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Today is November 9, 2008. It’s the 314th day of the year.

The moon will be void of course at 11:29 am, and enters Aries at 12:26 am.

 

It was on this day, in 1960, that Patricia and Arnold Crowther were married in a civil ceremony after having been handfasted by Gerald Gardner on Nov. 8 in that same year.

 

On Tuesday, November 11, the moon is void at 2:17 pm, and enters Taurus at 3:05 pm.

Tuesday is also Veteran’s day, on which we honor all of our veterans. It was formerly known as Armistice day, and was a celebration of the end of World War 1.

 

Thursday sees a full moon at 1:17 am, and a void moon at 12:12 pm which will enter Gemini at 3:11 pm.

 

Saturday, the 15th, the moon will be void at 2:17 pm, and enters Cancer at 2:52 pm.

 

It was on this date in 1993 that the Aquarian Tabernacle Church was established in Canada. From the ATC web site, “The Aquarian Tabernacle Church of Canada (ATC Canada) was formed in 1993.  Currently located in Duncan, BC it focused on providing service to the larger Wiccan and Pagan community, by offering programs and services customarily available to the followers of more traditional religious bodies
Services Currently offered by ATC Canada include: Legal Handfastings, Hospital and Prison Clergy, and the only Ordained Wiccan University Chaplain in Canada.”

 

Ongoing, weekly:

Prayer Requests

Every Sunday
Time: 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location: Your own home
Notes: Please answer this request post stating your reason for healing energy and/or prayers sent your way. Prayer requests can be asked for other than healing and for other than yourself.
A white candle will be lit for you on Sunday unless you request another color to be used. This is a group event so the more people involved the better. Feel free to join sending out energy. Always keep in mind that requests are always done for the highest good of all concerned. This may mean the outcome may be different than we hope for. The spiritual healing work we do is designed to work in harmony with other treatment modalities, not as a subsitute.

http://groups.yahoo.com/group/NEPagansAndWitches


Repeating event:
2nd Saturday of each month
New Hampshire Seacoast Pagans have their monthly meeting at Karnan House in Portsmouth, from 2:00 to 6:00.
This is an informal gathering for Pagans. Most of us are from the Portsmouth Seacoast area, but all are welcome. We provide free coffee and tea, and usually somebody will bring some food. There’s no agenda – just hanging out, networking and good conversation.
For more information about this event, visit:
http://nhspagans.numachi.com


Robert Tindall's wife, Susana, will be giving a presentation, The Healing Power of the Icaros: Shamanic Songs of the Peruvian Amazon, Thursday November 13th at the California Institute of Integral Studies, the university where she earned her Ph.D. Susana's presentations are always deeply informed and intuitive, including all the voices of the jungle and the shamans. Come if you would like to hear her music. It will be November 13th, at 7 PM, in room 607. For information on CIIS, please go to this website: http://www.ciis.edu/. Robert will be on hand to sign copies of his book The Jaguar that Roams the Mind..


November 15, 2008Uncanoonuc CUUPS will hold a Protection Ritual at Myths&Maidens

We all need protection in our lives. Some of us need physical protection. Other people may need psychological protection from the stresses of life, where others may need protection from psychic attacks. Regardless of your need, this ritual is designed to help you achieve a shield of protection that will help you regardless if it is for physical, emotional, mental or spiritual protection.

The Full Moon will have just reached its peak a day before, and now begins her waning trek toward darkness. Imagine anything harmful leaving you…waning away just as the Moon wanes. Join us as we tap into the remaining energies of the Full Moon that resonate around us. Help us as we charge our crystals, stones or charms.

A special focus will be made for all people who are currently in the Armed Forces and for people whose job may place them in harm's way.

Bring a small stone or charm to be charged. Malachite is highly recommended as is Black Tourmaline and Black Obsidian, and Thor's Hammer. These items may be purchased at Myths&Maidens right before the ritual.

Event Location: 189 Kelley Street in Manchester
Event TIME Details: 7:00 pm


 

The Heart of Chanting with Robert Gass and friends

Also special guests from Inanna
&
Different Drummers Drum Circle


November 16, 2008, Sunday
8:00 pm
One Longfellow Square
(wheel-chair accessible)
181 State Street
Portland, Maine

For Directions, please click here.

