Category Archives: coptic

A Survey of Gnosticism: Past and Present (Part 2)

[This is part 2 of 2. See previous post here] Sethian Gnostics The Sethians are one of the earliest gnostic schools we have any information about. According to noted scholar John D. Turner, there is some evidence that Sethian communities emerged  during the 1st … Continue reading

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A Survey of Gnosticism: Past and Present (Part 1)

[This is part 1 of 2] What follows is a summary based on my personal notes of a presentation I was invited to give at the Spiritual Circle of Atlanta on 18 March 2013. The topic was Gnosticism: Past and … Continue reading

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First Visit to Chapel of the Gnosis

Greetings Friends, On 13 October 2012 I (along with other clergy, friends and associates of the Coptic Gnostic Church) had the pleasure of visiting Bishop +Palamas and Priestess Salome+ to celebrate an Elemental Healing Mass and participate in a Labyrinth … Continue reading

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In Memoriam: H.H. Pope Shenouda III

I am saddened to learn the news of the passing of His Holiness Pope Shenouda III, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of All Africa on the Holy Apostolic Seat of Saint Mark the Evangelist of the Coptic Orthodox Church. Pope … Continue reading

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March Events

Ormus Lodge will not be hosting the 91 Parts of Earth/Points Chauds working this month. Nor will the Coptic Gnostic Church be hosting the Sacrament Research Group. Both of these monthly events have been going really well for the last … Continue reading

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Upcoming Gathering

If you read my blog you’ve likely seen entries about Mt. Arabia, points chauds (hot points), free illuminism and other related subjects. If you’ve found any of this interesting and want to check it out first hand, or if you’re … Continue reading

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The Magdalene and the Christ – from The Gospel of Philip

…the companion of the [Christ] is Mary Magdalene. [The Christ] loved her more than all the disciples, and used to kiss her often on her mouth. The rest of the disciples [were offended]. They said to him “Why do you … Continue reading

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Ormus Lodge: Year 1 in Review

Today marks the first anniversary of the founding of Ormus Lodge of the Ancient and Primitive Rite of Memphis-Misraim. I have experienced pure joy in working with such a dynamic and engaging collection of individuals. The harmonious interaction of each … Continue reading

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Gathering

Title: Gathering Description: Ordinations, Consecrations, Charter Signing, Points Chauds Empowerments and more… Start Time: 16:00 Date: 2008-12-20

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Successions Research Group – Session 6

Title: Successions Research Group – session 6 Location: Kwan Yin House Description: Session on the Sacrament of “Anointing of the Sick” (i.e. healing, etc). Start Time: 20:00 Date: 2008-12-06

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