CAYA 2017 Rituals & Events

Come As You Are and be welcome at Pagan rituals honoring the seasons, full moon circles, polytheist temple ceremonies, and community events.

We host our rituals and events at several main locations around the Bay Area, CA and Portland, OR.  Specific event locations are linked in each entry below.

CAYA asks for a $10-$20 donation for each of our rituals and events, but no one is turned away for lack of funds.

All CAYA-sponsored events are open to all unless they are intended for a specific audience, clearly indicated in our listings. We strive to provide ceremonies and rituals in locations that are as accessible as possible by car, bicycle, and public transportation. Google works well for detailed directions from your location if you need assistance. Please arrive a few minutes early to get settled in before rituals and events begin.


January

1/2 - Online Chanting for Kuan Yin - Anywhere
Honoring the goddess of wisdom & compassion
8:00pm
Online via Zoom.

 

1/6 - Templo de la Muerte - Oakland, CA
A devotional temple dedicated to Santissima Muerte and the mysteries of art, life and death.
8:00pm
The Sacred Well - Oakland
$10-20 donation requested.
No one turned away for lack of funds.

 

1/9 - Online Chanting for Kuan Yin - Anywhere
Honoring the goddess of wisdom & compassion
8:00pm
Online via Zoom.

 

1/12 - Temple of Aphrodite - Oakland, CA & Portland, OR
Honoring love at the Full Moons
8:00 pm
Ceremony @ The Sacred Well - Oakland
and
Ceremony @ The Sacred Well - Portland
$10-20 donation requested.
No one turned away for lack of funds.

 

1/14 - CAYA Yearning Moon - Alameda, CA
What desires, deep within, are yearning to be fulfilled, and how might we begin to take steps toward fulfilling them?
7:00pm
*Grove of the Goddess Circle for Women @ Home of Truth Cottage
*Please note: there is no Brotherhood of the Moon Circle for Men or Rainbow Moon Circle for Mxgender People this month
$10-20 donation requested.
No one turned away for lack of funds.

 

1/16 - Online Chanting for Kuan Yin - Anywhere
Honoring the goddess of wisdom & compassion
8:00pm
Online via Zoom.

 

1/20 - Temple of Dionysos - Oakland, CA
A monthly temple honoring the god of wine, revolution, ecstasy, and sacred wildness
8:00pm
@ The Sacred Well - Oakland
$10-20 donation requested.
No one turned away for lack of funds.

 

1/23 - Online Chanting for Kuan Yin - Anywhere
Honoring the goddess of wisdom & compassion
8:00pm
Online via Zoom.

 

1/28 - Hecate, Queen of Crossroads - Oakland, CA & Portland, OR
Honoring the queen of the dead at the Dark Moons
8:00pm
Ceremony @ The Sacred Well - Oakland
and
Ceremony @ The Sacred Well - Portland
$10-20 donation requested.
No one turned away for lack of funds.

 

1/30 - Online Chanting for Kuan Yin - Anywhere
Honoring the goddess of wisdom & compassion
8:00pm
Online via Zoom.


February

2/3 - Templo de la Muerte - Oakland, CA
A devotional temple dedicated to Santissima Muerte and the mysteries of art, life and death.
8:00pm
The Sacred Well - Oakland
$10-20 donation requested.
No one turned away for lack of funds.

 

2/4 - CAYA Sabbat for All: Festival of Prophecy & Initiation - Alameda, CA
Hosted by Het Aset Ayat Marwut, a temple for Isis/Aset

What messages do we need to remember as we embark on the journey of this coming calendar year? What needs to be initiated within us? This is the ritual in our annual cycle where we welcome new Dedicants and Initiates into CAYA.
7:00pm
Home of Truth Sanctuary
$10-20 donation requested.
No one turned away for lack of funds.

 

2/6 - Online Chanting for Kuan Yin - Anywhere
Honoring the goddess of wisdom & compassion
8:00pm
Online via Zoom.

 

2/10 - Temple of Aphrodite - Oakland, CA & Portland, OR
Honoring love at the Full Moons
8:00 pm
Ceremony @ The Sacred Well - Oakland
and
Ceremony @ The Sacred Well - Portland
$10-20 donation requested.
No one turned away for lack of funds.

 

2/11 - CAYA Silent Moon - Alameda, CA
How can we find silent time to restore and regenerate our enthusiasm for our lives/work/relationships?
7:00pm
*Grove of the Goddess Circle for Women @ Home of Truth Sanctuary
*Brotherhood of the Moon Circle for Men @ Home of Truth Cottage
*Please note: Rainbow Moon Circle for Mxgender People this month will be at PantheaCon instead of on this date.
$10-20 donation requested.
No one turned away for lack of funds.

