is in the correllian School?
FOR THE FIRST DEGREE
it takes a minimum of a year and a day to achieve a Wiccan degree.
Sometimes it takes much longer. These lessons have been formulated with
this dictum in mind. Twelve lessons following a month apart require at
least a year to complete. This allows the student plenty of time to
digest the information, which is quite wide-ranging in nature. A brief
outline of the 12 lessons is as follows;
)Introduction(You are here.)
Magic. The first lesson is about magic; what it is, what it is not,
and how to use it.
Cosmology.This lesson talks about the nature of Deity, Universal
energy, and the soul.
Personal power, This lesson explains the Psychic Tide, the Wheel of
the Year, and what these have to do with you.
The Altar. This lesson talks about the altar; how and why to build
and use your own.
The Airts. This lesson tells about the Four Quarters, the elements,
and all of their magical associations
The Circle of Art. This lesson talks about the nature of ritual and
Invokation. This lesson talks about the nature of 'The Gods' and
how to interact with them, and identify or choose your own special
Garb. This lesson is about magical tools and clothing.
Symbols and omens.This lesson, as you might imagine, is about how
to interpret symbols and omens.
Basic energy work - auras. This lesson is about working with the
spiritual energy of the body, and of living things.
Oils and incense. This lesson is about the history, nature, and
uses of oils and incense.
Basic herbalism. The final lesson introduces you to the rich world
lesson will have several parts;
-to develop your psychic and magical skills.
of the month -to acquaint you with Wiccan ideas of Deity and some of
Deities many forms
of the month -to help you learn a variety of useful magical techniques
-to explain terms which may be unfamiliar. (On the Website it is a
-to make sure you understand. WHO WE ARE!
City Temple is a member temple of the Correllian Tradition. The temple
also has connections to both the Universal Life Church and the
Fellowship of Isis. Holy City Temple was opened in 1591 pisces(1991
AD). At that time it was called the Church of Gaia. The Church of Gaia
was a public temple holding regular rituals, discussion groups,
classes, and public events. The Church of Gaia became a closed-court
temple for several years in the mid-nineties, holding events for
members only. In late 1596(1996 AD) the temple took the new name Holy
City Temple and began moving toward being an open-court temple again.
Holy City Temple officially re-opened its doors as a public temple on
Candlemas of 1597(1997 AD) with a ritual led by Priestess Traci
Logan-Wood. Today Holy City Temple is again dedicated to holding
regular public events and classes, as an open-court temple of the
Don Lewis is Chief Priest of Holy City Temple. Don has been a
Correllian initiate since 1576 (1976 AD) and a Third degree Priest
since 1579 (1979 AD). Don is second officer of the Pagan Interfaith
Embassy which has sponsored such events as Chicago's Pagan Leadership
Conferences, Pagan Unity Night, and Pagan Expo'97. Former host of
radio's The Witching Hour, Don was editor of \The Wheel of Hekate'
87-'89) and now of The Round Table Magazine . Don has authored,
co-authored, or illustrated many books and pamplets including The Other
People and Heathens Idolize School Prayer from Pathfinder Press, the
predictions section of Llewellyns Daily Planetary Guide' 96 and '97),
and Lady Elizabeth's 5 Mystic Secrets of the Great Pagan Masters which
he co-authored with his mother LaVeda Lewis (Lady Elizabeth). Don is
joint head of the Correllian Tradition and Chief Priest of the Correll
Mother Temple in Danville, as well as Chief Priest of Holy City Temple.
Traci Logan-Wood is Chief Priestess of Holy City Temple. Traci is a
Second Degree Priestess and has been a Correllian initiate since 1591
(1991 AD). Traci has been involved in many public rituals including
Ride The Dragon and a series of rituals held at the Avalon. She was
co-host of Psychic Chicago Radio and has made many radio and television
appearances including Fox Thing In The Morning in April of 1597 (1997