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Magazines are listed in alphabetic order within categories, by the name of the magazine, ignoring "the," except for magazines of U.S. Grand Lodges which are listed in alphabetic order of States.

National Masonic Magazines in the United States

Title & Publisher Frequency, Price, Contact & other Information
The Byzantium
United Grand Imperial Council of the Red Cross of Constantine
Twice yearly, March and August
Editor: Fred G. Kleyn, 11073 Plum Tree Ln., Spring Valley, California 91977-7047, phone: 619-461-5724, fax: 619-461-9371, email:
fkleyn@home.com 
The Cedar Digest
The Supreme Forest of the Tall Cedars of Lebanon of North America
Editor: Edward C. Overly, Executive Offices: 2609 North Front Street, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17110, phone: 717-232-4991, fax 717-232-5997
The Cryptic Mason
General Grand Council of Cryptic Masons International
Quarterly: January, April, July, October
U.S.: $3 per year, $45 for life subscription
Foreign: $5 per year, $60 for lifetime subscription
Editor: Larry Offenbecker, 621 West Park Ave, Albert Lea, Minnesota 56007, website:
http://members.aol.com/COUNCILMW/TheCrypticFreemason.html
Started with Spring 1979.
The Grotto
Grottoes of North America, MOVPER
4 times a year
Supreme Council, MOVPER, Grottoes of North America, 1696 Brice Road, Reynoldsburg, Ohio 43068, phone: 614-860-9193, fax: 614-860-9099, E. Paul Howard, Executive Secretary
Knight Templar
The Grand Encampment Knights Templar of the USA
Monthly
Grand Master & Publisher: James Morris Ward, PO Drawer 685, Water Valley, Mississippi 38965, Grand Recorder telephone 773-777-3300, fax 773-777-8836, Knight Line News at
http://members.aol.com/KNIGHTSMW/StateSupplements.html
Started with Nov. 1955 issue. Quarterly through Aug. 1961.  Started monthly with Nov. 1961.
The Northern Light
Supreme Council, 33rd degree, Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite, Northern Masonic Jurisdiction of the U.S.
Quarterly: February, May, August, November
Non-members: $10 per year in U.S., $20 per year outside U.S. domestic mail limits
Editor: Richard H. Curtis, 33rd Degree, mailing address: PO Box 519, Lexington, Massachusetts 02420-0519, office: 33 Marrett Road (Route 2A), Lexington, Mass. 02421, phone 781-862-4410, fax 781-863-1833, email:
dcurtis@supremecouncil.org, website: http://www.supremecouncil.org
Started Jan. 1970, published 5 times a year until 1986.  Starting in 1987 published 4 times each year.
Book reviewer - Thomas Jackson, Grand Secretary of Pennsylvania -
rwgs@pagrandlodge.org 
The Philalethes
The Philalethes Society
Bi-Monthly
Joining fee $40, thereafter $30 per year or part
Editor: Nelson King, FPS, 2 Knockbolt Crescent, Agincourt, Ontario, Canada M1S 2P6, email:
nking@freemasonry.org, phone 416-293-8071, fax 416-293-8634, website http://www.freemasonry.org/psoc/directory.htm
Started March 1946, originally published 8 times a year, not published May 1952 through Jan. 1954, starting in 1955 published 6 times each year.
The Phylaxis
The Phylaxis Society ("for Prince Hall Freemasons, who seek more light and who have light to impart")
Membership is by invitation and recommendation only. Joining fee $5, Dues $20 per year
Editor: Joseph A. Walkes, Jr., FPS, PO Box 3151, Ft. Leavenworth, Kansas 66027
Royal Arch Mason
General Grand Chapter, Royal Arch Masons, International
Quarterly
U.S.: $5 per year, $15 for 3 years, $23 for 5 years, $50 for lifetime subscription; foreign addresses: $11 per year, $21 for 3 years, $32 for 5 years, $75 for lifetime subscription
Contact: Edward L. Sebring, Editor, PO Box 295, Maxwell IN 46154-0205 email:
rameditor@hotmail.com , address changes, subscriptions, business matters to Mrs. Tina Hill, Bus. Mgr., 317-467-0571, rammagtf@aol.com  Started in March/Spring 1943
Book reviewer - Wallace McLeod -
wmcleod@freemasonry.org 
The Scottish Rite Journal
The Supreme Council, 33rd degree, Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonry of the Southern Jurisdiction, U.S.A.
Monthly
$4 per year; $9 for 3 years; Masonic widows: $2 per year
Managing Editor: Dr. John W. Boettjer, 33rd degree, Grand Cross, The Supreme Council, 33rd degree, 1733 16th Street NW, Washington DC 20009-3103, telephone: 202-232-3579, fax: 202-387-1843, email:
journal@srmason-sj.org   website: http://www.srmason-sj.org
Published since July 1904
Book reviewer - Jim Tresner, PO Box 70, Guthrie OK 73044-0070
The Sojourner
National Sojourners, Inc.
Quarterly
$3 per year
Editor: Nelson O. Newcombe, National Secretary, 703-765-5000, 8301 East Boulevard Drive, Alexandria, Virginia 22308-1399-26
York Rite Crusader
York Rite Sovereign College of North America
500 Temple Avenue, Detroit, Michigan 48201,
phone: 313-833-1385

