Membership Information

 

The following information has been prepared for those interested in joining the Royal Order of Constantine the Great &  Saint Helen. A person requesting admission to the Order, and to be invested as a Knight or Dame should be aware that he/she intends to become a part of a Chivalric Institution, and consequently should be prepared to adopt and to practice a Chivalric Code of Honor.

Qualifications and Exclusions for Membership
Acceptance into the Order is based on the assessment of the human values and quality of character of the applicant, without distinction or discrimination based on religious, social class, race, political tendencies, physical disability, or sexual orientation.

The following are among the desired qualifications for membership in the Order:

  • To be at least 25 years of age.
  • To be a stable person holding a dignified and steady employment.
  • To be morally and socially well considered.
  • To be practitioners of any learned profession or members of the Armed Forces.
  • To be retired persons, or veterans of military service.
  • To be persons considered socially and professionally as capable, just, honest, compassionate and courageous.
  • To be persons willing and having the economic capacity to pledge. And meet successfully at least the minimum amount of contribution and to comply with the Annual Membership Dues.

The following are impediments for attaining membership:

  • To have delinquent or criminal records.
  • To be employed or follow professions or the lifestyles that could be viewed as dishonorable by generally accepted standards.

Passage and Annual Membership Fees
U.S. & Canadian & International (Most European & Asian Nations)

The Order has set the Passage Fee for U.S & Canadian Membership at one-thousand dollars ($1,000.00 U.S.); while the Passage Fee for International Members (Most European & Asian nations) is Two Thousand dollars ($2,000.00 U.S.). Send the completed Membership Application Package, along with a check or Money Order in the amount of One Hundred Dollars ($100 U.S.) as a non-refundable Processing Fee (this portion of the fee will be deducted from the total Membership Fees).

All fees are subject to annual revision based upon recommendation of the Supreme Grand Council, in accordance with the Constitution of the Order. The membership and passage fees provide for the insignia of rank, formal certificates and regalia of the Knight-Postulant/Dame-Postulant. Portions of this fee are also used to support the Works of the Order within the home Priory or Commandery and the Grand Council. In extraordinary cases of need, payment of additional fees may be waived at the discretion of the Grand Prior General. Advancement within The Order is based upon merit and the individual’s activities within the Order. It is contingent upon the recommendation of the Prior and the approval of the Grand Prior General.

Please complete the “Application for Membership” accompanying this packet and submit the following documentation:

  • ◊ Curriculum Vitae (Biographical Sketch),
  • ◊ One passport size and type photograph,
  • ◊ A check or Money Order in the amount of One Hundred Dollars ($100 U.S.) as a non- refundable processing fee: (this portion of the fee will be deducted from the total amount owed for the Passage Fees).
    Checks should be made payable to: "The Royal Order of Constantine the Great & St. Helen" and sent to:
    The Grand Prior General
    The Royal Order of Constantine the Great and Saint Helen
    4425 Thomas Drive, Suite 405-C
    Panama City Beach, FL. 32408

To begin your journey, Complete and submit the Application Form


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