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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 […]

May 13, 2023 Meeting

“From the Temple to the Target: A Modern Take on Metallurgy” John Breck Silver Spring Lodge 410 University Blvd. W., Silver Spring, Md 20902.

Message from the President Iris Gomez

February 22, 2023 Dear Friends and Enthusiasts of Masonic Research, I want to share some good news about the Maryland Masonic Research Society (MMRS). The COVID years, when we could only hold meetings and presentations through Zoom, were a challenge. We were fortunate to have meetings and presentations that included domestic and international researchers and […]

Possible Influence of Plato’s Works in Masonic Ritual

Meeting March 25th Lunch at noon and the meeting will begin at 1 p.m. Edward D. Johnson, 32º, is Past Master of Pentalpha Lodge 194 in Germantown, Maryland and Past President of the Maryland Masonic Research Society. He is also a member of the Scottish Rite Valley of Washington, Orient of District of Columbia and […]