SLPS came together to give worship and thanks to the goddess Ostara over the St. Patrick’s Day weekend on Saturday, March 19, 2017 at 7pm. Under the evening dusk, outside with the warm spring evening, the members called on Ostara while lightening to “Ostara” by Lisa Thiel on her album Cycle of the Seasons. The toasting was with Bailey’s Irish Cream. The feast included corned beef brisket and colcannon.
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The members of SLPS gathered to celebrate the Superbowl and do kitchen magic to Brigid by making homemade food on Sunday, February 5, 2017. Pineapple and pepperoni pizza, baked brie, and bbq buffalo chicken wings. The members enjoyed good food, games, and the big game for Superbowl LI on tv while honoring the Celtic Goddess Brigid.
The society met to honor the return of the Yule King, born again the longest night, and to give thanks for the blessings of 2016. The Oak King now reigns till Midsummer. A special snow covered pine tree adorned the altar. The members sang “Yule” by Lisa Thiel on her album Circle of the Seasons and prayed to the Celtic God Cernunnos. The offering was a home made chocolate raspberry yule log cake.
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SLPS celebrated Samhain Saturday, October 29, 2016 at the Temple of the Sun and Moon. The altar was set with Samhain decorations. Pumpkins from the garden gave the right touch of the season, the final harvest, to the altar of life and death.
Veles, the Slavic god of the underworld was invoked as the primary deity. Sitting between spinal column candles, representative of the dead, Veles opened the door and allowed the beloved Kin to visit as the members sang along to “Samhain” from the album Cycle of the Seasons by Lisa Thiel. Bloody Mary’s and maple cookies were offered, in symbol of the body and blood of sacrifice and gratitude.
the feasts included apple pear salad, tri tip steak, and potatoes au gratin.