Christopher L. Hodapp in California!


The Burlingame Scottish Rite Proudly Presents

An Evening with Christopher L. Hodapp

Author of Freemasons for DummiesSolomon’s Builders: Freemasons, Founding Fathers and the Secrets of Washington D.CDeciphering The Lost Symbol: Freemasons, Myths and the Mysteries of Washington D. C.

Co-Author with Alice Von Kannon of The Templar Code For Dummies and Conspiracy Theories And Secret Societies For Dummies.

Saturday, July 27, 2013
Doors open at 6:00 p.m.
Presentation at 7:00 p.m. 

Burlingame Masonic Center
145 Park Road
Burlingame, CA 94010

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Apr 14, 2013 - Personal Freemasonry    No Comments

Suspended Coffee

SuspendedCoffeeThere’s a story floating around the internet about “caffe saspeso” – suspended coffees. While it’s been related to an Italian tradition, I personally think it’s a tradition that should be passed on until it becomes worldwide. This story has been verified as “true” by snopes.

Here it is in it’s entirety (with a tip o’ the Master’s Hat to Michael R. Poll):

We enter a little coffeehouse with a friend of mine and give our order. While we’re approaching our table two people come in and they go to the counter:

“Five coffees, please. Two of them for us and three suspended” They pay for their order, take the two and leave.

I ask my friend: “What are those ‘suspended’ coffees?”

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General Santa Anna – Yes, THAT One From The Alamo – Was a Freemason

Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna - WikipediaA tip o’ the Master’s Hat to Christopher Hodapp (author of one of the best books on Freemasonry – Freemasons for Dummies – and an all around great guy as wel as a snappy dresser) for posting a link to the Sacramento Bee article over on his blog HERE.  I read the SacBee every day, and yet I managed to miss this the first time around.  How is that even possible?

The importance of this news – in addition to giving the crazy-assed conspiracy nutbags another rawhide to chew on while they pore through lists of Famous Freemasons to find some new matchstick to ignite their hate and ignorance even further – is that it lends a certain amount of credence to the legend that General Santa Anna avoided execution after the Battle of San Jacinto (1836) by the use of a so-called “Masonic sign of distress,” and then by giving “secret Masonic signs” privately to General Sam Houston to confirm that he – Santa Anna – was indeed a Freemason.

That’s some pretty heady stuff, considering Freemasons who were at the Battle of the Alamo: Read more »

Another look at Freemasonry in Cuba

LogoGrandLodgeCubaE C Ballard has posted an interesting article discussing Freemasonry in Cuba on his blog.  From the article:

Cuban Freemasonry is unique in the world for operating openly in a communist nation. What can explain that, given that in most other communist nations Freemasonry has been condemned? For that answer, it is necessary to look at the role that Freemasonry played in the original Cuban Revolution or as some people speculate. the affiliation of the Castro brothers themselves?

Cuba is the only country under the administration of a Marxist government that tolerates throughout its territory an important secret society with an esoteric background: Freemasonry. Today, in the beautiful and economically challenged island of Martí and Maceo, no less than 318 Masonic lodges flourish, openly attended by about 30,000 registered members. Such numbers are high for a country with so small a population as that of Cuba. Various Afro-Cuban religions, Palo Congo, Yoruban Ocha, Abakua, and Haitian Vodú among the population of Haitian descent mostly in Eastern Cuba, religions often mistakenly dubbed “santería” – the Cuban first cousins of Brazilian Candomblé and Umbanda also exist in Cuba, the only other power system capable of competing with esoteric Freemasonry in terms of being reasonably free and unrestricted. 

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Response to “A question to catholics?”


Catholicism is pagan sun worship. first off they created that white image of “jesus” .theres many images of this “jesus” with a sun drawn behind his head mostly in catholic churches. catholics worship statues.first of how did they know jesus was white wheb first of all his scriptures take place in a land where everybody was dark skinned?.and how did they have an image of em when they didnt even know specificly how he looked like but he definitley was not white with blue eyes. look at The Ressurection statue in the vatican on google,that is one of the most demonic looking statues ive ever seen in my life along with the madusa vase the vatican has.they defend pedophiles ,yes i know theres pedophiles everywhere but most of the cases are high end priests who are sick and disgusting and why are alot of people in the vatican freemasons? what secret are they hiding .get away from that satanic cult. peace be with you


As a Catholic Freemason, the first thing I’ve got to ask is: What’s your question, exactly?

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