Order of Pagan Clergies in the Philippines
From the incorporation of Luntiang Aghama Natural Divine Arts Shrine of Healing Inc. As an advocate of the Freedom of Religious. As a coordinating center for all mystical and magickal practitioners in the Philippines, this group is created for the Legally Ordained Pagan Clergy that is ordained by the authority of Luntiang Aghama Natural Divine Arts Shrine of Healing Inc.
All ordained Pagan Clergy in the Philippines by Luntiang Aghama Natural Divine Arts Shrine of Healing Inc. are assured of his/her rights and privilege to be autonomous and on his/her authority to perform the duties and responsibilities as an Ordained Pagan Clergy in the Philippines.
UNITED NATIONS UNIVERSAL DECLARATION OF HUMAN RIGHT ON 1948
" Everyone has the Right to FREEDOM OF THOUGHT, CONSCIENCE, AND RELIGION; this right includes FREEDOM TO CHANGE his/her religion or belief, and freedom either alone or in community with others and in public or private, to manifest his religion or beliefs in teaching, practice, worship and observance."
PHILIPPINE CONSTITUTION OF 1987
ARTICLE 3 SECTION 5
"No Law shall be made respecting an establishment of religion, or PROHIBITING THE FREE EXERCISE THEREOF. The free exercise and enjoyment of religions, profession and worship, without discrimination or preference, shall be FOREVER BE ALLOWED. No religious test shall be required for the civil or political rights."
What does it mean to be a Pagan Clergy in the Philippines?
1. A Pagan clergy is a Devotee.
As individual clergy, we have our own sets of belief, that for us we find the truth.
We live our personal reality in our life. And with that belief, we devote our selves in taking care of our own personal truth because with it we live.
As a Pagan clergy, we have our own Faith to our God/dess. It is our Faith in God/dess that ordained us spiritually to our office as Clergy. And with this ordination, we proclaim to the World that we are the Children of our God in our Life.
We are a devotee of our Faith, to our own religion.
2. A Pagan Clergy is a counselor.
As an ordained Pagan Clergy, people looks up to us for our authority. They seek divine wisdom for guidance in their daily affairs in life.
We as counselor should be attentive to the needs of our people. The needs that only the Divine spark of wisdom from us that could help them.
We as a clergy are the Ears and Mouth of the God/dess to our people.
We are the mediator of God/dess to men, and men to the God/dess.
We should know how to listen well to our people as well as to our God/dess in devotion.
3. A Pagan Clergy is an Educator
As a Devotee, we learn a lot to listen to the voice of our God/dess.
As a Counselor, we learn all the troubles and concern of our people.
As an Educator, our role is to voice out to our people the message of the God/dess in order to help them achieve their greatest potentials in their life.
4. A Pagan Clergy as a Ritual Leader
Rituals are essential marking and expression of our faith. We do ritual as a warm up and preparation of our self towards an important task to make in our life.
As a Pagan Clergy, we initiate ritual in attunement to the cycle of the earth and at the same time in celebration of the passages in our life.
As Filipino Pagan, we perform ritual before we start our day’s activity or important events in our life.
5. A Pagan Clergy is a Minister
We took our vow to be at service to the needs of others. To attend to their needs and not to compel our members to serve us. We administer to our members what we have learned and received from the Goddess and the Gods for the beneficial transformation and in maintaining balance and harmony of our world.
RECOGNITION OF CLERGY STATUS/ ORDINATION
Luntiang Aghama Natural Divine Arts Shrine of Healing Inc. in forming a National Community of Filipino Pagans extends recognition to individual Pagan and Magico religious practitioners in the Philippines who serve as a Clergy/ Priest/ Priestess in accordance to the individual path s/he follows.
Filling up this form will grant the individual practitioner to be recognized on his/her autonomy as Magico Religious Practitioner of his/her own craft by granting Certificate of Recognition and/ or Ordination in a condition that the individual will agree to the Code of Conduct implemented by the Shrine who will issue the credentials needed for recognition/ ordination.