Scottish Rite Bodies

The Scottish Rite is divided into four bodies, each representing a theme of instructions for the Candidate to study, learn, and inculcate into his every day living.  


  • Lodge of Perfection
  • Chapter of Rose Croix
  • Council of Kadosh
  • Consistory

Lodge of Perfection

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The degrees of the Lodge of Perfection are better known as the "Ineffable Degrees" of Scottish Rite Masonry because their principal purpose is the investigation and contemplation of the ineffable (unspeakable) name of Deity. We provide a brief statement of the moral teachings found within each degree. 


2020 OFFICERS

 

Venerable Master
John Reilly

Senior Warden
Scott Peacock
Junior Warden
Mark Stewart

Orator
John Troia

Prelate
TBA

Master of Ceremonies
TBA

Expert
TBA

Assistant Expert
TBA

Captain of the Host
TBA

Chapter of Rose Croix

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The Chapter of Rose Croix attempts to provide the candidate with a deeper understanding of religion, philosophy, ethics and history though a variety of complex "historical degrees". The intellectual challenges presented in these degrees are numerous, and at times overwhelming and can take years to master. A thorough reading of the chapters related to them in Morals and Dogma and in Legenda and Readings is essential to achieve even a basic comprehension of their true meaning. 


2020 OFFICERS


Wise Master
Tom Elliot

Senior Warden
Bobby Lippek

Junior Warden
Adam Saucier

Orator
Bob Zimmerman

Prelate
John Troia

Master of Ceremonies
Vincent Abbatiello

Expert

Aldo Vargas

Assistant Expert
Kit Weber

Standard Bearer
Jeff Nowak

Guardian of the Temple

Ken Jordan

Tyler
Corbin Kidd
 

Council of Kadosh

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The word "Kadosh" is a Hebrew word meaning Holy. Although Pike identifies the degrees of the Council of Kadosh as chivalric and philosophical, they are all intensely mystical with respect to the lessons conveyed and symbols employed.

"Faith in moral principles, in virtue and in God is as necessary for the guidance of a man as instinct is for the guidance of an animal." - Albert Pike 


2020 OFFICERS


Commander
Jeff Zimmerman

First Lieutenant Commander
Kevin Gourley

Second Lieutenant Commander
Fred Natoli

Chancellor
Acey Edgemon

Orator
John Herman

Prelate
TBA

Master of Ceremonies
TBA

Turcoplier
TBA

Draper
TBA

First Deacon
TBA

Second Deacon
TBA

Bearer of Beuseant
TBA

Bearer of the White Standard
TBA

Bearer of the Black Standard
TBA

Lieutenant of the Guard
TBA

Sentinel
TBA

Consistory

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The Consistory Degrees are very different from each other in form and content. The 31° reveals the dynamic relationship that has existed for centuries between human law as a means of achieving justice, and divine justice as an ideal. The 32° reviews the degrees of the Lodge of Perfection, the Chapter of Rose Croix and the Council of Kadosh. In it we learn the very ancient roots of Masonic Truth - in the East!

"Where Freemasonry flourishes, there will be found the highest type of citizenship and the best standard of living." - Albert Pike 


2020 OFFICERS

 

Master of Kadosh
Harold Simpson

Prior
Jim Hogg

Preceptor
Chuck Tanner

Chancellor
Chuck Machell

Minister of State

Peter Kolthammer

Prelate
TBA

Expert
TBA

Assistant Expert

TBA

Master of Ceremonies
TBA

Captain of the Guard
TBA

Color Guard
TBA

Tiler
TBA