 

2/13 - Online Chanting for Kuan Yin - Anywhere
Honoring the goddess of wisdom & compassion
8:00pm
Online via Zoom.

 

2/20 - Temple of Dionysos - Oakland, CA
A monthly temple honoring the god of wine, revolution, ecstasy, and sacred wildness
8:00pm
The Sacred Well - Oakland
$10-20 donation requested.
No one turned away for lack of funds.

 

2/25 - Rite of Becoming - Alameda, CA
A Divine Spiraling Rainbow Tribe Sabbat  for Mxgender People
7:00pm
@ The Home of Truth Cottage
$10-20 donation requested.
No one turned away for lack of funds.

 

2/25 - Hecate, Queen of Crossroads - Oakland, CA & Portland, OR
Honoring the queen of the dead at the Dark Moons
8:00pm
Ceremony @ The Sacred Well - Oakland
and
Ceremony @ The Sacred Well - Portland
$10-20 donation requested.
No one turned away for lack of funds.

 

2/27 - Online Chanting for Kuan Yin - Anywhere
Honoring the goddess of wisdom & compassion
8:00pm
Online via Zoom.


March

3/6 - Online Chanting for Kuan Yin - Anywhere
Honoring the goddess of wisdom & compassion
8:00pm
Online via Zoom.

 

3/11 - CAYA Maker's Moon - Alameda, CA
What wants to be conceived/born/shaped/made from our own minds/hearts/loins/hands?
7:00pm
*Grove of the Goddess Circle for Women @ Home of Truth Cottage
*Please note: there is no Brotherhood of the Moon Circle for Men or Rainbow Moon Circle for Mxgender People this month.
$10-20 donation requested.
No one turned away for lack of funds.

 

3/11 - Temple of Aphrodite - Portland OR
Honoring love at the Full Moons
8:00pm
Ceremony @ The Sacred Well - Portland
$10-20 donation requested.
No one turned away for lack of funds.

 

3/12 - Temple of Aphrodite - Oakland, CA
Honoring love at the Full Moons
8:00pm
Ceremony @ The Sacred Well - Oakland
$10-20 donation requested.
No one turned away for lack of funds.

 

3/13 - Online Chanting for Kuan Yin - Anywhere
Honoring the goddess of wisdom & compassion
8:00pm
Online via Zoom.

 

3/18- CAYA Sabbat for All: Equinox of Joyful Vows - Alameda, CA
Hosted by Presiding High Priestess Yeshe Matthews

At the first balance point of light and dark in the Wheel of the Year, we assess our commitments. What good work brings us joy in the world? How can we bring more joy into our difficult or seemingly mundane work? We honor the Earth and her creatures, but no deity in specific, at this ritual. This is the annual ritual where we Ordain new Wildflower Priest/ess/xes.
7:00pm
Home of Truth Sanctuary
$10-20 donation requested.
No one turned away for lack of funds.

 

3/18- CAYA Sabbat for All: Equinox of Joyful Vows - Portland, OR
Hosted by High Priestesses Iris RedRaven and Rowan Nightshade

At the first balance point of light and dark in the Wheel of the Year, we assess our commitments. What good work brings us joy in the world? How can we bring more joy into our difficult or seemingly mundane work? We honor the Earth and her creatures, but no deity in specific, at this ritual. This is the annual ritual where we Ordain new Wildflower Priest/ess/xes.
8:00pm
@ The Sacred Well - Portland
$10-20 donation requested.
No one turned away for lack of funds.

 

3/20 - Online Chanting for Kuan Yin - Anywhere
Honoring the goddess of wisdom & compassion
8:00pm
Online via Zoom.

 

3/20 - Temple of Dionysos - Oakland, CA
A monthly temple honoring the god of wine, revolution, ecstasy, and sacred wildness
8:00pm
The Sacred Well - Oakland
$10-20 donation requested.
No one turned away for lack of funds.

 

3/26 - Festival of the Sister - Portland, OR
A Grove of Artemis Sabbat welcoming the season of the Sister for self-identified women
3:00pm
The Sacred Well - Portland
$10-20 donation requested.
No one turned away for lack of funds.

 

3/27 - Online Chanting for Kuan Yin - Anywhere
Honoring the goddess of wisdom & compassion
8:00pm
Online via Zoom.

 

3/28 - Hecate, Queen of Crossroads - Oakland, CA & Portland, OR
Honoring the queen of the dead at the Dark Moons
8:00pm
Ceremony @ The Sacred Well - Oakland
and
Ceremony @ The Sacred Well - Portland
$10-20 donation requested.
No one turned away for lack of funds.


April

4/3 - Online Chanting for Kuan Yin - Anywhere
Honoring the goddess of wisdom & compassion
8:00pm
Online via Zoom.

