Pagan Calendar - September 2008. SCI-FI-LONDON 8 - FILM FESTIVAL. __Welcome to Candlegrove's Ancient Origins of the Holidays__ Saturnalia - A Winter Solstice Ritual. Apollonius Sophistes© 1996 Preface This ritual compresses the Consualia (for Consus, God of the Storage Bin), the Saturnalia (for Saturn, God of Sowing), and the Opalia (for Ops, Goddess of Plenty) into a single festival, a Brumalia, or Winter Solstice (Bruma) ritual.
The Saturnalia Chants are available on a separate page, which may be printed for use in the ritual. The primary sources for this ritual are Macrobius' Saturnalia (Bk. Christmas on the Net. Welcome to Christmas Information the Net A celebration of the "most wonderful time of the year" Christmas is a time for Families, Fun, and Festivities!
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