Theogamia/Gamelia

  The anniversary of the marriage (gamos) of Zeus Teleios (authority, head of the family) and Hera Teleia, giving the month its name. Not much is known about this festival except that it was celebrated with great feasting. Because the sacred marriage was commemorated this month, the month became the ideal time to marry, perhaps…

Summer Solstice Rite to Helios and Apollon

Gather at meeting place Process to Ritual Area- Priestess carries Barley to altar Prior to entering Ritual Area all will wait to be cleansed with Khernips (Lustral Water)- and Sage. . Khernips– usually spring water used to wash hands of participants before entering ritual space to ensure cleanliness of participants and also to honor the…

Hecate’s Deipnon

Hecate’s Deipnon “Asteria of happy name, whom Perses once led to his great house to be called his dear wife. And she conceived and bare Hekate whom Zeus the son of Kronos honoured above all. He gave her splendid gifts, to have a share of the earth and the unfruitful sea. She received honour also…