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National KSA Gathering

January 5, 2012
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 [...]


RiteCare in Eastern Iowa

October 25, 2011
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 [...]


100th Year Anniversary of the Cornerstone Laying

October 24, 2011
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 [...]


Cornerstone Ceremony Commences

October 17, 2011
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 [...]


Kansas City Prepares for Reunion

September 13, 2011
September 13, 2011

Brothers Ron O’Neil 32nd and Kevin Hampton 32nd, KCCH elect spent their labor day morning working on the very large American flag for the Valley of Kansas City upcoming reunion.