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Hey! Isn't That Christmas Star a Pentacle?
Isn't that Star of Bethlehem a Pentagram? Well, of course it is. Just as the Saxon Eostra (or whatever spelling catches your fancy) lent her rabbit and name in English to Pasch. Also, the day of Christ's Mass is actually the festival of the birthday of Mithra;...
Religions >> Christianity & Paganism
Yule, the Winter Solstice
ABOUT YULE | RITUAL | FOODS | REFERENCES ABOUT YULE Yule, pronounced "you all", or jol is the Winter Solstice, the shortest day and the longest night of the year. Yule, in Old Norse means, Wheel. As the Wheel of the Year is significant in pagan...
Holidays >> Yule
Pagan Holidays for the Southern Hemisphere
Many of the readers of RealMagick hail from the Southern Hemisphere. For them, the standard progression of the seasons is shifted... I.e. they are celebrating spring in Brazil, when those of us in the Northern Hemisphere are celebrating Fall. Clearly the "...
Paganism & Wicca >> Holidays
Festival Cycles, Christian Feasts and the Sabbats
A Miscellany of Festivals : Christian Equivalents for the "Sabbats" There's a number of reasons why the "Wiccan" wheel of the year and the Christian Calendar don't match. The most important is all too often overlooked. The Christian...
Religions >> Christianity & Paganism
Pagan Festivals
There are eight major pagan festivals celebrated by Wiccans and other pagans. Yes, just like other religions, they have a set of religious festivals that they observe and celebrate.
Religions >> Paganism & Wicca
Paganism & Wicca >> Holidays
Holidays >> Beltaine

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Senate takes up cellphones, Christmas trees, drones
Christmas trees. The Senate voted 25-7 to ensure churches could have natural Christmas tress. State and local officials would be barred from establishing fire safety policies that would prohibit the trees in places of worship, under AB 648.
Divisive Christmas tree stays afloat
“I'm overjoyed to let everyone know that Geelong's floating Christmas tree will return this year, along with a wide range of Christmas themed family activities that form Geelong's amazing Christmas Program.
Chargers receive their Christmas bonuses
The NFL operates on its own calendar. It celebrated a new year last Wednesday. And for players, Christmas just came Monday.
Mum-of-two who 'couldn't face another Christmas without her kids' killed
A MUM-OF-TWO killed herself after an eight-year custody battle - because she couldn't face another Christmas without her children. Jessica Linehan hanged herself just before last Christmas because she was unable to see her kids who were in Zambia with ...
'Daredevil' bosses: getting Punisher & Elektra 'a pretty big Christmas morning'
Doug Petrie: We did know that we would be getting Elektra and The Punisher, and that was a pretty big Christmas morning moment. We're really, really happy with that, and creatively, I think we were given a lot of room to map out Matt's journey.

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