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Old 05-19-2008, 21:41   #5
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Originally Posted by Goose5 View Post
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?
Short answer: HELL no! Not just a hell, not even a hell no.

Long answer: No it's not in the slightest. Every good Mason should be honored to have someone ask them for a Petition. It says quite a lot about their personality and dedication to the Craft.
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