U.S. "Mainstream" Grand Lodge magazines

"Mainstream" Grand Lodge Name of magazine & Details
Alabama Alabama Freemason
Freemasonry Universal
by Kent Henderson and Tony Pope reports that this magazine is no longer distributed by the Grand Lodge of Alabama
Alaska I do not know of any Grand Lodge magazine published by this jurisdiction
Arizona Arizona Masonry
Editor: Donald E White, 7750 E Tanque Verde Ln,
Tucson AZ 85715, email:
qartisans@aol.com 
Published 8-10 times per year. Months of publication vary a bit from year to year.
Arkansas I do not know of any Grand Lodge magazine published by this jurisdiction
California California Freemason
Quarterly: December, March, June, September. 1111 California St, San Francisco, California 94108-2284, telephone: 800-831-8170, fax: 415-776-0483, email:
cagrandlodge@freemasons.org, website: http://www.freemason.org  Price outside jurisdiction $1.30 per year, Editor: Ralph H. Head, 492 Scenic Drive, Santa Barbara, California 93103, phone: 805-969-0868, fax: 805-969-4325, email: head81@aol.com
Colorado Colorado Masonic Craftsman
Connecticut

Connecticut Freemasons
Current and back issues can be viewed via the Connecticut Grand Lodge website
www.ctfreemasons.net

