The Eostre Sabbat

The Spring Equinox falls between 19-22 March each year during a period when daylight and darkness is balanced, and the sun begins to move forward. Flowers start to bloom, lawns are continuously being mowed at awkward hours, and I have to stock up on sunscreen and Claritin. Now’s a good time as ever for a metal…

The Samhain Sabbat

Samhain falls on 1 November each year, just after Halloween and coinciding with festivals and holidays for remembering ancestors around the world. If you care to read more about some of them, check out my Venerate Your Dead blog series or search this site for #venerateyourdead. People of most cultures, and as in this case I am…

The Mabon Sabbat

Mabon is the autumn equinox and falls between 21-24 September. This is a relatively new name for the ancient Meán Fómhair that is sometimes known as the Harvest Home day and close to the Feast of the Ingathering. Pagans celebrate Mabon as the first of the three annual harvest festivals, with the second being Lammas (Lughnasadh)…