Date(s) - 10/24/19
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Coffee Shop



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Pre-Initiation classes aim to instill a basic foundational understanding of what the Society is, what we believe, and what we do. These classes are prerequisites for Initiation, providing a framework/rubric from which Zelators can successfully integrate into the mystic circle.

  • The candidate must pass a satisfactory examination (oral or written) of the material to be considered ready for Initiation.
  • Blocks may be combined as necessary.
  • 4 – 6 hours total.


Block I – Introduction and History

Introduce candidates to the real and legendary histories of Rosicrucianism in general, and the Society in particular

  • Values and Aims of the Society
  • Legendary History (the Manifestos)
  • Ancient History (Tubingen Circle)
  • Contemporary History (SRICF)
  • Further Reading (Books, web lists, etc.)


Block II – Structure and Organizations

Provide an overview for candidates, and establish a working knowledge of how the Society works locally, nationally, and internationally.

  • International (SRIS, SRIA, SRIL and other sister societies)
  • National (High Council)
  • Collegiate
  • Expectations and responsibilities of Fraters and Officers
  • Three Orders


Block III – Commitment

Help candidates understand the real commitments, share expectations of them, and demonstrate tools and resources for success.

  • Ancient vs Present Day
  • Responsibilities of each Frater
  • Values and Principles of the Society
  • Advancement
  • Attire, Procedures, Ceremonies
  • Monetary


Block IV – Preparing for Initiation

Initiation is on the horizon. This final block covers the final details for initiation.

  • Dress and Customs
  • Procedures
  • Papers, Education and Learning
  • Vows and Spiritual Living
  • Latin Motto
  • Accessing learning and communications