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Brought to Light is a the Southern Hemispheres first masonic podcast created for the purpose of bringing young men and masons to light through discussions and research papers about Australian Freemasonry and the Victorian jurisdiction in particular. The views expressed herein are the opinions of the individual contributors only and not representative of any Grand Lodge or associated body.

Brought to Light Blue Lounge Social Club

    • Religion & Spirituality
    • 4.8, 5 Ratings

Brought to Light is a the Southern Hemispheres first masonic podcast created for the purpose of bringing young men and masons to light through discussions and research papers about Australian Freemasonry and the Victorian jurisdiction in particular. The views expressed herein are the opinions of the individual contributors only and not representative of any Grand Lodge or associated body.

    Episode 64. A struggle for the heart of freemasonry

    Episode 64. A struggle for the heart of freemasonry

    Episode 64 of the Brought to Light Masonic Podcast is dedicated to a discussion about important matters arising from the most recent business meeting of the United Grand Lodge of Victoria, particularly reflecting on the final address to the members by MWBro Keith Murray, Grand Master.



    Join your hosts Worshipful Brother Jack Aquilina, Brother David Illingworth and Worshipful Brother Robert Billing as they discuss some of the important points arising from the Grand Master’s historic speech, lessons to be learnt and the role ordinary members can play in determining the future direction of the Craft.



    The brethren also provide an update on the latest in masonic news from here in Victoria and the world more broadly, and an update on the latest news and events concerning the Blue Lounge Social Club and the Brought to Light Masonic Podcast.



    Show Notes:



    BLSC Online Education Forum – 11 April 2020 – The Origins of Freemasonry



    BLSC Online Education Forum – 4 May 2020 – The relevance of religion in Freemasonry?



    Blue Lounge Social Club Website



    Brought to Light Website



    Contact the Blue Lounge Here



    Contact Brought to Light



    Blue Lounge Social Club Facebook

    • 1 hr 31 min
    Episode 63. Where have we been and more importantly, where are we going?

    Episode 63. Where have we been and more importantly, where are we going?

    Episode 63  of the Brought to Light Masonic Podcast is dedicated to a discussion about where we have been and where are are going during this unprecedented moment in history associated with the COVID-19 pandemic.



    Join your hosts Worshipful Brother Jack Aquilina, Brother David Illingworth and Worshipful Brother Robert Billing as they discuss what has been happening over the last 18 months and plans for the Brought to Light masonic podcast in 2020.



    The brethren also provide an update on the latest in masonic news from here in Victoria and the world more broadly, and an update on the latest news and events concerning the Blue Lounge Social Club and the Brought to Light Masonic Podcast.



    Show Notes:



    Endeavour Virtual Lodge 944 – Special 7th Meeting on 31 March 2020



    BLSC Online Education Forum – 11 April 2020 – The Origins of Freemasonry



    BLSC Online Education Forum – 4 May 2020 – The relevance of religion in Freemasonry?



    Blue Lounge Social Club Website



    Brought to Light Website



    Contact the Blue Lounge Here



    Contact Brought to Light



    Blue Lounge Social Club Facebook

    • 1 hr 16 min
    Episode 62. A Canadian Mason on the Road in the United States

    Episode 62. A Canadian Mason on the Road in the United States

    Episode 62  of the Brought to Light Masonic Podcast is a special segmented episode hosted by the Provincial President of the Blue Lounge Social Club of the Province of Ontario Canada, WBro Nicholas Laine.
    WBro Nick invites you to journey with him as he traveled across the United States were he had the chance to visit our many USA masonic friends of the Blue Lounge Social Club and the Brought to Light Masonic Podcast.
    WBro Nick puts together a fantastic episode which includes a conversation with our friends at the Masonic Lite Podcast from Lancaster Pennsylvania from their brand new recording studio and a chat with WBro Jason Richards of the Masonic Roundtable Podcast.
    Brother Nick also gives us an update a on the latest news and events concerning the Blue Lounge Social Club and the Brought to Light Masonic Podcast.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Episode 61. Lodge Future Proofing: The ‘me’ generation, preparing for members from generation Millennial

    Episode 61. Lodge Future Proofing: The ‘me’ generation, preparing for members from generation Millennial

