A Hearty Free State Fraternal Welcome!
Welcome to the online home of the Grand Chapter of Royal Arch
Masons in Maryland! On behalf of the more than 1,500 Companions of
the Royal Arch, we invite you to read and learn about our mission, our
work, and the opportunities for you to receive further light in
2015 Forms and Information
2014-2015 Annual Report Forms and Proceedings of the 2015 Semi-Annual Grand Convocation
The Grand Chapter is part of four Masonic bodies making up what we
call the York Rite of Freemasonry (sometimes called the American
Rite). The first is the Grand Lodge Ancient Free and Accepted Masons.
The second is the Grand Chapter. The third is the Grand Council of
Royal and Select Masters. The fourth is the Grand Commandery of
Together, the York Rite bodies work to further the lessons and teaching
of the first three degrees of Freemasonry.
Grand Chapter Annual Convocation
2015 Annual Grand Convocation
October 23-24, 2015
Ocean City, Maryland
Minutes of 2015 Grand Semi-Annual Session are on the Grand Secretary's
Page, as are additional Grand Chapter and General Grand
ME Companion Randall L. Watson
Grand High Priest 2014-2016
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The York Rite Family