 

4/7 - Templo de la Muerte - Oakland, CA
A devotional temple dedicated to Santissima Muerte and the mysteries of art, life and death.
8:00pm
The Sacred Well - Oakland
$10-20 donation requested.
No one turned away for lack of funds.

 

4/8 - CAYA Trickster Moon - Alameda, CA
Where do life's lessons sneak up on us/surprise us, and how can we greet these lessons with receptivity instead of resistance?
7:00pm
*Grove of the Goddess Circle for Women @ Home of Truth Sanctuary
*Brotherhood of the Moon Circle for Men @ Home of Truth Cottage
*Please note: there is no Rainbow Moon Circle for Mxgender People this month.
$10-20 donation requested.
No one turned away for lack of funds.

 

4/10 - Online Chanting for Kuan Yin - Anywhere
Honoring the goddess of wisdom & compassion
8:00pm
Online via Zoom.

 

4/11 - Temple of Aphrodite - Annual Priestess Initiations in Oakland, CA & Portland, OR
Honoring love at the Full Moons
8:00pm
Ceremony @ The Sacred Well - Oakland
and
Ceremony @ The Sacred Well - Portland
$10-20 donation requested.
No one turned away for lack of funds.

 

4/17 - Online Chanting for Kuan Yin - Anywhere
Honoring the goddess of wisdom & compassion
8:00pm
Online via Zoom.

 

4/17 - Temple of Dionysos - Oakland, CA
A monthly temple honoring the god of wine, revolution, ecstasy, and sacred wildness
8:00pm
The Sacred Well - Oakland
$10-20 donation requested.
No one turned away for lack of funds.

 

4/24 - Online Chanting for Kuan Yin - Anywhere
Honoring the goddess of wisdom & compassion
8:00pm
Online via Zoom.

 

4/26 - Hecate, Queen of Crossroads - Oakland, CA & Portland, OR
Honoring the queen of the dead at the Dark Moons
8:00pm
Ceremony @ The Sacred Well - Oakland
and
Ceremony @ The Sacred Well - Portland
$10-20 donation requested.
No one turned away for lack of funds.

 

4/29 - CAYA Sabbat for All: Festival of Bliss & Blessings - Alameda, CA
Hosted by Wisdom & Compassion, a temple dedicated to Kuan Yin & Tara

How can we create environments and actions of love, harmony, creativity, sensuality, and joy, and then share them with others? What blessings do we each have to bestow upon the world? At this ritual, we honor our ceremonial May King, Queen, and Nymph.
7:00pm
@ Home of Truth Sanctuary
$10-20 donation requested.
No one turned away for lack of funds.

 

4/29 - CAYA Sabbat for All: Festival of Bliss & Blessings - Portland, OR
Hosted by High Priestesses Yeshe Rabbit, Iris RedRaven, and Rowan Nightshade

How can we create environments and actions of love, harmony, creativity, sensuality, and joy, and then share them with others? What blessings do we each have to bestow upon the world? At this ritual, we honor our ceremonial May King, Queen, and Nymph.
8:00pm
@ The Sacred Well - Portland
$10-20 donation requested.
No one turned away for lack of funds.


May

5/1 - Online Chanting for Kuan Yin - Anywhere
Honoring the goddess of wisdom & compassion
8:00pm
Online via Zoom.

 

5/5 - Templo de la Muerte - Oakland, CA
A devotional temple dedicated to Santissima Muerte and the mysteries of art, life and death.
8:00pm
The Sacred Well - Oakland
$10-20 donation requested.
No one turned away for lack of funds.

 

5/6 - Online Devotional for Artemis - Anywhere
Honoring Artemis in her archetype as Sister
9:00am
Online via Facebook Live

 

5/6 - Temple of Aphrodite - Portland, OR
Honoring love at the Full Moons in Portland
8:00pm
Ceremony @ The Sacred Well - Portland
*Please note: Temple of Aphrodite - Oakland will be leading CAYA's Loving Moon this month, more info below.
$10-20 donation requested.
No one turned away for lack of funds.

 

5/6 - CAYA Loving Moon - Alameda, CA & Oakland, CA
How might we remember the importance and meaning of love/passion/pleasure in our lives?
*Grove of the Goddess Circle for Women, featuring Guest Priestesses from the Temple of Aphrodite OaklandHome of Truth Cottage
The women's circle starts at 7:00pm.
*Rainbow Moon Circle for Mxgender People @ The Sacred Well - Oakland
The mxgender circle starts at 8:00pm.
*Please note: there is no Brotherhood of the Moon Circle for Men this month.
$10-20 donation requested.
No one turned away for lack of funds.

