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What is York Rite Masonry

The York Rite is one of several Rites of the worldwide fraternity known as Freemasonry. A Rite is a series of progressive degrees that are conferred by various Masonic organizations or bodies, each of which operates under the control of its own central authority. The York Rite specifically is a collection of separate Masonic Bodies and associated Degrees that would otherwise operate independently.

The three primary bodies in the York Rite are the Chapter of Royal Arch Masons, Council of Royal & Select Masters or Council of Cryptic Masons, and the Knights Templar, each of which are governed independently but are all considered to be a part of the York Rite. There are also other organizations that are considered to be directly associated with the York Rite, or require York Rite membership to join such as the Knights of the York Cross of Honour, but in general the York Rite is considered to be made up of the aforementioned three...
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York Rite Calendar

 

**Sickness & Distress Annoucements**

*Services for PGC Surles father Mr. Sammie L. Surles

Saturday; 24 March 2012. Please send all cards etc. To: 

Mr. Jimmie l. Surles 2002 Elmwood Circle Harker Heights, Texas 76548-8771

Send flowers to:  Bell Funeral Home 228 Tuskeena/ P.O. Box 850 Hayneville, Alabama 36040

PH:(334)548-5122

 

* Services for SK Vincent Clevland's father-in-law Mr. Lemuel Adams

Saturday; 24 March 2012:  Viewing: 10 - 11am with Funeral immediately following
Dunkirk Baptist Church, 11275 South Maryland Blvd. Dunkirk MD 20754

Please send all cards & condolences to: The Adams/Cleveland Famley, 4090 Ferry Landing Road Dunkirk MD 20754

Prince Hall Grand Council


18th ANNUAL GRAND ASSEMBLY
 July 14th 2012, Date, Time & Location TBA 
 

St. Andrews Grand Commandery

139th SEMI-ANNUAL GRAND CONCLAVE
9am Febuary 18th 2012, MWPHGL of Maryland, 1307 Eutaw Pl. Balto. MD

 

Hiram Holy Grand Chapter

GRAND CABINET MEETINGS
Third Friday of each month at 7:30 PM [location to be announced]

GRAND CHAPTER VISITATION TO CHAPTER MEETINGS
Month of March

SCHOOL OF INSTRUCTION
Fourth Friday, January to June, at 7:30 PM at the Grand Lodge

THE HIGH ORDER OF PRIESTHOOD
Meets January, April, July and October
Anointment the first Saturday of November

HIRAM HOLY GRAND CHAPTER, HOLY ROYAL ARCH MASONS
 SEMI-ANNUAL CONVOCATION
Saturday, May 12, 2012

HIRAM HOLY GRAND CHAPTER, HOLY ROYAL ARCH MASONS
ANNUAL CONVOCATION
Saturday, November 10, 2012

HIRAM HOLY GRAND CHAPTER, HOLY ROYAL ARCH MASONS
RAHAB GRAND COURT, HEROIES OF JERICHO
JOINT MEMORIAL SERVICE
Sunday, March 25, 2012

RED AND WHITE BALL
Saturday, May 5, 2012

GENERAL CONFERENCE OF GRAND CHAPTERS,
HOLY ROYAL ARCH MASONS
Friday – Wednesday, June 29 – July 4, 2012
Westlake, Ohio

 

 

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