Wisdom Lodge No. 202

What is Masonry?

Masonry is the world’s first and largest fraternal organization.  It is guided by the enduring belief that each man has a responsibility to make the world a better place.  For 300 years, Freemasonry has enhanced and strengthened the character of individual men by providing opportunities for fellowship, charity, and the search for truth – within ourselves and the larger world.

Our Mission and Our Lodge

OUR VALUES Our Mission is guided by the enduring and relevant tenets of our fraternity–Brotherly Love, Relief, and Truth– and our core values, which include: Ethics Our lives are based on honor and integrity, and we believe that honesty, compassion, trust, and knowledge are important. Tolerance The fraternity values religious, ethnic, cultural, social, and educational differences. We respect the opinions of others and strive to improve and develop as human beings. Personal Growth Our continuous pursuit of knowledge, ethics, spirituality, and leadership brings more meaning to our lives. Philanthropy We make a difference in our communities through charitable giving, community service, and volunteerism. Family We strive to be better spouses, parents, and family members and are committed to protecting the well being of members and their families, especially when they are in need. Freedom Masons value the liberties outlined in the U.S. Constitution and continually promote freedom of speech and expression, freedom to worship a Supreme Being in an individual way, and other important liberties. We believe it is our duty to vote in public elections and to exercise all of our liberties within due and proper bounds.

Rewards of Being a Freemason

Making True Friends

Masonry is a community of men and their families who share similar beliefs and values. The fraternity finds it important to connect with other men of honor, compassion, love, trust, and knowledge, regardless of their race, color, religious beliefs, political views, sexual orientation, physical ability, citizenship, or national origin. We are friends and brothers, and are connected through this vital and uplifting organization of moral men.

Improving Ourselves

Our continuing pursuit of truth, knowledge, ethics, and leadership skills makes us better men and brings more meaning to our lives. Learning the tenets of Freemasonry, paired with being an active part of our community, gives us the opportunity to develop leadership and organizational skills, and builds self-discipline through commitment and self-confidence.

Having an Impact

As a member of the Freemasons, the Grand Lodge of California, and Wisdom Lodge No. 202, we are a part of a worldwide organization that values tradition, history, and timeless wisdom. The traditions and core values of our fraternity are meaningful today and will endure for centuries to come because of our direct impact in our community, through our charities, and on a personal level.

Join Us

Wisdom is new but the number 202 represents the second oldest lodge in Los Angeles. Wisdom Lodge No. 202 was formed by the consolidation of Pentalpha No. 202, Westlake No. 392, South Park No. 563, Henry Knox No. 662, & William D. Stephens No. 698.

Wisdom Lodge membership is open to men 18 and older who meet the qualifications and standards of character and intention, and who believe in a Supreme Being.  Men of all ethnic and religious backgrounds are welcome. One of Freemasonry’s customs is not to solicit members – men must seek membership on their own initiative. Anyone is welcome to request information about the fraternity. If you are interested in applying for membership to our lodge, now is a good time to start.  Please contact us to schedule a visit during an event, or request more information.

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Upcoming events

September 25, 2019
  • September 25, 2019

    Live 1st Degree for Enrrique Gonzalez

    September 25, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    Bro. Alberto Vidana, JW will be the Degree Master.
    Refreshment to follow after degree.

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October 2, 2019
  • October 2, 2019

    Oct. Stated Dinner & Meeting.

    October 2, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm

    Social hour: 6:30 pm to 7:00 pm (Appetizers Served)
    $20.00 Single person $25.00 Per Couple
    Brethren Birthday Month, Children and Lodge Guest Free
    Stated Meeting starts at 8:15 PM

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October 9, 2019
  • October 9, 2019

    Officer's Practice: First Degree

    October 9, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    1st Degree practice for Doug Russell, Degree Master.

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October 14, 2019
  • October 14, 2019

    Happy Birthday Wisdom Lodge No. 202 & Time Capsule closure

    October 14, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    Brethren, Today is our charter day! Which is our Birthday. We will be closing our time capsule this evening with a social and refreshments. Mason only evening...

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October 15, 2019
  • October 15, 2019

    OSI hosted by Pasadena 272 (all lodges)

    October 15, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    If you can not attend please contact the District inspector..

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October 16, 2019
  • October 16, 2019

    Officer's Practice: Second Degree

    October 16, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    Alberto Vidana, 2nd Degree Master,

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October 18, 2019
  • October 18, 2019

    170th Annual Comunication

    October 18, 2019 - October 20, 2019 @ 

    The brethren will be attending the GALA this evening October 19, 2019... Lodge Paid event..

    Parc 55 Hilton

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October 23, 2019
  • October 23, 2019

    Officer's Practice: Third Degree

    October 23, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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October 30, 2019
  • October 30, 2019

    Live 3RD Degree for Stefan Ionescu

    October 30, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    Wor. Franz Rodriguez, Degree Master

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November 6, 2019
  • November 6, 2019

    Nov. Stated Dinner & Meeting.

    November 6, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm

    Social hour: 6:30 pm to 7:00 pm (Appetizers Served)
    $20.00 Single person $25.00 Per Couple
    Brethren Birthday Month, Children and Lodge Guest Free
    Stated Meeting starts at 8:15 PM

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November 13, 2019
  • November 13, 2019

    Officer's Degree Practice

    November 13, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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November 20, 2019
November 27, 2019
  • November 27, 2019

    Officer's Practice: First Degree

    November 27, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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December 4, 2019
  • December 4, 2019

    Dec. Stated Dinner & Meeting.

    December 4, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm

    Social hour: 6:30 pm to 7:00 pm (Appetizers Served)
    $20.00 Single person $25.00 Per Couple
    Brethren Birthday Month, Children and Lodge Guest Free
    Stated Meeting starts at 8:15 PM

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December 6, 2019
  • December 6, 2019

    151st Installation of Officers

    December 6, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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December 25, 2019
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