Registering Candidates For Election of New Abbot of Glastonbury

H.E. Stephen Michael (K) +++ is holding an election for a new Glastonbury Abbot. As Lord Prior of the Culdee Monks of Glastonbury,  he is now registering candidates.

Lord Prior Rev Stephen Michael

(Photo taken from New Ensign Magazine Dec 2010. Article "Rev Stephen MK Reclaiming Glastonbury")

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Write to if you would like to volunteer in the rebuilding efforts of the See of Glastonbury. Currently His Excellency +++Stephen Michael (K) is the Archbishop of the Netherlands, and leads the annual pilgrimages to the Holy Places that were founded by the Culdee of Glastonbury and the Marshals of Salem (Jerusalem).

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Daily SHAMA Prayer For Orthodox Clerics and Marshals of Salem

The Shama Prayer is used in the oldest of our Culdee Christian liturgies, and is today in the Anglican Book of Common Prayer (also used by Roman Catholics) as part of the Eucharist, when reciting of the 10 Commandments. Some versions of the Prayer book, like the 1962 version, says you can optionally recite the Shama rather than reciting the full 10 Commandments. The Culdees consider it, together with the Our Father, as a foundation of Christian prayers.

Saul of Tarsus (Paul), Yahshua (Jesus the Christ), and all the Apostles prayed these prayers on a daily basis at the Temple, or in their daily prayer life. It is recited together with other Blessings (or together with the Our Father prayer, facing East at Morning and Evening prayer) which is dawn and sunset. In order to prove that Christianity should follow these ancient ways of prayer, Paul went into the temple and offered sacrifices necessary for a Nazarite vow(Acts 21:20-23). He taught that all should follow the law, although it is not a requirement that everyone has to first kept it all perfectly before being eligible for salvation. Good works come after being saved. Good works such as the daily prayers, come as evidence one has turned their heart to God and has become converted and saved.

The Shama prayer is from the Bible and from Christ’s declaration below. It was was first instituted by the Patriarchs and formalized by the men of the Great Assembly, which was presided by Ezra the priestly scribe, around the year 450 BCE. THE GREAT ASSEMBLY OF THE 120 MEN OF ISRAEL INCLUDED: • HAGGAI • ZACHARIAH • MALACHI • MORDECHAI • NEHEMIAH • EZRA.

Chanting version click here to download pdf: Jesus comanded above all . A chanting-version-CULDEE-LITURGY-THE FIRST AND GREATEST COMMANDMENT

Hebrew First Century Culdee prayer

Culdee Liturgy - Daily Prayer



Jesus the Christ: “ THE DAILY SHAMA”

In Mark 12:29 Jesus quotes the First Century Hebrew

Prayer called the “SHAMA”, of Deuteronomy 6:4.

And Jesus said: “The First of all the commandments is,


ONE YAHWEH. And thou shalt love YAHWEH thy God

with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all

thy mind, and with all thy strength: this is the first


The full prayer from Deuteronomy 6:4 (in KJV):

“Hear, O Israel: The LORD our God [is] one LORD:

And thou shalt love the LORD thy God with all thine

heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy might.

And these words, which I command thee this day, shall

be in thine heart: And thou shalt teach them diligently

unto thy children, and shalt talk of them when thou

sittest in thine house, and when thou walkest by the

way, and when thou liest down, and when thou risest

And thou shalt bind them for a sign upon thine hand,

and they shall be as frontlets between thine eyes.

And thou shalt write them upon the posts of thy house,

and on thy gates.”

Nine Covenantal Prayer Names of YAHWEH for All Monks and Marshals of Salem

From our most vital Prayer Network having researched and carefully added these to our prayer services.

Praying with you as you pray with us. For an easier to print and use version click here: NINE COVENANTAL PRAYER NAMES OF YAHWEH-modern,  Also for Chanting-Version click here - NINE COVENANTAL PRAYER NAMES OF YAHWEH.

