Sons of William
George VI Memorial
A District of the Grand Orange Lodge of Ireland
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
is the Orange Institution?
does the title "Orange" come from?
the Orange Institution a secret society?
members have to take an oath?
you anti Roman Catholic?
is the purpose of your parades?
is the meaning of some of the terms used by the
WORSHIPFUL MASTER - The Chairman of a Lodge
DEPUTY MASTER - The Vice-Chairman of a Lodge
ORANGE HALL - The building used for Lodge meetings. Orange Halls are frequently used as community centres where a variety of social activities are based
BROTHER - Members refer to each other as Brother. This is in common with many fraternal societies
Why not join us?
Newtownards District consists of twelve Lodges making up a membership of over 300. Each Lodge holds a monthly meeting, where issues affecting the Lodge are discussed. Though much of the business is of a formal nature, there is much social gathering between the members as well.
If you would like to talk to someone about joining the Order, contact us