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Quan Yin Ritual for Pagan Troops and their Families
On Saturday evening, September 26, 2009, a Quan Yin Ritual, to honor and
heal those who serve, will be held in Southern California. It is focused on
providing healing and support for Pagans and other Goddess folk in the
military and their families.
This Goddess Spirituality interfaith event is being organized and presented
by two California organizations, the Abbey of Avalon and the Goddess Temple
of Orange County, with the networking support of the Order of the Pentacle,
a national Pagan veterans organization and Operation Circle Care (OCC), a
Pagan troops charity sponsored by Circle Sanctuary.
The ritual will be held beginning at 7 pm at The Goddess Temple of Orange
County, 17905 Sky Park Circle, #A, Irvine, California 92614; phone: (949)
651-0564; fax: (949) 260-1354; website: www.goddesstempleoforangecounty.com
The ritual is open to men, women, and children. Those planning to attend
should arrive no later than 7 pm. The site will be open for arrivals
beginning at 6:30 pm.
The evening also includes a silent auction, performers, and refreshments.
REGISTRATION: pre-registration is appreciated, but not required. Cost is
$10/person ($5/person for military personnel in uniform). To pre-register
and for more information, contact Rev. Karen Tate: karentate108@...
BRING: If possible (not required), please bring Pagan medallions, Goddess
images, CDs of Pagan music, other items to be sent by OCC to Pagan troops
serving in Iraq and Afghanistan. See the list of needed items:
Items collected at this event will be shipped to OCC for distribution to
Pagan troops this Fall and at Yuletide.
Members of the Order of the Pentacle
(http://www.circlesanctuary.org/ministries/military/ootp.html) who plan to
attend, should contact the Circle Sanctuary office
(circle@...; 608-924-2216) as soon as possible and by
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