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The following links, images, text, and information are official assets of Grottoes International,  Supreme Council M.O.V.P.E.R.


(As of April 2024)

  • 155 Grottoes Internationally, including the United States, Canada, El Salvador, Puerto Rico, and Mexico.
  • 10,000+ Members
  • 134 Annual Supreme Council Sessions
  • Founded June 13, 1890


The Mystic Order of Veiled Prophets of the Enchanted Realm, whose subordinate bodies are the Grottoes, is an organization by and for Master Masons. While not connected with Masonry proper, its membership is restricted absolutely and exclusively to Master Masons in good standing. Although it is primarily an organization for good wholesome fun and frolic, it also has its serious side. Its slogan is GOOD FELLOWSHIP, and in contact with our fellowman, this principle is exemplified to a marked degree.

For some years prior to 1889, several members of Hamilton Lodge N0. 120, F.&A.M., at Hamilton, New York, sought relaxation from the sterner duties of life by holding occasional informal meetings for fun and good fellowship. The chief spirit in the fun was Leroy Fairchild, and in the summer of 1889, he and a devoted band of followers discovered the Enchanted Realm in which, upon entering with song and laughter, they and their successors found a rich heritage. The first meeting of this organization was held on the 10th day of September, 1889. It was decided at this meeting that the membership of the organization should be confined to Master Masons in good standing.


When using the Grottoes International logo, it must be kept in a 1:1 format. The colors must remain as they are displayed. These logos cannot be altered.


The following materials can be used when discussing and promoting Grottoes International. Available from the Supreme Council Office, Prophets may request materials at no charge as they are available and at the approval of the Executive Secretary.

Materials that can be requested include:

  • Display, including a table pop up and table cloth - Image coming soon
  • Pocket Petitions
  • "Master Mason's Playground" Booklets

Digital Materials: