MAKE A DAILY ADVANCEMENT IN YOUR MASONIC JOURNEY

FREEMASONRY101 offers you a collection of online courses for good men looking to learn more about the mysteries of Freemasonry...

The following are the 8 courses currently present inside our Freemasons' Community which you can learn more about on this page.

This page will explain everything you need to know about what each course is about.

masonic courses page

UNDERSTANDING FREEMASONRY (22 LESSONS)

What you'll learn in this course:

  • How Freemasonry is defined.
  • The purpose of Freemasonry.
  • The origins of Freemasonry.
  • How Freemasonry went from Operative to Speculative.
  • Grand Lodges & how they came to be.
  • What "free & accepted" means.
  • The contrasts between Freemasonry & religion.
  • What topics should and should not to be discussed in Masonic lodges.
  • Freemasonry and politics.
  • Why Freemasonry never recruits new members.
  • Why it's called "Blue Lodge".
  • How to prepare for your initiation.
  • The Constitution of the United States & Freemasonry.
  • Masonic burials.

PRACTICAL FREEMASONRY (16 LESSONS)

What you'll learn in this course:

  • What it means to be a Master Mason.
  • How "Masonic Relief" really works.
  • Masonic visitations explained.
  • Lodge attendance etiquette.
  • How balloting works in a Lodge.
  • The responsibility of vouchers in petitions for new members.
  • Why it's important to investigate potential candidates.
  • The financial responsibility of a Mason.
  • The best practices for entering & retiring from a Lodge.
  • Deportment while in Lodge.
  • The different officers' jobs in a lodge explained.
  • Masonic "laws" & offenses.

ORDERS & RITES OF FREEMASONRY (6 LESSONS)

What you'll learn in this course:

  • How the York Rite works.
  • Wha the Scottish Rite is about.
  • The Complimentary orders to Freemasonry.
  • All the different female Masonic organizations.
  • Youth Masonic organizations.

ENTERED APPRENTICE DEGREE (27 LESSONS)

What you'll learn in this course:

  • What it means to "take your first step" as an EA.
  • Why and how a candidate must be "prepared" in his heart before he can become a Freemason.
  • An "explanation of being Truly and duly prepared".
  • The Masonic Symbols of the EA degree.
  • A lesson on the cable tow, the entrance and the reception.
  • The Holy Saints John & the first degree.
  • The form of the Lodge.
  • The rite of perambulation explained.
  • The alter and its meaning for the Entered Apprentice.
  • The Great Lights of Masonry as explained in the first degree.
  • The Obligation of the Entered Apprentice.
  • The symbols penalties for the violation of your obligation explained. 
  • Everything an EA must know about his white, lambskin apron.
  • The Rite of Destitution.
  • The Northeast corner.
  • An in-depth explanation of the Working Tools of an Entered Apprentice.
  • The charge, the lectures and the catechisms explained.
  • The origins of the the EA ritual (how it all came to be).
  • The "language" of Freemasonry.
  • When to arise and when to be seated.
  • The role of the Tyler (with the cowans explained).
  • The Lodge prayer for an EA.
  • All the rights and responsibilities of an Entered Apprentice Freemason.

FELLOW CRAFT DEGREE (15 LESSONS)

What you'll learn in this course:

  • The symbolism of the Fellow craft degree.
  • How the Fellow Craft degree evolved from Operative Masonry to Speculative Freemasonry.
  • The basic teachings of the Fellow Craft degree.
  • Preparation and reception of the FC degree.
  • The Cable Tow explained.
  • The Obligation of the FC degree and why it's important.
  • The Working Tools of the FC degree.
  • The wages of a Fellow craft Mason in speculative Freemasonry.
  • An explanation of the "pillars" in the porch.
  • The Globes surmounting the columns.
  • The Winding Stairs explained.
  • The symbolism in numbers.
  • Admission to the Middle Chamber.
  • The Letter G explained.
  • The rights and responsibilities of a Fellow Craft.

MASTER MASON DEGREE (24 LESSONS)

What you'll learn in this course:

  • Why it's called the "Sublime" degree.
  • An explanation of the significance of this MM degree.
  • Preparation and reception of the MM degree.
  • The obligation of MM explained.
  • Clandestine Lodged and clandestine MMs.
  • Prince Hall Freemasonry.
  • An explanation of the terms "Dotage, Fool, Libertine and Profane".
  • Signs, tokens and words of the Master Mason.
  • The Working Tools of a Master Mason.
  • The Hiramic legend and how it influenced the MM degree.
  • Who were the 3 great Grand Masters?
  • The Temple of Solomon (& its use in the MM degree).
  • The Symbolism of the temple explained.
  • King Solomon, King Hiram & Hiram Abiff.
  • Traveling in foreign countries as a Master Mason.
  • The symbolic wages of a Master Mason.
  • Who were the three ruffians?
  • The low twelve and the 5 points of fellowship for all Master Masons.
  • The lost word and the sprig of Acacia.
  • The raising of a candidate.
  • The All-seeing eye and other MM symbols explained.

LEARNING & MEMORIZING THE RITUAL (9 LESSONS)

What you'll learn in this course:

  • Figuring out the words.
  • Understanding the speech.
  • Small scale memorization.
  • Large scale memorization.
  • How to smooth it all out.
  • The mindset requited to deliver an unforgettable ritual.
  • How to "act" it out.
  • BONUS: Tips from community members on how to best memorize the ritual + as free book to help you with your studies.

MASONIC MENTORSHIP (7 LESSONS)

What you'll learn in this course:

  • What it really means to "mentor" a brother.
  • When do mentorship duties start and end.
  • Why some members remain lifelong members.
  • Why many initiates never come back.
  • Why men seek out Freemasonry.
  • Who can be a "mentor" in a lodge.
  • Some ways a mentor can perform his duties.

HOW TO GET ACCESS TO ALL COURSES

All the above courses (and future ones too) are available inside our new Freemasons' community membership website.

Alongside these courses, which can only be found inside the membership website, you will also find:

The BeeHive community:

This is where 250+ members from all over the world congregate every day to share and discuss Freemasonry and progress in their journey, as well as...

The Masonic Resource Centre, which holds:

~ The Great Masonic Library (300+ rare and out of print Masonic books).

~ All our self-published books (worth $85)

~ Various more Grand Lodge papers, research documents and informative ebooks, as well as...

~ Curated video documentaries & podcasts for all all encompassing Masonic education.

~ Daily updates (we upload a new video, a new podcast and a new book every single day).

If you'd like to become a member, here's how to....

JOIN THE FREEMASONS' COMMUNITY

freemasons community homepage

You can get access to all 8 courses, and everything else included inside the community for a one-time payment of $97 (discounted from $197*)

This gives you lifetime, unrestricted access to all material which you can even download and share with other Brethren in your Lodge.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How Are The Lessons Delivered?

The courses are divided into individual lessons and can be accessed on the community's Freemasonry101 course page. These are text-based, but some classes might have additional videos and downloadable study guides attached to them (such as the ritual memorization course).

When Will I Get Access To The Courses?

You will get immediate access to all eight courses right after your purchase, and you will have unlimited and unrestricted access to all of them. My suggestion would be to do them as they are laid out, but you can pick and choose which courses you want to do.

Can I Ask Questions?

Yes, below each lesson, you can leave a comment or ask questions about the topic covered. Other community members (or an instructor) will be there to assist you.

Are There Any "Masonic Secrets" Revealed?

Even though these courses are very in-depth, there are no Masonic secrets revealed whatsoever. We remember our obligation, and we take it very seriously. Taking these courses won't make you a Freemason either.