Freemasons belong to the oldest fraternal organization in the world, a group begun during the Middle Ages in Europe as a guild of skilled builders. With the decline of cathedral building, the focus of the society shifted.
The August 2021 Quarterly Communication of the Grand Lodge began promptly at 1:30pm in the afternoon. The Grand Lodge officers were very pleased to be able to get back into Ionic Hall at full capacity for the first time since December of 2019.
On the morning of July 9, fourteen Masons at the Woburn H.E.LP. program provided 80 + people with health/hospital equipment like walkers, wheelchairs and hospital beds.
Are you frustrated in life. What type of wealth do you want? Today the Lucifer has order us to bring member to his kingdom. Are you tired of poverty and now you want fame,power and riches.
Massachusetts Masons, their children, and grandchildren who will be attending an accredited educational institution as a full-time, undergraduate student are eligible to apply for a Grand Lodge Scholarship Grant.Since 1995, the Grand Lodge Scholarship Program has awarded over $9.2 million in grants.
The Masonic Education and Charity Trust (M. E. & C. T.) is the steward of the Grand Lodge of Massachusetts’ charitable funds. The M. E. & C. T. enables the Grand Lodge to carry out its mission of providing Relief for distressed worth Brethren and their families, and to support many other worthy charitable causes.
Freemasonry, sometimes just called Masonry, is the world’s oldest and largest Fraternity. It aims to promote Friendship, Morality, and Brotherly Love among its members — men from every race, religion, opinion, and background — who are brought together as Brothers to develop and strengthen the bonds of friendship.
The Grand Master has two distinct responsibilities. In this capacity he has numerous ceremonial privileges. He ensures the activities taking place within the jurisdiction comply with the Constitutions and Regulations of the Grand Lodge. The second responsibility he has is leading the business of the Grand Lodge,
A widely accepted theory among Masonic scholars is that it arose from the stonemasons’ guilds during the Middle Ages. The language and symbols used in the fraternity’s rituals come from this era. The oldest document that makes reference to Masons is the Regius Poem, printed about 1390, which was a copy of an earlier work. In 1717, four lodges in London formed the first Grand Lodge of England, and records from that point on are more complete
What is the typical life of a Mason? It’s a question we get a lot from men who are deciding if they’d like to join the craft. The real answer is there is no “typical” life of a Mason. Masons come from all walks of life – from corporate CEOs to city bus drivers, from commodities brokers to auto mechanics. What unifies Masons is not where we come from or what we do for a living, but rather what we aspire to be.