Bealltainn, or Beltane in English, my first High Day, official cross-quarter day falling on May 1 of each year.

First High Day Recap Homework

By |May 2nd, 2011|

This wide lane was the processional route for the pilgrimage to the ritual site from the car park.
Brief Information:
High Day Celebrated: Bealltainn (Beltane)
Location: Chalk Ridge Falls Park, Belton, TX
Date Celebrated: 2 May, 2011
Time Celebrated: 2PM, CST
Who led the Rite: EnchantedWolf
Grove Name: This was a Solitary ritual
Gatekeeper: Mannannán Mac Lir
Patrons: None specific called

Omen Method:
I asked for […]

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Fonn ‘A Dhiathan, Beannaigh an Chéim’

By |April 27th, 2011|

This fonn is for pilgrimage, making it the perfect choice for the processional from the Truck to the ritual site for Bealltainn; I love this one, even though I have trouble sustaining the higher notes and the range the chant calls for. This fonn is the signature fonn of the Céile Dé, and is considered […]

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Ùrnaigh

By |April 27th, 2011|

This ùrnaigh’s intent is ‘sacred speech’, and I will state this in the beginning before the processional from the Truck to the ritual site for my first High Day, Bealltainn. I use this prayer before every ritual or working.

Fonn:
Canam an achan o mo bheal
Canam an achan o mo chridhe
Canam an achan dhuit fhein
Alla mara agus […]

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Bealltainn Tools List

By |April 25th, 2011|

TOOLS:
– My scrying bowl for the Well.
– A willing Tree at the Park for the Tree.
– A candle in holder for Fire.
(Right now, there is a burn-ban for our county; open fires are forbidden. As long as I use a candle in a holder or charcoal and incense, I should be okay.)
– Rattle
– MP3 player

Offerings:
– […]

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Bealltainn Ritual Outline

By |April 25th, 2011|

This outline is to ensure that I include the rudimentary beginning of an ADF-style ritual. As it’s a big departure from what I am used to, I’m starting in outline form to make sure I hit the must-haves I can muster, and I will flesh out the individual components in separate posts; then, I’ll put […]

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