Ladislav Syllaba was born on 16th June 1868 in Bystřice u Benešova. In March 1892, he graduated from the Faculty of Medicine at the Charles-Ferdinand University in Prague. He was a pupil and follower of Josef Thomayer. After graduation, he underwent a long medical praxis in Bohemia and education programmes […]
The founding of the Národ Lodge 100 years ago would have never happened without an active initiator in the background, who never became its regular member. We can read various things about him from historical sources – politic, diplomat, journalist, writer. And also a Freemason of the Scottish Rite. His […]
The list of World War II casualties from the ranks of Národ Lodge members. Deceased Doc. JUDr. Vladimír Hora (died in prison in Brieg) JUDr. Zdeněk Chytil, publisher of the ‘Demokratický střed’ magazine (died in Terezín concentration camp) Ing. Ladislav Bartl (died in a concentration camp after the revolution) JUDr. Rudolf Buchtela […]
Every year, members of the Národ Lodge remember the anniversary of their foundation by laying the flowers to the memorial plaque in Divoká Šárka. This year, despite bad weather, 18 Lodge members with their families gathered together on April 14, 2019 to walk around Divoká Šárka and to pay respect […]
Libor Adamec, the Worshipful Master of the Národ Lodge in 2016-2019, gave an exclusive interview on May 19, 2019 to a noted journalistic video channel DVTV (Aktuálně.cz), directly from the premises of the “100 Years of the Národ Lodge” exhibition. The interview is available in both audio and video version.
The Národ Lodge (among other Lodges) became dormant for the first time on October 14, 1938. Many Masons emigrated after this date. From the aspect of historical continuity, it is important to mention the activity of about 50 active Brethren from various Lodges contributing to Masonic works in London. Some […]
After the fall of the communist regime at the end of 1989, only 28 Masons lived in Czechoslovakia who remembered the temporary suspension of Freemasonry in 1951. Since that year, the Order was inactive. However, Brethren remained in contact. They were gathering in their apartments and preparing lectures. They also […]
At the beginning of 1938 all Masonic lodges in our country worked normally without any sings of that tragic September. The Munich Agreement and its consequences had an extremely painful impact on Freemasons. The situation was even more cruel for our Národ Lodge. Many Brethren highly contributed to the creation […]