Delaware I do not know of any Grand Lodge magazine published by this jurisdiction
District of Columbia Voice of Freemasonry
Voice of Freemasonry, Grand Lodge FAAM of DC, 5428 MacArthur Blvd NW, Washington DC 20016, telephone: 202-686-1811, fax 202-686-2759
Georgia The Masonic Messenger
bi-monthly
Editor:  Fred L. Pearson, Jr.
1301 W. Park Ave
Valdosta GA 31602
published bi-monthly at 811 Mulberry St, Macon GA 31201
subscription $6 domestic, $10 foreign, per year
Hawaii I do not know of any Grand Lodge magazine published by this jurisdiction
Idaho The Idaho Freemason
editor: John P. Hurst, Managing Editor
888 Highland Avenue
Pocatello, Idaho 83204-4733
(phone) 208-22-8560
Idafmason@aol.com 
Quarterly publication
Illinois Illinois Freemasonry
Quarterly (Feb, May, Aug, Nov) 
Clarence Casson, Editor
Illinois Freemasonry magazine
PO Box 2266
Des Plaines, IL 60017-2266
Indiana The Indiana Freemason
Published quarterly: January, April, July, October. Copies available by subscription for $.90 for members, and for $5 per year for non-members. Editor: Roger S. VanGorden, Indiana Freemason, PO Box 44210, Indianapolis, Indiana 46344
Iowa Grand Lodge Bulletin
Published 4 times annually: March, June, September, December, by the Grand Lodge of Iowa AF&AM, Box 279, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52406-0279. Editor: Grand Secretary.
Kansas The Kansas Mason
Address changes should be sent to: Grand Lodge, PO Box 1217, Topeka, Kansas 66601-1217.
Kentucky Masonic Home Journal
(The Oldest Continuously Published Masonic Newspaper In The United States) 115th Year of Publication, Official Organ Of The Grand Lodge of Kentucky, First Issue June 14, 1883. Published monthly by Masonic Homes of Kentucky Inc.
296 Masonic Home Dr., Masonic Home, KY. 40041. Editor/General Manager, Roger D. Barnett Subscription, Members $3.50 Non-members
$5.00 per year.
Louisiana Louisiana Freemason
quarterly
Editor: Ray W. Burgess, PGM
11755 Sherbrook Drive
Baton Rouge LA 70815-6215
email: 
melray2@gateway.net 
Maine The Maine Mason
Provided to every member of lodges in Maine. members of lodges in other Grand Jurisdictions in the U.S. are invited to subscribe at $3 per year. Outside U.S., $5. Editor: Homer T. Ford, RR 2, Box 303, Limerick, Maine 04048. Contact for subscriptions: Grand Secretary, 415 Congress Street, Portland, Maine 04101
Maryland Freestate Freemason
Editor: John R. "Jack" Biggs 
k3sp@hotmail.com  
(phone) 410-357-0134   (fax) 410-329-6665.
4 issues per year
Massachusetts The Trowel
Quarterly: March, June, September, December; free to Massachusetts Brethren, others $6 per year, $10 for 2 years, $12 for 3 years, outside U.S. add $5 per year; Trowel Magazine, Masonic Bldg., 186 Tremont St, Boston, Massachusetts 02111
Michigan From Point to Pointe
Editor: Henry Seitz
E711 Gerue
Stephenson MI 49887
phone:  906-753-2346
fax:  906-753-6255
email
jobsdad@voyager.net or editor@gl-mi.org 
Minnesota Minnesota Mason
Editor: Douglas J. Campbell, G.S.
dcampbel@spacestar.com 
200 E. Plato Blvd.
St. Paul MN 55107
Tel: 651-222-6051
Fax: 651-222-6144
published bi-monthly, 6 times per year
Mississippi The Mississippi Freemason
Grand Lodge Newsletter
Mississippi Grand Lodge Education Committee
Grand Masonic Bodies of Mississippi
PO Box 1030
Meridian MS 33902
Missouri The Missouri Freemason
Editor: Zelwin B. (Zel) Eaton
PO Box 44
Kirksville, Missouri 63501-0044
Phone: 816-665-8776
email:
editor@momason.org
Published February, May, August, November. 
