The meaning of the Capitular degrees can only be pursued through careful study.


Golden State Research Chapter Papers

The Royal Arch Path – By: MEC Philip Hardiman


Grand Orations of the Grand York Rite Bodies of California

Grand Orations 2010

Grand Orations 2011

Grand Orations 2012

Grand Orations 2013

Grand Orations 2014

Grand Orations 2015 – Coming Soon

Grand Orations 2016 – Coming Soon


General Grand Chapter Royal Arch Masons International

2013 Newsletters

Email Newsletter – January 2013 Issue No. 15

Email Newsletter – February 2013 Issue No. 16

Email Newsletter – March 2013 Issue No. 17

Email Newsletter – April 2013 Issue No. 18

Email Newsletter – May 2013 Issue No. 19

Email Newsletter – June 2013 Issue No. 20

Email Newsletter – July 2013 Issue No. 21

Email Newsletter – August 2013 Issue No. 22

Email Newsletter – September 2013 Issue No. 23

2012 Newsletters

Email Newsletter – March 2012 Issue No. 5

Email Newsletter – April 2012 Issue No. 6

Email Newsletter – May 2012 Issue No. 7

Email Newsletter – June 2012 Issue No. 8

Email Newsletter – July 2012 Issue No. 9

Email Newsletter – August 2012 Issue No. 10

Email Newsletter – September 2012 Issue No. 11

Email Newsletter – October 2012 Issue No. 12

Email Newsletter – November 2012 Issue No. 13

Email Newsletter – December 2012 Issue No. 14

The Workman – A Publication of the Grand High Priest of California 

The Workman 2013

The Workman Vol. V No. 1

The Workman Vol. V No. 3

The Workman Vol. V No. 4

The Workman 2012

The Workman Vol. IV No. 1

The Workman Vol. IV No. 2

The Workman Vol. IV No. 3

The Workman Vol. IV No. 6

The Workman Vol. IV No. 10

The Workman Vol. IV No. 11

The Workman 2011

The Workman Vol. III No.1

The Workman Vol. III No.2

The Workman Vol. III No.3

The Workman Vol. III No.4

The Workman Vol. III No.5

The Workman Vol. III No.6

The Workman Vol. III No.7

The Workman Vol. III No.8

The Workman Vol. III No. 9

TheWorkman Vol. III No. 10

The Workman Vol. III No. 11

The Workman Vol. III No. 12

The ENCOMPASSER – A Publication of the Grand York Rite of California 

The Encompasser 2013

The Encompasser Vol. 28 No. 1

The Encompasser Vol. 28 No. 2

The Encompasser Vol. 28 No. 3

The Encompasser 2012

The Encompasser Vol. 27 No.3

The Encompasser Vol. 27 No.4

Library of Papers


Knight Templar Order and The Malta Order

Early History of Mark Masonry

Freemasonry and the American Revolution

How Did Masonic Ritual Come About

Defining Esotericism from a Masonic Perspective … (Comp∴ Shawn Eyer)

What Royal Arch Masonry Is

Whither the Royal Arch…..(VW. Bro. Gary Kerkin, PM Lodge Piako No. 160)

The Work of the Priesthood

To Widows and Orphans

What attracts so many Brethren

The Tau & Triple Tau….(By H. Meij, H.P. Tokyo Chapter No.1 R.A.M.)

The Signs of the Tribes….(By R.Ex. Comm. Roffe Jackel, PGJ, Grand Chapter Lecture…NSW Cons)

The Unspeakale Masonic Word….(By W. Bro. Jay Hochberg, Knights of the North Masonic Dictionary)

The Tau and Triple Tau Symbol in Royal Arch Masonry

The Symbolism of the Royal Arch

The Holy Royal Arch….(M.E. Steve Phillips, GRAC of England, Grand Director of Ceremonies)

The Holy Royal Arch, Keystone of the Spiritual Journey Within….(Robert G. Davis Education Committee)

The Lost Word….(Bro. Arthur C. Parker, New York)

The Cosmic Golden Curtains….(Robert Mock, MD)

The Master’s Word….(Bro. S.W. Williams, Grand High Priest of Tennessee)

The Masonic Lodge Floor Explained….(HPH Bromwell)

The Mysticism of the Royal Arch….(W. Bro. Lt. Cdr. C.R. Manasseh, P.M.)

The Twelve Tribes of Israel….(W. Bro. Lt. Cdr. C.R. Manasseh, P.M.)

The Triple Tau in Freemasonry

The 47th Problem of Euclid

The Breastplate of the High Priest

Some Familiar Royal Arch Terms

Some Masonic Numerology

Royal Arch Zodiac

Religious Veil

Royal Arch Lost Word

Royal Arch Origins (England)

Royal Arch Officers

Royal Arch Floor Cloth

Royal Arch Education Topics

Passwords of the Veils

Holiness to the Lord

More Light on the Royal Arch

Freemasonry Timeline

Early Royal Arch & Cryptic Degrees

Capitular Degrees of Freemasonry

Development of the Royal Arch

Banners of Royal Arch

Becoming a Royal Arch Mason

Arks of the Royal Arch

Ancient Order of Druids

Bezaleel & Aholiab

ACT Presentation

Portrait of Cyrus II

Why Join the Royal Arch

Holy Royal Arch of Jerusalem

The Symbolism of the Colors

Holy Royal Arch – Jabelon

Jeshua, Zerubbabel, and Haggai

Joshua, Zerubbabel, and Haggai

Classroom Agenda Royal Arch Mason

Royal Arch Festival Schedule Half Sheet

Ritual and how to do it

Paraphernalia Check Lists Royal Arch Mason

Chapter Walkabout Ceremony

Royal Arch Terms and Definitions

Class Positioning Guidelines