the https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/craftsmen-online-podcast/id1557720890 - Listen to "https://open.spotify.com/episode/27VKGbsnJqP5qRCzseodyG?si=PaGggQZHRDKavZ6fclLcOA" on Spotify - Visit the https://craftsmenonline.com/ to learn more about our Reading Room, New York Masonic History section, and see our Lafayette Bicentennial Events Calendar! - Get our latest announcements and important updates in your inbox with the https://craftsmenonline.us2.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=42c3956d472ae5a2aab6950a3&id=b15e12aef0 - https://gmail.com! Yes, we will read your email and may even reach out to be a guest on a future episode. - https://www.patreon.com/CraftsmenOnlinePodcast. Whether it's a one time donation or you become a Patreon Subscriber, we appreciate your support!  Sponsor links: Don't forget to use the https://bricksmasons.com/ to receive free shipping with your first order from Bricks Masons!
    36m 1s
  • Amity App - WBs Jeremy Barnes and Michael Radigan

    13 MAY 2024 · One of the benefits of being a Master Mason is the ability to travel to other Lodges and interact with Brethren around the world. However, in many places, presenting a physical dues card is still the standard practice of Masonic identification. WBs Jeremy Barnes and Michael Radigan are the technology executives who are the driving force behind the https://amity.copiri.com/. Hear their insight into the future of digital recognition and how to “Travel Safely” as Master Mason in good standing. Show Notes: - Download the Amity App on https://apps.apple.com/us/app/amity/id1145664582 and https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.copiri.amity&hl=en_US&gl=US  - Follow the https://open.spotify.com/show/4MZdVI9XVfvCNYpIDn9iQq - Subscribe to the https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/craftsmen-online-podcast/id1557720890 - Visit the https://craftsmenonline.com/ to learn more about our Reading Room, New York Masonic History section, and submit your Blog article - http://gmail.com/, WB Michael Arce! Yes, we will read your email and may even reach out to be a guest on a future episode.  - https://www.patreon.com/CraftsmenOnlinePodcast. Whether it's a one time donation or you become a Patreon Subscriber, we appreciate your support! Sponsor link: Don't forget to use the promo code https://bricksmasons.com/!
    35m 22s
  • Secret Masonic History - Bro. Lee Justo

    6 MAY 2024 · Imagine finding a dusty box in your attic, full of old letters and faded family photos. Now, picture that attic is your Masonic Lodge, and those treasures are pieces of Masonic history. That's basically what happened to Bro. Lee Justo, Historian of Huguenot Lodge No. 46 White Plains, New York. But instead of just marveling at the history, he did something incredible – he turned it into a YouTube sensation called "Secret Masonic History." Show Notes: - Visit https://huguenot46.com/ online  - Watch https://www.youtube.com/@Huguenot-46 on YouTube - Follow the https://open.spotify.com/show/4MZdVI9XVfvCNYpIDn9iQq  - Subscribe to the https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/craftsmen-online-podcast/id1557720890 - Visit the https://craftsmenonline.com/to learn more about our Reading Room, New York Masonic History section, and see our Lafayette Bicentennial Events Calendar! - Get our latest announcements and important updates in your inbox with the https://craftsmenonline.us2.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=42c3956d472ae5a2aab6950a3&id=b15e12aef0 - mailto:craftsmenonlinepodcast@gmail.com, WB Michael Arce! Yes, we will read your email and may even reach out to be a guest on a future episode.  - https://www.patreon.com/CraftsmenOnlinePodcast. Whether it's a one time donation or you become a Patreon Subscriber, we appreciate your support! Sponsor link:  Don't forget to use the https://bricksmasons.com/ to receive free shipping with your first order from Bricks Masons!
    35m 5s
  • The Path Forward - Linda Patch and Bro. Len Cercone

    29 APR 2024 · The Path Forward: Empowering the Future of Freemasonry offers new, modern, and data-driven findings that examine the state and perception of Freemasonry among American men today. The book is designed to support Masonic institutions across the country in carrying forward Freemasonry’s esteemed traditions while meeting the needs of the modern man. The book's authors, Linda Patch and Leonard Cercone share how global trends and cultural pressures align to support a sustained period of growth for Freemasonry. Show Notes: - Order your copy of https://www.amazon.com/Path-Forward-Empowering-Future-Freemasonry/dp/B0CVD3VHB6/ref=sr_1_1 on Amazon - Visit the https://scottishritenmj.org/path-forward - Follow the https://open.spotify.com/show/4MZdVI9XVfvCNYpIDn9iQq - Subscribe to the https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/craftsmen-online-podcast/id1557720890 - Visit the https://craftsmenonline.com/ to learn more about our Reading Room, New York Masonic History section, and submit your Blog article - Get our latest announcements and important updates in your inbox with the https://craftsmenonline.us2.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=42c3956d472ae5a2aab6950a3&id=b15e12aef0 - https://gmail.com, WB Michael Arce! Yes, we will read your email and may even reach out to be a guest on a future episode.  - https://www.patreon.com/CraftsmenOnlinePodcast. Whether it's a one time donation or you become a Patreon Subscriber, we appreciate your support!  Sponsor links:  - Learn more about https://srnmj.us/join-us and the Scottish Rite, Northern Masonic Jurisdiction - Don't forget to use the https://bricksmasons.com/ with your first order from Bricks Masons!
    33m 12s
  • Gettysburg Masonic Memorial - Bro. David de Hosson

