What is Covenant of the Goddess

In this series, we hope to dispel myths about The Covenant of the Goddess (COG) regarding what the organization is about, membership and its costs, and benefits to being a member. One of the first questions we want to address is if COG and their local councils are Facebook organizations. Q. Is the Covenant just …

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Out of the Broom Closet

As Covenant of the Goddess (CoG) wrapped up their annual meeting - Grand Council at Merry Meet - I was reminded about a video that was created in 2016. The Orange County Local Council (OCLC) of the CoG was approached by Nathan Ross and Ryan Cernik, students at Cal Poly California who were producing a …

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Candlemas or Imbolc

  According to Witchology.com, Candlemas, or Imbolc, is one of the four principal festivals of the Irish calendar, usually celebrated by the Gaels, other Celtic cultures, and modern Pagans at the beginning of February. Originally dedicated to the goddess Brigid, it was subverted by Christianity as St Brigid's Day. According to the Oxford Dictionary, Candlemas …

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The First Known Depiction of a Witch on a Broomstick

The First Known Depiction of a Witch on a Broomstick In the 15th century, the image of the witch flying on a broomstick first appeared, its meaning, laden with sexual and spiritual depravity. Allison Meier2 days ago As Halloween approaches, it offers a chance to delve into the occult, phantasmagoric, otherworldly, and haunted aspects of …

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Pagan Pride LA/OC is just around the corner

Pagan Pride Day for Los Angeles and Orange County is Sunday, October 2nd, 2016 from 10:00 – 5:30 at Rainbow Lagoon Park, Long Beach (Parking is $10, which is a city fee. Public transportation, or carpooling, is encouraged) Rituals – Workshops – Authors – Entertainment – Vendors – Children’s Activities Workshop Tent 1 11:00  Mary …

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Coming Together at MerryMeet 2016

There's a gathering of witches taking place this weekend. MerryMeet is the annual gathering for Covenant of the Goddess (CoG) and includes two days of workshops, rituals, lectures, local vendors and entertainment. Concurrently, during MerryMeet, the Covenant conducts its annual business meeting known as Grand Council (GC). GC is the forum for its members (covens …

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Merry Meet 2016 in San Jose, CA

Merry Meet 2016 Aug 11 -14, 2016, (Thurs – Sun) Fairfield Inn & Suites, San Jose Airport in CA MerryMeet is the annual gathering for Covenant of the Goddess (CoG) and includes two days of workshops, rituals, lectures, local vendors and entertainment. Concurrently, during MerryMeet, the Covenant conducts its annual business meeting known as Grand …

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