Originally Posted by KSigMason
Yeah, I don't know about the British Freemasons, but here in the States you have to be able to Open/Close a Lodge in all 3-degrees, confer all 3-degrees, give the lectures, conduct a stated/business meeting, pass a test on the code & digest (by-laws), and raise a Master Mason. It took me almost a 1-year and a half to do it all.
Ah, right. Gosh, that is stringent. Here, I think they just get the Queen to go in and do it if the Worshipful Master can't. That's why she's always so busy...