The Worshipful Society of Free Masons, Rough Masons,
Wallers, Slaters, Paviors, Plaisterers and Bricklayers

Worshipful Brother John Leslie Belanger,
Deputy Master Mason

This is a Masonic Society which exists to perpetuate a memorial of the practices of operative Free Masons existing prior to modern speculative Freemasonry. Membership of the Society is restricted to those who are Master Masons, Mark Master Masons and Holy Royal Arch Companions in good standing.


The Society is open only to Freemasons who are in good standing with or are members of a Craft Lodge, a Royal Arch Chapter and a Mark Master Masons' Lodge.

The regalia is minimal and consists of a blue cord or blue collarette from which is suspended the badge of the member's grade. Badges are simply exchanged as progression is made. All members wear the distinctive Society tie.

Lest we Forget!

"The Society has ordinarily generated considerable loyalty and affection among its members and, in addition to the merits of its ceremonies and practices, one reason is that the Society fills a notable gap in the masonic structure.

Speculative masons are happy to trace their origins to the practices of the ancient stone masons, but many then tend to forget all about them."

The Operatives exist to ensure that we do not all forget!

The Society now has more than two thousand members.

Upcoming Meetings

Meeting Date and Time Degrees Conferred Location
October 31, 2015
9 AM
Fourth Degree Scottish Rite Cathedral
San Antonio

San Antonio Hotel Reservations Procedure

While a member of the TSCA, if you travel long distances, you are eligible to be put on the Master List which guarantees your reservation being made at least a year in advance plus a special rate with no parking fees if you drive.

Your obligation is to provide the Hampton Inn with a Credit Card to hold the reservation and if you should not be able to attend, you must call to cancel your reservation.

Contact Celeste Oliva, Director of Sales of Hampton Inn San Antonio
424 Bowie Street
San Antonio Texas 78205
Phone - 210-225-8500
Email celeste.oliva@hilton.com

For questions, contact
Jack W. Lester, Jr.
2013 Campbell Ct
College Station, TX 77845-4668
Home Phone = 979-690-2181
Email jcklester@icloud.com

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