Samhain 2020

Samhain 2020

Join me for our annual Samhain Reflection on November 1, 2020. Samhain, Hallowe’en, The Holy Evening, Dia de los Muerto, All Saints day… Samhain, the original Celtic festival, is one of the 4 main Festivals of the Celtic Calendar. It marked the major...

Nasty Women: Prague, June 16-17, 2018

Nasty Women: Prague, June 16-17, 2018 Apr 25, 2018 These days I am delving deep into Mythic Nasty Women as I prepare for my workshop in Prague on June 15, 2018. http://seminare.maitrea.cz/temne-bohyne-mary-diggin A friend last week suggested I should call my workshop...

A little defense of St. Patrick!

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! St. Patrick’s Day can be a strange festival in some ways. The modern rendition has grown into a secular green beer drinking, everyone’s Irish type of celebration, a day for everything imagined green and Irish. It can be a lot of fun!...

Fama: A (dark) goddess to notice.

Fame, defamation, infamy … Gossip and Rumor I’m preparing once again to travel to Prague, to explore the Dark Goddesses. It struck me, that as women, we often like to reclaim the power of the great dark goddess, the ones who stand at the gates of life and death. That...
Imbolc, 2018

Imbolc, 2018

We have once more reached the first day of Spring in the Celtic Calendar. Imbolc or as it became in Christian times, the Feast of St. Brigid. The Feast of Imbolc is one of the 4 cross-quarter days in the Celtic Calendar. The cross-quarter days, which set to be the...
Lughnasadh

Lughnasadh

It is the time of Lughnasadh, (or Lúnasa), the Irish Harvest Festival that occurs around the end of July and the beginning of August. In modern Ireland, it has undergone a revival and is often celebrated over the August bank holiday weekend, the first full weekend in...
Bealtaine

Bealtaine

Happy May Day… Bealtaine. In the Celtic tradition, it is the day of the Bright Fire, the beginning of the six months of the summer season, Samhraidh. Today is a day to prepare yourself for the season. Bring summer into the house today by gathering a May...
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