Originally Posted by Goose5
I do not yet belong. My father, brother, and grandfather are and were past masters. My father was a 33 degree. I am about to start my journey very late. I am 47 years old. The Lodge I wish to join I only know one person who is a member. He is currently the master. Is it proper to ask the master for a petition, or is this mundane chore considered to be beneath him?
Congrats for seeking entry... You have taken the first, important step.
Do not worry about your age. Your family will be very proud!
Just ask any Mason in the Lodge of your choosing.