Weekend of Events Wednesday, May 14 2008 

We have a busy weekend planned at Tamesa from Friday 23rd – Sunday 25th May.

  • Friday 23rd May - Rehearsals and initiation temple set-up followed by ‘Meet the O.T.O.’ open social.

The officers for the following day’s initiations will be running through the rituals and setting up the temple for a prompt start the following day. All officers MUST attend in order to take part and any other initiated members are encouraged to attend to assist.

In the evening we will be going on to our favourite local, warm, friendly pub for our regular open social meeting. If you are curious about the O.T.O. and would like to find out more and meet some of the members this is a prefect opportunity to do so. All are welcome but it is over 18s only.

Please contact the Oasis Secretary to find out where we will be and how to find us.

  • Saturday 24th May – Man of Earth Initiations into Ordo Templi Orientis

Minerval Initiations will begin at 11am. I* will begin at 2pm and II* will begin at 3pm.

To attend the initiations please arrive from 10am. Minerval candidates please arrive promptly at 10.30am, all fees must be paid at this time in order for the initiations to go ahead. Late arrivals will not be admitted. Applications for initiation on this date are now closed.

To attend these initiations you must be an initiated member of O.T.O. to the relevant degrees or above. Attendees are strongly encouraged to dress appropriately for the Minervals, O.T.O. robes MUST be worn for admittance to the I* and II* initiations. Please contact the secretary for further details of dress code.

There will be a feast in honour of the newly made Minervals in the evening given by the II* members which is open to all members of the Order. Please contact the Oasis Secretary in advance to confirm your attendance.

  • Sunday 25th May – Celebration of Liber XV The Gnostic Mass.

Gnostic Masses at Tamesa Oasis are open to all who wish to attend.

Those attending the Mass that have been confirmed into the E.G.C. should bring their white robe to wear. If you wish to be Baptised or Confirmed into the church then please contact the Oasis in advance.

There will be a small feast after the Mass, please bring food and drink to share with others for this.

MoE Initiations Wednesday, Oct 17 2007 

Tamesa Oasis will be holding II* and III*  Initiations on Saturday 8th December 2007.

II * will begin at 1pm, III* at 4pm. Please arrive from 12pm to assist in building the temple. Late arrivals will not be admitted.

To attend these initiations you must be an initiated member of O.T.O to the relevant degrees and you must bring your appropriate robes and regalia to be admitted to the temple.

Please contact the Oasis secretary in advance to confirm your attendance.

Upcoming Initiations Thursday, Oct 11 2007 

Tamesa Oasis will be holding Man of Earth Initiations on Saturday 8th December.

If you would like to be initiated into Ordo Templi Orientis in the degree of Minerval, I, II or III on this date you need to contact the Oasis secretary for an application form which must be completed and returned by the first week of October.

Man of Earth Initiations Thursday, Aug 2 2007 

We have rescheduled the planned I* initiations from 28th July to Sunday 12th August.

The initiations will begin at 11am, all initiated to I* and above are welcome to attend.
Please arrive in plenty of time for a prompt start at the stated times as later arrivals will not be permitted to enter the temple.

As with all initiations at Tamesa, those officering are required to attend a rehearsal the day before (Saturday 11th), this will also be open to anyone of the appropriate degrees wishing to learn more about the initiation ritual. Please contact the Oasis secretary for further details on this.

Please bring your OTO robe with you to wear to the initiations.

We have a full weekend of events over the 11th and 12th with a Gnostic Mass and a Feast of Roses to celebrate the first night of the Prophet and his Bride on the Saturday and Initiations on the Sunday.

Man of Earth Initiations and Gnostic Mass Sunday, Jul 22 2007 

On Sunday 29th July, there will be I* initiations at Tamesa Oasis followed by a celebration of Liber XV The Gnostic Mass in the afternoon.

The initiations will begin at 11am, all initiated to I* and above are welcome to attend.
The Mass will begin at 3pm and is open to all.
Please arrive in plenty of time for a prompt start at the stated times as later arrivals will not be permitted to enter the temple.

As with all initiations at Tamesa, those officering are required to attend a rehearsal the evening before (Saturday 28th), this will also be open to anyone of the appropriate degrees wishing to learn more about the initiation ritual. Please contact the Oasis secretary for further details on this.If you would like to attend both of these events then you will be welcome to remain at the Oasis for lunch, please bring a small contribution for food and drink for this, or if you are only able to attend the Mass then there will also be a feast in the evening.

Please bring your OTO robe with you to wear to the initiations.
Those attending the Mass that have been confirmed into the EGC may bring their white robes to wear. If you wish to be baptised or confirmed into the church then please contact the Oasis in advance.

If you are new to the OTO then a Gnostic Mass is the perfect opportunity to come along to you local body and become involved in what we do.
Our last event was a great success, the Tai Chi class was a wonderful experience and we hope to see many of you again soon.

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