Witchcraft V: The Living Temple

Note: The information on this page applies solely to the Witchcraft V: The Living Temple Mystery School class. Please visit the general Temple Mystery School page and review the information about our classes there first, if you have not already done so.


Open Registrations

Online with High Priest Christopher Penczak. Class begins March 2021. Course fee: $800. A $100 deposit is payable on registration with the balance of $700 due before the start of the first class. Classes will consist of an initial seven-week intensive followed by monthly audio lectures and downloadable syllabus and reading materials. To register, please use the Witchcraft V Online with Christopher Penczak online form.

In-person (Porter, TX) with High Priestess Virginia Villarreal. Class begins May 1, 2021. Course fee: $1,000. A $100 deposit to be paid on registration with balance due on April 13, 2021. Classes will be held from 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm. The dates for classes are as follows: seven week intensive: 5/1/21, 5/8, 5/15, 5/22, 5/29, 6/5, 6/21; monthly classes: 7/3/21, 8/7, 9/4, 10/9, 11/13, 12/11, 1/8/22, 2/12, 3/12, 4/9, 5/7, 6/11, and 7/9. To register, please use the Witchcraft V with Virginia Villarreal online form.


Class Description

Join the Temple of Witchcraft Seminary Program in this intense study for training as a High Priestess or High Priest in the temple tradition of modern witchcraft.

Through the first seven classes, learn the Temples of Initiation are within you through an in depth study of the seven gates of the Underworld, as modeled by the chakras, planets, underworld castles, alchemical operations and the miracle of bread, as each presents a series of challenges and lessons. No one can initiate you in the deepest mysteries of magick and spirit except for yourself, as through this work, you will learn to offer yourself to your highest self and gods in a ritual of initiation. Learn the mysteries of the seven gates, the secrets of the elder races and previous worlds, the secrets of the measure, unlocking the mysteries of the blood and ancestors, left and right hand path magicks, personal codes of ethics, the weaving of wyrd and your own secret names for the Goddess and God.

Study the philosophy and wisdom of the modern pagan world. Use meditation, ritual and psychic ability to integrate the sacred, living magick into your daily life. Bring a deep sense of self -awareness, healing and transformation. Through shamanic initiation, face your fears and shadows. Develop leadership, healing, teaching and counseling skills. Through a world religion and mythology survey, understand the wisdom of the Witch is the wisdom of the world. Round out your magical education through a year study program based on the twelve zodiac signs and their lessons where you will be challenged to lead, teach and serve the community. Learn the skills of the High Priest or High Priestess to better serve yourself and your community. Live the life of the Witch. Students have must have completed Witchcraft I through IV successfully and must complete an application for approval prior to starting the class. The Living Temple of Witchcraft (Volumes I and II) is the required text for the class. Students are expected to complete required classwork and homework assignments.

Live Zoom Meetings from 7–10 PM Eastern Time, are recommended by not required to attend for online W5 Students. Monthly presentations will be offered in these meetings, live (or audio-video recordings in absentia).

Feb 23 2021: Lesson 1
March 2 2021: Lesson 2
March 9 2021: Lesson 3
March 16 2021: Lesson 4
March 23 2021: Lesson 5
March 30 2021: Lesson 6
April 6 2021: Lesson 7

April 27 2021: Lesson Taurus
May 25 2021: Lesson Gemini
June 22 2021: Lesson Cancer
July 27 2021: Lesson Leo
August 24 2021: Lesson Virgo
Sept 28 2021: Lesson Libra
Oct 25 2021: Lesson Scorpio (Monday due to schedule conflict)
Nov 23 2021: Lesson Sagittarius
Dec 21 2021: Lesson Capricorn
Jan 25 2022: Lesson Aquarius
Feb 22 2022: Lesson Pisces
March 29 2022: Lesson Aries

May 7: Initiation

Students with any issues or questions regarding class material can write directly to the Sagittarius lead minister at sagittarius@templeofwitchcraft.org.

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