How to become a Freemason in Hong Kong

How do I join?

Thank you for expressing an interest in Freemasonry by seeking out this information. To become a Freemason you must meet certain qualifications to be accepted by a Lodge.

What are the qualifications?

Freemasonry is proud of its philosophy and practice of "making good men better". Only individuals believed to be of good character are favourably considered for membership. Every applicant must be 21 years of age or more and respected in his locality.

How do I find a lodge to join?

Just AskThere is a popular misconception that to become a Mason one needs to be invited to join. In fact the reverse is true - a longstanding convention within Freemasonry is that it is the potential candidate who should do the asking! Some American lodges have the phrase "To be one, ask one". If you know a friend or neighbour who is a Mason and you are interested in Freemasonry, just ask him. He will be delighted to talk with you as all Masons are proud to be members of their own Lodge.

If there is no one to whom you can turn and you live in Hong Kong, please contact the Zetland Hall Custodian or the Secretary of one of the three District Grand Lodges who would be happy to arrange for you to meet some of the Brethren informally and to answer your questions.

If then you wish to join, your name will be put before a Lodge. A committee (of perhaps two or three members) will talk to you to ascertain your views and that you believe in God or a Supreme Being (Atheism and Freemasonry are incompatible). The committee will report its recommendation back to the Lodge. A vote will be taken and, if found acceptable, you will be on your way to being a fully fledged Mason and you will have joined the oldest fraternity in the world.

Secretaries

To contact a Secretary of one of the three District Grand Lodges, please write to one of the following, who will be only too happy to help you.

English Constitution

The District Grand Secretary
District Grand Lodge of Hong Kong and the Far East
c/- Zetland Hall
1 Kennedy Road
Hong Kong

Irish Constitution

The Provincial Grand Secretary
Provincial Grand Lodge of the Far East
c/- Zetland Hall
1 Kennedy Road
Hong Kong

Scottish Constitution

The District Grand Secretary
District Grand Lodge of the Far East
c/- Zetland Hall
1 Kennedy Road
Hong Kong

Office contact

Zetland Hall

Open from 10.00am daily, except Sundays and public holidays

Office: +852 2522 4404

Fax: +852 2526 5041

 info@zetlandhall.com

Masonic enquiry

Custodian - Peter Prata

Office: +852 2810 7273

Mobile: +852 9380 8557

Meetings: +852 2810 4050 (pre-recorded)

 custodian@zetlandhall.com

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