Domestic subscriptions are $8 annually.
Montana Montana Masonic News
quarterly
Nebraska Nebraska Freemason
Masonic News
Nevada I do not know of any Grand Lodge magazine published by this jurisdiction
New Hampshire The New Hampshire Freemason
Published twice a year. Grand Lodge of New Hampshire, 813 Beech Street, Manchester, N.H., telephone: 603-668-8744, email:
masonicglnh@juno.com
New Jersey The New Jersey Freemason
908 Jacksonville Road, Burlington, N.J. 08016. Editor: Fred P. Hallowell, 54 N. Island Rd., Bayville, New Jersey 08721-3578, phone: 908-269-0813, fax: 908-237-9793
New Mexico The New Mexico Freemason
Published quarterly, New Mexico Freemason, Box 25004, Albuquerque, N.M. 87125-0004, phone: 505-243-4931
New York The Empire State Mason
Managing Editor: Ronald N. Bower. Subscription $6 domestic, $15 foreign, per year. Published quarterly, 71 West 23rd Street, New York, N.Y. 10010-4149
North Carolina The North Carolina Mason
Published bi-monthly by the Grand Lodge AF&AM of North Carolina, 2921 Glenwood Avenue, Raleigh, North Carolina 27608. Editor: Ric Carter, PO Box 6506, Raleigh, North Carolina 27628-6506, 919-787-2021, email:
rcarter@grandlodge-nc.org
North Dakota The North Dakota Mason
Published quarterly, Grand Lodge AF&AM of North Dakota, 201- 14th Ave. N., Fargo, N.D. 58102. Subscription $1 per year.
Ohio Ohio Mason
Oklahoma The Oklahoma Mason
Written, edited, and published bi-monthly at the office of the Grand Secretary, PO Box 1019, 102 South Broad, Guthrie, Oklahoma 73044. $5 per year, $.90 per issue. Editor: Jim Tresner. email:
okmason1@aol.com
Oregon Oregon Masonic News
PO Box 96
Forest Grove OR 97116
(phone) 513-357-3158
Pennsylvania The Pennsylvania Freemason
Editor: Blaine F. Fabian, PO Box 2614, West Lawn, Pennsylvania 19609-2614. Published at Masonic Homes, One Masonic Drive, Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania 17022-2199
Rhode Island Rhode Island Freemason
South Carolina Masonic Light
South Dakota Masonic Messenger
Tennessee I do not know of any Grand Lodge magazine published by this jurisdiction
Texas Texas Mason
Editor:  James G. "Jim" Dougherty
jgdphoto@texas.net 
Texas Mason Magazine
PO Box 607
Waco TX 76703
(phone) 915 691-0119 or 1-800-955-7914
$6 per year in U.S. & Canada, $15 for 3 years, $10 per year in foreign countries, $25 for 3 years in foreign countries
Published quarterly
Utah I do not know of any Grand Lodge magazine published by this jurisdiction
Vermont Green Mountain Mason
Virginia The Virginia Masonic Herald
Published 2 to 4 times a year at the direction of the Grand Master. Grand Lodge of Virginia, 4115 Nine Mile Road, Richmond, Virginia 23223-4926, phone: 804-222-3110
Washington Washington Masonic Tribune
Quarterly publication, free to Washington Masons, others $7 per year, Editor: John R. Sleeth,
wmt@speedy-inc.com, Washington Masonic Tribune, Grand Lodge of F&AM of Washington, 47 St. Helens Ave, Tacoma, Washington 98402-2698, http://www.telebyte.com/masons/masons.html
West Virginia The Messenger newspaper
Editor: J.W. Vandall, PGM
1135 McClung Ave
Barboursville WV 25504
Wisconsin The Wisconsin Masonic Journal
Published monthly except July-August issue. Subscription rates: Non-members (within U.S.) $7.50 per year, Non-members (mailed outside of the U.S.) $35. 36275 Sunset Drive, Dousman, Wisconsin 53118, phone: 414-965-2200, fax: 414-965-4211, editorial publication office phone and fax 414-334-1876. Editor: William L. Stonecipher, email:
wmjedit@execpc.com
Wyoming  

