On September 21st, the Autumnal Equinox, in Rochester, New Hampshire, the members of Serenity gathered together with their Blue Star family and other friendly Pagans from the local community. The Ceremony of Mabon was done with a distinctly Greek flair, honoring Demeter and Helios, coupled with a celebration of Thanksgiving culinary traditions, calling our kindred home.

A canopy tent had been erected as our place of worship, and it was there we cast our circle, calling John Barleycorn and Brigantia. We then processed to the firepit for the working of the circle, which included making sacrifices to the wickerman (whom we dubbed WickerJerry), and to the field.

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On Saturday, June 22nd, the far-flung members of Serenity Coven and Grove gathered on the Rochester Commons for our annual Litha celebration. The weather was appropriately clear, and the sun was blazing overhead. Fortunately, the trees provided adequate shade. The …

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Serenity’s Beltane ritual was held on Saturday, May 11th this year, and was run by Dreaming Bear and Arianthe, with Barley as Seneschal (Handmaiden) and Stormcrow as Summoner. Unfortunately, the weather refused to participate in the merrymaking. Rain and gray …

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Imbolc Altar Our Imbolc ritual this year was run by MorningStar and Fox, with Barley and Stormcrow as Handmaiden and Summoner. Pre-ritual crafts were aplenty, with Stormcrow leading a workshop on making brooms for the New Year. The children made …

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Winter Solstice Ritual was performed by Stormcrow and Arianthe. The pre-ritual crafting time included arts for the kids, and making of Pomanders for the home. Ritual: For the Quarter calls this year, we did something a little different that bears …

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Mabon 2012 was a grand affair for all New England Blue Star family. The ritual was held in the Unitarian Church of Wakefield MA, and was performed by Stormcrow and MorningStar. The ritual was full of powerful song, and poetry. …

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