A Masonic service is a type of memorial or funeral service held for a Freemason who is a member of the Masonic Lodge, or Freemasonry. Freemasons are historically known as builders, according to the Masonic Lodge of Educa... More »

Masonic rituals include funeral services, the hoodwink, handshakes, passwords and signs. Lodge members conduct public funerals and memorial services for deceased members upon request. Masons do not reveal the secrets of ... More »

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Some common Masonic hand signs are the sign of the pyramid, the Masonic handshake, the devil’s horn and the hidden hand. These common Masonic hand signs show fellow Freemasons that a person is a member of the organizatio... More »

A Masonic funeral service is led by the Masonic Master, who begins the service by reading the sacred scroll; the reading is followed by displaying the lambskin apron and the Acacia. If desired, a eulogy is given before t... More »

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Some online resources that provide study guides for the entered apprentice include the Masonic Lodge of Education and Pietre-Stones Review of Freemasonry. The study guides contain information about the tools, etiquette, ... More »

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The Freemason code of conduct, virtue, God and geometry are some of the universal symbols of the Freemason's square, which is the combination of a ruler, a set of compasses joined together and the letter G. There is no i... More »

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