Wiccan Keyword Part Two:

 

This week we thought we would give you another look into some more keywords used in Wicca:

 

Wicca: A form of modern witchcraft, founded in England in the mid 20th century with pre-Christian pagan origins.

 

Altar: A personal space used for rituals and prayer.

 

Athame: A ceremonial knife,used for directing energy, never for cutting.

 

Blessed be: An expression of blessing used for said during rituals.

 

Coven: A group of witches.

 

Paganism: A spiritual way of life.

 

Witchcraft: The practice of magic, spells and the invocation of spirits.

 

Sabbat: A Pagan holiday, celebrated at the equinoxes, solstices and four points in between.

 

Ritual: A religious ceremony where a series of actions are performed in a specific order for a particular

purpose.