Grand York Rite Convention – Hotel Reservation

Companions & Sir Knights,

Again, please let the members of your bodies know that hotel reservations for the Grand Convention must be made BEFORE Friday April, 22, 2016. Attached is the flyer for the convention hotel and reservations can be made at the phone number listed on the flyer.

The MEGHP has informed me that he has already made his reservations and will arrive on Friday May, 20, 2016.


L. Edward Villiaume III, KYCH
Grand Sec./Rec.
Grand York Rite Bodies of Florida

Orlando Marriott Lake Mary

Grand High Priest’s Award Presented to Eureka Chapter No. 7, R.A.M.

Grand High Priest Award - Eureka Chapter No. 7The Grand High Priest Award—the Crystal Chalice—was presented to Eureka Chapter No. 7, R. A. M. of the Orlando York Rite Bodies, at the Grand York Right Convention in Panama City Beach on May 19, 2015. Pictured here, receiving the award, from then Most Excellent Grand High Priest William R. Jacobs, now MEPGHP, left, was Harry V. Eisenberg, MD, then Ex. Grand Royal Arch Captain, now Ex. Grand Principal Sojourner of the Grand Chapter, R. A. M. of Florida and R.Ex. James Dickenson.

2014 Grand York Rite Convention

Orlando Council No.5 attended the 2014 Grand York Rite of Florida Convention.
R.I.Comp. Harry V. Eisenberg was appointed District Deputy Grand Illustrious Master for District 5 and I.Comp. Ricardo Parente was appointed District Instructor following his second year as such.

2014 Comnvention

Grand York Rite Convention

York Rite of FreemasonryWe attended the Grand York Rite Convention .

R.E. Companion Harry V. Eisenberg is now the Grand Master of the 3rd Veil and Eminent District Deputy Inspector General. He is also the chairman of several Grand Commitees .

R.E. Companion Ricardo Parente is now the District Instructor for the Grand Council for our district 5. He was also the recipient of the Grand Chapter Golden Key Award.

R.I. Companion Jerry McKinnon is the District Deputy Grand Master for our District 5.

As you can see, Orlando York Rite is doing good!

I would strongly recommend you to attend our meetings. Contact us if you need transportation.


Grand Chapter Installation

The Installation of Grand Officers for the Grand Chapter of Royal Arch Masons of Florida took place today at the Grand York Rite Conference.

Right Excellent Companion Harry V. Eisenberg, PDDHP, was installed Grand Master of the First Veil and  Excellent Companion Ricardo Parente, PHP,  was installed District Deputy Grand High Priest for the District 5.

Our Orlando York Rite Bodies is well represented in the Grand York Rite with two District Deputies, one Master of the Veils and one Deputy Inspector General ! Congratulations !

Here are some photos:

EntranceGrand High PriestGrand High PriestGrand High PriestGrand KingGrand ScribeDistrict DeputiesDistrict DeputiesGrand Officers