Masonic Education

Masonic Education

Freemasonry can provide a path to finding answers to life’s questions. Various forms of education enable members to seek answers along their personal journey to becoming a better man. Choose your path: study the past, enhance current leadership skills, delve into philosophy, focus on ritual and symbolism or chart your own way.

Online Education & Mentoring Program

In addition to the relationships that develop between Entered Apprentice and Fellowcraft Masons and their mentors as they proceed through the degrees, the new Online Mentoring Program offers continuous opportunities for engagement and development for new members following initiation.

Learn more about the Online Education & Mentoring Program

Online Mentoring Program
The Pennsylvania Freemason

Freemason Magazine

First published more than 50 years ago, “The Pennsylvania Freemason” magazine continues to provide members with news from Grand Lodge, upcoming events and educational opportunities. Readers also enjoy member and Lodge features and updates from our Masonic Charities. Searchable PDF files of each issue dating back to 1954 are available, making it an ideal tool for historians and researchers.

View issues of the Pennsylvania Freemason magazine

Officer Seminars and Sectional Schools of Instruction

Each year, the Grand Lodge of Pennsylvania holds several leadership training seminars across the Commonwealth at locations convenient to the Brethren. These seminars cover a wide variety of topics, including leadership, Lodge management, Masonic education, membership tips and more.

The learning and exemplification of the ritualistic work is a core concept in Freemasonry. The Grand Lodge of Pennsylvania is committed to the highest standards of ritual performance and presentation, all in an effort to give every new Mason an experience he will carry with them for the rest of his life.

View our Seminar and Schools of Instruction Calendar

Masonic Seminars
Speakers' Bureau

Speakers’ Bureau

The Grand Lodge of Pennsylvania offers a Speakers’ Bureau with a variety of presentations for your Lodge meeting.

View the available speakers and their topics

Pennsylvania Lodge of Research

The Pennsylvania Lodge of Research is constituted solely for the purpose of Masonic study. Working under a warrant from the Grand Lodge of Pennsylvania, F. & A.M., the Lodge of Research meets twice a year in different locations around the Commonwealth. During our meetings, Brothers offer presentations on Masonic topics that further our understanding of our Fraternity, including its history, philosophy, and symbolism.

Visit the Pennsylvania Lodge of Research website

Pennsylvania Lodge of Research
The Pennsylvania Academy of Masonic Knowledge

Pennsylvania Academy of Masonic Knowledge

The Academy offers learning opportunities in which Masons may participate in dialogues with similarly inclined brethren, witness prominent Masonic scholars discussing various aspects of Freemasonry and pursue home study at their own pace and in their own areas of interest, through publications on Masonic subjects recommended by the Academy.

Visit the Academy of Masonic Knowledge website