For beautiful version for printing and framing, click here: Nine-covenant-names-prayer-modern Chanting Version in Art, Click on image:

'Chanting Version (for use by the Monks) For easy to print version click here:'
Simply INSERT These Covenant Names of YAHWEH at whatever points you want in your prayer:


For You Are   YAHWEH Yireh (YAHWEH our provider) Genesis 22:13-14
YAHWEH provideth all of our need according to His riches in glory by Ha Meschiac Yahshua – Jesus the Christ. (From Philipians 4:19)

For You Are YAHWEH Nissi (YAHWEH our banner) Exodus 17:15-16
YAHWEH fights for us. (from Nehemiah 4:20)

For You Are   YAHWEH Rapha (YAHWEH our healer) Exodus 15:26
By His stripes we were healed. (From Isaiah 53:5 and 1Peter 2:24)

For You Are   YAHWEH Sabaoth (YAHWEH of hosts) 1 Samuel 17:45
Thus saith YAHWEH the King of Israel, redeemer YAHWEH of hosts; I am the first, and I am the last; and beside me there is no god. (From Isaiah 44:6)

For You Are   YAHWEH Shalom (YAHWEH our peace) Judges 6:23-24
And the God of peace shall bruise Satan under your feet shortly. The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you. Amen. (From Romans 16:20)

For You Are   YAHWEH Tsidkenu (YAHWEH our righteousness) Jeremiah 23:6
No weapon that is formed against us shall prosper for our righteousness is of YAHWEH Yahshua. (From Isaiah 54:17)

For You Are   YAHWEH Rohi (YAHWEH our Shepherd) Psalm 23:1-4
Behold, he that keepeth Israel shall neither slumber nor sleep. (From Psalms 121:4)

For You Are   YAHWEH Shammah (YAHWEH is with us.) Ezekiel 48:35
He shall never leave us nor forsake us. (from Hebrews 13:5)

For You Are   YAHWEH MiKadishkim (YAHWEH our holiness.) Leviticus 20:8
For both He (Yahshua) that sanctifieth and they who are sanctified are all of one: for which cause He(Yahshua) is not ashamed to call them brethren, (from Hebrews 2:11)

Biblical Shawls / Mantles (or stoles) are available

Biblical Shawls have a corner where "fringes" are attached. For all blessings a shawl (or stole) is required.

Monks of the Culdee as well as Marshals of Zion (a grade above Marshals of Salem) must wear this as part of the morning services, with the ribband of blue in the 4 tassles. There is one tassle at each of the four corners of the shawl. These can be purchased readily by orthodox jews who make "tzitzits" with the "techelet" blue. Attached are instructions how to make the tassles if you cannot afford to buy them.

The God of Israel commanded every Israelite as thus:

Num 15:38-39

"Speak unto the children of Israel, and bid them that they make them fringes in the borders of their garments throughout their generations, and that they put upon the fringe of the borders a ribband of blue:
And it shall be unto you for a fringe, that ye may look upon it, and remember all the commandments of the LORD, and do them; and that ye seek not after your own heart and your own eyes, after which ye use to go a whoring:"

How To Tie Tzitzits

Introduction to the Glastonbury Charters

Introduction to the Glastonbury Charters

The legally binding Charters up unto today.

Glastonbury needs no introduction with the  hundreds of sources, and full length books that give the accounts of this most Stateliest sanctuary of Britain. The full texts of 61 original Royal Charters (pre-conquest) are in existence at the University of Oxford, some near 1500 years old. Other nations authenticate the earlier records. After the conquest the number of Charters are far more. This article will expound upon several of these. For full texts, you can order “Charters of Glastonbury Abbey”, edited by S. E. Kelly, from the Oxford University Press.

As Saint Augustine wrote in 597AD “God beforehand acquainted them, found a Church constructed by no human hand, but by the Hands of Christ Himself for the salvation of His people.” (Epistolae ad Gregoriam Papam, also Publius Discipulus)

One thing consistent, the Monk’s highest rights of England, save the King, have been retained and reaffirmed so many times, by so many separate parties, there must be some truth to it. From the east to the west, popes, Kings, Dukes, and Bishops of numerous governments have pledged to defend the Sovereign rights of Glastonbury Monks that they may freely exercise the spiritual calling of fighting evil spirits at the site and throughout other realms unrestrained.

Templars were not the first to have a Papal Bull to move tax free. The Glastonbury Monks had not one but dozens of Royal and Papal Bulls, ratifying full support of such governments in their national protection of the Monks and Abbots to live and move tax free.

