ABOUT RICHARDSON MASONIC LODGE
One of our Past Masters, Frank Todd, wrote a paper about the history of Richardson Lodge. Frank wrote this paper to commemorate the 75th anniversary of Richardson Lodge 1214. In 2011, Frank’s paper was selected for publication in the Texas Lodge of Research. Thank you, Frank for all your long hours and hard work on this paper of our history.
HOW DOES A MAN BECOME A MASON?
Below are some common questions that apply to Masonic membership in the State of Texas.
What are the requirements for becoming a Mason?
A candidate must be male, at least 18 years of age, able to profess a belief in God, and be of good character.
Who can be a Mason?
Any person who meets the requirements listed in question (1) of this section is eligible.
I have a physical disability. Can I be a Mason?
The answer is almost certainly yes, provided you can attend Lodge and meet the non-physical criteria.
Can atheists be a Mason?
The only religious requirement is that candidates believe in a Supreme Being.
Do Masons accept Catholics?
Catholicism is only mentioned specifically because it has generated a lot of traffic in the past on the Masonic newsgroups.
Do I have to be invited?
Don’t wait to be invited. In fact,we’re waiting for you to ask!
OK, I’m interested– how do I proceed?
If you know a Mason, ask him about membership.
GET IN TOUCH WITH US
We’ll look forward to hearing from you!
Dues and Per-Capita Payment
Dues are 150.00. We are asking for an additional $5.00 donation if you are paying by credit card to help cover other costs.