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92nd Birthday Celebration, 71 years a Mason

May 19, 2013
May 19, 2013

Pictured is Ill. Bro. Theo D. “Red” Mullens, 33° (left) and his son Bro. Therell R. Mullens, 32° (right). Ill. Bro. Theo Mullens attended day two of the Valley of Little Rock reunion on April 27, 2013. It was a special day as he celebrated his 92nd birthday with the brethren.  Bro. Mullens has been a Master Mason for 71 years!


How to Watch Celebrating the Craft

May 8, 2013
May 8, 2013 Celebrating the Craft (CTC) is the one and only webcast that pays tribute to the Scottish Rite and its members, while also supporting the Fraternity’s charitable endeavors.

The 2013 CTC webcast will air live on Saturday, May 18 from 6 p.m. to Midnight (EDT). CTC is similar in structure to a telethon, but is broadcast over the internet.

Viewers will be encouraged to make a donation via phone or online to be split 50/50 between the House of the Temple Historic [...]


Valley of Richmond Holds Successful Scottish Rite Friends Dinner

April 11, 2013
April 11, 2013

The Valley of Richmond, Virginia, held its Fourth Annual Scottish Rite Friends Dinner (SRFD) and Auction, Saturday, March 2, netting about $18,000 to be distributed to the Scottish Rite charities!

Richmond initiated SRFDs in 2010 and while the first dinner was profitable, the Valley leadership quickly learned its members were contributing heavily to many other Masonic charities, and some found it impossible to increase their contributions by supporting the SRFD. After the third event, the valley’s SRFD committee recognized [...]


We’re Energized & Celebrating!

April 11, 2013
April 11, 2013

The 2013 Celebrating the Craft (CTC) webcast will not premiere until Sat., May 18, but at the House of the Temple, we already are in high gear. Our staff and the show’s production team, The Carlin Company, have been working steadily finalizing details for the big night.

Introducing Our 2013 Hosts

We are honored to welcome back as our 2013 CTC host Illustrious Brother and famous comedian Norm Crosby, 33°, G.C.! Known for his use of malapropisms, Bro. Norm has [...]


CBS Sunday Morning visits the House of the Temple

April 8, 2013
April 8, 2013

In late March, journalist Mo Rocca and the crew of “CBS Sunday Morning”, a nationally broadcast weekly news magazine, visited the House of the Temple to film for an upcoming feature on Freemasonry. Rocca interviewed Ill. Bro. S. Brent Morris in our majestic Temple Room on his expertise in the history of the Craft and what it means to be a Freemason. Rocca also interviewed members of The Colonial Lodge, No. 1821, a local DC lodge that meets [...]