Installation of the new Grand Master

On Saturday the 12th of December 2020, the Grand Lodge of South Africa installed a new Grand Master, MW Bro John Smith OSM MSA. It gives us great pleasure to share this auspicious occasion with you via the video, which was live streamed on our YouTube channel.

World Record Attempt – Wor Bro Matthew “Bushie” McKelvie

Every once in a while, you count yourself fortunate to know a truly remarkable person. One such person being Bro Matthew “Bushie” McKelvey, a bilateral amputee following a vehicle accident. This extraordinary brother is currently on a motorbike at Phakisa Oval in the Freestate attempting to set a new Guinness World Record for the Longest […]

Feeding 3000 needy children for 100 days and how you can help

Freemasonry has worked for hundreds of years to solve and ease problems in their local communities with the aim of making the world a better place for all mankind. Today in South Africa we have many problems, but none can be more heart wrenching than children who are not properly fed. The knock-on effects and […]

1 Month, 1 Mason – MW Bro. John Smith OSM MSA

I had heard the word Freemasonry mentioned by my parents and grandparents in conversation but as neither my father nor grandfathers nor other male relatives were Freemasons, I had not paid much attention to it. When I was 13 or 14 however my father was initiated in Lodge De Vereeniging, no. 3 on the role of the Grand Lodge of South Africa in Graaff-Reinet. In those days the members did not speak about Freemasonry and my elder brother and I were forbidden to open our father’s Masonic suitcase.

1 Month, 1 Mason – Bro. Stephane Rogovsky

We all tend to mingle with people that are similar to us. Through Freemasonry, I am surrounded by people of all social classes, colors, or faiths. People who have different expectations and interests, but in the end, Freemasonry brings something special and personal to each and every one of us while still managing to connect us together to a much deeper level.

1 Month, 1 Mason – Bro. Patson Malisa

” Freemasonry is a lifelong contract to develop oneself, using the tools made available in the craft’s system of morality; in order to achieve perfect harmony with your brethren, and just service to your community and world.”    RW Bro Malcolm Lòtter, Past Grand Junior Warden and was a Deputy Provincial Grand Master, GLSA Freemasonry […]

1 Month, 1 Mason – Bro. Senzo Mnyango

I first learned about Freemasonry around 2013 via a program on the National Geographic channel. That started the curiosity as they were explaining that Freemasonry is a secret society. Following the program, I decided to research about Freemasonry, which is when I came across the website of the Grand Lodge of South Africa.  There I […]