The Masonic and Military Order of the Red Cross of Constantine and the Orders of the Holy Sepulchre and of St. John the Evangelist


The Masonic and Military Order of the Red Cross of Constantine and the Orders of the Holy Sepulchre and of St. John the Evangelist


The purpose of the Order is to maintain and idealogically contribute  to the masonic Christian activity which is based on the knighthood tradition.

The candidate for the admission to the Order must be a Master Mason and exalted to the degree of Royal Arch. The candidate must sign a confirmationabout hisa Christian faith and his  belief in the Holy Trinity.  (Statutes 2011)

The degree of the Knight of Red Cross of Constantine is followed by the degrees of the Knight of Holy Sepulchre and of St. John the Evangelist. These degrees are conferred in a Sanctuary and Commandery respectively.

The meeting places as well as the units of the Order are called conclaves. The first Finnish conclave Fenno Conclave No 467 (No. 1) was consecrated in 9th of September 2000 in London. The conclave  was subordinated to the Grand Imperial Conclave of England. Next year the Division of Finland was founded. The independent Grand Conclave of Finland was established  and consecrated in autumn 2002.

In the beginning of 2013 there were 18 conclaves  with 700 members in Finland..


Updated  16.1.2013      Background picture: Rome, Arc de Triomphe of Constantine the Great 2008/ KKS