Square and Compasses

Rising Star Lodge, A.F. & A.M., Stoughton, Massachusetts

Celebrating Two Hundred and Twenty Years of Freemasonry

Rising Star Lodge, A.F. & A.M. in Stoughton, Massachusetts was instituted and recieved its Charter from the Grand Lodge of Masons
in Massachusetts in Boston on December 10th, 1799. In December of 2019, we begin our 220th year of Freemasonry.


Tuesday, September 24, 2019 - J. Philip Berquist - Foxboro

Official District Deputy Grand Master Visit/Reception with Rising Star Lodge Officers

6:00 pm, Lodge opens on the Entered Apprentice Degree
First Section of the Entered Apprentice Degree
Entitled: Joseph Anthony Marco
6:30 OFFICIAL VISIT by Rt. Wor. Alan George Leishman, District Deputy Grand Master
for the 7th Masonic District and Suite.
Rising Star will be the reception Lodge
Dinner in Banquet Hall
Cost of $25
For Dinner Reservations contact no later than September 19, 2019
Phone 508.989.8940 or Email at a_tavares@verizon.net

Thursday, September 26, 2019 - Lodge of Instruction

Azure Lodge, 3 West Street, Walpole, MA 02081

Gather: 6:30PM, Start: 7:00PM
Topics: The Grand Lodge Constitutions Preamble, followed by The Entered Apprentice

Thursday, October 10, 2019 - Regular Communication

Business Meeting, voting on a potential candidate

Gather: 6:00PM, Start: 6:30PM

Saturday, October 19, 2019

Open House

Information and times will arriving soon
Invite some men you deem worthy to someday be called a Brother!

Tuesdays (Most)

Officer Rehersals

Gather: 6:00PM, Start: 7:00PM
Topics: Upcoming Ritual Work


Rising Star Lodge A.F. & A.M. 2019-2020 Officers

Wor. Asunne A. Bennet, Master Wor. Asunne A. Bennett, Master

Treasurer: Wor. Sean J. McKiernan

Asst. Treasurer: Wor. Michael S. Markarian

Secretary: Bro. Brian Macauley

Assistant Secretary: Rt. Wor. Edward W. Redmond

Chaplain: Wor. Cameron D. MacNeil

Marshal: Wor. Matthew Polanski

Senior Deacon: Bro. Robert J. Armour

Junior Deacon: Bro. Wilgrens Santerling

Senior Steward: Bro. Terrance M. Vaquez Sr.

Junior Steward: Bro. Macgregor Morgan

Inside Sentinel: Bro. Mac-Clen Pierre

Tyler: Wor. Dennis B. Ruggiero

Electrician: Bro. Thomas A. Lopolito

Ritualist: Rt. Wor. Alan G. Leishman

Organist: Wor. Stephen R. Samario

Floor Instructor: Wor. Richard A. Phillips Sr.

Webmaster: Bro. Gordon B. Chisholm

Assistant Webmaster: Bro. Robert J. Armour

Bro. Raymond L. Williams, Senior Warden

Bro. Stephen K. Dray, Junior Warden

Lodges of the 7th Massachusetts Masonic District

Lodges of the 7th Massachusetts Masonic District

Right Worshipful Alan G. Leishman

District Deputy Grand Master for the 7th Masonic District

Massachusetts 7th Masonic District Offical Website

The 7th Massachusetts Masonic District Grand Lodge Page

Azure Lodge, A.F. & A.M.

3 West Street, Walpole, MA 02081
Meets the Fourth Wednesday of the month

Blue Hill Lodge, A.F. & A.M.

21 Church Street, Canton, MA 02021
Meets the First Tuesday of the month

Rising Star Lodge A.F. & A.M.

925 Pleasant Street, Stoughton, MA 02072
Meets the Second Thursday of the month

J. Philip Berquist Lodge, A.F. & A.M.

12 Rockhill Street, Foxborough, MA 02035
Meets the Fourth Tuesday of the month

Saint Alban's Lodge A.F. & A.M.

12 Rockhill Street, Foxborough, MA 02035
Meets the Second Monday of the month
The Grand Lodge of Massachusetts - Follow Reason

The Grand Lodge of Massachusetts - Find Brotherhood in Masonry

Paul Fulton Gleason, Grand Master of Masons in Massachusetts Most Worshipful Paul Fulton Gleason

Grand Master of Masons in Massachusetts

On December 27th, 2016, Paul Fulton Gleason was installed as the 89th Grand Master of Masons in Massachusetts. Most Worshipful Gleason is following in the footsteps of Past Grand Masters like Paul Revere and General Joseph Warren. The office of Grand Master is a volunteer position; the Grand Master is elected and installed on an annual basis. Tradition dictates that first-year Grand Masters are re-elected for a second and third year before another new Grand Master is elected.

The Grand Lodge of Masons in Massachusetts

This site contains information regarding Freemasonry in Masachusetts, including the history of Freemasonry, what it means to be a Mason, Masonic news and events, and information regarding how to become a Mason.

Back To Our Roots

Are you interested in becoming a Freemason?

As the world’s oldest and largest fraternal organization, Freemasonry today is built on Brotherly Love, Relief, and Truth. Through fellowship, charity, education and leadership, Freemasons are making their lives - and their communities - stronger by the day.

Ask how you can become a Freemason at the Massachusetts Grand Lodge Website or use our contact page for specific questions or inquires regarding Rising Star Lodge, Stoughton, MA.
Captain Anthony Palermo Jr.

In Memoriam

A Tribute to Rising Star Lodges' Fallen Brother, U.S. Army Captain Anthony Palermo, Jr.