Prince Hall Scottish Rite Masons of Maryland
The requirement to join the Scottish Rite is that a man be a Master Mason in good standing in a lodge recognized by this jurisdiction. If you are a Master Mason in good standing in a lodge which is recognized by this jurisdiction and you are interested in becoming a Scottish Rite Mason, please contact us at your earliest convenience.
The Samuel T. Daniels Sr. Council of Deliberation and The Willard W. Allen State Grand Assembly will convene April 12-14, 2019. see more.
Orient of Maryland on the Rise
Hiram Consistory petitioned the United Supreme Council for warrants of perpetual patent under its authority, and on January 27, 1887, the petition was granted and the Consistory was set apart with the proper ceremony as Hiram Consistory No. 2 of Baltimore, Maryland, the first Consistory established in the State of Maryland.
Imagine the Possibilities
We will have a Scottish Rite Induction on May 7, 2019
Location: 1307 Eutaw Place (The Prince Hall Grand Lodge)
Time: 8:30 AM - 1:00 PM
You must be a master mason.
Cost is $350.00
ILL. SGIG Garnett Hall 33°
Deputy for the Orient of Maryland
Welcome to the Samuel T Daniels Sr. Council of Deliberation's website. This website also serves as the focal point for all items relative to Prince Hall Scottish Rite Masonry in the Orient of Maryland. The Council of Deliberation is the Statewide Organization of the Bodies in all of the Valleys of that State which meets annually with the Deputy of the State as the Presiding Officer. It consists of the Active, Emeritus, Past Active, and Honorary members of the Supreme Council in each state; the Past Commanders-in-Chief of Consistories, the first three officers in the Consistories, Councils of Kadosh, Chapters of Rose Croix, and the first four officers in the Lodge of Perfection. This Council of Deliberation has within its state such legislative and judicial power not exercised by the Supreme Council itself.
The Scottish Rite Bodies and Auxiliaries Prince Hall Affiliation in the Orient of Maryland, are under the obedience and auspices of the United Supreme Council, 33° Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonry Prince Hall Affiliation; Southern Jurisdiction of the United States of America, Inc., headquartered in Memphis, TN. over which presides, ILL.SGIG Deary Vaughn 33°, Sovereign Grand Commander.
Degrees of the Scottish Rite
The Ancient & Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonry is a Masonic organization that continues a Master Mason’s education of the first three degrees. The Scottish Rite consists of the 4°–32° and an honorary 33°, which is awarded for exceptional service.