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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
Basics of Magick: The Use of Color in Magick
White | Silver | Grey | Pink | Red | Purple | Brown | Blue | Green | Yellow | Gold | Black In magick, colors represent certain energies, goals, people and non-physical beings, such as deities or spiritual forces. For this reason, you should include candles,...
Symbology >> Colorology
Welcome to Tyr’s Aett, the third and final aett (group of eight) of the Elder Futhark. Tiwaz is the name of this aett’s first rune in reconstructed Common Germanic. Its name became first Teiws in Gothic, then later Tiw or Tiu in Anglo-Saxon and Tyr in Old...
Divination >> Rune Stones
West Slavonic. A God of the woods; he has no idol or image, but is considered to be manifest throughout the forest primeval. His sacred day is Tuesday. Among the Baltic Slavs (whose name for him was Prove), especially in the area around Stargard, He was...
Deities & Heros >> Slavic
The Mysteries of the Rosary Beads
Traditionally there are 15 Mysteries of the Rosary based on the Roman Catholic customs set by Pope St. Pius V in the 16th century.
Magick >> Rituals
Sign Characteristics: Aries
Quadruplicity Cardinal Day of the week Tuesday Birthstones Diamond Ruby Red Jasper Amethyst Colours Red Orange Flowers Carnation Poppy Tulip Broom Metals Iron Essences Sandal Lavender Animals Wolf Cock GENERAL FEATURES Fire sign ruled by Mars and Pluto....
Astrology >> Ares
Sign Characteristics: Scorpio
Quadruplicity Fix Day of the week Tuesday Birthstones Coral Ruby Topaz Colours Black Ochre Violet Flowers Orchid Gardenia Dahlia Metals Iron Platinum Essences Cinnamon Patchouli Animals Mole Snake Dormouse GENERAL FEATURES Water sign ruled by Mars. Scorpios'...
Astrology >> Scorpio

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Pancake fans share their Shrove Tuesday disasters on Twitter
The retired footballer got revenge on the 16-year-old aspiring photographer as he caught him on camera spectacularly failing at flipping pancakes in celebration of Shrove Tuesday.
Pancake Day 2016: Five things you probably didn't know about Shrove Tuesday
For most people in the UK, Shrove Tuesday means cracking opens eggs, flipping and eating lots of pancakes. It is significant in the Christian calendar as it marks the last day before Lent - a 45-day period intended for repentance and fasting.
Pancakes popular at Shrove Tuesday supper
Communities across the area celebrated Shrove Tuesday with pancake suppers. Members of the Trinity United Church in Preeceville hosted their annual celebration on February 9. The men of the church prepared and served pancakes, sausages and ham to ...
Shrove Tuesday: Your pictures
As it is determined by Easter, for which the actual date changes on an annual basis. The name Shrove Tuesday comes from shrive, meaning absolution for sins by doing penance. The day gets its name from the tradition of Christians trying to be 'shriven' ...
Catholic Lawyers honor Lucy DiSalvo during Shrove Tuesday event
The Catholic Lawyers Guild Diocese of Brooklyn celebrated Shrove Tuesday with a Mass at St. Charles Borromeo Church in Brooklyn Heights followed by a feast at the Brooklyn Bar Association honoring the group's Executive Director Lucinda DiSalvo.

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