Come join in this ecstatic evening of chanting from Hindu, Sufi, Christian, Buddhist, Jewish, and Goddess
traditions. You will experience why the ancient practice of chanting is enjoying a modern revival, joining in
chant forms such as kirtan, zhikr, sound meditation, and movement prayer. Warm and gifted teacher and master
at creating sacred space, Robert Gass will help weave our voices and hearts into a beautiful communion of sound and
movement. Beginners and experienced chanters alike--you are all welcome. Chanting is said to be "an easy path
to God." (It's also great fun!). Come prepared to sing your heart open, dance your prayers, and let your spirit
soar!

Robert Gass, EdD, brings background in psychology, social action, the arts and spiritual practice.
A leading popularizer of chant, Robert is author of the book Chanting: Discovering Spirit in Sound. His many
CDs with On Wings of Song include the best-selling Om Namaha Shivaya, Alleluia, Ancient Mother, Medicine
Wheel, Enchanted, and the CHANT anthology.

Tickets:
Advance tickets available for $16 at Leapin Lizards at two locations:

123 Main St., Freeport, ME 207-865-0900
449 Forest Ave.
, Portland, ME
207-221-2363

Advance tickets also available for $16.00 at Magick Closet:

995 Forest Ave., Portland, ME 207-772-1441

$20 at the door
Under 12 Free
Cash or Check Only
For further information, contact
Karen Rollins at:
207-751-9127
Or Karinkni.@hotmail.com


UU Church of Manchester presents...

UUCM Holiday Faire 2008

18th annual event, November 22.

Event Details: That's right - For 18 YEARS! The Holiday Faire at UUCM has truly become a tradition that our members and friends
look forward to every year. Even the local community takes time to stop by for some of the items that have become
a tradition - such as the cookie walk, white elephant, Raffle Baskets and Quilt and the diversity of our Vendors from pagan crafts to jewelry.

We occasionally stir things up and introduce something new from time to time. New members join our church and
with them come new ideas. If you see something missing don't hesitate to make a suggestion. One never knows what you will find at UUCM Holiday Faire. New in 2007 we added FREE live music. While you shop you enjoy the talents of Concert Pianist Gary Finger, the amazing talents of Professional Flautist and teacher Beth Ditkoff and her many students. We even had Myschyffe Managed. This singing troop has been making an name for itself for the passed three years on the Renaissance Fair circuit all over New England in Connecticut, Vermont, Massachusetts, Main and New Hampshire.

New for 2008 – Fiber Nuts. If you have a passion for any of the fiber arts from quilting to knitting you will want to stop and see this booth. You are certain to find a great bargain.

To see all the things we have to offer please visit our website.

669 Union Street in Manchester, 9am - 2pm

Directions: Four blocks east of Elm St., Three blocks north of Bridge St. On the corner of Myrtle and Union

Phone: (603) 622-3808

Website: http://uucmholidayfaire.com
Mailing Address: 93 Aaron Dr., Manchester, NH 03109


Saturday December 13th, 2-3:30 PM

Ellen Evert Hopman, who wrote "Priestess of the Forest" and "A Druid's Herbal of Sacred Tree Medicine", and who has been a guest here at PaganFM announces the following workshop.

Two Seasons, Three Worlds, Four Treasures, Five Directions: The
Pillars of Druidism.

An exploration of the basic cosmology of the ancient Celts and the most
important symbols of Celtic and Druidic sacred mythology.
Why are certain
objects sacred to Pagan tradition such as the cauldron, sword, spear and
stone? Learn the Druidic origins of these ritual items and the basic
structure of Celtic ceremony.

Inspirit Common
123 Russell Street
Hadley, MA 01035

p/f 413.585.1169

www.InspiritCommon.com


 

Sunday, December 21, we'll celebrate Yule, or the Winter Solstice. In honor of that day, we'll celebrate the solstice, here at PaganFM! You're invited to attend a solstice ritual right here at the station. We'll have the ritual, then cakes and ale (non-alcoholic), fellowship, and then start the radio program as usual, at midnight. Consider joining us, and send us an email at dee@paganfm.com so that we can know how many people to expect and plan accordingly.