5 The Next Step in Freemasonry Often called the ‘University of Freemasonry,’ the Scottish Rite is composed of the 4th through 32nd degrees. Each degree is designed to expand on the lessons learned by a Master Mason during the first three degrees of Blue Lodge Masonry.The lessons are divided into four bodies, or lodges.
6 The Lodge of Perfection Chartered Oct. 20, 1899The Ineffable Degrees4th through 14thTeaching:TruthIndustryBenevolenceHonestyJusticeTolerationPatriotismLove of Country
7 Chapter of Rose Croix Chartered Oct. 20, 1899 The Religious Degrees 15 th through 18 thWar against ignorance, intolerance, and error.Labor to establish the reign of Love and Peace.
8 The Philosophical and Chivalric Degrees Council of KadoshChartered Oct. 20, 1899The Philosophical and Chivalric Degrees19th through 30thTeaching:LibertyFraternityEquality in everyday lifeModesty & HumilityRespect for laboring classCombat of ignorance and unscrupulous power
9 The Ceremonial and Official Degrees The ConsistoryChartered Oct. 24, 1901The Ceremonial and Official Degrees31st and 32ndThe culmination of the previous degrees, symbolizing the attainment of reason and balance. Yet another step towards the state of perfection we all seek as our final goal.
19 Education Automatic enrollment in the Master Craftsman program. College of the Consistory- program for Masonic and philosophic studiesScottish Rite Research Society- membership and publications available
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