Imbolc Newswire (Page 3)

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  1. Will the Groundhog See His Shadow this Monday?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2015 |

    On Monday morning, Feb. 2, as they have for years, people will gather in Punxsutawney, PA to watch as Punxsutawney Phil leaves his burrow to observe the weather and look for his shadow. That prediction is something many across the country are looking forward to following an extremely cold, ice and snow filled winter.


  2. Of myths and marmots: Groundhog DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2015 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    It's Groundhog Day, a triumph of spring over winter, just as the contemporaneous Candlemas Day celebrates the victory of light over darkness. February 2 is about halfway between the winter solstice and the spring equinox.


  3. The sabbat Imbolc and its traditions: Part 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2015 |

    In the earliest part of February, some pagans celebrate Imbolc every year. The month of February and the sabbat are considered a time to purify, rene, and refresh.


  4. On the Eve of Imbolc/CandlemasRead the original story

    Jan 31, 2015 | Beyond the Fields We Know

    Here we are on the eve of Candlemas (or Imbolc). Strange to relate, this festival day in the depths of winter celebrates light and warmth, the stirring of green things within the earth, the burgeoning of new life and the beginning of springtime. Once ...


  5. Pagan homeschool activity for Imbolc 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 |

    Hello all you Pagan Homeschool folks, it's time to celebrate Imbolc . Because there is so much emphasis on the adult celebrations in our communities, sometimes the fun for home and families can get lost.


  6. Groundhog Day yet againRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    The captive, municipally raised Phil lives in climate-controlled quarters in a library in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania.


  7. The Cosmic Story: Leo Full Moon 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | OpEdNews

    This Leo Full Moon rises during the Celtic festival of Imbolc, the Catholic's Candlemas and St. Brigit's Day, and our more secular Ground Hogs Day. It's the time of year when the light increases, as well as a time when we begin to focus on a vision of the year ahead.


  8. Early spring or more winter? Phil will let us knowRead the original story

    Jan 30, 2015 | Central Ohio

    Punxsutawney Phil, the world's most famous groundhog, will be coaxed out of his burrow on Gobbler's Knob early Monday to let an anxious nation know whether we'll have an early spring or six more weeks of miserable cold and snow. According to folklore, if it's cloudy when the groundhog emerges Feb. 2, the critter will leave his burrow, meaning winter will soon end.


  9. DIY: Make recycled candles for Candlemas DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | Inhabitat

    February 2nd has had special significance since ancient times: celebrated as Imbolc by the Celts, and more recently as Candlemas by Christians , it's also commonly known as Groundhog Day . Although the days are growing longer, winter's darkness is certainly still present, and candles can help dispel the gloom until the sun returns again.


  10. An Animal That Predicts the Weather? Six more weeks of winter or an...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | Macaroni Kid

    Six more weeks of winter or an early spring? On February 2nd, we won't rely on our local meteorologist for the forecast. Instead we'll wait for the prediction from a groundhog.


  11. Country CousinRead the original story

    Jan 28, 2015 | Peshtigo Times Wisconsin Community Newspaper

    Groundhog... Hi Folks! November and December were bitterly cold months, but January seems to be going out a bit like a lamb.


  12. 'You ain't nothing but a groundhog'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | The Ephrata Review

    It was the annual pig stomach feast at the chateau of the Slumbering Groundhog Lodge in the White Rock Valley near Quarryville A good time was being had by all but the band, a country rock group called County Line, was having trouble catching the attention of the older group chowing down on an unlimited supply of their favorite local delicacy. Finally, mostly in frustration, they called a break.


  13. What and when is Groundhog Day?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 |

    Groundhog Day is right around the corner. Perhaps you've heard about the day, but you're not sure how the tradition got started.


  14. Crossroads: You may see a shadow, but not a groundhogRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | Door Reminder

    Crossroads: You may see a shadow, but not a groundhog Crossroads at Big Creek column Check out this story on On Groundhog Day, the Door County Silent Sports Alliance joins with Crossroads to offer a potluck dinner followed by an evening of winter recreation in the moonlight. And if the almost full moon is not hidden by clouds, participants may actually see their shadows in our preserve.


  15. The true story behind Groundhog DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | Inhabitat

    ... secure a fruitful spring. In Celtic Ireland, Scotland, and the Isle of Man, the second day of February was known as Imbolc, and as the days started to get longer, spring crops emerged and livestock began producing milk for the youngsters to come, ...


  16. Groundhog Day means winter is half over: Press RunRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 |

    ... were conducted to ensure that the gods would send that all important spark so that food would again be plentiful. Imbolc, a Feb. 2 pagan holiday was a festival of fire and light practiced by the Celts and Europeans. Because the weather outside was ...


  17. Waldo town newsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | Republican Journal

    If you like public suppers, you'll welcome this bit of news. Kellie Jacobs of the Waldo Boosters announces an upcoming public supper to benefit the Rena Whitney Scholarship Fund.


  18. Mid-January brings the 'Month of the Rowan'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 |

    ... Ash, Quickbane, Delight of the Eye, Sorb Apple ad Thor's Helper. Since the tree governs the period of time in which Imbolc occurs, the tree corresponds to the sabbat and to the fire goddess Brigid. On CrystalWind the Rowan is described as a tree ...


  19. The five Norfolk gardens you must visit to see the first snowdrops of the year.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 | Eastern Daily Press

    Symbolic of new life and renewal, snowdrops come into flower around Candlemas, February 2, which commemorates the ritual purification of the Virgin Mary 40 days after the birth of Christ. St Luke's Gospel says that Jesus was met by Anna and Simeon.


  20. La Fete de la ChandeleurRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 |

    A traditional French holiday with crepes and cidre. Thursday, February 5 6:30- 8:30 PM.