Monthly Archives: November 2015

Always Thankful

“Let all the children of the Lord praise Him, and let us receive the truth of His faith. And His children shall be acknowledged by Him, therefore let us sing by His love. We live in the Lord by His grace, and life we receive by His Mashikha.” — Ode 36:1-3

May the people of the Religion of Light never be without gratitude to the Father of Greatness and the Messengers which He has sent to provide us with “the truth of His faith.”
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Saint Priscillian of Spain, Martyr

On the coast of Palma de Mallorca

On the coast of Palma de Mallorca

On the 15th of December, Manichaeans will be commemorating the memory of Saint Priscillian, a Martyr in Spain.

According to a Dictionary of Gnosticism* by Andrew P. Smith, Priscillian was a bishop in Spain and “the first person in the history of Christianity to be executed for heresy.” We know he was a bishop around 380 CE/AD in Avila.
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Our Very Best

“There is no man among you, or in any of this world, who is able to do every Commandment of the Word of Truth with perfection. The Commandments shall serve as a sign to you that you need guidance from the Mother who will come and teach you in all things. Strive to do and uphold the Commandments in their fullness, to the best of your ability, and you will be blessed by Abba d’Rabbuta” — Teaching of the Bright Light of Truth 6:4-6
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