Masonry builds upon hundreds of years of tradition to impart a series of degrees to candidates that seek to teach a series of moral lessons through symbolism and allegory. What Masonry is not is a religion, a political organization, or a social club. What do Masons do? We have regular … Read More about But what is Masonry?
Freemasonry, or Masonry as most people call it today, can trace its written history back to the 16th century and counts notable people ranging from George Washington to John Elway, W.E.B Dubois to Benito Juarez, Brad Paisley to Ben Franklin, Thurgood Marshall to Voltaire, your High School … Read More about Fraternity Brings Together Men
Palestine Lodge has been part of the Catonsville Community for 125 years and have been located at the corner of Frederick Road and Newburg Avenue since the turn of last century. But we are more than a building, we are part of the oldest fraternity in the world. … Read More about We’ve got a secret that we would rather not keep to ourselves.
You can learn more information about Freemasonry generally, and Palestine Lodge specifically in the Becoming a Mason section, which contains additional insight. Qualifications? Membership appeals to men of every race, religion, nationality, or opinion, who meet three basic … Read More about Interested in what Maryland Masonry offers?
Are you a Regular Master Mason and want to visit, we would love to have you join us for an evening. To learn more about our Lodge, location and meeting times please visit us at our contact page - so we may properly prepare for your visit. Now serving the Catonsville & Ellicott City … Read More about Visit Lodge No. 189
There are no known records from the earliest Lodge in Maryland but a reference to it among the documents of the Grand Lodge of Massachusetts states that it was chartered by Thomas Oxnard, Provincial Grand Master, on August 12, 1750, at Annapolis. On June 17, 1783, the Lodges on the Eastern Shore met … Read More about What is the early story of Masonry in Maryland?