M. Rev. Archdruid E.J. OakLore, M.Msc.
COATS Professor of Theology and Religious Philosophy
Rev. OakLore has studied philosophy, religion, metaphysics, history, and a wide range of other fields both independently and formally, notably with Yale University, the University of Edinburgh, and others. He is a graduate of the University of Metaphysics and is a doctoral candidate at the University of Sedona. In his metaphysical practice, OakLore is a writer, bard, liturgist, singer, counselor, and Reiki practitioner. A member of the esoteric community and the world’s oldest fraternity, Rev. OakLore is a 32nd-Degree Mason in the Scottish Rite of Freemasonry. He is also the founder and elected Archdruid of the Sacred Order of the Druidcraft Fellowship, and leads a local TDF congregation, Heart of Manannán Coven, in northeast Florida. Rev. OakLore is the editor and principal author of The Druidcraft Grimoire: Rites and Liturgies of The Druidcraft Fellowship (Druidcraft Fellowship Publishing, 2020).
Rev. Dr. Paolo D. Santo, D.D.
Dean, Undergraduate School of Theology
COATS Professor of Metaphysics and Esoterica
Dr. Santo is a psychic medium, minister, counselor, hypnotist, healer, and founder of Pillars of Prophecy, a temple and school of spiritualism and ceremonial magick. Rev. Paolo has studied with the Omni Center of Hypnosis, Morris Pratt Institute of Spiritualism. He is ordained in spiritualist ministry by the National Spiritualist Association of Churches (N.S.A.C.). Dr. Santo has deep connections with the western mystery traditions. He is a member of the Esoteric Order of the Golden Dawn and is a 32nd-Degree Mason in the Scottish Rite. Dr. Santo has authored several books on divination and metaphysics, including Celestial Light: A Practical Guide to Astrology, and Dreams and Omens: Through the Veil.
Rev. Dr. Timothy Lake, Th.D.
Dean, Graduate School of Religious and Metaphysical Studies
COATS Professor of History and Comparative Religion
Rev. Lake holds a post-graduate degree in Theology and describes himself as a “mild-mannered student of life.” He is the Pastor of a local Heathen Kindred in the Capital Region of New York State. His personal tradition is Armanic in nature with roots in 19th century Germany. Rev. Lake also enjoys teaching gardening techniques to students interested in urban homesteading. Rev. Lake lectures in Indo-European migration theory, European history and culture, magickal theory, Runic lore, ritual development, clerical development and comparative mythologies.
Bro. Edward G. “Logos” Stolte
President, Board of Trustees
Bro. Logos is a founding member of the TDF congregation Heart of Manannán Coven in northeast Florida. He is a student of the Gnostic mysteries and Celtic mythology. Bro. Logos is a talented ritual leader and has been a dedicated volunteer in the local Pagan community. Bro. Logos has raised three sons, now grown, and enjoys surfing, fishing, nature, writing—and comic books (being partial to the Marvel Universe). Bro. Logos is a Second Degree initiate of the Order and is the appointed Pendragon of Heart of Manannán Coven.
Rt. Wor. Sis. Cathain MacCarthaigh, B.B.A.
Sis. Cathain is a U.S. Army veteran and has studied many religions over her lifetime. Five years ago she came to the Wiccan path as a solitary practitioner, but over time began to feel that something was missing. It wasn’t until she attended a TDF Beltane celebration that she found her true path in Druidcraft. Sis. Cathain loves spending time in the woods, the mountains, at the beach, and is also a (pet) rescue mom. She currently has five rescued pets; three cats and two dogs in her home and loves them all. Cathain specializes in and is studying to become a certified master in aromatherapy and herbalism. Sis. Cathain is the Secretary of the TDF Council of Elders and is also a current seminarian with COATS.