About Freemasonry

Freemasonry is a fraternal organization that arose from obscure origins in the late 16th century. Freemasonry exists in various forms all over the world

Upcoming Events

Stated meetings are held on the 1st Thursday of each month at 7PM.  Please check our calendar for a list of upcoming degrees.

Lodge History

Calvin W. Prather lodge #717 was chartered in 1921 and has a long and storied tradition.

Introduction from the Lodge

The United States has over 13,000 lodges, each one will extend the warm hand of brotherhood to the community and humankind. At Masonic lodges, all men are equal, regardless of race, income, or religion. Calvin W. Prather Lodge is no different, practicing the principles of taking good men and making them better.

There is a lot to be learned about Masonry, for both those looking to become Masons and those who have already begun their journey. Please browse this website for more detailed information and as we grow our online platform, we will continue to add enlightening material.

The lodge is located on East 56th Street just east of Interstate 465 in Lawrence. Our monthly stated meetings are held on the first Thursday of every month. See the calendar for more details.