Category Archives: Festivals and Celebrations

The Celebration of Ostara

Ostara    Yesterday was the first day of spring and the celebration of the old Germanic Goddess Ostara. She was called Eostre in Old English and the early, pre-Christian Anglo-Saxons celebrated her during the month of April. She represents fertility … Continue reading

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Samhain: AKA Hallowe’en

Samhain Samhain is one of the four Celtic or Gaelic festivals celebrated every year. The other three are Imbolc, Beltane and Lughnasadh. (There’s a mittfull for you.)Samhain falls on what would now be called Hallowe’en, which is kind of a … Continue reading

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Yule

                        The Yule Sabbath began on December 21st, the shortest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere.             In the old traditions of some, it is the time … Continue reading

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Hallowe’en

              Hallowe’en is upon us!              I’ve been doing a little research on the actual event and it really is a mixed bag of tricks. From Samhain to All … Continue reading

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