District 3 Christmas Observance

District 3 of the Grand York Rite of Florida held its third annual Christmas observance on December 13, 2017 at the Masonic Home. There were about 30 Sir Knights in uniform in attendance as well as several residences of the Masonic Home. Also in attendance were three past Grand Commanders from Florida, and one past Grand Commander from Massachusetts/Rhode Island. Our Grand Commander and several Grand Officers were also in attendance. After the observance, a light meal was served by the ladies of the...

Homecoming of the Three Grand Bodies

Homecoming You, your Lady, family and friends are cordially invited to the Homecoming of the Three Grand Bodies: Grand Chapter, Grand Council and Grand Commandery Saturday January 13th, 2018 Scottish Rite Masonic Temple 5500 Memorial Hwy Tampa, FL 33364 Registration 4:00 – 4:45 pm Dinner 5:00 pm $40.00 per person RSVP Deadline January 5th, 2018   Download the flyer...

District 7 Meeting

Grand York Rite District 7 Meeting Held in Jacksonville on November 18, 2017 The Companions and Sir Knights of Grand York Rite District 7 met in the York Rite Temple in Jacksonville on Saturday, November 18, 2017. The Grand Y. R. Presiding Officers and many other Grand Y. R. officers were present, as were many of the local York Rite body officers, Companions and Sir Knights. Shown in the first picture were the Grand York Rite Officers, and all of the Chapter, Council and Commandery Companions and Sir Knights present representing the local York Rite bodies. Seated in the first row, left to right, were: Anthony L. Griffon, R. E. Grand Commander of the Grand Commandery, K. T. of Florida; Ronald C. Newton, M. Ex. Grand High Priest of the Grand Chapter, R. A. M. of Florida; and Robert C. St. John, Jr., M. I. Grand Master of the Grand Council R. & S. M. of Florida. Seen in the second picture were the Grand Commandery, K.T. officers and other uniformed Sir Knights present for the meeting. Sir Knight Anthony L. Griffon, R. E. Grand Commander was seated in the middle of the first row. Seen in the third picture were the Grand Council R. & S. M. Grand officers and other “purple- coated” Council Companions present. Seated in the first row, left to right were: Glenn E. Chandler, M. Ex. PGHP, R. I. Deputy Grand Master of the Grand Council; Robert C. St. John, Jr., M. I. Grand Master of the Grand Council, R. & S. M. of Florida; and John D. Pickford, R. I. Grand PCW of...

District 3 Meeting

District 3 Grand York Rite Meeting dunedin, Florida Saturday, december 9th, 2017 You and your lady are cordially invited to attend the Grand York Rite District No. 3 meeting at Dunedin Lodge #192, located at 1297 Michigan Avenue, Dunedin, FL 34698 Registration – 10:30 am Meeting & Ladies program – 11:00 am – 12:00 Noon Festive Table Chapter – 12:00 Noon – 1:00pm We have the pleasure of receiving: M.E. Companion Ronald C. Newton, Most Excellent Grand High Priest Grand Chapter Royal Arch Masons of Florida M.I. Companion Robert C. St. John, Jr., Most Illustrious Grand Master Grand Council of Royal & Select Masters of Florida S.K. Anthony L. Griffon, Right Eminent Grand Commander Grand Commandery, Knights Templar of Florida Download the Program...

Holiday Schedule for Grand York Rite Office

Office Closed: Friday, November 10, 2017 – in observance of Veterans’ Day Thursday and Friday, November 23 and 24, 2017 – Thanksgiving Holiday Friday and Monday, December 22 and 25, 2017 – Christmas Holiday Monday, January 1, 2018 – New Year’s Day The Grand York Rite Office Staff wishes you season’s greetings and hopes that “every one of you” has a safe and happy holiday season. Edward Villiaume III, KYCH Grand Sec./Rec. Grand York Rite Bodies of...