• A great worldwide united brotherhood and sisterhood.
  • An organization that favors no person for their wealth and frowns on none for their poverty.
  • A fraternity founded on the basis of universal brotherhood.


  • Based upon the purest principles of equality.
  • Non-political and non-sectarian.
  • A source of comfort in times of trouble and adversity.
  • A world-wide force that stands for all that is noblest and highest.


  • One of the strongest fraternal societies in the world.
  • Fulfilling a mission in the world which no other institution has successfully attempted.
  • Founded on the North American continent in 1819.