The Province of the South East Counties of the Societas Rosicruciana in Anglia Made with Xara Web Designer               The Society The Societas Rosicruciana In Anglia (Society of Rosicrucians in England or S.R.I.A.) is an independant Christian society. Admission is limited to Master Masons who are subscribing members of a Lodge under the United Grand Lodge of England (UGLE) or a jurisdiction in amity with UGLE and who accept and believe in the fundemental principles of the Trinitarian Christian faith.  The Jewel of the First and Second Order The Aims of the Society The Societas Rosicruciana does not constitute another interesting degree in Freemasonry, to be acquired in the course of ordinary Masonic progress.  It is something beyond and outside Freemasonry.  More and more Freemasons are looking to the Christain degrees for answers to the questions confronted during their daily advancement in Masonic knowledge. The membership of the S.R.I.A. is made up from brethren who have trod the same path within the structure of Masonry.  The Society is the ideal forum for Masons who wish to extend their contemplation of the hidden mysteries of nature and science alluded to in the Degree of a Fellowcraft. The S.R.I.A. can provide the thoughtful Mason with direction, structure and resources for his enlightenment and advancement in working out the many of Life’s issues, in comprehending and appreciating his relations with his fellow man and to his Creator. The Society also provides an outlet for sharing insights, learning and experiences with others through presenting papers and by joing study groups. “The aim of the Society is to afford mutual aid and encouragement in working out the great problems of life and in discovering the Secrets of Nature; to facilitate the study of the system of Philosophy founded upon the Kabbalah and the doctrines of Hermes Trismegistus, which was inculcated by the original Fratres Rosae Crucis of Germany, A.D. 1450; and to investigate the meaning and symbolism of all that remains of the wisdom, art and literature of the Ancient World.