What is Freemasonry and How Do I Join?

What Is Freemasonry?

Freemasonry is a post-collegiate male fraternity dedicated to the spiritual development of the initiate into a broader sense of the self, how he relates to the Divine, and his contributory role in the world. It conveys this message through a series of progressive degrees initiating the candidate into a deeper level of understanding and membership. Ultimately, the raised Master Mason is given the allegorical tools to further work on an develop their Masonic intuition.

The largest and oldest secular fraternal order in the world, Freemasonry crosses all religious boundaries to bring together men of all countries, sects, and opinion in peace and harmony to work towards the betterment of all mankind. A universal brotherhood, Freemasonry is dedicated to serving the divine through service to family, country, and humankind.

Freemasonry is a philosophical organization emphasizing the study of moral symbols to build character in its participants. This education is, in pa