Welcome to all Fellows and Visitors

The Grand College of Rites is a "regular" Masonic body, dedicated to preserving the history and rituals of defunct and inactive Masonic orders. Click here for additional information. Please note the "History of the GCR", "Constitution of the GCR", and "Story of the Innovators" sections in particular.

The Grand College of Rites of the United States of America meets annually at the time and place of the Annual Meeting of the Grand Council of Allied Masonic Degrees of the United States of America.

Any Master Mason holding membership and in good standing in a regular symbolic Lodge recognized by a majority of the Grand Lodges of Freemasonry in the United States of America may petition for membership (click here for a petition) in the Grand College of Rites.

Lawrence E. Tucker, FGCR, KGC
M. Ill. Grand Chancellor

In Memory of M. Ill. Grand Chancellor Lawrence N. Jolma, Jr., KGC, Past Grand Chancellor (Springfield, Virginia) who passed away on September 24, 2014.