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The Tree of Life Seminar Series

March 12, 2012
March 12, 2012

The Washington D.C. Scottish Rite, with the District of Columbia College of Masonic Rosicrucians invite you to participate in a seminar on The Tree of Life and the Evolution of Enlightenment. The seminar will be presented in eight sessions, each focusing on the path to Enlightenment according to one mystical tradition, including Kabbalah, Yoga, Sufism, Buddhism, and Esoteric Christianity. Each session will be presented by an internationally-recognized expert in the respective tradition.

Anyone may attend, no Masonic or Scottish Rite affiliation is required. Admission is $25 [...]


Perspectives on American Freemasonry and Fraternalism

March 12, 2012
March 12, 2012

Masonic symposium to be held at the Northern Masonic Jurisdiction’s National Heritage Museum on Saturday, April 28, 2012. Registration is now open for the April 28 symposium at the Scottish Rite Masonic Museum and Library in Lexington, Massachusetts.  A registration form can be downloaded here.  Please consider joining us for this exciting day!

The symposium seeks to present the newest research on American fraternal groups from the past through the present day.  By 1900, over 250 American fraternal groups existed, [...]


Knights of St. Andrew Hold First National Gathering

February 23, 2012
February 23, 2012

As the sound of bagpipes reverberated through the marble halls of the Guthrie Scottish Rite Center, more than eighty Knights of St. Andrew from both the Northern and Southern Masonic Jurisdictions joined together in a candle lit processional. That grand march was followed by the knighting of new members marking the end of the first day of the National Gathering.

The pageantry and beauty of the knighting ceremony was but one event in the busy itinerary. In addition, the [...]


Supreme Council Welcomes New Staff Members

January 9, 2012
January 9, 2012

The Supreme Council, 33rd, is pleased to welcome three new staff members in 2012, Alison Godfrey, Jay Patterson and Elizabeth Sizemore.

Allison Godfrey

Allison will be graduating from American University in May 2012 with a BA in History and Sociology. Prior to working with the development office at the House of the Temple, Allison volunteered with the John McCain campaign in 2008, interned with the history division of the U.S. Marine Corps in the spring of 2010, and worked at [...]


Third Annual Texas SR Legacy Convention

January 8, 2012
January 8, 2012

This year the Texas Scottish Rite Legacy Convocation has outdone themselves yet again! Registration is open for the 3rd Annual Texas Scottish Rite Legacy Convocation.

People say that in Texas everything is Bigger and Better!! The Texas Scottish Rite Legacy Convocation is designed with Education and Fellowship in mind, and brings in an all-star slate of speakers and events that promote these core values. Along with listening to our speakers, we dedicate a segment of the Convocation for you, the member, to directly ask our [...]