What is Scottish Rite
The mission of the Tallahassee Scottish Rite of Freemasonry, SJ is to increase the knowledge of its members through expanded and enlightened teachings of the basic Masonic principles; to grow Masonic Fraternalism; to inform and...
Why Scottish Rite? A Matter of Honor Remember when a man’s word was his bond? When a handshake sealed a deal? When a man’s honor meant more than on a piece of paper? These virtues...
Children are tomorrow’s citizens and the hope for our world. The value of this philanthropy has long been apparent. Thousands of youngsters across the state of Florida have been helped significantly. With the excellent work...
Scottish Rite Valley of Tallahassee
Voice of the Valley in Tally Newsletter Vol I, No.2, April 2023 Managing Editor: Paul R. Swanson 32˚Executive Editor: Douglas G. Knowles 33˚ Appointed Officers... Read More "Voice of the Valley – Vol I, No.2, April 2023"
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If your lodge were to close tomorrow, would your community notice or... Read More "If your lodge was to close tomorrow, would your communityy notice?"
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November 2022 By Paul R. Swanson, 32° This year my lodge, Madison... Read More "Swany’s Recommendations for Masonic Lodges"