 

5/8 - Online Chanting for Kuan Yin - Anywhere
Honoring the goddess of wisdom & compassion
8:00pm
Online via Zoom.

 

5/15 - Online Chanting for Kuan Yin - Anywhere
Honoring the goddess of wisdom & compassion
8:00pm
Online via Zoom.

 

5/18 - Temple of Dionysos - Oakland, CA
A monthly temple honoring the god of wine, revolution, ecstasy, and sacred wildness
8:00pm
The Sacred Well - Oakland
$10-20 donation requested.
No one turned away for lack of funds.

 

5/22 - Online Chanting for Kuan Yin - Anywhere
Honoring the goddess of wisdom & compassion
8:00pm
Online via Zoom.

 

5/24 - Hecate, Queen of Crossroads - Oakland, CA & Portland, OR
Honoring the queen of the dead at the Dark Moons in Oakland and Portland
8:00pm
Ceremony @ The Sacred Well - Oakland
and
Ceremony @ The Sacred Well - Portland
$10-20 donation requested.
No one turned away for lack of funds.

 

5/29 - Online Chanting for Kuan Yin - Anywhere
Honoring the goddess of wisdom & compassion
8:00pm
Online via Zoom.


June

6/2 - Templo de la Muerte - Oakland, CA
A devotional temple dedicated to Santissima Muerte and the mysteries of art, life and death.
8:00pm
The Sacred Well - Oakland
$10-20 donation requested.
No one turned away for lack of funds.

 

6/3 - Online Devotional for Artemis - Anywhere
Honoring Artemis in her archetype as Sister
9:00am
Online via Facebook Live

 

6/5 - Online Chanting for Kuan Yin - Anywhere
Honoring the goddess of wisdom & compassion
8:00pm
Online via Zoom.

 

6/9 - Temple of Aphrodite - Oakland, CA & Portland, OR
Honoring love at the Full Moons
8:00pm
Ceremony @ The Sacred Well - Oakland
and
Ceremony @ The Sacred Well - Portland
$10-20 donation requested.
No one turned away for lack of funds.

 

6/10 - CAYA Singing Moon - Alameda, CA
What makes our spirits sing? How is our individual song of life harmonizing with the song of the Universe? 
7:00pm
*Grove of the Goddess Circle for Women @ Home of Truth Sanctuary
*Brotherhod of the Moon Circle for Men @ Home of Truth Cottage
*Please note: there is no Rainbow Moon Circle for Mxgender People this month.
$10-20 donation requested.
No one turned away for lack of funds.

 

6/12 - Online Chanting for Kuan Yin - Anywhere
Honoring the goddess of wisdom & compassion
8:00pm
Online via Zoom.

 

6/18 - Festival of the Protectress - Portland, OR
A Grove of Artemis Sabbat welcoming the season of the Protectress for self-identified women
3:00pm
The Sacred Well - Portland
$10-20 donation requested.
No one turned away for lack of funds.

 

6/19 - Online Chanting for Kuan Yin - Anywhere
Honoring the goddess of wisdom & compassion
8:00pm
Online via Zoom.

 

6/19 - Temple of Dionysos - Oakland, CA
A monthly temple honoring the god of wine, revolution, ecstasy, and sacred wildness
8:00pm
The Sacred Well - Oakland
$10-20 donation requested.
No one turned away for lack of funds.

 

6/23 - Rite of the Journey - San Francisco, CA
A Divine Spiraling Rainbow Tribe Sabbat  for Mxgender People
@ TransMarch
For more information about this outdoor event and ceremony in San Francisco, please email cayacoven@gmail.com

 

6/23 - Hecate, Queen of Crossroads - Oakland, CA & Portland, OR
Honoring the queen of the dead at the Dark Moons in Oakland and Portland
8:00pm
Ceremony @ The Sacred Well - Oakland
and
Ceremony @ The Sacred Well - Portland
$10-20 donation requested.
No one turned away for lack of funds.

 

6/24-25 - Sprouts Summer Solstice Family Overnight Camp - Oakland, CA
Hosted by Sprouts, a temple for families with children

Open to all and specifically created for families with children.
Puma Point Group Site at Anthony Chabot Regional Park in Oakland
Featuring CAYA Sabbat for All: Solstice of Light Triumphant on June 24 at 12:00 noon
A ritual drama hosted by The Agora & Gladsheim, two temples of CAYA

At this high point in the solar cycle, we honor that which shines forth to light the way: good character, skillful leadership, caring acts of generosity, and the triumph of love over hate.
Please send an email to cayacoven@gmail.com for more information about joining this event. 

