Chelanya and Sacrifice

Originally posted by myself on the Sodality of Thea e-group.

Devotion to the High Queen of Heaven

farmingI originally posted this earlier this month on the Sodalility of Thea Yahoo e-group. It needs to be blogged here as well.


The Filianic feast of Chelanya or Regeneration on August 1 has come and passed. Several comments on it have been shared here but I myself have not commented on it. One reason being that I simply have not in a practical way integrated the Filianic wheel of the year calendar into my life. Pamela has shared at least one post on it but no Filianic interpretations were placed on it. Enclosed is a link to an independent Filianic tumblir site called Shrine of the Gentle Way authored  Kathi Bourque. I know little about her that is not on this site. By independent Filianist I mean those Filianists who are not members of the Aristasian community and who thus may have some views independent of the founding community. This is the link.

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3 thoughts on “Chelanya and Sacrifice

  1. Dear Glenn,

    The beautiful scriptures that you and Mrs. Kathi Burke quoted comprise the communion rite of the Madrian Liturgy.
    I, too, am beginning to rethink the Sacrifice because from a Mystical standpoint, it can be seen quite differently than from a brutal, physical standpoint.
    I hope to raise further discussion in this regard on the Sodality of Thea yahoo discussion group.
    Madria Pamela

  2. Also, we have been working on ways to celebrate the Holy Days within the Matronite framework.
    I would be happy to extend these posts to the Thean group, if that is an area of interest. These posts on celebrating the Holy Days will also be incorporated into the future Order of Divine Kyria.

  3. A final note: For Matronites and Kyrians, the Feast of Chelanya has been re-named the Feast of Regeneration. It is the First Harvest thanksgiving.

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