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Biennial Session & Centennial Jubilee Registration Now Open

March 2, 2015
March 2, 2015

Registration is now available online for both the 2015 Biennial Session and Centennial Jubilee, both to be held in Washington, D.C. Please click here to begin the online registration process.

Centennial Jubilee: August, 22–23, 2015

Most Jubilee events will take place at the House of the Temple. For more information about the 100th Anniversary of the House of the Temple, please click here.

Biennial Session: August 23–25, 2015

SR Journal Now Available via Mobile App

February 26, 2015
Cover of March-April 2015 Scottish Rite Journal
February 26, 2015 The Scottish Rite Journal‘s “New Age”

With the new year comes a new format for the Scottish Rite Journal. This time it’s handheld, as the Journal proudly rolls out publication on all major mobile platforms: Amazon, Google Play, and iTunes Newsstand. This means that you now can have the Journal instantly delivered directly to your portable device—like tablets and smartphones—as soon as it is published and wherever you are!

While Scottish Rite members and print Journal subscribers still will be able to open their mailboxes every two months to [...]


Supreme Council Library Receives Generous Book Bequest

January 28, 2015
529 pieces bequeathed to Supreme Council Library by Dr. Claude H. Harris, Jr., 33°
January 28, 2015

Our staff recently completed the first stage of cataloging a generous bequest of 529 pieces we acquired from the estate of Dr. Claude H. Harris, Jr., 33°. Among the collection are some 489 Masonic works—301 books, 186 periodicals, one facsimile, and one manuscript.

The next steps in the cataloging process include protecting and preserving damaged books in the collection and determining where most appropriately to place these materials in our library. For now, the entire collection resides [...]


Scholarships Available

January 6, 2015
January 6, 2015

The Scottish Rite, SJ, is now accepting applications for the Shepherd, Hilburn, and Public School Administration Scholarships.

Please visit the Scholarships page to find more information and to access the applications.

Application Submission Deadlines Shepherd, Hilburn, Public School Scholarships: March 31, 2015


Local Masons & Eastern Star Partner with DC Public Schools

December 17, 2014
Volunteers for DC Public School “Beautification Day”
December 17, 2014

By Peter Brusoe, 32°

When students arrived at School Without Walls at Francis Stevens for their first day back from summer vacation they were greeted by beautiful bulletin boards in the hallways and can now enjoy their lunches and do work on sturdy picnic tables because of the Masons & Eastern Star members of the District of Columbia.

The District of Columbia Public Schools hosts an annual program called “Beautification Day.” They invite parents, friends, and community organizations to spruce up [...]