 

6/24 - CAYA Sabbat for All: Solstice of Light Triumphant - Portland, OR
Hosted by High Priestess Iris RedRaven
At this high point in the solar cycle, we honor that which shines forth to light the way: good character, skillful leadership, caring acts of generosity, and the triumph of love over hate.
8:00pm
@ The Sacred Well - Portland
$10-20 donation requested.
No one turned away for lack of funds.

 

6/26 - Online Chanting for Kuan Yin - Anywhere
Honoring the goddess of wisdom & compassion
8:00pm
Online via Zoom.


July

7/1 - Online Devotional for Artemis - Anywhere
Honoring Artemis in her archetype as Protectress
9:00am
Online via Facebook Live

 

7/3 - Online Chanting for Kuan Yin - Anywhere
Honoring the goddess of wisdom & compassion
8:00pm
Online via Zoom.

 

7/5-9 - CAYA Sprouts Summer Camp - Fremont, CA
Family camp-out at Dairy Glen Group Camp
Coyote Hills Regional Park in Fremont, CA
Please email cayacoven@gmail.com for more information about this event.

 

7/7 - Templo de la Muerte - Oakland, CA
A devotional temple dedicated to Santissima Muerte and the mysteries of art, life and death.
8:00pm
The Sacred Well - Oakland
$10-20 donation requested.
No one turned away for lack of funds.

 

7/9 - Temple of Aphrodite - Oakland, CA & Portland, OR
Honoring love at the Full Moons
8:00pm
Ceremony @ The Sacred Well - Oakland
and
Ceremony @ The Sacred Well - Portland
$10-20 donation requested.
No one turned away for lack of funds.

 

7/10 - Online Chanting for Kuan Yin - Anywhere
Honoring the goddess of wisdom & compassion
8:00pm
Online via Zoom.

 

7/17 - Online Chanting for Kuan Yin - Anywhere
Honoring the goddess of wisdom & compassion
8:00pm
Online via Zoom.

 

7/20 - Temple of Dionysos - Oakland, CA
A monthly temple honoring the god of wine, revolution, ecstasy, and sacred wildness
8:00pm
The Sacred Well - Oakland
$10-20 donation requested.
No one turned away for lack of funds.

 

7/22 - CAYA South Bay Lughnasadh - Location TBA
CAYA guest presents this Sabbat with South Bay Circles. 

 

7/22 - Hecate, Queen of Crossroads - Oakland, CA & Portland, OR
Honoring the queen of the dead at the Dark Moons in Oakland and Portland
8:00pm
Ceremony @ The Sacred Well - Oakland
and
Ceremony @ The Sacred Well - Portland
$10-20 donation requested.
No one turned away for lack of funds.

 

7/24 - Online Chanting for Kuan Yin - Anywhere
Honoring the goddess of wisdom & compassion
8:00pm
Online via Zoom.

 

7/29 - CAYA Sabbat for All: Festival of Heart & Harvest - Berkeley, CA
Hosted by the Order of the Black Madonna, a temple dedicated to Our Lady of Social Justice

How might we pour forth from our hearts a rain of goodness that yields an abundant harvest of love, harmony, and mutuality in our communities? What kinds of generosity are needed, inspired, or spring forth from within us as we journey together? What sacrifices are required of us to bring our goals to fruition?
5:00 pm (please note earlier time than usual)
Live Oak Park 
$10-20 donation requested.
No one turned away for lack of funds.

 

7/31 - Online Chanting for Kuan Yin - Anywhere
Honoring the goddess of wisdom & compassion
8:00pm
Online via Zoom.


August

 8/4 - Templo de la Muerte - Oakland, CA
A devotional temple dedicated to Santissima Muerte and the mysteries of art, life and death.
8:00pm
The Sacred Well - Oakland
$10-20 donation requested.
No one turned away for lack of funds.

 

8/5* - Online Devotional for Artemis - Anywhere
Honoring Artemis in her archetype as Protectress. *Priestesses will be in Glastonbury, details may change.
9:00am
Online via Facebook Live

 

8/5 - CAYA Laughing Moon - Alameda, CA & Portland, OR
How might we honor the transformative power of laughter in our lives to get us through hard times/drudgery/toil?
*Grove of the Goddess Circle for Women - Home of Truth Sanctuary
*Brotherhood of the Moon Circle for Men - Home of Truth Cottage
These two circles listed above start at 7:00pm.
*Rainbow Moon Circle for Mxgender People - The Sacred Well - Portland
This circle begins at 8:00pm.
$10-20 donation requested.
No one turned away for lack of funds.

 

8/6 - Temple of Aphrodite - Oakland, CA & Portland, OR
Honoring love at the Full Moons
8:00pm
Ceremony @ The Sacred Well - Oakland
and
Ceremony @ The Sacred Well - Portland
$10-20 donation requested.
No one turned away for lack of funds.

