Tuesday, December 21, 2021

Mount Moriah Lodge A.F. & A.M. joins new DOMINICAN ORDER OF FREEMASONS


As of today, December 21, 2021, the Winter Solstice, Mount Moriah Lodge No. 52 officially changes its name to MOUNT MORIAH LODGE OF ANCIENT, FREE, AND ACCEPTED MASONS, and becomes one of the five regularly-constituted blue lodges to leave the Grand Lodge of the Dominican Republic and to sign as one of the constituting founding blue lodges of the new DOMINICAN ORDER OF FREEMASONS, MASONIC GRAND LODGE OF THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC 2021.

The constitution of the new Grand Lodge is scheduled to take place tonight in a hotel in Santo Domingo with the attendance of several outstanding Brother Masons of the Dominican Republic and other countries.

We will be reporting on the event in the next several days.

Thursday, March 29, 2018

MM52 donates toys to underprivileged children on Epiphany Day

Brother Gabriel Medina, from Mount Moriah Lodge No. 52, coordinated the donation of toys to underprivileged children of the Sabana Perdida neighborhood in Santo Domingo on Epiphany Day (Three Kings' Day).  This donation has been done yearly since 2011 under the coordination of Brother Medina.  Through this activity, MM52 puts into practice brotherly love and philanthropy towards the neediest sectors of society.

Below are photos of this year's event.

Brother Gabriel Medina and WM Pedro Hernández from MM52 during the event on Jan 6th

Dominican Masons contribute to the relief of hurricane victims in PR and DR

Members of several lodges in the Dominican Republic (including Mount Moriah No. 52) donated several truckloads of items for the relief of hurricane victims in Puerto Rico and the north coast of the Dominican Republic.   The relief effort was coordinated by Brother Gabriel Smester from Worshipful Eugenio Maria de Hostos Lodge No. 51.  On behalf of Mount Moriah Lodge No. 52, the effort was coordinated by Past-Master José Frías.

Below are several photos of the process.

PM Jose Frias from Mount Moriah Lodge No. 52

The goods were collected at Instituto Tecnológico de Santo Domingo INTEC

PM José Frias and Brother Gabriel Smester coordinated most of the effort on behalf of Dominican Freemasons

Lodge holds Fraternal Luncheon

Mount Moriah Lodge No. 52 held a luncheon on January 7th with the attendance of 25 persons (lodge members and family members). All had a good time in preparation for a wonderful year of accomplishments in our lodge.

Sunday, November 20, 2016

VM José G. Frías P. preside iniciación de nuevos miembros / WM José Frías presides over initiation of new members

El domingo, 6 de noviembre de 2016, E.V., se efectuó la iniciación de dos nuevos miembros de Mount Moriah Lodge No. 52, al grado de Aprendiz (Entered Apprentice) del Rito York Antiguuo de la masonería.  La ceremonia, llevada a cabo en lengua inglesa, recibió la visita de miembros de varias logias hermanas.

El VM José Frías con los nuevos aprendices, los oficiales del taller y los visitantes de otras logias.

Thursday, April 23, 2015


If you are interested in joining the oldest and largest fraternitiy in the world, and you currently live in the Dominican Republic, below is a link to information about Freemasonry for your perusal.

After you have read this series of texts, should you wish to go ahead with your petition for membership in Mount Moriah Lodge #52, please download the following form.

If you are not certain, or would like additional information before completing your application, please contact us by clicking here.

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

English-language Masonic lodge in Santo Domingo

Mount Moriah Lodge #52 is the only regular Anglophone blue lodge in the Dominican Republic. It welcomes brethren visiting from regular Grand Lodges included in the List of Lodges Masonic by Pantagraph Publishing, or Grand Lodges recognized by the United Grand Lodge of England.

It also welcomes anyone interested in learning more about Freemasonry and possibly petitioning for membership in the oldest and largest fraternal organization in the world.

Our lodge meets for regular communication and/or instruction on the first and third Sunday of every month. Meetings are held from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm in the Red Temple of Freemasons' Hall, located at Arzobispo Portes 554, at the corner of Las Carreras, Ciudad Nueva, in Santo Domingo. 

Please contact us at mountmoria@gmail.com for coordination of your visit, or to inquire regarding membership.