Germania Lodge No. 46

Since 1844

Making good men better and enjoying ourselves in the process.

Freemasonry is the world's oldest and largest fraternity. Its history and tradition date to antiquity. Its singular purpose is to make good men better. Its bonds of friendship, compassion, and brotherly love have survived even the most divisive political, military, and religous conflicts through the centuries. Freemasonry is neither a forum nor a place for worship. Instead, it is a friend of all religions which are based on the belief in one God.

Freemasonry is proud of its philosophy and practice of "making good men better". Only individuals believed to be of the finest character are favorably considered for Membership. Every applicant must advocate his belief in the existence of a Supreme Being.

Anyone seeking Membership in Freemasonry must ask a Masonic friend to recomment him. He must sign a Petition, stating his age, occupation, and place of residence. Members of the Lodge vote by secret ballot. To be accepted, the ballot must be unanimous. Feel free to stop by the lodge for dinner and introduce yourself.

The Candidtate receives three Masonic Degrees, concluding with the Third (or Master Mason's) Degree. The Degrees are solemn, enlightening, and an enjoyable experience with no uncomfortable or embarassing moments. It is here where the principles of Freemasonry are taught and where the new Member learns that his family and his own necessary vocations are to be considered above Freemasonry. Every Master Mason is welcomed as a "Brother" in any of the thousands of Regular Masonic Lodges throughout the world.

Latest stories

Germania Table Lodge 10/23October 24, 2019

Germania Lodge's first table lodge, also known as a Festive Agape, was a tremendous success and the Brethren were very pleased with the Worshipful Master bringing this tradition to the Lodge. Wonderful conversations were provoked and discussed by the Brethren in attendance and all look forward to making this a regular tradition moving forward. We hope to see you at the next one and will post…

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Germania Table Lodge 10/23October 23, 2019

October 23, 2019 Meeting Germania Lodge will be having a very short meeting followed by a table lodge afterwards. A special meal is planned for 6:30. Our 16th District traveling degree team first experienced a table lodge in Denver and it was fascinating and our W∴M∴ is excited to hold one in our hall.

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Reflections of the Last 25 YearsMay 13, 2019

by Worshipful Brother Klaus "Joe" Kueck The last 25 years saw our membership increase to heights we haven't seen since the 50's topping out at 122 members. In the history book located on the Past Master's Page here, rather than the 175th event book, there is a list of the officers that served as Worshipful Master. Some of these brothers also distinguished themselves as Grand Lodge officers…

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EA Degree - Wednesday May 8, 2019May 08, 2019

Wednesday May 8, 2019, Germania will be hosting an Entered Apprentice Degree. The candidate is excited about becoming a Mason. Please make every attempt to be at this meeing, assisting us and meet our new brother. Refreshments at 6:30, gavel falls at 7:30. Meal to be provided by Brother Matthew C. Reid.

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Germania Lodge No. 46 175th Anniversary, Worshipful Master's AddressMay 01, 2019

For those who were unable to attend our 175th Anniversary Dinner, our Worshipful Master's address was a powerful message about the state of our Lodge. Here it is in its entirety. Worshipful Brother Adam G. Krolikowski Celebrating 175 years of anything is an impressive feat. April 18, 2019, marked the 175th anniversary of Germania Lodge No. 46's chartering. With as tried and difficult a past as…

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Worshipful Brother Larry SauerMarch 27, 2019

It is with a heavy heart that I announce the passing of Worshipful Brother Larry Sauer. He passed away on March 22. He was 77 years old and a Master Mason for 36 years. Brother Larry was a Past Master and secretary of Crowley Lodge for many years and a plural member of Germania. He also was on the traveling degree team and held many other Masonic titles. They are having services on Tuesday March…

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Germania Lodge 175th Anniversary CelebrationMarch 27, 2019

Germania's 175th Anniversary Celebration is coming up soon. The dinner is on April 20th at the Deutsches Haus at 1700 Moss St. New Orleans, LA. Dinner and refreshments included. Tickets are $50 each and are available for sale at Eventbrite.com. Black tie preferred. Here's a great pic of our 90th Anniversary Celebration from the archives!

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