Are you reaching out for community in this isolated time?
Our Lady of the Woods is offering a four week series, Wicca 101, to seekers interested in the Wiccan path encompassing northern New Mexico from Taos to Albuquerque.
The class is free to the public and scheduled 7-9 p.m. Wednesdays in March via Zoom.
Our Lady of the Woods is a coven and congregation of the Wiccan religion, which is one of the nature-oriented spiritual traditions of ancient Europe. It is based in the Los Alamos/Santa Fe area and incorporated as a church in the State of New Mexico.
OLW has been meeting in the Los Alamos area for more than 25 years. Teaching Wicca is a key part of its mission.
Brief outline of subjects to be covered in the March series:
- March 3: Basics of Wicca, Learning agreements/ground rules, Introductions – why are you here?, What are paganism, Wicca, witchcraft? Where does OLW fit on the spectrum? What is a witch, a Priest/Priestess, etc. and expectations of these roles?
- March 10: History: A general history of Wicca and the story of Our Lady of the Woods Tradition.
- March 17: Wheel of the Year, Holidays: Sabbats, Esbats, Cycles in life as they relate to cycles of the year and month, daily practice.
- March 24: What is Magic?, Importance of the will and mind, Focus, Ethics, Solitary versus group (why would you join with others in a coven?)
Anyone interested in Wicca is invited to attend the March series.
To sign up, email firstname.lastname@example.org by 5 p.m., March 2 and receive a Zoom link to the classes.