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Week 04: First High Day Recap - Beltane

My Beltane celebration honored Dyeus Pter, the Shining Sky Father. Paxuson acted as gatekeeper.

I chose to use the basic ritual structure written originally by Teo Bishop for Solidary Druid Fellowship, but made a few changes. 513 more words

High Days

Week 03: The First High Day

My first High Day essay revolves around Beltane. Since I work in a reconstructed Proto-Indo-European hearth, *Pria is generally the deity being celebrated at this time due to the abundance of flowering trees and budding garden spaces. 299 more words


Beltane and ritual

This Beltane, I did my first OBOD Druid ritual for a long time, using the ritual booklet that came with the Bardic course materials, and to be honest, it felt…off. 396 more words


High Day Essay #1 - Spring Equinox

Blessings! On March 20th I went to my first High Day ritual in years. It made me soooo happy. Hooray for finally living in a city with other druids and pagans who do things, and hooray for my health and schedule aligning properly to go to one. 534 more words

Eighth High Day: Winter Solstice

The Winter Solstice occurs on or around 21 December, and marks the point of the shortest day and longest night of the year. This is due to the axial tilt of the earth as it orbits the sun. 443 more words


Saturnalia 2015

Saturday, December 20, 2015
Doors Open at 6:30 pm; Ritual at 7:00 pm
Friends Meeting House:  4836 Ellsworth Ave, Pgh 15213

Io Saturnalia!

Celebrate the end of the year’s Wasteland as we honor Saturn, Roman Lord of Wealth and Fertility. 324 more words


Seventh High Day: Samhain/Winternights

The Pagan festival of Samhain corresponds with the Christianised, and nowadays fully secularised, festival of Halloween, or All Hallows Eve, and shares many similarities. As Halloween celebrates the eve before All Souls Day, it is a time for remembering the dead and reflecting on our ancestors and on our own mortality. 441 more words