From conception through to death and all in between we are moving through passages each day of our lives.

With each passage, we can celebrate, mourn or do nothing at all. What we choose to do or not do is up to us as individuals. Of course there are passages in life that we want to share with others for we can have a major interest in another person's personal passage as well.

There is birth and life, our first step, first tooth, first day of school, first haircut. Oh, and what about the passage of being able to cross a street by ourselves! Learning to drive, getting our first car or motorcycle and what about our first apartment or home.

I tell you, I could go on and on and on and on.....

Think of all the passages you have gone through in your life thus far. Ones which you kept to yourself, or ones you shared and celebrated with others.

Each year we have a "birthday", what I call our "personal power day". This is our own day to celebrate, as we desire. This is also a day that your mother can celebrate as a day of birth: "giving of life".

The list of our Rites of Passages is almost endless, thus I have decided to start this section as a place of sharing our passages with others.

Help us get this going by sending us one or more of your passages. Tell us what passage and what you did to celebrate or mourn. You can tell us what rituals you did, ones that were done for you.
Did you have a "Coming of Age" ritual/celebration?
Did you hold one for your children as they came of age?
Do you plan on holding a coming of age for your children?
Dedication or Initiation?
Graduation, promotion party, move of residence, new home?

As I said, this list seems to be endless as we go through life's experiences!


I hope you enjoy this section and find it informative.
Please read on....


There are nine basic passages in the Craft that are honored by most Pagans, Wiccans and Witches. They are:

New Life/Birth
Coming of Age: Boy/Girl
Dedication / Initiation
Handfasting / Handparting
Midlife / Croning
High Priest / High Priestess
Final Passage


Please continue to return to this page as we will be adding many different guidelines and ceremonies to help you in your next right of passage.


Magickal Blessings,



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