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Offerings and Correspondences for the Goddess Fortuna

Ancient Frankincense was suggested as an offering to Tyche (Fortuna) in the Greek fables of Aesop and also the Orphic Hymns. Gold and Carnelian gemstone intaglio rings with the image of Fortuna date back to ancient Rome. Contemporary Bergamot represents the fruits of the harvest, and can be found as an essential oil, in some perfumes and in the distinctive flavor of earl grey tea. Aventurine gemstone represents prosperity, good luck, friendship and success,… Read More »

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Five Ways You Can Support Temple of Fortuna

Temple of Fortuna is a 501(c)(3) tax exempt public charity in the United States of America. International donations are welcome. Xe Currency converter 1. Join the Temple Sum Sine Regno : $11.00 USD – monthlyRegnabo : $22.00 USD – monthlyRegno : $33.00 USD – monthlyRegnavi : $44.00 USD – monthly 2. Make a Donation to the Temple 3. iGive.com… Read More »

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Invocation to the Goddess Fortuna

This is the invocation from the Temple rituals. It is shared as a guideline for personal invocations, and may also be adapted for use by groups. Keep in mind that the Goddess Fortuna was honored in many ways by people of many different statuses in life, and that She is, perhaps, one of the most forgiving and understanding… Read More »

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Spring Worship Services Podcasts

Spring Season Podcasts Southern Hemisphere: Autumn Calendar Holidays Podcast worship services created for Temple of Fortuna, with guest speakers and musicians. * Podcasts, and permissioned music in the podcasts, are protected by copyright * Listen online, please do not copy or download podcasts. If you like the contributors, we encourage you to visit their weblinks. Day of Celtic Goddess Brigid Version I * program… Read More »

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Goddess Sundays at Temple of Fortuna dot com

On Sundays, between 11am and 12pm, the altar candles are lit, frankincense is burned and fresh flowers, when in season, are offered to the Goddess Fortuna. Energies are raised in various ways during this hour of worship, regardless of whether or not any new rituals or recordings are taking place, to honor the Goddess and to mark a… Read More »

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Temple of Fortuna Receives Donation

The Temple thanks Lori and James Tucci, Appia Volumnia Laura and Gaius Tuccius Andreas of Nova Roma, for the donation of a wonderful, enormous new mother candle. The Temple also thanks Lori and James Tucci, Appia Volumnia Laura and Gaius Tuccius Andreas of Nova Roma, for the donation of a set of replicas of scarab and bottle in… Read More »

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Summer Worship Services Podcasts

Summer Season Southern Hemisphere: Winter Calendar Holidays Podcast worship services created for Temple of Fortuna, with guest speakers and musicians. * Podcasts, and permissioned music in the podcasts, are protected by copyright * Listen online, please do not copy or download podcasts. If you like the contributors, we encourage you to visit their weblinks. Beltane, Floralia and Celebrations of Fertility * program The Buddha… Read More »

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Autumn Worship Services Podcasts

Autumn Season Southern Hemisphere: Spring Calendar Holidays Podcast worship services created for Temple of Fortuna, with guest speakers and musicians. * Podcasts, and permissioned music in the podcasts, are protected by copyright * Listen online, please do not copy or download podcasts. If you like the contributors, we encourage you to visit their weblinks. Celebration of the First Harvest * program Day of Fortuna… Read More »

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Temple of Fortuna Receives Goddess Gift from Award-Winning artist in Rome, Italy!

May 11, 2011 10:46 AM  Award-winning artist, Katya Sanna, has sent a beautiful gift of an original painting and a signed print to Temple of Fortuna.  The painting is named Il Lascito della Dea (The Gift of the Goddess).  The print is a calendar created in 2005 from the second version of  the painting named Omaggio alla Dea (Homage to… Read More »

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Winter Worship Services Podcasts

Winter Season Southern Hemisphere: Summer Calendar Holidays Podcast worship services created for Temple of Fortuna, with guest speakers and musicians. * Podcasts, and permissioned music in the podcasts, are protected by copyright * Listen online, please do not copy or download podcasts. If you like the contributors, we encourage you to visit their weblinks.  Honoring Ancestors * program Day of Fortuna Primigenia Version… Read More »

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Aspects of Fortuna

Aspects of Fortuna Her name is, perhaps, derived from Vortumna, “she who revolves the year”. Additional aspects of Fortuna include (with our interpretations): Fortuna Annonaria luck of the harvest, date of celebration is not clear Fortuna Balnearis fortune of the baths, originally for public bath houses, may be applied to public showers or private bathing rituals   Fortuna Virilis the rite of passage from boy to man, celebrated on April… Read More »

