Reminder: 2017 Rite of Release & Remembrance

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The Divine Spiraling Rainbow Tribe's Rite of Release & Remembrance

Saturday, November 18
Doors open at 7:00PM, circle is cast at 7:15PM
(Please arrive on time, no one is admitted after the circle is cast.)

Home of Truth Cottage (behind the Sanctuary)
1300 Grand Street, Alameda

$10-$20 donation accepted, no one turned away for lack of funds

The mxgenderr Priestxes of Come As You Are Pagan Congregation invite people of any and all genders - or none - to join us in celebrating our beloved transcestors and ansxtors, especially those whose lives ended in violence. We Release that which blocks us from our fullest potential, in order to live in ways that honor the legacy of our transcestors and ancxtors.

We call on Dionysus, God of Liminal Spaces and Protector of Trans People, to liberate us from the constraints that silence and diminish us. You are invited to bring ancestral items and images to charge on the altar, rattles and drums, and a treat to share for cakes and ale after we open the circle.

2017 Rite of Release & Remembrance

Come As You Are to...
The Divine Spiraling Rainbow Tribe's Rite of Release & Remembrance

Saturday, November 18
Doors open at 7:00PM, circle is cast at 7:15PM
(Please arrive on time, no one is admitted after the circle is cast.)

Home of Truth Cottage (behind the Sanctuary)
1300 Grand Street, Alameda

$10-$20 donation accepted, no one turned away for lack of funds

The mxgenderr Priestxes of Come As You Are Pagan Congregation invite people of any and all genders - or none - to join us in celebrating our beloved transcestors and ansxtors, especially those whose lives ended in violence. We Release that which blocks us from our fullest potential, in order to live in ways that honor the legacy of our transcestors and ancxtors.

We call on Dionysus, God of Liminal Spaces and Protector of Trans People, to liberate us from the constraints that silence and diminish us. You are invited to bring ancestral items and images to charge on the altar, rattles and drums, and a treat to share for cakes and ale after we open the circle.

CAYA Pagan Congregation’s Death & Wisdom Festival 2016

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Death & Wisdom Festival 2016
with CAYA Pagan Congregation

In honor of this, our 10th birthday weekend, we are inviting folks to join us for any or all of these FOUR Events:
Rite of the Underworld Crone, 10/28 - women only
Rite of Death & Wisdom, 10/29- open to all
Dark Moon Circle for Hecate, Queen of Crossroads, 10/30 - open to all
Dia de Los Muertos, 11/2- open to all


Rite of the Underworld Crone
Friday, October 28, 8:00-10:00PM
The Home of Truth Cottage (round back), 1300 Grand Street, Alameda
$10-$20 donation requested
Women-only, clothing-optional ritual

High Priestess Yeshe Rabbit and the Mothers of the New Time will be honoring Baba Yaga, and the ways in which wisdom emerges from the poisonous trials of life.



Rite of Death & Wisdom
Saturday, October 29,
Doors open at 6:30, ritual begins at 7:30

The Home of Truth, 1300 Grand Street, Alameda
$10-$20 donation requested
Open to all, children must be closely supervised by a parent at all times.

Our community gathers for our annual devotional to the Ancestors and the cthonic deities associated with the mysteries of death.
This year, we are especially honouring Inanna, Ereshkigal, Melinoe, Hekate, and Bassareus Dionysos. Please feel free to bring an Ancestor photo for the altar, and a clearly-labelled dish to share during the cakes and ale portion of the ritual.



Temple of Hecate, Queen of Crossroads
Sunday, October 29, 8:00-10:00PM
The Sacred Well, 536 Grand Avenue, Oakland
Donations gratefully accepted

Dark Moon gathering honoring the Queen of the Dead, and the wisdom Ancestors who have come before us. We do this each month, but this month we will have a special activity to connect with ancestral wisdom.



Dia de Los Muertos
Wednesday, November 2, Meet at 6:30PM
22nd and Bryant Streets, San Francisco


Our new Templo in honor of Santissima Muerte will be launching its activities at this celebration. We will be building an ofrenda and participating in the procession to Garfield Park. Ven con nosotros!