About the Church: The Church of Ildanach-ATC is a Wiccan Church that is a recognized tax-exempt, non-profit religious corporation, chartered as an affiliate congregation of The Aquarian Tabernacle Church (ATC). We encourage individuals to develop within themselves respect, love, appreciation of others and their beliefs, ever seeking balance through religious training, structured robed ritual, and invocation. To be devoted to find the Goddess and God within themselves, a "Higher Power".
History of Ildanach: The Church's foundation is that of Ildanach (All Craftsman) Coven founded in 1990 by Paul Cognata and Geraldine (Sherry) Bertoni in the Alexandrian Tradition of Wicca. Paul, since 1983, was trained and received his three degrees under the supervision of the High Priestess and High Priest whose initiatory lineage goes back to Alexander Sanders. This Coven is the third generation from the original Alexandrian Coven founded in Boston, MA in 1970. Paul was ordained as third degree High Priest in 1987. Geraldine (Sherry) since 1982, received training and first and second degrees in another coven. Ordained third degree High Priestess by Paul Cognata in 1991.
The Aquarian Tabernacle Church (ATC): "Founded in 1979, ATC has become one of the most respected Wiccan institutions in this country, if not the world. At present, it has grown into the first Wiccan church with full legal status in three countries. Today it has congregations in the U.S., Canada, Ireland, Australia, and South Africa, with Elders in Germany and France."