satanic high mass

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Recalling The Satanic High Mass performed on 6.6.06 Watch the film made of our ritual performed ten years ago at the Center for Inquiry West’s Steve Allen Theatre in Los Angeles. This historic event captured classic Satanic Ritual and mocked theistic superstition in celebration of our then 40th anniversary. Click on this link to visit the special page we created detailing the historic event. (Source:

Happy Birthday Magus Gilmore!

Please join us in celebrating Magus Gilmore’s highest holiday today, as we appreciate the man who has been guiding the Church of Satan as our High Priest for 13 years. His efforts to communicate the principles of our philosophy worldwide have fostered an ever-growing respect for Satanism amongst those with intelligence and a secular turn of mind. If you have not read his book, The Satanic Scriptures, now is a fine time to explore the essays and rituals contained therein (available in seven languages). A selection of his topical writings can be found here. You might also enjoy some of […]


Historically, black masses have served to give the oppressed a feeling of power (however false that might be) by mocking the reigning religious institution. The Satanic Mass by H.T.F. Rhodes covers the topic quite well. Accounts in decadent literature as well as in court documents recording confessions extracted under torture chronicle a pageant of vile acts meant to denigrate Christianity, and practically they tended to debase those performing them. Unless one’s personal fetishes involve sipping excretions and bestiality, as well as the mutilation of aborted fetuses and using consecrated wafers for sexual arousal, most modern rational folk would not be inclined towards […]