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Constitution of the Order of WhiteOak

The constituted authority of the Order of WhiteOak comes from its Primary Liturgy, the full text of which is restricted to Dedicants only. The opening section of the Primary Liturgy which is detailed below is open to all, and serves to demonstrate the purpose, standards and goals which the Order seeks to attain, as well as the beliefs and virtues which hold us together.

Opening of the Primary Liturgy of the Order of WhiteOak

1.1
The Order of the White Oak, Ord na Darach Gile, is our name.

1.2
The Old Pagan Religion of the Celtic Nations inspires our religion.

1.3
The history, poetry, and mysteries of the Celts will also be ours.

1.4
Our Dearbhaig oath will be our affirmation of faith.

1.5
Our initiated members will be called Dedicants.

1.6
The standards of the Litany we expect only from ourselves, for no others have agreed to invest authority in this Litany.

1.7
The business and economic commerce of a corporation will be abstained by the Order, though individual dedicants not acting on behalf of the Order may do so.

1.8
The ministry of a public church will be abstained by the Order, though individual dedicants not acting on behalf of the Order may do so.

1.9
The work of a political party will be abstained by the Order, though individual dedicants not acting on behalf of the Order may do so.

1.10
Let our Dearbhaig, our Primary Liturgy, and this Litany bind us together as an Order.

1.11
For our purpose is to determine with reason, and then to demonstrate by example, the highest and most noble standard of conduct for modern Druids.

1.12
And our purpose is to share spiritual knowledge and so enrich each of our lives.


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