The Valley of Omaha joined Scottish Rite Masons around the nation for the 5th annual Celebrating the Craft fundraiser, supporting the local Valley Foundation and RiteCare Speech and Language services as well as the House of the Temple’s plans for a world-class Masonic museum and meeting space in our nation’s capital. This year, TJ Brumfield, 32° - himself a RiteCare father – came in full costume as the Cat in the Hat, reading stories to the kids followed by a great pasta dinner made by our own Culinary Masters and the Celebrating the Craft web-a-thon. . .
Weather advisory warnings were no deterrentfor the annual Spring Outing at the Papillion Gun Club on May 17th. As Cathedral Board President Frank Kroupa said, “the Great Architect watches over Masons at the Spring Outing.” Not only did we not have rain, the skies were fairly clear during the entire evening. . .
The Valley of Omaha Scottish Rite Kentucky Derby party began as a fun way to engage the ladies during the Spring Reunion in 2016. This year’s Kentucky Derby party, hosted on Saturday, May 6, was a wonderful evening and part of a new tradition on the Valley of Omaha Scottish Rite calendar. . .
The Valley of Omaha Scottish Rite just finished the 266th Reunion, named in honor of Jerome Given 33°, whom we lost in 2015. 15 Candidates became 32° Prince of the Royal Secret in a 3-day Reunion on April 27, 28, and 29th. . .
The Valley of Omaha Scottish Rite celebrated the annual Remembrance and Renewal ceremony, hosted by Lee Terry, 33°, Wise Master of the Chapter of Rose Croix and his officers.
Remembrance and Renewal, including the extinguishing and relighting of the lights is, in its simplest terms, a celebration of the gift of life. . .
The Fry-Day fish fries during the Lenten season are always a popular tradition at the Scottish Rite Masonic Center. Come join us on Friday, March 31, April 7, and April 14th for freshly fried whitefish, fries and Cole slaw, and a beverage from 11:00 to 1:00 p.m.
Cost is $10/plate. To-go plates are available as well - call (402) 342-1300 and we will have them ready for you !
On Monday, February 20th, 38 officers of the Valley of Omaha Scottish Rite, along with the Cathedral Board and Scottish Rite Foundation of Omaha board members, were installed in an impressive ceremony in the Scottish Rite theater, followed by our annual Ladies Night at the 'Rite Valentine's banquet. . .
The Knights of St. Andrew was formed in the Valley of Omaha in 2001 to engage 32° "Black Hat" Scottish Rite Masons. The Knights of St. Andrew welcomed three new members at a knighting ceremony on Saturday, February 11th. . .
The Scottish Rite began working with Womens Edition magazine as a way to promote rentals and upcoming events. Womens Edition helps the Scottish Rite reach a target demographic that often directs families' philanthropies and helps decide family rentals for weddings or events. It has been a very positive relationship! . . .
The Scottish Rite Masonic Center played host to the Scottish Society of Nebraska's annual Robert Burns Dinner, celebrating the national poet of Scotland. Ballroom was beautifully decorated with tartan runners and fragrant recycled limbs from Christmas trees with inset tea lights. Eighty-seven guests enjoyed. . .