 

8/7 - Online Chanting for Kuan Yin - Anywhere
Honoring the goddess of wisdom & compassion
8:00pm
Online via Zoom.

 

8/14 - Online Chanting for Kuan Yin - Anywhere
Honoring the goddess of wisdom & compassion
8:00pm
Online via Zoom.

 

8/14 - Temple of Dionysos - Oakland, CA
A monthly temple honoring the god of wine, revolution, ecstasy, and sacred wildness
8:00pm
The Sacred Well - Oakland
$10-20 donation requested.
No one turned away for lack of funds.

 

8/19 - CAYA Sabbat for All: Festival of Heart & Harvest - Portland, OR
Hosted by the Order of the Black Madonna, a temple dedicated to Our Lady of Social Justice

How might we pour forth from our hearts a rain of goodness that yields an abundant harvest of love, harmony, and mutuality in our communities? What kinds of generosity are needed, inspired, or spring forth from within us as we journey together? What sacrifices are required of us to bring our goals to fruition?
8:00 pm
@ The Sacred Well - Portland 
$10-20 donation requested.
No one turned away for lack of funds.

 

8/20 - Hecate, Queen of Crossroads - Oakland, CA - Annual Priest/ess/x Initiations
Honoring the queen of the dead at the Dark Moons in Oakland and Portland
8:00pm
Ceremony @ The Sacred Well - Oakland

 

8/21 -Hecate, Queen of Crossroads - Portland, OR - Annual Priest/ess/x Initiations
8:00pm
Ceremony @ The Sacred Well - Portland
$10-20 donation requested.
No one turned away for lack of funds.

 

8/21 - Online Chanting for Kuan Yin - Anywhere
Honoring the goddess of wisdom & compassion
8:00pm
Online via Zoom.

 

8/28 - Online Chanting for Kuan Yin - Anywhere
Honoring the goddess of wisdom & compassion
8:00pm
Online via Zoom.


September

9/1 - Templo de la Muerte - Oakland, CA
A devotional temple dedicated to Santissima Muerte and the mysteries of art, life and death.
8:00pm
The Sacred Well - Oakland
$10-20 donation requested.
No one turned away for lack of funds.

 

9/2 - Online Devotional for Artemis - Anywhere
Honoring Artemis in her archetype as Protectress
9:00am
Online via Facebook Live

 

9/4 - Online Chanting for Kuan Yin - Anywhere
Honoring the goddess of wisdom & compassion
8:00pm
Online via Zoom.

 

9/7 - Temple of Aphrodite - Oakland, CA & Portland, OR
Honoring love at the Full Moons
8:00pm
Ceremony @ The Sacred Well - Oakland
and
Ceremony @ The Sacred Well - Portland
$10-20 donation requested.
No one turned away for lack of funds.

 

9/9 - CAYA Grateful Moon - Alameda, CA
What is the bounty (in wisdom and/or material worth) we received from this year's harvest, and how might we celebrate it with gratitude?
7:00pm
*Grove of the Goddess Circle for Women - Home of Truth Cottage
*Please note: there is no Brotherhood of the Moon Circle for Men or Rainbow Moon Circle for Mxgender People this month.
$10-20 donation requested.
No one turned away for lack of funds.

 

9/11 - Online Chanting for Kuan Yin - Anywhere
Honoring the goddess of wisdom & compassion
8:00pm
Online via Zoom.

 

9/12 - Temple of Dionysos - Oakland, CA
A monthly temple honoring the god of wine, revolution, ecstasy, and sacred wildness
8:00pm
The Sacred Well - Oakland
$10-20 donation requested.
No one turned away for lack of funds.

 

9/17 - Festival of the Midwife - Portland, OR
A Grove of Artemis Sabbat welcoming the season of the Midwife for self-identified women
3:00pm
The Sacred Well - Portland
$10-20 donation requested.
No one turned away for lack of funds.

 

9/18 - Online Chanting for Kuan Yin - Anywhere
Honoring the goddess of wisdom & compassion
8:00pm
Online via Zoom.

 

9/20 - Hecate, Queen of Crossroads - Oakland, CA & Portland, OR
Honoring the queen of the dead at the Dark Moons
8:00pm
Ceremony @ The Sacred Well - Oakland
and
Ceremony @ The Sacred Well - Portland
$10-20 donation requested.
No one turned away for lack of funds.

 

9/25 - Online Chanting for Kuan Yin - Anywhere
Honoring the goddess of wisdom & compassion
8:00pm
Online via Zoom.