Prince Hall Grand Lodge & other Prince Hall magazines

Prince Hall Jurisdiction Name of magazine & Details
Prince Hall Conference of Grand Masters and Grand Chapters Masonic Journal, The Official Magazine of the Conference of Grand Masters and Grand Chapters
Subscription Department
P.O. Box 8790
Rolling Meadows, IL 60008-8790
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Connecticut  
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District of Columbia The Prince Hall Masonic Digest
1000 U Street, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20001
Editor-in-Chief:   Alton G. Roundtree
Book Reviews Editor:   Gregory S. Kearse
Quarterly (Four times per year)
$5 subscription
(202) 797-8489 Phone number
(202) 387-2241 Fax number
Published by the Most Worshipful Prince Hall Grand Lodge of the District of Columbia. Subscriptions all around the world, but primarily to the DC Masonic and OES membership.
Florida  
Georgia  
Hawaii I do not think there is a separate Prince Hall Grand Lodge for this jurisdiction
Idaho I do not think there is a separate Prince Hall Grand Lodge for this jurisdiction
Illinois Prince Hall Freemason's Journal
809 East 42nd Place
Chicago, IL 60653
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Maine I do not think there is a separate Prince Hall Grand Lodge for this jurisdiction
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Montana I do not think there is a separate Prince Hall Grand Lodge for this jurisdiction
Nebraska  
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New Hampshire I do not think there is a separate Prince Hall Grand Lodge for this jurisdiction
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North Carolina  
North Dakota I do not think there is a separate Prince Hall Grand Lodge for this jurisdiction
Ohio The Masonic Voice
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South Carolina  
South Dakota I do not think there is a separate Prince Hall Grand Lodge for this jurisdiction
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Utah I do not think there is a separate Prince Hall Grand Lodge for this jurisdiction
Vermont I do not think there is a separate Prince Hall Grand Lodge for this jurisdiction
Virginia  
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Wyoming  

Other Masonic Magazines in the United States

Title & Publisher Frequency, Price, Contact & other Information
California Encompasser
Grand York Rite Bodies of California
Quarterly
$10 for 2 years, $30 for lifetime subscription
Donald Spencer, 8350 Rathburn Ave., Northridge, California 91325, phone: 818-885-0289, fax; 818-885-5913, email:
gyr@ix.netcom.com
Long Island Mason
Long Island's Suffolk and Nassau Districts of New York State Grand Lodge of Masons
3 editions each month
Single copies $3. Annual subscriptions for Masons outside of Long Island are $18 in U.S., $20 in Canada and Mexico, $24 elsewhere.
Long Island Mason, PO Box 645, Sag Harbor, N.Y. 11963, phone: 516-725-1860, fax 516-725-7694. Editor: Andrew Boracci
Scottish Rite Magazine of Freemasonry in Wyoming
Scottish Rite Foundation of Wyoming
Quarterly
free to all who wish to receive it
Editor: Bill Smith, 33rd degree, Grand Orator of Wyoming, 6816 Evers Blvd, Cheyenne, Wyoming 82009-2526, phone: 307-635-4039, email:
bill@wy-srmason.org

Masonic Magazines outside the United States, in the English Language

Title & Publisher Frequency, Price, Contact & other Information
AQC (Ars Quatuor Coronatorum)
Quatuor Coronati Lodge No. 2076 (the 1st research lodge in the world)
Annual
$40 (I think)
Published each year starting in 1886.  Latest was volume 110, published in 1997 (1886-1888 were all in volume 1).
Book reviewers consist of several different Brethren.
The Ashlar
Circle Publications in Scotland
3 issues per year
GBP 7 in U.K., GBP 8.50 overseas
Ashford, 19 Upper Glenfinlas Street, Helensburgh G84 7HE, U.K., telephone: 01436 672 900, fax: 01436 674 325
Freemasonry Victoria
Australia
 
Freemasonry Today
Freemasonry Today, Ltd., in England
Quarterly
GBP 8.50 per annum
87, Guildhall Street, Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk, IP33 1PU, U.K., telephone 01284 735 222, website:
http://www.freemasonrytoday.co.uk
Harashim
Australia
Quarterly
Secretary of ANZMRC, Kent Henderson, PO Box 332, Williamstown, Vic 3016, Australia, email:
kent@netlink.com.au
New Zealand Freemason
Grand Lodge of AF&AM of New Zealand
Quarterly
Grand Secretary, Grand Lodge Office, PO Box 6439, Wellington, New Zealand, phone: (04) 385 6622, fax: (04) 385 2420
The NSW Freemason
New South Wales, Australia
published on 14th February, April, June, August, October and December
The Editor, Publications Committee, The UGL of NSW & Act., P.O.Box
A259, Sydney South, NSW, 1235, Australia
Queensland Mason
Queensland, Australia
 
