SoI Invictus Constitution
Sol Invictus (ESI) is the Orthodox Church of Mithras.
of Orthodox Mithraism
is the Western (Roman) form of the Persian mysteries and is related
to Parsism, Yazidism, Mandaism, Sabianism and Zoroastrianism.
following (Romano-Persian) Hebdomad represent modes of the Godhead
and are the 'Seven Rays' of Mithras.
honour these during the first week of every month.
worship of Mithras God of Light and Anaitis the Great Mother Goddess
is the Perennial religion of mankind and lies at the root the Western
Great Father and Mother can be seen in nature as its ultimate origin
and ground of being. As Heaven and Earth, in the divine light of the
sun & moon.
eternal dance is manifest in the turning of the seasons in which we
celebrate the birth of Mithras at the winter solstice at Dies Natalus
Sol Invictus and Anaitis the Goddess in spring at Easter. We honour
Mithras and his sacrifice of the Cosmic Bull on the Autumn Equinox at
are brought into union with the God and Goddess through the
celebration of these sacred mysteries and may achieve liberation from
the cycle of rebirth through Gnosis or spiritual knowledge.
of Ecclesia Sol Invictus and Magna Mater
Declaration of Orthodoxy
Confession of Orthodoxy
by the College of Solar Pontiffs - Spring Equinox 2016
Deo Sol Invictus.
Dea Magna Mater.
Declaration of Orthodoxy
the sacred constitution of Ecclesia Sol Invictus & Magna Mater.
the Feast of the Vernal Equinox 2016.
Ecclesia shall be the organised body of members governed by the
principles of natural reason, faith and knowledge by the Solar
Pontificate shall consist of a college with a maximum of twelve
pontiffs elected by cooption. Three of which to form a Triumvirate
representing The Orient, Egypt and Hellas. One of which to be
selected by the Triumvirate as Patre Patres to represent and minister
both the Ecclesia and College.
Pontificate to be the final court of appeal in all matters relating
to the Ecclesia. The guardian of Orthodoxy and repository of sacred
Orthodox tradition is the perennial path of Theosis consisting of
Liturgy - Theurgy - Gnosis.
tradition being transmitted by the Golden Chain of Zoroaster, Hermes
them to Pythagoras and thence Apollonius, who restored the mysteries
to antiquity under Vespasian.
the sole faith of the Empire by Aurelian Restitutor Orbis.
hereby declare our foundation on the perennial religion bequeathed to
us by the divinity of Julian the Philosopher our eternal Pontiff
Maximus and high priest of Sol Invictus under the auspices of
Alexander of Macedon sempeterno Caesar of the universal commonwealth.
our Holy Lord and Lady bless their Ecclesia and Collegia.
The Orthodox Confession
(True Glory) is the knowledge of divinity and truth brought by
Gnosis, or reasoned faith. Reason leads to the Godhead and Faith
enlivens reason bringing Gnosis.
can never be held in a Creed or set of beliefs of a community but may
be confessed by the individual in the context of the Ecclesia and our
Lord & Lady.
know one Godhead of the God and Goddess-
know one, ineffable, eternal & infinite Godhead of God and the
know God the transcendent father our Lord of Light, the Great
know the Goddess, the immanent Great Mother of the Gods, our Lady,
the Queen of Heaven-
that makes this confession by thought, word and deed is to be
considered a brother or sister in good faith and eligible for full
voting rights in the Ecclesia.
the priesthood of all members and shall reserve the right to vote on
all positions within the College of Solar Pontiffs. The Ecclesia may
suggest and vote on candidates to the Synod, or Council of Bishops of
the Ecclesia. The Synod may add to the confession by a unanimous vote
and upheld by the Ecclesia.
College of Solar Pontiffs
Confession may only be amended by unanimous vote of the Pontificate.
It may only be added to by a College of Bishops of the Ecclesia.
final court of appeal in the interpretation of the Confession is the
College of Solar Pontiffs, consisting of twelve Pontiffs.
Triumvirate consisting of three Pontiffs shall henceforth be the
Guardians of Orthodoxy as represented in the Confession.
such they are charged with the exposition and preservation of
Pontificate may suggest and vote for candidates, from their number to
Pontiff will represent a Patriarchate which shall be of Athens,
Alexandria and Antioch.
Patriarch of Athens represents the West and Orphism.
Patriarch of Antioch represents the East and Mithraism.
Patriarch of Alexandria represents the South and Hermetism.
Ecumenical Patriarch of Byzantium shall be chosen by by the
Triumvirate and College to represent the Ecclesia as a whole.
nominae Dominus Deo Sol Invictus & Domina Dea Magna Mater.