Year of Our Lord
|Said to date from the birth of Jesus Christ
(which actually probably took place around 4 B.C.)
Year of Light
add 4,000 to current year
|It is said that Bishop Usher in 1611 computed
that date the world began as 4,000 B.C. (actually he said 4,004 B.C.)
|Royal Arch Freemasonry
Year of the Discovery
add 530 to current year
|The 2nd Temple in Jerusalem was begun in 530
B.C., and it is said that certain items were discovered then.
Royal & Select Masters
Year of the Deposit
add 1,000 to current year
|King Solomon's Temple is said to have been
completed in 1,000 B.C., and certain items are said to have been deposited
Year of the Order
subtract 1,118 from current year
|The medieval Knights Templar Order was
founded in 1118 A.D.
Year of the World
until Sept. add 3,759 to current year
after Sept. add 3,760 to current year
|Same as the Hebrew calendar, from the
supposed creation of the world in 3760 B.C.
|Order of High
Year of Blessing
add 1,913 to current year
|Abraham is said to have
been blessed by the High Priest Melchizedek in 1913 B.C.
|Holy Royal Arch Knight
Year of Revival
subtract 1,686 from current year
|This Order is said to
have been revived in 1686 A.D.