Your questions about Masonry answered

Why is it called the Blue Lodge?

It could be because blue is generally regarded to be the color of truth and fidelity, and these are the basic teachings of the Craft. Also, because blue characterizes friendship. And finally, blue has been used to trim and decorate Masonic aprons, collars and clothing down through the ages.

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Can an atheist become a Mason?

A candidate for Masonry must honestly profess a faith in a higher being such as God when applying as a prerequisite for admission. An avowed atheist would not profess this belief and thus would not be admitted.

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Who can become a Mason?

There are four main considerations that must be met: You must be age 18 or older; A man; Have a belief in a Supreme Being; and be of good standing with your community and peers.

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Is Freemasonry a religion?

No, Freemasonry is not a religion and does not pretend to be a substitute for religion. It is a fraternity, and its members are encouraged to follow their own paths when it comes to religion.

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Is Freemasonry a secret sociaty?

No, Freemasonry is not a secret society. We clearly communicate our presence (this website is just one example of that!), buildings are clearly marked, and many cars feature the familiar Masonic logo. Freemasonry does, however, have a few key secrets that are used for two primary reasons: To prove to each other that we are Masons; As a bond between members – showing that we

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What does A.F. & A.M. mean?

A.F. & A.M. means “Ancient Free & Accepted Masons”. The term Ancient originated in England during the Middle Ages. After the foundation of the first Grand Lodge in England in 1717, a rival Grand Lodge arose less than two decades later, calling itself the Antients (or Ancients). The Antients were also known as the Athol Masons, from their first Grand Master, the Duke of Athol.

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What purpose Masonry serves?

Freemasonry encourages good Men to become better Men by promoting a life dedicated to high ideals, community service, and benevolence. Freemasonry means different things to each of those who join. For some, it’s about making new friends and acquaintances. For others it’s about being able to help deserving causes – making a contribution to family and society.

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What is Freemasonry?

Freemasonry is one of the world’s oldest and largest non-religious, non-political, fraternal and charitable organizations. In the past, it was defined as "a system of morality, veiled in allegory and illustrated by symbols." Freemasonry instills in its members a moral and ethical approach to life: its values are based on integrity, kindness, honesty and fairness. Today, Freemasonry is defined as "an organized society of men

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