Historic Flooding Impacts Baton Rouge-Area Masons

August 25, 2016
August 25, 2016 Supplies and volunteers are needed!

You may have heard about the recent historic flooding in the Baton Rouge, Louisiana, area. Below are some helpful links for information about how our Baton Rouge brethren have been affected, what they are doing now, and how you can help.

Message from Ill. William “Bill” Mollere, 33°, SGIG in Louisiana The Tyler’s Place Podcast Special Report on Baton Rouge Flooding (17:05 min.) Baton Rouge Relief Lodge No. 5 Facebook Group

Photo: Lodge Room of Milford Lodge No. [...]

Scottish Rite, NMJ, Announces New Grand Commander

August 22, 2016
August 22, 2016

Congratulations to Ill. David A. Glattly, 33°, of New Jersey who has been named as the next Sovereign Grand Commander of the Northern Masonic Jurisdiction. He will succeed Ill. John William McNaughton upon his retirement in August 2017. More details are available at

Update: Scottish Rite Store Back Online

August 9, 2016
August 9, 2016

We are pleased to announce the Scottish Rite online store is is back up and running!

We sincerely thank you for your patience.

Introducing “Chips from the Quarry”

July 14, 2016
July 14, 2016 A New Scottish Rite Journal Feature

The July/August 2016 issue (p. 14) has the first installment of an exciting new feature of fun facts that will run in The Scottish Rite Journal, the bi-monthly membership magazine for the Scottish Rite, SJ, USA. Each issue will contain attention-grabbing factoids about people, places, and things (and even events) relating to Freemasonry. Some of the entries will amaze, enlighten, and possibly even amuse our readers. Accompanying many of these marvelous tidbits and nuggets will be [...]

2015 VMAP Success!

June 15, 2016
June 15, 2016

Sixty-five Valleys were winners in the Valley Membership Achievement Project (VMAP) for 2015, and 2016 VMAP is underway. With these Valleys’ successes in 2015, we know this will be a banner year. The SR Workshops and initiatives are completed, and we are happy to report overwhelming success across the entire Southern Jurisdiction.

Each Scottish Rite brother in your Valley is important to the Valley’s success, and sharing the workload across all your members will keep them focused and give them [...]