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From this index you can access a selection of pages that summarise Royal Arch Lectures. Use the lecture title in red on the summary page to access the full lecture
Lecture 1 Explanation of the Royal Arch Jewel
Lecture 2 Moses, Aholiab and Bezaleel
Lecture 3 Was there ever such a change?
Lecture 4 Looking Back 200 Years
Lecture 5 Craft to the Royal Arch
Lecture 6 Historical Lecture
Lecture 7 Symbolical Lecture
Lecture 8 Mystical Lecture
Lecture 9 Traditional History – the Biblical Background
Lecture 10 Explanation of some Royal Arch Features
Lecture 11 Royal Arch Closing Eulogy
Lecture 12 Peerings from within the Royal Arch
Lecture 13 Readings for Peerings
Lecture 14 The Story of the two Scribes
Lecture 15 Origins of the Royal Arch
Lecture 16 The Chapter Offices
Lecture 17 The Grand Sanhedrin
Lecture 18 The Legend of the Royal Arch
Lecture 19 Why did King Cyrus let them go ?
Lecture 20 Is the Royal Arch the Supreme Degree ?
Lecture 21 Why Royal, Why Holy and Why Arch ?
Lecture 22 Lecture 1
Lecture 23 Lecture 2
Lecture 24 Royal Arch No 3 – The Sacred Pedestal
Lecture 25 Adding Drama to the Ceremony of Exaltation
Lecture 26 Royal Arch Presentation in a Lodge
Lecture 27 Just where is it we meet ?
Lecture 28 What we have forgotten about Royal Arch Masonry?
Lecture 29 Interesting variations in present Royal Arch Chapters
Lecture 30 Mystical Characteristics
Lecture 31 Two Oldest Warranted Chapters
Lecture 32 The Janitors Card and Setting the Scene
Lecture 33 Early Royal Arch Regalia
Lecture 34 Companions, whence come ye ?
Lecture 35 Royal Arch History 1
Lecture 36 Royal Arch History 2
Lecture 37 Royal Arch History 3
Lecture 38 Short Stories for the Royal Arch, People and Objects
Lecture 39 Royal Arch Stories, The Tribes to the Sojourners
Lecture 40 The Royal Arch Banners, The Twelve Tribes
Lecture 41 The Banners
Lecture 42 The Platonic Bodies
Lecture 43 Stories Behind The Names in Royal Arch Freemasonry
The Province of East Lancashire would like to acknowledge that various papers have been reproduced by the kind permission of EComp Peter Mason, PGSwdB, Deputy Grand Superintendent for the Province of Cumberland and Westmoreland.
I joined Prince Edwin’s Chapter as I was keen to learn about the Royal Arch. I have found the history and tradition of the order absolutely captivating, my exaltation was incredible, so much colour, drama and historical ritual, which has left me feeling utterly privileged to be a part of something very special.
At the age of 28 and just over a month of becoming a master mason, I was exalted into the Royal Arch. That is something I haven’t regretted. Having gone through my craft ceremonies, I felt a piece of the jigsaw was missing, and wanted to complete my final step to becoming a “complete Freemason”.
Chapter has brought with it new experiences, new insights and new Companions, all of which add to our pleasure and enjoyment of Freemasonry.
I planned to pass through the chair before joining Chapter but newly exalted companions from my lodge recommended that I join because it would complete my masonic journey. After 4 years in craft I decided to join chapter and have enjoyed the experience ever since.
Andrew Matvi Korolczuk
As I spent more time in my lodge I was keen to further my Masonic journey. Everyone suggested the Royal Arch to complete the Third Degree. The new appearance of a chapter was a surprise. The story was enlightening and put a new perspective on my Masonic understanding.
Christopher Noel Hegarty
I became a member of the Chapter following in the steps of my brother Warren who died at 39. I really enjoy the diversity between the Craft and Royal Arch the banners, candles, and robes etc,. I would recommend all Brethren to join the Royal Arch.
I decided to expand my Masonic knowledge. By joining a chapter where a number of my lodge brethren were members. My Exaltation was a wonderful experience for me being full of colour. I would recommend the Royal Arch to any Master Mason.