Our Mission

We aim to promote and sustain the rich and long-standing traditions of worldwide Freemasonry, in particular the pursuits of Brotherly Love, Charity and Truth. This website is designed as a source of information for Masons and non-Masons. We are very proud of our involvement in local communities and we’re certainly not ashamed of the charitable contributions we make. Please feel free to contact any member listed on the site for additional information.

What is Freemasonry

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Freemasonry is one of the world’s oldest secular fraternal societies. This website is intended to explain Freemasonry as it is practiced under the Grand Lodge of Scotland, which administers Lodges of Freemasons in Scotland and in many places overseas like South Africa.

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Wat is Vrymesselary

Daar is verskeie definisies van Vrymesselary. Die beste, en dalk die eenvoudigste, is die volgende:

“Vrymesselary is ‘n stelsel van sedelike onderrig wat sinnebeeldig voorgestel word en deur tekens verduidelik word.”

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The Warrant

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The warrant, re-issued at “Dublin the Metropolis of Ireland” on the Fourteenth day of November 1905 by the Grand Master, the Most Worshipful James Duke of Abercorn K.G, stated that “ Emerald Lodge No. 392 “ be situated in “ Bloemfontein, Orange River Colony.“ 

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