Celebrate a Celtic Winter Solstice
Dec 02, 2013 04:35PM
The Mandala of Light, signifying the return of the light to the northern hemisphere, will be illuminated at dark during the Celtic Winter Solstice ceremony on December 21, beginning at 4pm with the Mandala creation, an the ceremony at 5pm, at South Lido Beach State Park, Gulf Side, Sarasota.
Celtic Ovate Jennifer Sault will officiate the ceremony of Alban Arthuan, the Return of the Light to the northern hemisphere. A Mandala of Light signifying the Light of Winter will serve as the altar in the center of the circle. All participants are invited to bring candles for placement in the Mandala at 4:30pm. Children are encouraged to attend and join in the circle. There will be a fire dance and music. Bring chairs, fl ashlights and blankets in case of cool weather.
With cutbacks in local food programs affecting families with children, donations will be collected on behalf of the Mayor’s Feed the Hungry Program. Tax deductible checks can be made payable to the Mayor’s Feed the Hungry program.
For more information please contact Jo Mooy at 941-355-1414.