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Enter the secret world of the Freemasons

The Grand Lodge of The State of New York Free and Accepted Masons, opened its doors to the producers and reporters of the popular television program CBS Sunday Morning. Peek behind the veil of this mysterious organization on this candid and intriguing investigation. Mo Rocca from CBS Sunday Morning speaks with experts in Masonic History, including History Professor Margaret Jacob from UCLA, our dear Brother Brent Morris and New York State Grand Master James Sullivan. When I first learned that there would be a segment presented on CBS Sunday Morning, I was very excited. I enjoy watching this program with my wife almost every Sunday. Then, I couldn't wait to share the news with The Winding Stairs community. Especially because...

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Masonic News: Is author Dan Brown, writer of The DaVinci Code a Freemason?

Author Dan Brown expresses his admiration for Freemasonry Thriller Fiction author Dan Brown expressed his respect for the Fraternity of Freemasonry and that he would be "Honoured to be a Mason". The author of the popular Thriller Fiction books The DaVinci Code, Angels & Demons and The Lost Symbol, Dan Brown, has recently expressed his admiration for Freemasonry. According to a recent article published Tuesday 21st of May 2013 in The Independent UK, The Author, who is being heavily covered in the media for his latest installment to his book saga titled Inferno, expressed that he "would be honoured to be a Mason" You can read the article where he also mentions that was extended an invitation to join the...

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Masonic News: From Paris, France: Past Grand Master François Stifani was kicked out of GLNF

Breaking MASONIC News from Paris, France: Past Grand Master François Stifani was kicked out of GLNF According to a recent news issued today by the Masonic Press Agency: today, April 24, 2013, Grand Master Jean-Pierre Servel issued the 1584 Order through which Past Grand Master François Stifani was kicked out of GLNF. Therefore Stifani will not be able to attend GLNF's Masonic meetings. But what will he (F. Stifani) do?! Sources: Masonic Times- http://masonictimes.blogspot.com/2013/04/breaking-masonic-news-from-paris-france.html Read More about the reasons behind this article by reading this article by Brother Christopher Hodapp, published in January on his Blog Freemasons For Dummies. Shared via Google Currents

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TWS 004 : Veiled in Allegory

The Winding Stairs Episode 4: Veiled in Allegory The action of veiling the teachings of Freemasonry behind a veil of Allegory has various reasons. Very powerful ones. Freemasonry is described elegantly as a Science of Morality, Veiled in Allegory and Illustrated by Symbols. If there is nothing sinister in a science of morality, then why should it be veiled? On this episode we explore the reasons behind the allegorical teaching method and how well it works with the human mind. We introduce two new segments to our program: Masonic History Masonic Conspiracies by Bro:. Robert Johnson from Whence Came You? Podcast. Masonic History Masonic Apron Protects County Documents During the civil war, In Brunswick County Virginia, an act of benevolence,...

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