Class: Robert Anton Wilson and Thelema – 6:00pm Sun Jan 19, 2020

Author Robert Anton Wilson’s greater feast is on January 11.  This class will examine the Thelemic influences on his writings, the effect of his work on the writings of others, and how his work may be influencing Thelema today.  Did he influence you? He is the author of the Illuminatus! Trilogy, Schrodinger’s Cat Trilogy, Masks of the Illuminati and many more works. Com join in and bring snacks to share!

Facilitator:  Sr Lirio

Gnostic Mass (Open) – 4:00pm Sun Jan 19, 2020

Baptism and/or confirmation available by advance request. Please email contact@williamblakeoto.org to request either sacrament.

The Gnostic Mass will begin promptly at 4:00pm. Please arrive no earlier than 3:30pm and no later than 3:55pm. (Mass team is encouraged to arrived at 3:00pm for setup.)

If this is your first time at a Gnostic Mass, it’s a good idea to read the ritual ahead of time, so you’ll have some idea of what to expect. You can also watch a video 93 Impressions of a Gnostic Mass, or a video of the full Gnostic Mass.

$10 admission; free for dues-current WBL members. Admission fee waived for first-time visitors.

Gnostic Mass (Open)- Noon Sun. Dec 15, 2019

a golden chalice

Baptism and/or confirmation available by advance request. Please email contact@williamblakeoto.org to request either sacrament.

The Gnostic Mass will begin promptly at noon. Please arrive no earlier than 11:30am and no later than 11:55am.

If this is your first time at a Gnostic Mass, it’s a good idea to read the ritual ahead of time, so you’ll have some idea of what to expect. You can also watch a video 93 Impressions of a Gnostic Mass, or a video of the full Gnostic Mass.

$10 admission; free for dues-current WBL members. Admission fee waived for first-time visitors.

Feast of Saint Jacob Boehme, Gnostic Mass, Class – Sun Nov 17, 2019

Lodge Meeting 2:00 –Please arrive no earlier than 1:30pm and no later than 1:55pm. Join us in making plans for future Lodge activities! Please bring a lunch dish or snacks to share.

Gnostic Mass: 4:00 –Please arrive no earlier than 3:30pm and no later than 3:50pm
Baptism and/or confirmation available today by advance request. Please email contact@williamblakeoto.org to request either sacrament$10 admission; free for dues-current WBL members.

Note: admission fee waived for first-time visitors. If this is your first time at a Gnostic Mass, it’s a good idea to read the ritual ahead of time, so you’ll have some idea of what to expect. You can also watch a video 93 Impressions of a Gnostic Mass, or a video of the full Gnostic Mass.
Mass Team: TBA

Jakob Böhme 6:00 – A discussion of the life and thought of Jakob Böhme the 16th century mystic and writer who brought an neoplatonist and alchemical influence to Protestant Christianity. A strong influence on anti-authoritarian movements and Rosicrucians, Böhme is a Saint of the Gnostic Canon.

The 4th Annual Midwinter Night’s Dream Masquerade Ball – Sat Jan 18, 2020

FREDERICK MD CUUPS EVENT!

Saturday, January 18th, 7 pm – 12 am (Snow date of January 25th)

Join Frederick CUUPS for a Masquerade Ball as we dance into the night with the Winter Court of Faerie, rulers of the dark season! Please come in a wintry costume as we revel and celebrate the darkest time of the year with the Good Folk of the Winter Court.

Attractions include:

~Winter Faery Market – Vendor information below

~Dancing to Music by The Dapper DJs

~Performance by Tribal Belly Dance Troupe Amandari

~Costume Contest: Best Group, best Unseelie Court faery, best Seelie Court faery, best Winter Faery, best Couple

Faery and Fantasy Attire, Masks or Elaborate Makeup Encouraged

7 pm – 12 am, 21+, BYOB
No entry after 10 pm
Tickets:
$45 by December 21st
$50 after if any remain (only 200 available)

Feast of Jacques de Molay (obsv.), Gnostic Mass, Lodge Meeting – Sun 22 Mar, 2020

Lodge Meeting 2:00 – Please arrive no earlier than 1:30pm and no later than 1:55pm. Join us in making plans for future Lodge activities! Please bring a lunch dish or snacks to share.

Gnostic Mass 4:00: Please arrive no earlier than 3:30pm and no later than 3:50pm
Baptism and/or confirmation available today by advance request. Please email contact@williamblakeoto.org to request either sacrament$10 admission; free for dues-current WBL members.
Note: admission fee waived for first-time visitors. If this is your first time at a Gnostic Mass, it’s a good idea to read the ritual ahead of time, so you’ll have some idea of what to expect. You can also watch a video 93 Impressions of a Gnostic Mass, or a video of the full Gnostic Mass.
Mass Team: TBA

Feast of Jacques de Molay 6:00:  discussion and possible dining out or potluck, details TBA

Feast of Saint Giordano Bruno, Gnostic Mass, Lodge Meeting – Sat Feb 16, 2020

Lodge Meeting 2:00 – Please arrive no earlier than 1:30pm and no later than 1:55pm. Join us in making plans for future Lodge activities! Please bring a lunch dish or snacks to share.

Gnostic Mass 4:00 – Please arrive no earlier than 3:30pm and no later than 3:50pm
Baptism and/or confirmation available today by advance request. Please email contact@williamblakeoto.org to request either sacrament$10 admission; free for dues-current WBL members.

Note: admission fee waived for first-time visitors. If this is your first time at a Gnostic Mass, it’s a good idea to read the ritual ahead of time, so you’ll have some idea of what to expect. You can also watch a video 93 Impressions of a Gnostic Mass, or a video of the full Gnostic Mass.
Mass Team: TBA

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