The Star of Antonina

The Star of Antonina is the oldest Lodge of the state of Parana, Brazil. It was created in 1869.

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The brothers of the lodge were buying slaves to give them freedom. It was a democratic and unique act in history of Freemasonry. Slavery was abolished in Parana only in 1888.

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The star of Antonina still exists and the Venerable Master Abilio tells us this incredible story.


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Freemasonry is very discreet in Brazil. Discretion reflecting respect for Masonic regulations.

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