Oklahoma York Rite Festivals

 

Become a  Royal Arch and Cryptic Mason, and a Knight Templar after the timeless and rich heritage of operative Masonry!

Attending one of these festivals a great opportunity for any Master Mason to continue their Masonic journey by first becoming Royal Arch Masons,  thereby fulfilling the Second Landmark of Freemasonry, progressing through the Council Degrees, and for Christian Master Masons to take part in the most beautiful and inspiring of all the degrees and orders of Freemasonry by becoming  Knights Templar .

Click here for a petition and bring it with you to the first day of the Festival for what you wish to take part. For further information, please refer to our contact page.


GRAND MASTER’S YORK RITE FESTIVAL

Saturday, August 5, 2017
Norman Masonic Lodge #38
1700 N. Porter Ave., Norman, OK 73071

The York Rite of Oklahoma will be holding a one-day degree festival sponsored by The Grand Chapter of Royal Arch Masons of Oklahoma, The Grand Council of Cryptic Masons of Oklahoma, and the Grand Commandery of Knights Templar of Oklahoma in honor of M∴ W∴ Bro. Richard “Rick” Allison, Grand Master of the Grand Lodge A.F. & A.M. of the State of Oklahoma. Grand Master Allison and many Grand Officers will be in attendance.

All of the degrees and orders of the York Rite from the Mark Master thru the Order of the Temple will be conferred by degree teams from throughout Oklahoma. This will be a great opportunity to join the York Rite and candidates will be attending from all parts of the state.

It’s not very often that a man can walk in the door as a Master Mason in the morning and leave as a Royal Arch Mason and Knight Templar in the afternoon.

Registration will begin at 7:00 a.m. and the degree conferral will follow at 8:00 a.m. All Master Masons are encouraged to attend! The following is the schedule of events:

CHAPTER DEGREES

COUNCIL DEGREES

COMMANDERY ORDERS

REGISTRATION7:00 am - 8:00 amLUNCH12:30 pmORDER OF RED CROSS2:55 pm
ORIENTATION8:00 amGRAND MASTER'S REMARKS1:15 pm

Trinity Commandery No 20

MARK MASTER8:10 amROYAL MASTER1:25 pmORDER OF MALTA3:45 pm

Guthrie Chapter No. 6

Ardmore Council No. 11

Trinity Commandery No 20

BREAK9:00 amSELECT MASTER1:55pmBREAK4:35 pm
PAST MASTER9:10 am

Central Oklahoma Councils

ORDER OF THE TEMPLE4:45 pm

Tulsa Chapter No. 52

BREAK2:45 pm

Norman Commandery No. 38
and Grand Commandery Officers

MOST EXCELLENT MASTER9:45 amCLOSING6:30 pm

Ardmore Chapter No. 11

BREAK10:35 am
ROYAL ARCH10:45 am

Central Oklahoma Chapters

Click here for a pdf version of this schedule.

You can register by completing the “General Petition for the York Rite Bodies,” which is available here or on our How to Join page. For further details about the registration process and the appropriate fees, contact our Grand Secretary-Recorder at grandsecrec@sbcglobal.net.

Further information can be found in the latest issue of the Ancient Craft Mason


UPCOMING REGIONAL FESTIVALS

Regional Festivals for the coming year have not yet been scheduled. Please keep checking this page for updates.

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