Square and Compasses

Rising Star Lodge-Two Hundred and Seventeen 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 2014, we began our 215th year of Freemasonry.

Rising Star Lodge A.F. & A.M. 2016 Officers

Wor. Sean J. McKiernan, Master of Rising Star Lodge A.F. & A.M. Wor. Sean J. McKiernan

Treasurer: Wor. Michael Markarian

Asst. Treasurer: Bro. Richard P. Freeman

Secretary: R.W. Frank R Porter

Asst. Secretary: Wor. Edward W. Redmond

Chaplain: Wor. Alan G. Leishman

Marshal: Wor. David B. Flag

Senior Deacon: Bro. Matthiew Polanski

Junior Deacon: Bro. Matthiew Phillips

Senior Steward: Bro. Asun Bennet

Junior Steward: Bro. Ray Williams

Inside Sentinel: Bro. Benjamin Travers

Tyler: Wor. Dennis B. Ruggiero

Electrician: Bro. Joseph E. Repoff

Ritualist: Wor. Alan G. Leishman

Organist: Wor. Stephen R. Samario

Floor Instructor: Wor. Alan G. Leishman

Lodge Auditor: Wor. Renzo Bardetti

Webmaster: Bro. Gordon B. Chisholm

Bro. Gordon B. Chisholm, Senior Warden of Rising Star Lodge A.F. & A.M. Bro. Gordon B. Chisholm, Senior Warden

Bro. Peter Sulfaro, Junior Warden of Rising Star Lodge A.F. & A.M. Bro. Peter Sulfaro, Junior Warden

Lodges of the 7th Massachusetts Masonic District

Right Worshipful Edward W. Redmond, District Deputy Grand Master for the 7th Masonic District Right Worshipful Edward W. Redmond

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

Most Worshipful Harvey J. Waugh, Grand Master of Masons in Massachusetts Most Worshipful Harvey J. Waugh

Grand Master of Masons in Massachusetts

On December 27th, 2013, Harvey John Waugh was installed as the 88th Grand Master of Masons in Massachusetts. Waugh 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

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.