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Student Spotlight: Silver Lyons

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Student Spotlight: Karen Ainsworth

This edition of the Student Spotlight brings us Karen Ainsworth, a Witchcraft Two graduate from England, soon be be enrolled in Witchcraft Three through the Temple’s Online Mystery School. Karen’s mentor, Irma Hackett, had this to say about her: “I have had the honor, the pleasure and the blessing of mentoring Karen during her TOW studies both in [...]

Student Spotlight: Daedalus

Our Student Spotlight shines the first light of 2014 on Daedalus (also known as Bob Hackett), who explains, “The guy you see out on the street or setting up chairs and tables in the hall is usually Bob. The person who is fully engaged in Magick in all its forms is most likely Daedalus. If [...]

Ministerial Profile: Alix Wright, Secretary and Pisces lead minister

Alix is the Lead Minister of Pisces, the Ecstatic. As the Pisces lead minister Alix oversees public rituals, including Esbats and Sabbats. She has been leading public rituals for over ten years. She is a Shamballa Reiki Master, Usui Reiki Master, reads tarot, and does energy and guided meditative healing sessions. Alix was born in [...]

Student Spotlight: Darryl McGlynn

Our Student Spotlight shines this week on Darryl McGlynn. Darryl has completed Witchcraft III in the online Mystery School and is enrolled in Witchcraft IV. His mentor, Silver Lyons, said in her recommendation: “Darryl has been, truly, an ideal student: curious, determined, motivated, disciplined. He’s a seasoned practitioner on the path, but came into WI [...]

Ministerial Profile: Stevie Grant, Dean of Students

Stevie Grant is Dean of Students of the Temple and an ordained deputy minister of the Sagittarius ministry. She oversees class registration, mentor and teaching assistant activities, and general student body morale, troubleshoots problems within the Mystery School and Seminary, and offers personal student support. She also supervises the Healing Case Study Group for Temple [...]

Student Spotlight: Justin Gaudet

This edition of The Temple’s Student Spotlight features Justin Gaudet, a Witchcraft II student in the online Mystery School. Justin’s Mentor Steve Kenson said in his nomination, “Justin is a great example of what I hope will be the next generation of the Temple’s priesthood. He is a talented psychic, works his Craft with passion, [...]

Ministerial Profile: Nicole, Libra lead minister

The Libra Ministry’s Lead Minister is Nicole D., a 2003 graduate of the Mystery School and a member of the Temple community since its inception. Libra Ministry is responsible for mediation services within the Temple community; advanced education for Ministerial members — typically non-magickal; and press relations. Raised in a fairly progressive household, Nicole began [...]

Student Spotlight: Erica Baron

This edition of the Student Spotlight features Erica Baron — Erica is a Witchcraft IV student in the online Mystery School. She was nominated by her mentor, Steve Kenson, who said that Erica “has shown consistent, steady progress and deep dedication to both her work in the Mystery School and her work as a professional [...]

Ministerial Profile: Lisa, Aquarius lead minister

The Aquarius Lead Minister, Lisa, has been a Pagan since the late ’90s, but it’s not a path that happened suddenly. As a child, she spent more time in the woods & water than at home, but it’s where she was happiest and, as she got older and attended a small private Catholic College in [...]

Student Spotlight: Varuni

In this, our first Student Spotlight feature, we introduce Varuni, a Witchcraft I student in the online Mystery School. Varuni was nominated to us by her Witchcraft I mentor, Erica Baron, who wrote in her recommendation, “Varuni has strong gifts in the realms of sensing energy and healing.  To me, Varuni exemplifies the Temple’s mission [...]

Ministerial Profile: Matooka MoonBear

Matooka MoonBear has been on an Earth-based spiritual path since the late 1980s, from Native American ways to Pagan. For over 20 years, she has worked with animals in a spiritual way on many levels. Their powerful medicine taught her how to use their bodies and call on their spirit to create strong medicine that [...]

Ministerial Profile: Elsa Elliott, Scorpio lead minister

Elsa Elliott is the Lead Minister of Scorpio, the role of the Guardian. The Scorpio ministry provides support in the areas of death and dying, bereavement, and ancestor honoring. This ministry also works in the area of Sacred Sexuality which is lead by deputy minister Wren. Scorpio ministers offer services including comfort and assistance to the [...]

Ministerial Profile: Adam Sartwell, Founder and Virgo lead minister

Adam Sartwell is one of the three founders of the Temple of Witchcraft, along with his partners, Steve Kenson and Christopher Penczak. Gifted with psychic talents from a young age, as a teenager, Adam experienced a recurring dream about his own death, leading him to study religion and spirituality and leading him to the study [...]

Ministerial Profile: Steve Kenson, Founder & Gemini lead minister

Steve Kenson is a Founder of the Temple of Witchcraft with his partners, Christopher Penczak and Adam Sartwell, holding the Three Rays of Love, Will & Wisdom. Steve is also lead minister of the Gemini Ministry, in charge of the Temple’s communication networks, its Queer Spirit ministry, and the “insubordinate” or questioning aspect of its [...]

Ministerial Profile: Christopher Penczak, Founder & Sagittarius lead minister

Christopher Penczak is a Founder of the Temple of Witchcraft, along with his partners in both life and love, Steve Kenson and Adam Sartwell. While originally a professional in the music industry, with a degree in vocal performance and music business, his path led him to working with others through divination, healing, and teaching meditation [...]