None can stand against You!
All will fall before You!
Battle Champion, Guardian,
Mighty Cú Chulainn, accept our offering!
offers ale to Cú Chulainn, pouring it on the ground by the Hero’s tree.
: Mighty Cú Chulainn, accept our offering!
Children of the Earth! Please follow me into the Sacred Precinct.
People process to the circle with leading, then follows behind the folks. and are at the end with smudge and bowl of water.
leads people to the circle, singing:
We approach the Sacred Grove
With hearts and minds and flesh and bone.
Join us now in ways of old;
We have come home.
(Repeat until Procession is ended)
People find their places in the Circle. stands to the left of the altar. stands near the well. stands near the fire. and are the last to enter.
and circle the Henge deosil, censing and aspersing the space and People, as they chant:
By the might of the water, and the light of the fire, this grove is made whole and holy.
After completely going around the circle, they move to their places, to the east of the altar, and to the east of .
rings the bell 3 X 3, and says:
Nature Spirits! Ancestors! Shining Ones! Welcome! We shall meet here at the Sacred Center when we open the gates to the Otherworlds.
THE EARTH MOTHER
: Earth Mother! Bearer of all life! We show you honor!
kiss their hand and touch the ground.