Most Monasteries of Great Britain were content with their closure and new titles Henry VIII's new church. However, with Glastonbury it was another story all together.

Only one Glastonbury Monk had escaped after refusing to sign Henry VIII’s Act of Supremacy. His rights (in light of previous Charters with the Monks) to contract were thus retained as being very broad.

Titles of Rome never stuck no matter how loud they were declared. The surrounding Bishops never had dominion over Glastonbury. Abbots were selected from the body of Monks, by the Monks. The successors being the Monks themselves as prescribed in the "Original House Law" to the "Parties of the Original Charters" to their applicable "Successors".

King Henry VIII preposterously put the Abbot to death, together with two innocent virtuous Monks. This same Monk John Nott raised petitions to Queen Mary for giving him (and his successors) back the full title to the grounds. He and the three other Monks under him were given refuge at Westminster. Abbot Dr. Feckman of Westminster procured a warrant from the Lord Treasurer for rebuilding Glastonbury Abbey. Based on this promise, considerable sacrifice was made in restoring the Abbey. When funding was stopped, this did not discourage John Nott or other Monks, from merely seeking that the base land deed title be restored. They proceeded to expedite their petitions to the Queen with the facts that the Abbey was never surrendered by at least this one Monk who acted under the higher laws of the original founders. The Queen naturally met the request with favour but died shortly before being able to grant it. John Nott, as a hereditary Culdee (non-celibate Hebrew Monks and Priests) passed these rights to his successors as described in the original Charters and laws. The numerous deeds and Charters of the past remain in full force, as John Nott had never submitted the grounds (or the Hebrew tribal authority vested in him as a Descendant of Judah, King David, Levi, Aaron, and Ben Zadok) to the outsiders.

Included within the Charters one can glean much from the struggle between church factions (Roman de facto versus Hebrew Culdee de jure), and the contending Royals actions for (and against) Glastonbury . We agree to conclude where all the miracles have fallen on side of(all heaven obeys God's law first), no matter how atrocious the criminals have sought to deprive the inheritors of their full legal rights.

Although the Abbot and several Monks were executed, God provided for one Glastonbury Monk to escape after refusing to sign Henry VIII’s Act of Supremacy. Not content with Henry VIII's fraudulent new church titles, he kept the original alive. As “the fountain and origin of all religion” at Glastonbury, he kept it not only alive but made it flourish in America at the New Glastonbury where his successor was founder and the writer of America's first Constitution in 1639.

We would better accept the laws of this world and the laws of heaven which should not rest until this institution has been repaired not only in spirit but in the physical to the actual successors. The acceptance of inheritance and maintenance of which order, and to which church officials have a rightful claim to the full title deed to the Abbey grounds.

Included herein are the well known Charters as those of King Henry II and King Edmund. About 30 papal bulls are listed together with covenants of other Royal officials of the world.

There is one group of rights that trump them all is the original Hebrew law on which these are all based. Read the Welsh Genealogies of Saints to see where the original Culdee has derived it's actual Charter. The God of Israel has made the decrees. The rest have just been re-affirming these laws from God to be in full effect within the realms, at least among the Culdee Priests of Glastonbury.

The Charters and legal acts within England prove the successors have title. These Charters concretely prove the “successors” have right to the current land deeds of the Abbey grounds, the twelve hides, the tor, etc, to possess it, for the offering prayers, blessing those around the abbey, and to fight evil spirits that are not connected to any fleshly person, who claim a hold on various parts of the ground. In many cases it must be emphasized as King Canute(Nott/Knut) re-affirmed, the Abbot must give permission before any can enter. With the successors’ claim and protests being so clearly documented, we can draw conclusion to the inheritors and rightful claimants, that there is a case that should even be respected in national and international law. Until the end of the Wessex Royalty, Glastonbury was a major place for the education for the Royalty. Such titles and powers of Glastonbury must be restored for following again the Royal’s duty to serve the King of Kings, Jesus the Christ on earth.

At this stage, access to read the Chartered Rights is limited to the Monks. Inquire on becoming a Monk by writing to . After the book "Culdee of Glastonbury is Published" we will make another article on the Chartered Rights publically available.