January 5, 2012
“Good Morning Brethren!”
“Your mission, should you decide to accept it, is to join us at one of the three Scottish Rite leadership conferences in San Diego, St. Louis or Baltimore. There you will receive your instructions on membership, leadership, finance, development, and much more, to be disclosed upon your arrival. Be careful on your journey to meet us, and be sure to share this information with other like-minded Brethren who will also accept the challenge. As [...]
January 5, 2012
An Invitation to all Knights of St. Andrew
First National Gathering
An Event 19 Years in the Making
The Guthrie, Oklahoma Knights of St. Andrew, with assistance from the St. Louis, Missouri Chapter, will host the first ever National Gathering of Knights in conjunction with the Guthrie Valley Spring Reunion, March 30 – April 1, 2012. KSA members, as well as knights from other “Black Cap” Scottish Rite service organizations from across the nation, are invited to participate.
Purpose & Objectives
Chapters of the [...]
October 25, 2011
The Iowa Scottish Rite Masonic Foundation in eastern Iowa has made grant funding made available over the past few years which has resulted in speech-language services being provided, at no cost, not only to children and adults at the St. Ambrose University Rite Care Clinic on the campus of St. Ambrose University in Davenport IA, but also to children attending preschool and daycare programs through community organizations in the area.
Three stories illustrate positive changes in children’s lives as [...]
October 24, 2011
On Tuesday, October 18, 2011, the House of the Temple celebrated its 100-year anniversary of the cornerstone laying. It was conducted according to ancient custom by members of the Grand Lodge of the District of Columbia, assisted by officers from the Grand Lodge of the Commonwealth of Virginia and the Grand Lodge of Maryland. They performed the ritual of testing the stone with the jewels of their offices. Sovereign Grand Commander Ronald A. Seale honored the memory of our [...]
October 17, 2011
Sunday, October 16, 2011, the House of the Temple began a 3 day kickoff to the centennial of the laying of the cornerstone. Special guided tours were held covering the Masonic symbolism and Pope’s vision for the House of the Temple.
From its foundation to the thirty-three massive columns that support its pyramidal roof, the House of the Temple symbolizes the ideals of Scottish Rite Freemasonry around the world. In October of 1911 the cornerstone of the House of [...]