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Second Advent Services Announced

Second Advent Services Announced

On Tuesday, January 29 at 6:00 PM, in the Chapel of the Holy Child, there will be a special "Remembrance of the Child," a liturgical service that the Church celebrates every year to begin the Second Advent Vigil. This evening service is a private ceremony for members of the Order. The next morning, on January 30, Sunrise Divine Service will be [...]

2012 Second Advent Pentecost Observed

2012 Second Advent Pentecost Observed

  Pannuches Meal Rite The 70th Pannuches Meal Rite was held Saturday, May 5, 2012. Jubilee Sunrise Service was held the following morning in Sanctuary. The 71st Pannuches Meal Rite was held Saturday, June 23, 2012. Jubilee Sunrise Service was held the following morning in Sanctuary. Second Advent Pentecost On Wednesday, [...]

Beyond Sungazing

Beyond Sungazing

There has been much interest in recent years on the practice of solar light absorption or what is popularly known as "sun gazing." A quick search online will produce a myriad of Web sites advancing a variety of practices, many of which are highly speculative and misinformed. We know that many ancient cultures and civilizations held the sun in high [...]

Pannuches Meal Homily, May 1, 2010

Pannuches Meal Homily, May 1, 2010

The Right Reverend Sean Savoy delivered the May 1 Pannuches homily. His message addressed the importance of the expedition to India underway at the time the homily was delivered and included readings from the text The Project "X" Symposium: Solar Teachings of India. Passages read during the homily are excerpted below: "The Way is universal. [...]

Traditional Holy Thursday Message, April 1, 2010

Traditional Holy Thursday Message, April 1, 2010

During the traditional Holy Thursday Service held on Thursday April 1, 2010, in commemoration of the final Holy Meal celebrated by Jesus with his Disciples, Bishop Gene Savoy Jr. delivered the following message from the pulpit: In the Second Advent Church, we recognize Holy Week in honor of our Christian brothers and sisters, and we take this [...]

Building Projects at the Sanctuary

Building Projects at the Sanctuary

During the fall, workers at Red Rock Consecrated Sanctuary installed a small mobile home with wiring and plumbing hook-ups as an additional residence. Located northeast of the chapter house, residence of the Right Reverend Reano Castell and the  Reverend Ted Staver, the new facility will house the Reverend Michael McIntyre, who has been actively [...]

Rt. Rev. Ileana Isfan Appointed Matriarch

Rt. Rev. Ileana Isfan Appointed Matriarch

The Right Reverend Mother Ileana Isfan was appointed Matriarch of the Order on April 4, 2009. The “Act of Establishment of the Order,” read by the Right Reverend Sean Savoy, goes as follows: In the Name Of God the Father, the Divine Light and Christ Incarnate An Act for the Establishment of the Holy Order of Matriarchs Whereas, it has [...]

ICC Observes 47th Feb. 2 Celebration

ICC Observes 47th Feb. 2 Celebration

On Monday, February 2, 2009, The Community gathered at the Church of New Epiphany for Sunrise Divine Services in celebration of the forty-seventh annual observation of the Manifestation of the Sun of Righteousness, February 2, 1962. Sunrise was at 7:13 A.M. Following the Sacred Calendar from Epiphany on January 6 to February 2, a period of [...]