Grand Chapter of Royal Arch Masons

Ronald C. Newton

Most Excellent
Grand High Priest
Ronald C. Newton

Grand Council of Royal & Select Masons

Robert St. John

Most Illustrious
Grand Master
Robert C. St. John, Jr.

Grand Commandery of Knights Templar

Anthony Griffon

Right Eminent
Grand Commander
Anthony L. Griffon

Most Excellent Grand High Priest Ronald Newton Visits Putnam Chapter No. 9, RA.M.

Putnam Chapter No. 9 R. A. M. Companions welcomed Ronald C. Newton, MEGHP of Florida, and some of his officers on an official visit to the Palatka Chapter on March 8, 2018. Several Companions from other Chapters and visitors were also present to lend their support. Shown in the first picture, in the east, at the convocation were Most Excellent Companion Ronald C. Newton, MEGHP, with the District Deputy and other officers and Companions of Putnam Chapter and their visitors.  ... read more

Gainesville Chapter No.2 RAM Table Chapter

Excellent High Priest Thomas Metcalfe is pleased to Announce and Invite all Royal Arch Masons to attend and share in the Celebration of the Craft at the coming Special Convocation of Gainesville Chapter No. 2 R.A,M. on Tuesday, March 20th, 2018. The ceremonies of an Antient Craft Table Chapter Convocation will be held at Chef Brothers Catering, 5240 N.W. 34 Street, Gainesville, FL 32605 beginning at 7:00 p.m. Registration will begin at 6:00. The cost is $20.00 for a fine meal. Dispensation has been given for this special event by our Most Excellent Grand High Priest, Ronald C. Newton In addition to the well known conviviality of the special occasion in welcoming newly Exalted Royal Arch Masons; recognizing those whom have attained particular thresholds of membership and those who have otherwise distinguished themselves in Freemasonry and the community; endearing themselves to us through and within our ancient and honorable Craft; we will have the opportunity and occasion to show our appreciation. Additionally, our guest speaker for the evening is Right Worshipful Jeff Foster, Candidate for the office of Junior Grand Warden and newly Exalted Royal Arch Mason. We know him to be an outstanding Companion. This occasion offers quite an opportunity to visit with him and get to know him better, investigating his ideas and proposals for our future in Freemasonry in Florida. We expect many of the leaders both elective and appointive of several of our Grand York Rite lines (Lodge, Chapter, Council and Commandery) to be present and enjoy the festivities of the Table Chapter celebration. As a Royal Arch Mason you are invited to attend and... read more

Palatka Commandery No. 5, K. T. Installs Officers for 2018

The Palatka Commandery No. 5, K. T. officers were installed on Thursday, January 25, 2018. The Installing Officer responsibilities were shared by Henry A. Adams, R. E. Department Commander, Southeastern Department of the Grand Encampment USA, and Anthony L. Griffon, R. E. Grand Commander of the Grand Commandery of Florida. S. K. Henry Adams installed the three top elected officers of the Commandery. S. K. Anthony Griffon, Grand Commander of the Grand Commandery of Florida, installed the remainder of the line. S. K. Frederick Piasecki, PGC, served as the Installing Marshal. Sir Knight C. Ronald Holland, was installed as Commander of the Commandery. Pictured here were the new officers, installing Officers and other Sir Knights present for the grand occasion. Seen in the first row, left to right, were: Mickey Cunningham, from St. Augustine Commandery No. 10; LeRoy Zetrower; Henry A. Adams, R. E. Department Commander, Southeastern Department of the Grand Encampment, USA; C. Ronald Holland, new Commander of Palatka Commandery No. 5; Anthony Griffon, R. E. Grand Commander, Grand Commandery, K. T. of Florida.; Frederick L. Piasecki, PGC; Bobby Niles, PC; and Kurt R. Morauer, PC from Pilgrim Commandery No. 7, Gainesville, in the Knight Templar chain-mail costume. Seen in the second row, left to right, were: William Hicks, PC, Recorder; Bob Pringle, PC; Jason Lang, incoming Generalissimo; Anthony Gedris, Prelate; Kenneth Hinton, PC, C.G.; and Thomas A. Olsen, KYCH. Seen in the top row, from left, were: George Preston, KYCH; Randy Bolen, PDDGM; James F. “Robby” Robertson, Aide De Camp to Grand Commander Anthony Griffon; and Paul James Mast, PC. Shown in the second picture were S.... read more

Damascus Commandery No. 2 Receives D.D.G.C. Constant on Official Visit

Sir Knight Charles Edward Constant, District Deputy Grand Commander of the 7th Chivalric District, made his official visit to Damascus Commandery No. 2, K. T., on Tuesday, January 9, 2018. A nice turnout of Sir Knights greeted and welcomed Sir Knight Constant. Sir Knight Ed Constant, D.D.G.C. spoke to the Commandery about the Grand Commandery’s vision and plans for the Grand Commandery of Florida this year, and answered questions relative to Commandery work. Pictured here were S. K. Ed Constant, D.D.G.C., with officers and Sir Knights of Damascus Commandery and others who came to assist and support the Commandery and District. Shown standing in the first rows, left to right, were: Randy McCorvey, Randy Burkett, J.W.; C. Robert Cooper, KYGCH, MEPGHP, PGSWB; Mark Balester, Eminent Commander of Damascus Commandery No. 2, K. T.; Todd Connor, Prelate; C. Edward Constant, K.Y.C.H., E. D.D.G.C., 7th Chivalric District; James Billberry, C.G.; Robby Stokes, S.W.; and Bob Shellenberger. Seen in the back rows on steps, from left, were: Jeff Starke; Steve Urban, KYCH, Treasurer; Eric Cole, PHP, IM, PC; Darryl A. D’Angina, KYGCH, MEPGHP, PDDGC; Alex Constant, KYCH, PDDGC; Tom Olsen, KYCH, Recorder; and Joe Wright, Sr., Sentinel. Not pictured was Corbin Elliott, KYCH, KCT, PDDGC, who was taking the... read more

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