Her Sacred Fires 2016

Her Sacred Fires at Avalloka, in Glastonbury, where I participated in the Rite organized by our Key Bearer Sorita d’Este. The 7th year of the rite has been a wonderful one which has reaffirmed how much people from so many countries are reaching out to others in community and companionship. It’s wonderful to see the…

Sanctuary

Dates and venues: 2 public festivities per year: Deipnon in October and Full moon in April/May. Venue for private meetings and training at new moon (Deipnon): Clapham, London. Aims and goals: The creation of a constant devotional space dedicated to Hekate, to hold Her energy and emanate it, awakening and drawing to Her those who…

Oracle of Dodona

20th June DODONA Visited about 10.30 am, hardly any visitors. I took off my sandals before entering and was wearing a new long dress, had purified myself that morning inc hair before setting out there. There are two meandering concrete paths which slope downwards to area of Temples. I took the one to the right….

Hellas 2015

Last year in July I spent a whole month in Greece. It was a very eventful month, so much that I hardly blogged. It was an extremely intense month, as I had intended it to be and as signs and dreams showed me it would be. Some time before I had placed myself in Hekate’s…

July in Greece.

I have had to change the title of this post from July in Athens to July in Greece. Hekate had bigger plans. No surprise in that, but many surprises for me in the process. If you have read the first part, just skim to today’s date, 19 July. Every year I give myself a present…

The sanctuary for the Her Sacred Fires rite

Altar preparation The Rite requires an altar to be set up. The minimum requirements are a candle or other devotional fire such as a lamp or hearth fire; and something to light it. Some people simply light a candle. Others use an existing altar to Hekate and others create one specially for this Rite. Here…

Andrea’s personal diary

This part of the Sanctuary blog is rather more personal, being an account of happenings in my life which are related to Hekate, inspired by Her influence, lessons which I feel are directly related to the work and worship which I do. I hope that some of it may be of use to others, particularly…

Hekate Magna

Painting by the Spanish artist resident in London, Rosa Laguna, member of this sanctuary and of the CoH. Copy-right of the painting remains with the artist and this image may not be reproduced without her permission in writing.

Altar

  Icon by Emily Carding, Torch bearer of the CoH.