    Episode 61  of the Brought to Light Masonic Podcast is the second part of a new four part series that will dedicated to discussions and ideas workshops on meeting the big challenges the Craft faces today, entitled ‘Lodge Future Proofing’.  This series will be based on the research conducted by Bro Jack Aquilina, as found in his paper ‘Completing our allotted task whilst it is yet day’.
    Join your hosts Brother Jack Aquilina, Brother David Illingworth and Worshipful Brother Robert Billing as they discuss the generation of new members who are millennials and the particular challenges and opportunities it presented by them for the Craft and the principle pillars that can guide the Craft through future adaptation to strength.
    The brethren also provide an update on the latest in masonic news from here in Victoria and the world more broadly, and an update on the latest news and events concerning the Blue Lounge Social Club and the Brought to Light Masonic Podcast.
    Make sure you check out our show sponsor The Happy Masons Shop for fine and great priced masonic accessories and regalia at www.thehappymasonsshop.com.au
    Show Notes:
    Jack Aquilina’s Research Paper on Freemasonry’s Future Challenges for Victorian Lodge of Research. 
    Blue Lounge Social Club Vlog Series 
    CHECK OUT THE NEW BLUE LOUNGE SHOP – For Pins and other merchandise
    New Blue Lounge Social Club Website
    New Brought to Light Website
    Contact the Blue Lounge Here
    Contact Brought to Light
    Blue Lounge Social Club Facebook

    • 1 hr 55 min
    Episode 60. Lodge Future Proofing: Managing the Decline of Religiosity

    Episode 60. Lodge Future Proofing: Managing the Decline of Religiosity

    Episode 60 of the Brought to Light Masonic Podcast is the second part of a new four part series that will dedicated to discussions and ideas workshops on meeting the big challenges the Craft faces today, entitled ‘Lodge Future Proofing’.  This series will be based on the research conducted by Bro Jack Aquilina, as found in his paper ‘Completing our allotted task whilst it is yet day’.
    The brethren also reflect on the Brought to Light Masonic Podcast’s second year anniversary since its first episode launched on 4 July 2016.  The podcast’s history, its progress its first episodes and the important role it plays in the discourse of modern freemasonry, particularly in Victoria are reflected on.
    Join your hosts Brother Jack Aquilina, Brother Steve Austin and Worshipful Brother Robert Billing as they discuss the declining religiosity across the western world , its impact on Freemasonry, the challenges and opportunities it presents and the principle pillars that can guide the Craft through future adaptation to strength.
    The brethren also provide an update on the latest in masonic news from here in Victoria and an update on the latest news and events concerning the Blue Lounge Social Club and the Brought to Light Masonic Podcast.
    Make sure you check out our show sponsor The Happy Masons Shop for fine and great priced masonic accessories and regalia at www.thehappymasonsshop.com.au
    Show Notes:
    Jack Aquilina’s Research Paper on Freemasonry’s Future Challenges for Victorian Lodge of Research. 
    Blue Lounge Social Club Vlog Series 
    CHECK OUT THE NEW BLUE LOUNGE SHOP – For Pins and other merchandise
    New Blue Lounge Social Club Website
    New Brought to Light Website
    Contact the Blue Lounge Here
    Contact Brought to Light
    Blue Lounge Social Club Facebook

    • 1 hr 48 min
    Episode 59. Films, TV Shows, Interests Outside of Masonry

    Episode 59. Films, TV Shows, Interests Outside of Masonry

    Episode 59 of the Brought to Light Masonic Podcast is a fun episode where our USA hosts Worshipful Brother Bobbie Mitchell and Brother Tyler Edens talk about their favorite films and TV shows and the importance of having strong interests outside of Freemasonry in order to be a great mason.
    The brethren also provide an update on the latest in masonic news from Illinois and an update on the latest news and events concerning the Blue Lounge Social Club of Illinois USA and the Brought to Light Masonic Podcast.
    Make sure you check out our show sponsor The Happy Masons Shop for fine and great priced masonic accessories and regalia at www.thehappymasonsshop.com.au
    Show Notes:
    CHECK OUT THE NEW BLUE LOUNGE SHOP – For Pins and other merchandise
    Blue Lounge Social Club Website
    Brought to Light Website
    Contact the Blue Lounge Here
    Contact Brought to Light
    Blue Lounge Social Club of Illinois USA Facebook

    • 1 hr 26 min

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5 Ratings

Mad Michael 1986 ,

Fantastic

Great finally see an Australian masonic podcast with events around Victoria especially only issues it is not regularly on

Go back to once a week :)

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