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The Shriners Creed

Shriners believe in God and that He created man to serve His purposes,  among which is service to others in His name.  We believe that care for the less fortunate,  especially children who suffer from burns and crippling diseases,  is our institutional calling.

We are patriots, each willing to serve his country with fidelity and courage.  We cherish independence under law and freedom with responsibility.  We Honor family.  We respect our parents, wives and children.  We should instill in our children the tenets of this creed and the heritage from which it emanates.  

As individuals we pledge ourselves to integrity,  virtue and nobility of character.  Our intentions will be honorable, our relations will be trustworthy and our spirits forgiving of each other.  As brothers we offer each other fraternal affection and respect.  Together we will support each other in adherence to this creed,  so that we and our communities will be the better because of our fraternity and its principles.  

As Shriners we look beyond ourselves to serve the needs of others,   especially children who cannot help themselves.  We believe Shriners Hospitals to be the world's greatest philanthropy,  and we covenant with each other to support its "temples of mercy" with spirit,  time, talent and means.


 Shriners Hospitals for Children provide care to children, under the age of 18, for treatment of orthopedic disorders, burns and cleft lip and palette care. All care and services are provided regardless of the families ability to pay. For more information please follow the link below.

Jerusalem Shriners
1940 Ormond Blvd.
Destrehan, LA   70047-0712
(985) 725-1716

Jerusalem Shriners are proud members of Shriners International. We remain dedicated to our Fraternity, our Masonic principles, and to supporting the 22 Shrine Hospitals throughout North America.



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