Pondering the Three Elements in the EA Degree (Photo: Stereopticon Image representing the Entered Apprentice Degree)
Above all else we are a fraternity, a voluntary association of good men who have bound themselves to each other by solemn obligations.
The three elements explained at the end of the Entered Apprentice Lecture may have a deeper symbolic meaning.
After talking with Ill. James D. Cole, SGIG, and, Louis “Kerry” Campbell, 33°, Personal Representative in Roanoke, we decided to take our reunions “on the road” to make it easier for candidates to attend.
Dan Brown’s The Lost Symbol mentions many pieces of art, each of which can be interpreted in many different ways.
The Freemasons Universal Tartan, is one of the newest symbols of Freemasonry and has been widely accepted throughout the world.
“Worshipful Master,” he said in low tones, “you are entitled to vote any way you wish, but you must not announce your vote!”
Some members of the class of 2010 share their reasons for joining the Scottish Rite.
There are many confusing ideas about Freemasonry, especially among tourists who come to visit the House of the Temple.
A charitable gift annuity is a way to make a gift to your favorite Scottish Rite charity and still receive an income for yourself or others.
“…[T]here are some very useful apps for Freemasons.”
The long-running newspaper comic strip Annie is ending after 85 years, with the last cliffhanger installment on Sunday, June 13—if there’s anyone out there who still knows what a newspaper is.
This is not just any party. This is a party with a purpose!
On Tuesday, May 27, 2010, Representative Bob Etheridge, US Congressman for the 2nd District of North Carolina was coroneted a 33° Inspector General Honorary in a special ceremony held in the Executive Chamber of the House of the Temple.
Aid and Attendance is a medical reimbursement pension for veterans, their spouses, and surviving spouses.
The Northern Oregon Reunion was bustling with energy this spring. Brothers from all around the state came through to catch up with each other and support their new Scottish Rite brethren. The event was hosted at the beautiful Valley of Portland building where members were provided with a strong demonstration of the degrees.
The Valley of Tampa’s 274th reunion was held May 1 and 8 in memory of Ill. Robert L. Goldsmith, SGIG in the Orient of Florida and Grand Prior of the Supreme Council.
The San Diego Valley of the Scottish Rite has developed a program that supports the twenty-five high school JROTC and three college ROTC units in San Diego County. This past year, two high schools outside of our area requested to be included in our JROTC recognition program. They were readily accommodated.
At the spring 2010 Reunion, the Baltimore Knights of St. Andrew recruited what may be their youngest member ever—four-year old Andrew Goldman.
WBro John Sharpe, PM of Keystone Lodge No. 153, Linwood, N.J., recently visited Disney World’s Magic Kingdom Park in Orlando, Florida.
On Saturday, February 20, Bremond Lodge No. 241, Newport News, Va., hosted a cookout for the brethren of Bremond and the Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity at Christopher Newport University.
Freemasonry Q & A: Is the Order of the Eastern Star the oldest American Masonic organization for women?
The American tradition of organizations for female relatives of Master Masons goes back to at least 1826, 24 years before the Eastern Star was founded.
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