    22 APR 2024 · The Gettysburg National Battlefield "Friend to Friend" Memorial was dedicated in 1993 by the GL of Pennsylvania. It commemorates the famous encounter between General L.A. Armistead (CSA) and Captain Henry Bingham (USA) during Pickett's Charge on the last day of the battle. Bro. David de Hosson takes us inside his visit and the story of how, even during the darkest hours, the Light of Masonry prevails and the ties of Brotherhood still unite us. Show Notes: - Visit the https://www.gettysburgfreemasons.org/friend-to-friend-monument/online - Order your copy of https://www.amazon.com/Better-Angels-Our-Nature-Freemasonry/dp/0817359877 - Follow the https://open.spotify.com/show/4MZdVI9XVfvCNYpIDn9iQq - Subscribe to the https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/craftsmen-online-podcast/id1557720890 - Visit the https://craftsmenonline.com/ to learn more about our Reading Room, New York Masonic History section, and submit your Blog article - Get our latest announcements and important updates in your inbox with the https://craftsmenonline.us2.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=42c3956d472ae5a2aab6950a3&id=b15e12aef0  - https://gmail.com, WB Michael Arce! Yes, we will read your email and may even reach out to be a guest on a future episode.  - Support the Craftsmen Online Podcast. Whether it's a one time donation or you become a https://www.patreon.com/CraftsmenOnlinePodcast, we appreciate your support! Sponsor links: - Learn more about "https://srnmj.us/join-us, Northern Masonic Jurisdiction - Don't forget to use the promo code CRAFTSMEN to receive free shipping with your first order from https://bricksmasons.com/!
    27m 53s
  • The History of California and Freemasonry - Bro. Adam Kendall

    15 APR 2024 · California may be known for sunshine, surfing, and celebrities but the Golden State has a very dark history. Bro. Adam Kendall, a California-based historian and Freemason, guides us through the rise of Freemasonry during the Gold Rush; the powerful figures that followed, and the whispers of violence that haunt its legacy. Show Notes: - Learn more about Freemasonry in California by visiting the https://freemason.org/ - Read the latest edition or browse through past editions of https://californiafreemason.org/, the award winning Masonic magazine from the Grand Lodge of California - Follow the https://open.spotify.com/show/4MZdVI9XVfvCNYpIDn9iQq - Subscribe to the https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/craftsmen-online-podcast/id1557720890 - Visit the https://craftsmenonline.com/ to learn more about our Reading Room, New York Masonic History section, and submit your Blog article - Get our latest announcements and important updates in your inbox with the https://craftsmenonline.us2.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=42c3956d472ae5a2aab6950a3&id=b15e12aef0 - https://gmail.com! Yes, we will read your email and may even reach out to be a guest on a future episode. - https://www.patreon.com/CraftsmenOnlinePodcast. Whether it's a one time donation or you become a Patreon Subscriber, we appreciate your support! Sponsor links: - Learn more about "https://srnmj.us/join-us, Northern Masonic Jurisdiction - Don't forget to use the promo code CRAFTSMEN to receive free shipping with your first order from https://bricksmasons.com/!
    31m 53s
  • The Art of Memory: Mastering Masonic Mnemonics - Bro. Jason Short

    8 APR 2024 · Bro. Jason Short returns to discuss his recent lecture, "The Art of Memory: Mastering Masonic Mnemonics." Join us as we travel back to the Middle Ages to learn when memory and Freemasonry made a connection that has continued throughout time. Show Notes: - Follow the https://open.spotify.com/show/4MZdVI9XVfvCNYpIDn9iQq - Subscribe to the https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/craftsmen-online-podcast/id1557720890 - Visit the https://craftsmenonline.com/ to learn more about our Reading Room, New York Masonic History section, and submit your Blog article - Get our latest announcements and important updates in your inbox with the https://craftsmenonline.us2.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=42c3956d472ae5a2aab6950a3&id=b15e12aef0%5C - https://gmail.com, WB Michael Arce! Yes, we will read your email and may even reach out to be a guest on a future episode. - https://www.patreon.com/CraftsmenOnlinePodcast. Whether it's a one time donation or you become a Patreon Subscriber, we appreciate your support! Sponsor links: - Learn more about "https://srnmj.us/join-us, Northern Masonic Jurisdiction - Don't forget to use the promo code CRAFTSMEN to receive free shipping with your first order from https://bricksmasons.com/!
    34m 53s
  • Master Craftsman - WB Spencer Hamann

