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House of the Temple Welcomes 2015 Washington Scholars

July 21, 2015
July 21, 2015

Photo: The (Summer) 2015 Washington Scholars with Mark Polansky (far right) of the Admiral James J. Carey Foundation and Alyssa Weiner, Planned Giving Coordinator for the Supreme Council, 33°, SJ, USA (front row, second from left)

The House of the Temple, headquarters of the Scottish Rite, SJ, hosted the Summer 2015 class of the Washington Scholars Fellowship Program on Saturday, July 11. Bro. Robert B. Heffelfinger, 32°, KCCH-elect, gave the scholars a tour through the museum’s galleries and libraries while [...]


Announcing the 2015 Honourmen of the Supreme Council, 33°, SJ, USA

July 6, 2015
July 6, 2015

The following Scottish Rite, SJ, members have been elected to receive the 33°, Inspector General Honorary, or the 32°, Knight Commander of the Court of Honor for the 2015 biennium.

Congratulations, brethren!

33°, Inspectors General Honorary (2015) 32°, Knights Commander of the Court of Honor (2015)

“A Guidebook to the House of the Temple” Now Available

July 5, 2015
July 5, 2015

“We are building a Temple, a permanent home, in the Great Capital of the Greatest nation of the Earth.”

—Ill. James D. Richardson, 33° 11th Sovereign Grand Commander, SJ, USA (Oct. 22, 1901–Jul. 24, 1914)

Thus began the story of the current House of the Temple, headquarters of the Scottish Rite of Freemasonry, SJ, USA.

In celebration of 100 years since the Temple’s dedication and opening at 16th & S Streets, NW, we are pleased to offer A Guidebook to the House [...]


Scottish Rite’s Favorite Talent

April 7, 2015
Scottish Rite Has Talent winners perform 2014 CTC finale
April 7, 2015

Now, You Get to Be the Judge. This year’s Celebrating the Craft (CTC) will feature a new twist—a live competition to discover Scottish Rite’s Favorite Talent based on the total pledges each performance generates.

On Saturday, May 16, 6 p.m. to Midnight (Eastern Time), SRHT winners will be performing with the hopes of being named the viewers’ choice. Every Valley, Orient, brother and family member is encouraged to donate to the Rebuilding the Temple Campaign in the name of [...]


Introducing Your 2015 Scottish Rite Has Talent Finalists

March 17, 2015
Scottish Rite Has Talent winners perform 2014 CTC finale
March 17, 2015

First, we would like to thank ALL the Scottish Rite brethren who entered the contest this year!

The judges’ votes are in, and the 2015 Scottish Rite Has Talent Finalists have been selected! From cowboy poetry to breakdancing, we received numerous talent submissions from around the world. After assessing the entry pool for this year, we decided there were TOO MANY talented submissions for us to simply pick 18.

Below is the official list of the 2015 Scottish Rite Has Talent finalists, whom we have [...]