to the Official Orient of California, Grand Prize Winner, 2001
"Excellence in Publication Award, Internet Category" Internet Website of the Ancient
and Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonry, Southern Jurisdiction of the
United States of America.
The Orient (State) of California consists of
twenty (20) Valleys (Cities) of Scottish Rite Masonry located in
Bakersfield, Burlingame, Fresno, Long Beach, Los Angeles, Northern
Palm Springs, Pasadena, Sacramento, San Bernardino, San Diego, San
Fernando Valley, San
Francisco, San Jose, Santa Ana, Santa Barbara, Santa Rosa, Stockton and
Ventura, with a membership of approximately thirty five thousand (35,000)
Scottish Rite Masons in these California Valleys.
Please look around this Website to learn more
about Scottish Rite Masons, and the history of all 20 Valleys, in the
Orient of California. The Scottish Rite has adopted the plight of
children with language learning disorders as its philanthropy, and has
established a program for addressing these problems in children. 178
Rite Care (Childhood Language Centers) clinics, centers, and special
programs operating or planned for children and therapists located throughout
the United States. Children are tested to determine the extent of their
particular disorder, and are then placed in a program that is specific to
their need. These services are provided to children and their
parents without charge. On this site you will find information about
the locations in California and about our Order, along with contact
information. Additionally, please check out the section on the
Scottish Rite birthplace for information and history on the founding of Scottish Rite in
Charleston, South Carolina on May 31, 1801.
We are a part of the Masonic family and in
Scottish Rite we challenge men to be better spiritually, morally and
intellectually through a series of degrees from the Fourth to the Thirty
Second Degree. You can click on the picture of our Deputy to see his
Biography. We welcome your comments and hope you enjoy learning
more about the Scottish Rite of Freemasonry.
We hope this website will be of interest to
members as well as non-members and that you will sign our
BOOK and leave your comments. Most of all, enjoy your visit and come
back often to see new additions and new material.
Sincerely and Fraternally,
Frank Loui, 33o
Deputy of the Supreme Council in California
Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonry,
Southern Jurisdiction, USA
If you have any questions
or comments about this website, or questions pertaining to any
Scottish Rite Valley within the Orient of California, we would
like to hear from you.
We welcome your questions, comments and
suggestions. Please let us know of any technical problems you may
have encountered during your visit.
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