Freemasonry has a wonderful history, dating back more than three centuries.
One of the world's
oldest secular fraternities, it is a society of men concerned with moral and
Founded on the
three great principles of Brotherly Love, Relief and Truth, it aims to
bring together men of goodwill, regardless of background, race, faith and
becoming a Freemason are straightforward remembering that Freemasonry is
must have a belief in a Supreme Being.
should be a "mature man" of good character of 21 years and over".
many reasons why men become Freemasons.
from man to man; perhaps these reasons could match yours.
have heard about Freemasonry and you are intrigued by its history and
have heard about the way in which Freemasonry helps good causes and feel that
you would like to part of an organisation which has a strong charity bias.
Society is becoming increasingly 'fractured'
therefore you would like to belong to a 'brotherhood' of individuals who help
each other and the community.
You would like to meet and share your
interests with a group of like minded men.
would like to meet a broad spectrum of men, from all walks of life, regardless
of race or religion, from those that live locally to those from other
countries. Mixing with men from different walks of life helps to broaden the
Within Freemasonry the principle of self
improvement helps one to become a better person
The rituals and principles of Freemasonry
helps one to become more confident. Networking, learning from peers and
mentors, and learning from practising ritual (if you hold office) and after
It could be about personal achievement.
Freemasonry has a structure whereby you will have certain responsibilities of
holding an office and possibly progressing through to Worshipful Master.
You are impressed
the way in which Freemasonry supports the family in times of crisis and widows in
time of bereavement
Freemasonry so special?
history dating back more than 3 centuries Freemasonry, has grown into an
international organisation known world wide for its strong charitable
work. In fact it is the second largest
contributor to charity after the National Lottery.
Freemason will recite his personal reasons
why it is
so important to him.
way to find out if it is for you is to become one because there is nothing
quite like it in life!