Our Rituals are for Life
They challenge us to lead a more purposeful life. They challenge us throughout life to Better the Man. We take our oaths for a lifetime and should use what we learn within the Fraternity to guide us for a lifetime. A man's oath is his bond.
Below are some special ceremonies that can be shared with those outside of the Mystic Circle. While they are exoteric, or non-secret, they are based soundly on the ideals, traditions, and symbols of Alpha Sigma Phi.
Use of these ceremonies allows us to give non-Alpha Sigs some insight into the high purposes of our Fraternity. And they reaffirm the joy of brotherhood in all aspects of our lives...they enrich our fraternal experience and they serve to renew the vows and dedication of all members of all ages.
Other ceremonies that can be made public at the option of the chapter are the Installation of Officers Ceremony, Senior Service Ceremony, and the Pledge Ceremony [the Preliminary Pledge Examination is an esoteric ceremony]. Although some of the ceremonies will be available to the general public, most scenarios will only include invited guests, parents, partners, friends, faculty, neighbors, and others of the chapter's extended family.
Do not remove pages from the Ritual Book for use in public. Chapters have been instructed to not release Ritual Books to any member for the purpose of conducting any of the Rituals for Life (e.g. the wedding ceremony) who is not a current undergraduate member. If ritual books are used for any public ceremonies, guard them well. Under no circumstances should anyone copy an esoteric ceremony.
Download Invocations and Benedictions
Download The Birth or Adoption Service: For those conducting this ceremony, a bib is available with the Fraternity's letters printed on the bib. To purchase a bib, click here to order from the store at least two weeks prior to your event to allow for standard mail delivery. Rush delivery is available for a fee.
Download The Memorial Service
Download The Milestone Service: Alpha Sigma Phi is happy to create a Milestone Citation for your ceremony at no charge. To request a citation, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org at least two weeks prior to your event to allow for standard mail delivery. Rush delivery is available for a fee.
Download The Wedding Service: Alpha Sigma Phi is happy to create a Wedding Certificate for your ceremony, as well as provide you with the materials needed for the ceremony (except for flowers) at no charge. To request a citation, send an email to email@example.com at least two weeks prior to your event to allow for standard mail delivery. Rush delivery is available for a fee.