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Membership in the Druidical Order of the Golden Dawn is open to those who are interested in practicing the system of Druidical magic and initiation taught in The Celtic Golden Dawn by John Michael Greer, and who are willing to abide by the spirit and the letter of the obligations of the Ovate and Bardic Grades as given in the same book.

Please note the following:

If you want to study Druidry as a religion, if you are looking for a church that will ordain you to the ministry, if you are interested in ancient Celtic traditions, if you want to work with traditions of Irish origin, if you are cyurrently practicing a form of magic that uses the Shphere of Protection, or if you object to studying Druidical ceremonial magic in an order that admits people of all ethnic and cultural backgrounds, please do not apply for membership in our order. You will not find what you want in the Druidical Order of the Golden Dawn, and should pursue your interests elsewhere.

To apply for membership electronically, please send all required information via email to our email address, along with a payment of the membership fee via PayPal. The payment address to use on PayPal is our email address, and the currency should be US dollars.

To apply for membership via regular mail, if you are a resident of the US please send a letter with check or money order to DOGD, PO Box 1853, Leonardtown MD 20650. If you are a resident of another country, please use an International Postal Money Order denominated in US dollars for payment. We cannot accept checks from other countries.

Your application must include the following information:

There is a fee of US$50.00 for lifetime membership in the Order. Please note that your membership application will not be processed unless the fee is paid at the same time that the application is submitted.

Members of the Order will be admitted to the private members-only Dreamwidth community, and may also take examinations to be certified as Ovates, Bards, and Druids as they proceed through the Order’s study program. There is a US$50 fee for each examination; please contact the Secretary for an application before sending in the fee for examination. Members who have completed the work of the Druid grade and passed all examinations are eligible to apply for a temple charter. Members also receive access to private knowledge lectures and other private papers of the order which are appropriate to their degree, and have the opportunity to contribute papers and other original work to the order's private archives.