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Bicentennial Celebration of the Grand Consistory of Louisiana

May 2, 2011
May 2, 2011

On June 1-4, 2011, an international conference in celebration of the bicentennial of the creation of the Grand Consistory of Louisiana will be held in New Orleans. Some of the world’s leading scholars and historians will present papers on the history and development of the AASR as well as high grade Scottish Rite Masonry in New Orleans.

It will be a grand event! Check it out here

THE OLDEST CONTINUOUSLY MEETING SCOTTISH RITE BODY

IN NORTH [...]


Pay Your Dues Online

April 20, 2011
April 20, 2011

The Supreme Council Department of Membership Services is pleased to announce that online dues payment processing is now available to Scottish Rite members. Online payments are safe, convenient and easy. Simply click the  “Pay Your Dues” link located at the top right of our main page and follow the directions. All major credit cards are accepted, and your payment transaction is secured through 128-bit Secure Socket Layer (SSL) encryption, which is the Internet standard.

If you have questions or concerns regarding your payment amount, please contact your Valley [...]


Dedication of Long Beach Scottish Rite Theatre to Actor & Brother Ernest Borgnine

April 16, 2011
April 16, 2011

In 2000, Ill. Ernest Borgnine received his 50-year pin as a Mason in Abingdon Lodge No. 48, Abingdon, Virginia. He joined the Scottish Rite Valley of Los Angeles in 1964, received the KCCH in 1979, was coroneted a 33° Inspector General Honorary in 1983, and received the Grand Cross of the Court of Honour in 1991.

The Long Beach, California, Scottish Rite will be dedicating their theatre to Brother Borgnine on May 7, 2011. This once in a lifetime [...]


Brother Walter Breuning (World’s Oldest Man) Called to the Celestial Lodge

April 16, 2011
April 16, 2011

It is with great sadness that we must report that at the age of 114 Years, 205 Days our Brother Walter Breuning was called to the Celestial Lodge at 3 p.m. today, Thursday, April 14, 2011. He had been a Master Mason for 85 Years, 333 Days. He was also a proud member of the Scottish Rite and Shrine.

Brother Walter received his degrees in Great Falls Lodge No. 118, Great Falls, Montana. He was initiated on March 7, 1925, passed [...]


Membership News, April 2011

April 4, 2011
April 4, 2011

Breaking News

Reported so far: Over 500 New Scottish Rite Brothers have joined the Rite since January 1, 2011! Please make sure you inform brothers in your Blue Lodge about “further light in the Scottish Rite.”

• Over 208,000 Men are Proud to be Scottish Rite Freemasons in the Southern Jurisdiction.

• The Master Craftsman Program is approaching 5,000 participants.

• The Freemason Network, a Social Network for Freemasons hosted by the Scottish Rite Southern Jurisdiction, has topped 10,000 members

• Over 40,000 Scottish Rite Freemasons [...]