Sunday, November 29, 2015

New Urglaawe Logo

Based on community discussions via the Urglaawe group page on Facebook, Kate Cullifer designed the new Urglaawe logo!

The logo was rendered to graphics files by Rembranded Illustration Studio

Congratulations on a job well done!!

Sunday, November 8, 2015

Provisional 2016 Calendar

(Note: This is for observance dates, not necessarily the same as gathering dates)

This is still rough-hewn, but here's the starting blocks for the 2016 calendar.

Sundown December 31: BERCHTASLAAF (Feast Day of goddess Berchta); TWELFTH NIGHT

January 1: Twelfth Day (of Yule), Feast of Frey; New Year's Day

Sundown of Feb. 1 until Sundown February 12: ENTSCHTANNING (including Groundhog Day, which starts sundown Feb. 1 and runs until sundown Feb. 2)

March 20: OSCHDRE (runs for 12 nights)

Sundown April 30: WONNEZEIT (including Walpurgisnacht/Wonnenacht, sundown April 30; May Day, sunrise May 1)

Sundown May 12, May 13, May 14: Observance of Frost Giant attacks

June 9-12: TROTHMOOT at Fort Flagler Retreat Center, Nordland, WA.


Late July/Early August: HOIETFESCHT - Haymaking observances throughout first half of month

September 3: PHILADELPHIA PAGAN PRIDE, Clark Park, Philadelphia, PA

September 22: ERNTFESCHT, Autumn Equinox, Harvest Home

September 28: ZISASEGE, Feast Day of Zisa

Sundown October 30: ALLELIEWEZIEL begins and runs for twelve nights

November 11: HOLLERSEGE/EWICHER YEEGER SEGE; Feast Day of Holler (Ullr)

December 12: KRAMPUSLAUF PHILADELPHIA, Liberty Lands Park, Philadelphia, PA

Sundown December 20: YUUL; Yule begins

Sundown December 31: BERCHTASLAAF

In-Reach Heathen Services Podcast

In-Reach Heathen Prison Services was featured today on the Bits of Heathenry Podcast. Along with the other topics that we addressed, we  discussed some of the varying viewpoints within Heathenry on the worthiness of Heathen prison work.