News from the Grove

Imbolc Gratitude

My deep thanks to all those who participated in our Imbolc rite this past Saturday! Personally, I was deeply moved by the heartfelt offerings of the Bardic circle. The presence of Brigid was incredibly strong – and I know that…

Imbolc Planning Meeting

Daoine Draoi, Please join us on Saturday, January 11th as we plan our Druidic High Day rite for Imbolc (the ritual, itself, will take place on Saturday, February 1st at 5pm)). All ideas welcome! No experience necessary!! Your participation will…

Yule Gratitude

Belated thanks to all who celebrated our Inis Úll Winter Solstice rite on the 21st! It was yet another wonderful experience for me. Much is made of the Norse mythological penchant for direness and violence (particularly of the Vikings); but…

Samhain Gratitude

Thanks to all seventeen corporeal folk who participated in our Samhain rite, “Turas Gan Am,” this past Saturday. It was certainly a beautiful day with weirdly warm weather contrasting the Central Park peak color foliage. I found the triskele walking…

The Bear Hunt

As most of you are certain to know, I have a couple of kids. How can you miss that fact, I bring them to ritual all the time, daughter likes to take roles in the rituals, etc. In fact, pretty…