When we would normally be recording an episode…we were getting ready for So Mote That Con! Therefore, we’re re-releasing a serious audience favorite: Samhain with Lora O’Brien! This re-release includes content previously available only on Patreon, so tune in and listen to Lora’s incredible stories of The Morrigan’s Cave….It’s the big holiday for we Witches!!! Today we’re talking all about Samhain and Halloween–Magickal and spiritual practices, plus a few things just for fun. Lora O’Brien joins us from Ireland to discuss Samhain history as well as contemporary ways to honor the holiday. Plus, the epic battle continues: Is Courtney F*cking with Lora??? On Patreon: Early-release and ad-free versions of this episode!
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Our Guests Today:
Lora O’Brien is an Author, Teacher, and Guide: native born Irish, with decades of personal and professional experience in our history, heritage, archaeology, mythology, and pre-christian Irish Spirituality. She is a modern DraoÃ â€“ a practitioner and Priest of indigenous Irish magic and spirituality. Lora has been consciously following a Pagan path since 1994, and dedicated specifically to the Irish Goddess MÃ³rrÃgan in 2004. She managed one of Ireland’s most important sacred sites â€“ CruachÃ¡n/Rathcroghan â€“ for a decade, and is a co-founder and Reverend legal celebrant with Pagan Life Rites Ireland. With her partner, Jon O’Sullivan (An ScÃ©alaÃ Beag), she runs EelandOtterPress.net, and the IrishPaganSchool.com â€“ an online learning environment where you can connect to the heritage, culture and spirituality of Pagan Ireland in an authentic and meaningful way, every day. Lora has 3 children, a grandchildâ€¦ but never enough plants in her life to keep her happy.
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