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PaganNewsBeagle Faithful October 17

Halloween/Samhain Special Edition:

In today's faithful Friday post, we are concentrating on the upcoming season of Samhain -- high holy days for Wicca- and Wiccan-influenced Pagans. In today's Beagle, we highlight posts from outside our PaganSquare channel -- watch for our PaganSquare Samhain special edition next week, where we will highlight the Samhain posts of our in-house writers.

Interfaith blog channel Patheos has been featuring writing about ancestors all this month. Here's the link to their multi-faith (including many Pagans!) ancestral remembrance project.

Blogger Jason Mankey has been super-busy this month, and he's got a pair of articles on Samhain we think are worthy of note. In this October 13 post, he shares a full-scale Samhain ritual, complete with video and music.

Blogger Jason Mankey's second post on October 16th, tackles the history of Samhain (its myth, legend, and meaning) in American Pagan culture.

The Mexican celebration of Día de los Muertos is often conflated with Halloween/Samhain. This post from Think Mexican sorts out the facts from the misconceptions.

The Mother of All Public Samhain rituals, the San Francisco Reclaiming Collective Spiral Dance is coming up on November 1. Here's their site with all the details.



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