About Us

St. Cecile Lodge #568 is under the jurisdisction of the Grand Lodge of Free & Accepted Masons of the State of New York in the 4th Manhattan District.

Where & When We Meet

Our stated communications are held on the 1st Tuesday of every month, excluding the months of July & August. We have a magnificent Masonic Hall as our home and headquarters at 71 West 23rd Street & 6th Avenue. We are located on the 12th floor in the Empire Room. Lodge opens at 1:00 PM. Dress code is business suits. Visiting brethren are always welcome.

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History of St. Cecile

The magnitude of St. Cecile's influence can be witnessed in daytime lodges around the world. The twelve individuals who petitioned the Grand Lodge and conceived of the pioneering step for a new lodge that would meet in the daylight hours could scarcely envision the fortuitous success their efforts would achieve. The original petition to Deputy Grand Master Robert D. Holmes in 1865 contained the following important reasons for seeking a new daytime lodge... Click here to continue reading