Circle Sanctuary will have an information booth in the exhibit area, and some Circle Sanctuary ministers and other community members will be speaking:
Dia de Muertos: Origin and Traditions of the Day of the Dead
Sunday, October 17, 10-10:45 am central (live)
Rev. Laura Gonzalez will share origins and traditions of the Day of the Dead
Festivals of the Dead: Dia de Muertos and Samhain
Sunday, October 17, 1-1:45 pm central (live)
Rev. Selena Fox and Rev. Laura Gonzalez will discuss similarities and differences in lore, imagery, rites, and customs for honoring the Dead in Celtic traditions of Samhain and Mexican traditions of Dia de Muertos/Day of the Dead.
Circle for Planet Earth
Sunday, October 17, 3-3:45 pm central (watch video here)
Rev. Selena Fox and some other Circle Sanctuary Ministers, Ministers in Training, and Community Members will guide this Planetary Healing ceremony.
A 21st-Century Morality: The Rise of Ecocentrism, Climate Feminism, and a Global Alliance of the Rights of Nature
Sunday, October 17, 6-6:45 pm central (watch video here)
Rev. Charlotte Bear will talk about the rise in climate feminism and activism, the shift from ego-centric worldview to an eco-centric one, and mobilization of Planet Earth defenders fighting for the Rights of Nature.
Contemporary Pagan Elder Leadership in the Return of the Goddess
Sunday, October 17, 9-9:45 pm central (live)
Rev. Selena Fox will be among the speakers on this Pagan Elders Goddess Spirituality panel that also includes moderator Oberon Zell, Ellen Everett Hopman, Gypsy Ravish, and Jo Carson.
Pagans and Heathens: Where on Earth are We? An International Perspective
Sunday, October 17, 10-10:45 pm central (watch video here)
Rev. Selena Fox and Rev. Laura Gonzalez will be speaking on this international multi-tradition panel that also includes moderator Morgana Sythove of The Netherlands and Arild Aston-Eikrem of Norway.
Global Voices: Women Podcasting
Monday, October 18, 10-10:45 am central (live)
Rev. Laura Gonzalez, Rev. Selena Fox, and Circle Sanctuary Community Member Petrucia Finkler of Brazil discuss on this panel their global and multilingual ecofeminist experiences with podcasting through Circle Sanctuary’s internet radio network, CSNP (Circle Sanctuary Network Podcasts).
The Healing of the World
Monday, October 18, 2:45-3:30 pm (pre-recorded)
Rev. Georgette Paxton is among the Pagan priestesses of several traditions contributing to this Global Healing ceremony, along with facilitator Angie Buchanan, Beryl Ouimette, Katie LaFond, and Patricia Ballentine.
2021 Parliament of World's Religions Podcast, Circle Talk, CSNP
In the News
Climate Crisis at forefront of agenda for Parliament of the World's Religions, Religion News Service, October 19, 2021
Four Pagans talk their experiences at Parliament of World's Religions 2021, The Wild Hunt, November 16, 2021