Often described as "the root and marrow of Freemasonry", the Capitular Degrees of Royal Arch Masonry are founded upon the destruction of the first and the building of the second Temple. The lessons and ceremonies offer profound moral and spiritual significance within a historical context as the pinnacle of Ancient Craft Masonry and Masonic Symbolism.
Royal Arch Degrees
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A rich resource of educational and training of more than 40 Masonic programs ranging from the “All-Seeing Eye” and “Top 10 Myths and Misperceptions of Freemasonry” to a four-part series on the “Mysteries of the First Temple” or “The Secret Destiny of the American Empire”. Although specifically developed for Royal Arch Masonry, the many of the training courses are equally suitable for delivery in Symbolic, Cryptic and Chivalric York Rite Bodies. While most programs are restricted to Masons appropriate to their qualification by degree conferral; several are suitable for presentation to unrestricted audiences.
Esoteric philosophy is the sui generis of the ancient schools of mystery. It is the source of every true idea in all faiths from all times. It is the foundation of knowledge and the impetus for the evolution of consciousness. The several available writings of esoteric research help describe the forces and influences behind the symbolism of Freemasonry, and together present a fundamental account of Capitular Masonry, the universe and man’s place above and below.
Is Freemasonry in distress or at the beginning of a new renaissance? Do Masons have an obligation to exercise leadership outside the Craft? Does everyone have a right that entitles them to anything? Why are things the way they are? How did it all start, and who is to blame! A collection of thought-provoking essays addressing modern-day challenges and issues facing Freemasonry in general and Royal Arch Masonry in particular.
Royal Arch Magazine Articles
The Illuminated Research, Education, Awareness and Proficiency (I-REAP) Program is an interconnected methodology for producing and sharing written and visual works of Masonic interest, education and enlightenment. The Capitular Learning Center invites all Royal Arch Masons to transcribe their thoughts and ideas into essay, presentation program, pamphlet, or other meaningful expression for the shared benefit of Companion around the world.