    1 APR 2024 · Call them artisans, do-ers, a master, skilled and talented; we call them Brother. On this episode, we spotlight WB Spencer Hamann, the maker behind The Uncommon Gavel. Bro. Hamann creates bespoke instruments and unique, collector Masonic gavels from beautiful natural timbers. He is an operative craftsman, whose labor and work embody our Masonic principles and teachings. Show Links: - Visit "https://sahamann.com/uncommon-gavel-home" website - Follow the https://open.spotify.com/show/4MZdVI9XVfvCNYpIDn9iQq - Subscribe to the https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/craftsmen-online-podcast/id1557720890 - https://gmail.com! Yes, we will read your email and may even reach out to be a guest on a future episode. - https://www.patreon.com/CraftsmenOnlinePodcast Whether it's a one time donation or you become a Patreon Subscriber, we appreciate your support! Sponsor links: - Learn more about "https://srnmj.us/join-us, Northern Masonic Jurisdiction - Don't forget to use the promo code CRAFTSMEN to receive free shipping with your first order from https://bricksmasons.com/!
    39m 6s
  • Craftsmen Online Anniversary Special - RW Steven Adam Rubin, DGM

    25 MAR 2024 · Craftsmen Online was established to serve as a source of additional Light in Freemasonry for Brothers around the world. Co-founded by RW Steven Adam Rubin and WB Michael Arce during the early days of the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic, our goal is to produce Masonic content that focus on Education, History, Leadership, and the Membership Experience. In this episode, we celebrate the 4th anniversary of Craftsmen Online with a look back on the early days and forward into many years to come! Show Notes: - Follow the https://open.spotify.com/show/4MZdVI9XVfvCNYpIDn9iQq - Subscribe to the https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/craftsmen-online-podcast/id1557720890 - Visit https://craftsmenonline.com/ to learn more about our Reading Room, New York Masonic History section, and submit your Blog article - https://gmail.com, WB Michael Arce! Yes, we will read your email and may even reach out to be a guest on a future episode. - https://www.patreon.com/CraftsmenOnlinePodcast. Whether it's a one time donation or you become a Patreon Subscriber, we appreciate your support!
    32m 38s
  • Mackey's Symbolism Of Freemasonry - Craftsmen Online Reading Room

    18 MAR 2024 · On this episode... hear the Craftsmen Online Reading Room panel (RW Bill Edwards and VW Michael LaRocco featuring RW Cliff Jacobs and Bro. Jason Short) discuss Mackey's Symbolism Of Freemasonry. Chapter 31, "The Lost Word." This program orginally took place on Tuesday, January 30, 2024 on Zoom Meetings. The Craftsmen Online Reading Room, is a Masonic Reading Group presented in a non-tiled format. These meetings focus on a reading selection from a Masonic book, discussed by a panel of Brothers during a secure Zoom Meeting. Our programs are free, open to all Masons in good standing, and those with an interest in the Ancient and Gentle Craft of Freemasonry. The Reading Room will open on Tuesday, April 30th, 2024, at 7 pm (ET). Our reading selection is from Manly P. Hall’s “Secret Teachings of All Ages.” We will be focusing on “Freemasonic Symbolism.” Click on the link below to download your FREE copy of this material and add the Zoom Meeting to your calendar. Show Notes: - http://gmail.com/, WB Michael Arce! Yes, we will read your email and may even reach out to be a guest on a future episode. - https://www.patreon.com/CraftsmenOnlinePodcast. Whether it's a one time donation or you become a Patreon Subscriber, we appreciate your support! - https://craftsmenonline.com/reading-room/. Download the free reading materials and save the date on your calendar! Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/craftsmen-online-podcast--4822031/support.
    52m 29s
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    Examining the Biblical Connections in the EA Degree - Bro. Jason Short

    17 MAY 2023 · Bro. Jason Short returns to provide insight on his lecture “An Exploration of Words and Widows,” a deeper examination of the biblical connections in the First Degree of Masonry. He shares how these keystones provide more than a rite of passage; they are steps that lead to self-improvement. Show Links.... Download your copy of "An Exploration of Words and Widows" by Bro. Jason Short from Craftsmen Online, here... https://craftsmenonline.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/05/An-Exploration-of-Words-and-Widows-Bro-Jason-W-Short.pdf
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    34m 24s

Welcome to the Craftsmen Online Podcast! The Craftsmen Online Podcast is the only Masonic podcast endorsed by the Grand Lodge of New York. Worshipful Brother Michael Arce, co-founder of Craftsmen...

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Welcome to the Craftsmen Online Podcast!

The Craftsmen Online Podcast is the only Masonic podcast endorsed by the Grand Lodge of New York. Worshipful Brother Michael Arce, co-founder of Craftsmen Online, is the voice you hear hosting our podcast. Every Monday morning you’ll be greeted with a fresh episode, packed with insight from our top-notch guests. And we’re not just sticking to the usual topics – we’re unraveling the history of the Craft, diving deep into ritual secrets, exploring the myths and legends, while examining the Sacred Text connections of Masonry. Plus, we’re sneaking in discussions about Masonic leadership, Lodge culture, and even going way beyond the Masonic universe to talk about Comic Books, Table Top Gaming, Artifical Intelligence, and more!

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