About the Lodge of Research

Mission Statement

The Lodge of Research, AF & AM of New Mexico, is organized to promote, encourage, conduct and foster Masonic research and study, for the purpose of spreading Masonic Light and knowledge. 


The New Mexico Lodge of Research is a resource for the Grand Lodge of Ancient Free and Accepted Masons of New Mexico, Constituent Lodges within the New Mexico Jurisdiction, Master Masons in New Mexico, and anyone who has an interest in furthering their understanding of our Craft and History.  We use many venues to spread Masonic Light throughout the state and beyond.  For this year, we will strive to achieve the following:

  • Constituent Lodges: Promote to and from within each Lodge in the Jurisdiction
  • Entered Apprentice Gifts: Revitalize the Gifting Program within All Lodges
  • Provide Publications to Complete our Purpose
  • Outreach to NM Masonic Research Organizations
  • Outreach to Other Jurisdictions
  • Provide Programs for Lodge of Research Communications
  • Make Books Available to Masons at Major NM Events
  • Provide a Reference of Presenters/Presentations for Masters of Constituent Lodges
  • Preserve Our History
  • Create Programs to Encourage Interactivity with Lodges