District of Jamaica & the Cayman Islands
The Ancient & Accepted Rite under the Supreme Council 33°
for England & Wales & its Districts & Chapters Overseas
Home of Rose Croix Freemasonry in Jamaica, A&AR
Welcome to the web site of the District of Jamaica and the Cayman Islands under the Supreme Council 33° for the Ancient and Accepted Rite for England and Wales and its Districts and Chapters Overseas ("A&AR").
V:. Ill:. Bro. Afeef Lazarus 33°
The current Inspector General for this District is V:. Ill:. Bro. Afeef Lazarus 33° who was installed on July 4, 2009 in succession to V:. Ill:. Bro Maj. Gen. Rudolph Green, CD, OER, 33° who served in that capacity for some 25 years. V:. Ill:. Bro Lazarus is the third Inspector General for this District, the first being V:. Ill:. Bro George Finson 33° who was appointed in 1980.
This District now consists of nine Chapters, eight of which work in Jamaica while one works in the Cayman Islands.
The A&AR is comprised of 33 degrees, the 18th of which is denominated the Rose Croix. Its teachings seek to enhance the lessons of the Craft from a Trinitarian Christian perspective. Consequently, all candidates must sign a Declaration professing belief in the Trinitarian Christian Faith. It is also a requirement that a candidate shall be a subscribing member of a Craft Lodge under the United Grand Lodge of England (UGLE) and a Master Mason for at least one full year. There are other requirements that must be satisfied by candidates who are not subscribing members of Lodges under the UGLE.
- E:. & P:.Bro. G.Peter Thompson 18° installed as Sovereign of UWI Chapter No.1191
- E:. & P:.Bro. Carl George Thompson-Ellis 18° installed as Sovereign of Ewing Chapter No.670
- E:. & P:.Bro. Lovell Rodney 18° installed as Sovereign of Jamaica Chapter No.48
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