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Meeting May 11, 2024 11 a.m.

The next meeting of the Maryland Masonic Research Society is May 11, 2024, at 11 a.m. for lunch. There is a $20 donation for the meeting and that includes lunch. The discussion for this meeting is Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Freemasonry. The discussion will be led by Katie Drew 2nd Vice President. The meeting will […]

Meeting March 16th 12 p.m.

The next meeting of the Maryland Masonic Research Society is March 16, $20 donation to attend includes lunch. Lunch begins at 11:00 a.m., followed by the presentation. As we start our 45th year, we are also changing our meeting format. In discussions with others, it was mentioned that a lot of Masonic events focused on […]

December 9th #metoo, Masculinity and Freemasonry

This is a discussion on how the #metoo movement caused a re-examination of what masculinity is, and what that means to a fraternal organization. CHANGE OF VENUE The event will be held at: Laurel-Wreath Lodge No. 149, AF&AM 209 Washington Blvd Laurel, MD 20707 Tim Sheils joined Masonry in 2013 and has served as Worshipful […]

October 14th “Women in Freemasonry Discussion Panel”

Our Panelists will be: Companion (PP)  Joi Grieg, member of Le Droit Humain, American Federation Raymonda Verdick, Most Worshipful Grand Commander, Grand Lodge Femenine Belgium Stephanie Bagot, Past Grand Master, George Washington Union Panel Moderator will be Companion Walter P. Benesch P.P. Kensington Masonic Temple, 4315 Howard Ave. Kensington, MD Catered Lunch 12 p.m. $20.00 […]

August 12th, 2023, Festive Board Luncheon at King’s Contrivance Restaurant 10150 Shaker Drive, Columbia, MD – Presenter Dr. Oscar Alleyne is an internationally recognized Masonic speaker who has presented over 100 lectures. He has been published in numerous Masonic Journals.

Presentation: Chevalier de Saint-George (December 1745 – June 1799). He was a French violinist, conductor and composer. A biracial Creole free man of color, the Chevalier is considered the first classical composer of African descent to receive widespread critical acclaim. He was France’s first Black Freemason and formed the Masonic symphony orchestra Le Cercle de […]