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.

For additional information, please visit the “About” page using the menu bar at the top of this page.   Please note the “History of the GCR”, “Constitution of the GCR”, and “Story of the Innovators” pages 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.

A regular Masonic body, dedicated to preserving the history and rituals of defunct and inactive Masonic orders.