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2009 Feb 02, Coffee With The Strega - A Discussion Workshop

2009 Feb 02, Coffee With The Strega - A Discussion Workshop

Originally posted on my previous blog archive site


Hey all, here is a discussion workshop that I will be doing at the end of the month. Hope you can make it!

http://www.arsenic.com/resourcepages/strega/streghecoffee.aspx

We've heard the word, but most of us don't know much about Italian Witchcraft, or Stregheria. Vinnie is an experienced Stregone (male Strega) and Alexandrian Elder who will sit down with interested members and discuss Stregheria as he learned to practice it from some of the best-respected Strega teachers of our time. Bring your favorite nibbles and baked goods, and sip coffee as we discuss some of these topics:

What is Stregheria, traditionally and today? What kinds of daily practices would a Strega learn and do? What does Strega magic involve? Who are the gods, and how are they worshipped? Are there any similarities between Stregheria and Wicca? What is a personal relationship with the Mother, Father, and the Ancestors?

We will plan for two to three hours of informal discussion, and depending on member interest, will offer a series of discussions that further explore the nature of contemporary Streghe, and the areas of intersection and distinction from Pagan and Wiccan practice in our community today.


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Date:   
February 28, 2009, Saturday

Time:    
2 PM – 5 PM

Cost:    
FREE for SEF Members, $5 non-Members, all fees donated to the Society of Elder Faiths.

Please bring snacks/munchies to share.

Location:    
Brigham Hill Community Farm on 37 Wheeler Road in Grafton

Directions:    
From the Mass. Pike -
Take Exit 11 (Millbury, Rt. 122), NOT exit 11A, turn right onto Rt. 122 South.
Proceed a little over 2 miles, during which time Rt. 140 will merge in
from the left, and you will then pass under the Mass Pike.
At the base of a down grade, look for Wheeler Road on the right. (If
you reach the Stop & Shop you have gone too far.)
Turn right on Wheeler Road.
Follow Wheeler Road up the hill until you can see the point where Wheeler Road ends at North Brigham Hill Road; you will then see the barn and its parking lot on the left.

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