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Masonry 101 is a weekly informational meeting open to the public. It is held at 207 West 18th Street, Austin, Texas 78701 on Mondays from 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM, followed by a free dinner with the lodge members. All are welcome! Come by and ask your questions, or simply sit in and get information directly from the people who know. See what is Freemasonry is all about.

The purpose of Masonry 101 and this website is to serve as an inspiration for those who are seeking Light in Freemasonry, but do not have any connections to the fraternity. The opinions stated are those of the individuals and do not represent any official statements of the Grand Lodge of Texas A.F. & A.M. or Austin Lodge No. 12 A.F. & A.M.

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“We Masons are among the fortunate ones who are taught to meet together with other’s opposing convictions or competitive ideas, and yet respect each other as Brothers.”