South Australian Freemason
Australia
quarterly publication, of about 24 pages
Grand Secretary
Adelaide Masonic Centre
254 North Terrace
Adelaide SA
AUSTRALIA 5000
email:
glsa@freemasonrysaust.org.au 
The Square
Lewis Masonic in England
Quarterly: March, June, September, December
FBP 10 in U.K., US$25 overseas surface mail, US$40 overseas air mail
Lewis Masonic, Riverdene Business Park, Molesley Road, Hersham, Surry, KT12 4RG, U.K., telephone 01932 266 600
Editor and Book Reviews - Leo Zanelli
Tasmanian Mason
Tasmania
 

Masonic Magazines outside the United States, in the French Language

Publisher Publication(s) and Information

GLNF - National Grand Lodge of France

Actualite

GLF - Grand Lodge of France

(1) Le Journal de la Grande Loge de France (The Newpaper of  the Grand Lodge of Fracne). A monthly tabloid-size newspaper giving news and commentary concerning the Grand Lodge. Although it is the official organ of the GLoF, viewpoints and views differing from or opposing those of the Grand Lodge are published too. News about lodges and about various cultural, charitable, etc., activities of the GLF and other Masonic bodies. Articles about notable Masonic events, current Masonic topics, etc. Distributed free to all members of the GLF and available to interested Masonic libraries, etc. Editor in Chief: RWB Michel Piquet, Le Journal de la GLF, c/o GLF, 8, rue Puteaux, 75017 Paris, France, phone: (331) 5342-4151, fax: (331) 4522-1152, email: lejournal@gldf.org

(2) Points de Vue Initiatiques (Initiatory Viewpoints). A quarterly magazine of wide-scope Masonic research. Although the editorial content mostly reflects the official positions of the Grand Lodge, a lot of space is given to differing, opposing, even quite controversial ideas about Masonry. A serious publication by a group of GLF Masons, many of them members of the Lodge of Research John Scot Erigena, with historical, philosophical, esoteric, research articles by Masons and non-Masons, recognized and unrecognized, often famous. Important American Masonic authors, including the late Allen E. Roberts, have been published in translation. PVI does not represent the official stand of the GLF. Quarterly. 160 French Francs (about $27) per year. Editor in Chief: Patrick Negrier, PVI, c/o GLF, 8, rue Puteaux, 75017 Paris, France, phone: (331) 5342-4151, fax: (331) 4522-1152, email: secretariat@gldf.org, website: http://www.gldf.org

(3) Les Cahiers de Jean Scot Erigene (The Notebooks of John Scot Erigena). Selected transactions of the Lodge of Research of the Grand Lodge of France. Annual or biannual. Covers not only strictly Masonic and historical subjects, but general philosophical topics. For instance papers on all the major Utopian philosophers.

Masonic Magazines outside the United States, in Hebrew and English

Title & Publisher Information
Haboneh Hahofshi (The Israeli Freemason)
Grand Lodge of the State of Israel
Multilingual (mostly Hebrew and English)
Periodically
Free for the international members of the Holy Land Lodge #50. Free complimentary copies upon request.
Editor: Leon Zeldis
Address: P.O. Box 33206, Tel Aviv 61331, Israel
The Scottish Rite Journal
Supreme Council of the Scottish Rite for the State of Israel
Multilingual (mostly Hebrew and English)
Periodically
Free complimentary copies upon request.
Editor: Leon Zeldis
Address: P.O. Box 33873, Tel Aviv 61338, Israel
 

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