 

9/28 - 10/1 - Hexenfest  - Geyserville, CA
A weekend of music and magic  (CAYA co-sponsors this event)
Isis Oasis


October

10/2 - Online Chanting for Kuan Yin - Anywhere
Honoring the goddess of wisdom & compassion
8:00pm
Online via Zoom.

 

10/5 - Temple of Aphrodite - Oakland, CA & Portland, OR
Honoring love at the Full Moons in Oakland and Portland
8:00pm
Ceremony @ The Sacred Well - Oakland
and
Ceremony @ The Sacred Well - Portland
$10-20 donation requested.
No one turned away for lack of funds.

 

10/6 - Templo de la Muerte - Oakland, CA
A devotional temple dedicated to Santissima Muerte and the mysteries of art, life and death.
8:00pm
The Sacred Well - Oakland
$10-20 donation requested.
No one turned away for lack of funds.

 

10/7 - Online Devotional for Artemis - Anywhere
Honoring Artemis in her archetype as Midwife
9:00am
Online via Facebook Live

 

10/7 - Full Moon Circles: Poison Moon - Alameda, CA
What needs healing/purification/transmutation in our lives?
7:00pm
*Grove of the Goddess Circle for Women - Home of Truth Sanctuary
*Brotherhood of the Moon Circle for Men - Home of Truth Cottage
*Please note: there is no Rainbow Moon Circle for Mxgender People this month.
$10-20 donation requested.
No one turned away for lack of funds.

 

10/9 - Online Chanting for Kuan Yin - Anywhere
Honoring the goddess of wisdom & compassion
8:00pm
Online via Zoom.

 

10/13 - Temple of Dionysos - Oakland, CA
A monthly temple honoring the god of wine, revolution, ecstasy, and sacred wildness
8:00pm
The Sacred Well - Oakland
$10-20 donation requested.
No one turned away for lack of funds.

 

10/16 - Online Chanting for Kuan Yin - Anywhere
Honoring the goddess of wisdom & compassion
8:00pm
Online via Zoom.

 

10/19 - Hecate, Queen of Crossroads - Oakland, CA & Portland, OR
Honoring the queen of the dead at the Dark Moons
8:00pm
Ceremony @ The Sacred Well - Oakland
and
Ceremony @ The Sacred Well - Portland
$10-20 donation requested.
No one turned away for lack of funds.

 

10/23 - Online Chanting for Kuan Yin - Anywhere
Honoring the goddess of wisdom & compassion
8:00pm
Online via Zoom.

 

10/28 - CAYA Sabbat for All: Festival of Death & Wisdom - Alameda, CA
Hosted by the CAYA Choir & 2017 Wildflower Initiates

This is our ritual honoring those who have gone beyond, who have built the cultures we have inherited, who innovated, dared, led, and served humanity and the Earth with honor, who lived in ways we admire, and who brought forth ideas that have shaped us or educated us. At this ritual we also honor our ceremonial Winter King, Queen, and Fool.
Doors open at 6:30pm, ritual at 7:30 pm
@ Home of Truth Sanctuary
$10-20 donation requested.
No one turned away for lack of funds.

 

10/28 - CAYA Sabbat for All: Festival of Death & Wisdom - Portland, OR
Hosted by High Priestess Iris RedRaven and High Priestx Jaina Bee

This is our ritual honoring those who have gone beyond, who have built the cultures we have inherited, who innovated, dared, led, and served humanity and the Earth with honor, who lived in ways we admire, and who brought forth ideas that have shaped us or educated us. At this ritual we also honor our ceremonial Winter King, Queen, and Fool.
8:00 pm
@ The Sacred Well - Portland
$10-20 donation requested.
No one turned away for lack of funds.

 

10/30 - Online Chanting for Kuan Yin - Anywhere
Honoring the goddess of wisdom & compassion
8:00pm
Online via Zoom.


November

11/3 - Templo de la Muerte - Oakland, CA
A devotional temple dedicated to Santissima Muerte and the mysteries of art, life and death.
8:00pm
The Sacred Well - Oakland
$10-20 donation requested.
No one turned away for lack of funds.

 

11/4 - Online Devotional for Artemis - Anywhere
Honoring Artemis in her archetype as Midwife
9:00am
Online via Facebook Live

 

11/4 - CAYA Graveyard Moon - Alameda, CA
What are the messages our Ancestors want to offer us at this darkening time of year?
7:00pm
*Grove of the Goddess for Women -  Home of Truth Cottage
*Please note: there is no Brotherhood of the Moon Circle for Men or Rainbow Moon Circle for Mxgender People this month.
$10-20 donation requested.
No one turned away for lack of funds.

 

11/4 - Temple of Aphrodite - Oakland, CA & Portland, OR
Honoring love at the Full Moons
8:00pm
Ceremony @ The Sacred Well - Oakland
and
Ceremony @ The Sacred Well - Portland
$10-20 donation requested.
No one turned away for lack of funds.