Minutes of Annual Board Meeting for Fiscal Year 2017 to 2018

Invited: CEO E. Sylvia Simpson Returning Board Member Robert Place Returning Board Member Savana Ayala Attended: CEO E. Sylvia Simpson Returning Board Member Robert Place Returning Board Member Savana Ayala Absent: On the evening of November 1st 2017, the annual meeting was posted and pinned to the top of the Temple of Fortuna facebook group page. The meeting… Read More »

2017-2018 Fiscal Year Submittal Documents

e-Postcard View IRS filing Nov 1 2017–Oct 31 2018 199N California e-Postcard _ Confirmation _ California Franchise Tax Board filing Nov 1 2017–Oct 31 2018 Statement of Information for California Secretary of State Not Required in 2018 TYPES OF INSURANCE FOR NONPROFITS Liability Pricing Overview 2018 Insurance Quote Request

Minutes of Annual Board Meeting for Fiscal Year 2016 to 2017

Invited: CEO E. Sylvia Simpson Prospective Board Member Robert Place Prospective Board Member Savana Ayala Attended: CEO E. Sylvia Simpson Prospective Board Member Robert Place Prospective Board Member Savana Ayala Absent: On the morning of November 1st 2017, an invitation/reminder for the November 1st annual meeting was posted and pinned to the top of the Temple of Fortuna… Read More »

2016-2017 Fiscal Year Submittal Documents

e-Postcard View IRS filing Nov 1 2016 – Oct 31 2017 199N California e-Postcard _ Confirmation _ California Franchise Tax Board filing Nov 1 2016 – Oct 31 2017 Statement of Information 2017 Filed Secretary of State CalNonprofits Insurance ServicesRequest a Free Consultation _November 2017

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Adapted Tree Ritual

In respect for the recent passing of Raymond Buckland, a prolific author and one of the first to write about Paganism within the USA, I began to read “The Tree” which was published in the 1970s. Within I found a very nice history, which explained how the Saxon and Roman influences intertwined, and a very nice self-dedication ritual,… Read More »

Roman Calendar Widget Script Rotating Content HTML

The original calendar was created by Laura Gibbs of at rotatecontent.com website. (http://rotatecontent.com) Laura’s calendar script is/was at Bestiaria Latina Blog. (http://widgets.bestmoodle.net/scripts/romancal.js) The html insert code for Laura’s script is also at Bestiaria Latina Blog. (http://schoolhousewidgets.blogspot.com/2010/12/roman-calendar-script.html) Laura’s script required regular updating because of contemporary leap year, according to Laura, on a discussion at Bestiaria Latina Blog. (http://schoolhousewidgets.blogspot.com/2010/12/roman-calendar-widget.html) Because… Read More »

Minutes of Annual Board Meeting for Fiscal Year 2015 to 2016

Invited: Prospective Board Members Attended: CEO E. Sylvia Simpson Absent: Prospective Board Members On the morning of October 30, 2016, an invitation/reminder for the November 1st annual meeting was posted and pinned to the top of the Temple of Fortuna facebook group page. The meeting was held electronically, as a continuation of the invitation/reminder post, and kept open… Read More »

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Annual California state filing for the organization

Temple of Fortuna dot com is not a church. The organization is a public charity, and files annually to the State of California Franchise Tax Board (FTB). The information in this article is current as of the date of first publishing, but be sure to check on the most recent updates to websites and regulations. The basic form required for Non-Profits is 199,… Read More »

Annual USA federal filing for the organization

Temple of Fortuna dot com is not a church. The organization is a public charity, and files annually to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) of the United States of America (USA). The information in this article is current as of the date of first publishing, but be sure to check on the most recent updates to websites and regulations.… Read More »

Annual board meeting November 1 7pm until…

Temple of Fortuna dot com’s fiscal year runs from November 1st to October 31st of the following year. An annual meeting begins at 7pm November 1st, for the purpose of recognizing the new year as celebrated by many NeoPagan organizations in our era, and not the new year of the Roman antiquity. Board meetings are open to the… Read More »

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Fiscal Year 2015 to 2016 Form 199N California Filed

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Minutes of Annual Board Meeting for Fiscal Year 2014 to 2015

Invited: President E. Sylvia Simpson Secretary/Treasurer Angel Ramirez Returning Board Member Robert Place Two Additional Prospective Board Members Attended: CEO E. Sylvia Simpson Returning Board Member Robert Place expressed interest Absent: Secretary/Treasurer Angel Ramirez Two Additional Prospective Board Members On the morning of November 1, 2015, an invitation/reminder for the November 1st annual meeting was posted and pinned to the top… Read More »