Becoming a Mason
What is Freemasonry?
Masonry consists of a body of men brought together for the sake of mutual intellectual, social and moral improvement.
Masonry recognises no distinction of religion and emphasises the duties of citizenship. Religious or political discussion is not permitted in Lodge meetings.
Masonry offers no monetary advantages.
Masonry supports a wide range of charities, both Masonic and non-Masonic.
Why become a Freemason?
People have their own reasons why they enjoy Freemasonry. The following is a sample of some of the reasons given:
Achievement: progressing through the various offices in the Lodge to become Worshipful Master.
Brotherhood making new friends and acquaintances from all walks of life, every background and age group.
Charity being able to contribute to deserving causes, both Masonic and non-Masonic.
Education learning from peers and mentors by practising ritual and making short speeches.
Knowledge finding out about the history and mysteries of Freemasonry.
Self improvement making a contribution to your family and society.
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