 

11/6 - Online Devotional for Artemis - Anywhere
Special devotional of Artemis on her day of birth
9:00am
Online via Facebook Live

 

11/6 - Online Chanting for Kuan Yin - Anywhere
Honoring the goddess of wisdom & compassion
8:00pm
Online via Zoom.

 

11/10 - Temple of Dionysos - Oakland, CA
A monthly temple honoring the god of wine, revolution, ecstasy, and sacred wildness
8:00pm
The Sacred Well - Oakland
$10-20 donation requested.
No one turned away for lack of funds.

 

11/13 - Online Chanting for Kuan Yin - Anywhere
Honoring the goddess of wisdom & compassion
8:00pm
Online via Zoom.

 

11/16 - Online Chanting for Kuan Yin - Anywhere
Honoring the goddess of wisdom & compassion
8:00pm
Online via Zoom.

 

11/18 - Trans Day of Remembrance Ritual: Rite of Release & Remembrance - Alameda, CA
A Divine Spiraling Rainbow Tribe Sabbat  for Mxgender People
7:00 pm
The Home of Truth Cottage
$10-20 donation requested.
No one turned away for lack of funds.

 

11/18 - Hecate, Queen of Crossroads - Oakland, CA & Portland, OR
Honoring the queen of the dead at the Dark Moons
8:00pm
Ceremony @ The Sacred Well - Oakland
and
Ceremony @ The Sacred Well - Portland
$10-20 donation requested.
No one turned away for lack of funds.

 

11/20 - Online Chanting for Kuan Yin - Anywhere
Honoring the goddess of wisdom & compassion
8:00pm
Online via Zoom.

 

11/27 - Online Chanting for Kuan Yin - Anywhere
Honoring the goddess of wisdom & compassion
8:00pm
Online via Zoom.


December

12/1 - Templo de la Muerte - Oakland, CA
A devotional temple dedicated to Santissima Muerte and the mysteries of art, life and death.
8:00pm
The Sacred Well - Oakland
$10-20 donation requested.
No one turned away for lack of funds.

 

12/2 - Online Devotional for Artemis - Anywhere
Honoring Artemis in her archetype as Midwife
9:00am
Online via Facebook Live

 

12/2 - CAYA Giving Moon - Alameda, CA
How can our personal gifts and generosity improve our community/world?
7:00pm
*Grove of the Goddess for Women -  Home of Truth Sanctuary
*Brotherhood of the Moon Circle for Men - Home of Truth Cottage
*Rainbow Moon Circle for Mxgender People - The Sacred Well
$10-20 donation requested.
No one turned away for lack of funds.

 

12/4 - Online Chanting for Kuan Yin - Anywhere
Honoring the goddess of wisdom & compassion
8:00pm
Online via Zoom.

 

12/9 - Temple of Dionysos - Oakland, CA
A monthly temple honoring the god of wine, revolution, ecstasy, and sacred wildness
8:00pm
The Sacred Well - Oakland
$10-20 donation requested.
No one turned away for lack of funds.

 

12/11 - Online Chanting for Kuan Yin - Anywhere
Honoring the goddess of wisdom & compassion
8:00pm
Online via Zoom.

 

12/16 - CAYA Sabbat for All: Solstice of Eternal Renewal - Alameda, CA
Hosted by the Mothers of Darkness, a temple for "Sagan Pagans" and the mysteries of science

During the longest night of the year, when all is plunged into darkness, we kindle the flames within and ignite the hearthfires of community. We celebrate the long night, and we also look at its fearsome sides. We embrace the lessons of the past year, and greet the year to come. 
7:00pm
@ Home of Truth Sanctuary 
$10-20 donation requested.
No one turned away for lack of funds.

 

12/16 - CAYA Sabbat for All: Solstice of Eternal Renewal - Portland, OR
Hosted by High Priestess Iris RedRaven

During the longest night of the year, when all is plunged into darkness, we kindle the flames within and ignite the hearthfires of community. We celebrate the long night, and we also look at its fearsome sides. We embrace the lessons of the past year, and greet the year to come. 
8:00pm
@ The Sacred Well - Portland
$10-20 donation requested.
No one turned away for lack of funds.

 

12/17 - Festival of the Huntress - Portland, OR
A Grove of Artemis Sabbat welcoming the season of the Huntress for self-identified women
3:00pm
The Sacred Well - Portland
$10-20 donation requested.
No one turned away for lack of funds.

 

12/18 - Online Chanting for Kuan Yin - Anywhere
Honoring the goddess of wisdom & compassion
8:00pm
Online via Zoom.

 

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