WCC Toronto Temple

Special Events

Date Event
Sat, Aug 9
3pm

Lúnasa Family Circle

Family Circles, designed for parents and children, are held for each sabbat, usually at 3pm on the day that the main public sabbat ritual is being held, although sometimes the date may vary due to availability.

Location is variable, and is sometimes in private homes — please contact the organizers to find out the location of any given Family Circle.

There are games, crafts and other activities for the kids, followed by a ritual (short enough to accommodate a child's attention span) and feast. Please bring kid-friendly feast foods!

Sat, Aug 30
Location: to be announced

Divination Night

Our annual fundraiser offering many kinds of divination from many readers. Further details will be posted as they become available.

Public Classes

Classes are currently held every Thursday night at 8pm throughout the year, at the Bavia Arts Centre (898b St Clair Ave West), unless otherwise specified below. Please note that this is a recent change from our previous schedule of holding classes on Tuesdays.

The classes follow a year-long cycle that starts at Samhain each year, but students can start at any point during the year and attend as many or as few classes as they wish. They are offered on a drop-in basis, with no advance registration required.

Our classes are open to the public, and are all welcome to attend, regardless of their level of knowledge and experience (or lack thereof), though minors require the permission of a parent or guardian. Admission is free, but donations are gladly welcomed.

Date Class Topic
Thu, Jun 26, 2014 Norse Mythology
Thu, Jul 3, 2014 Runes
Thu, Jul 10, 2014 Herbalism
Thu, Jul 17, 2014 Nature Lore
Thu, Jul 24, 2014 Stones
Thu, Jul 31, 2014 Sabbat class — Lúnasa (also known as Lughnasadh, Lammas, etc.)
Thu, Aug 7, 2014 Scrying
Thu, Aug 14, 2014 Other Divination Methods (i.e., other than those covered in classes of their own)
Thu, Aug 21, 2014 Egyptian Mythology
Thu, Aug 28, 2014 Astrology
Thu, Sep 4, 2014 Palmistry
Thu, Sep 11, 2014 Feast Food & Drink
Thu, Sep 18, 2014 Sabbat class — Harvesttide (Autumn Equinox)

Public Rituals

Circles are held every Sunday night throughout the year. During the warmer months (from Beltaine to the summer before Harvesttide), they take place at Serena Gundy Park at 8pm, except in case of rain when they are held indoors at Bavia Arts. During the colder months (from Harvesttide until the Sunday before Beltaine), they are held at the Bavia Arts Centre (898b St Clair Ave West), at 7pm.

Our Sunday rituals are open to the public, and are all welcome to attend, regardless of their level of knowledge and experience (or lack thereof), though minors require the permission of a parent or guardian. Admission is free, but donations are gladly welcomed.

Date Notes
Sun, Jul 6, 2014, 7pm  
Sun, Jul 13, 2014, 7pm  
Sun, Jul 20, 2014, 7pm  
Sun, Jul 27, 2014, 7pm  
Sun, Aug 3, 2014, 7pm Sabbat — Lúnasa. Please bring feast foods.
Sun, Aug 10, 2014, 7pm  
Sun, Aug 17, 2014, 7pm  
Sun, Aug 24, 2014, 7pm  
Sun, Aug 31, 2014, 7pm  
Sun, Sep 7, 2014, 7pm  
Sun, Sep 14, 2014, 7pm  
Sun, Sep 21, 2014, 7pm Sabbat — Harvesttide (Autumn Equinox). Please bring feast foods.

About Feast Foods

When "feast foods" are requested for a sabbat or other special occasion, this means that people should bring some sort of food or drink to share in a potluck dinner after the ritual. Bringing feast foods for these events isn't required, but it is encouraged.

Because the sabbats are seasonally based, it is preferable to bring food that is seasonally appropriate and/or traditional to that sabbat. The class prior to each sabbat will usually contain a section on what foods are associated with that day, and there are a number of excellent resources on the web for seasonal foods in the southern Ontario area, including the following:

Also, please note that since the new location does not have a kitchen or coffee counter like our old temple did, please bring your own plate, cutlery, etc. for sabbat feasts. We would prefer to avoid the use of disposables, for environmental reasons. Also, since there's no place to wash dishes at the site, you'll want to make sure you have a bag to put your used dishes into for the trip home, so they don't get other things you may be carrying dirty.

Toronto Temple Priesthood

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