Brazil

LDH

Le Droit Humain Brazil has a long list of lodges. LDH was founded in 1919.


AFHR
The Honorable Order of Universal Co-Masonry (before April 2017 “The Honorable Order of American Co-Masonry”) is a 1994 split-off of Le Droit Humain USA (see there for more history). Nowadays the order has 29 lodges in four countries: USA, Brazil (Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo), Chile and Argentina. Lodges in Cananda and Paraguay are in development.


EasternOrder
Eastern Order of International co-Masonry was founded in 2002 in Adyar, India as a split-off of Le Droit Humain. Their website says that:

The Eastern Order of International Co-Freemasonry currently has lodges in Argentina, Brazil, Costa Rica, India, New Zealand, Puerto Rico, Spain, United States, Australia, and South Africa. Others are in the process of forming.



Grande Loja Arquitetos de Aquário (of GLADA) founded in 1986 with four lodges. Nowadays there are 16 lodges in Brazil and 7 in Equador.

(Member of Clipsas)



Grande Loja Unida de Sta Catarina
 founded in 2010, 6 lodges.

(member of Clipsas)


Brasil
Grande Loja Maçonica Mista Do Brasil a mixed Grand Lodge with 23 lodges.


UMURM
Unión Masónica Universal del Rito Moderno (or Universal Masonic Union of the Modern Rite) was founded in Barcelona in 2008. The Union is active in Brazil, Colombia, Equador, Cuba and the USA (California and Georgia). Information on the world wide web does not say as much, but I was asured that the Union has mixed lodges.


Delphi

International Masonic Order “Delphi” resides in Greece, but has lodges in Greece, Brazil (four lodges, two in Itupeva, one in Sao Vicente and one in Sao Paolo), Bulgaria, Romenia and six in the USA (Salt Lake City, UT; Phoenix, AZ; Las Vegas, NV; Austin, TX; Fort Worth, TX; Tampa, FL).

The Order was founded in 1926, and was restructured in 1996, under the name “Delphi International Freemasonic Order”.

The first Mixed Lodge was founded in 1926, under the aegis of The International Mixed Freemasonic Order ” Le Droit Humain “, that resides in Paris. In 1996, the General Assembly of the Order unanimously voted its re-establishment under the separate name of “DELPHI”.

(Member of Clipsas)


Memphis
Rite of Memphis-Misraïm is a combination of the Rite of Misraïm that was founded by Cagliostro in 1738 and the Rite of Memphis that was founded by Jacques Etienne Marconis de Nègre in 1838. In 1889 General Garibaldi combined the two the Rite of Memphis-Misraïm.

Nowadays there is an international organisation working in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Spain, France, Martinique, Mauritius, New Caledonia, Scandinavia, Switzerland, Uruguay, USA, England, Venezuela.
There are other organsations with similar names.

The website does not say that members have to be master Masons in another lodge, so it does not appear to be a system of side/higher degrees. On the other hand, the website does not say anything about the “blue” grades of Entered Apprentice, Fellowcraft and Master Mason, so I am not 100% sure.
What the website also does not state specifically, is that Memphis-Misraïm lodges are mixed. It does say however under “conditions for admission” that: “You must have been questioned by several Brothers or sisters” (my emphasis). Cagliostro wanted to admit women, so it sounds like this tradition is still followed.


International Order of the Ancient and Primitive Rite  of Memphis-Misraïm is active in Brazil. I know this order has men-only and mixed lodges, but I have not been able to find out if the Brazilian Grand Lodge admits women, how many lodges they have, where they are located and it this is a system starting with the ‘blue grades’ or are only meant for Master Masons.


Grande Loja U Nida Do Paraná


Grande Oriente Feminino


 

Wikipedia has a massive list of Grand Lodges in Brazil, but I have not yet checked which are the mixed and female only ones.

 

 

 

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