Topics and Dates

"Man's ultimate concern must be expressed symbolically, because symbolic language alone is able to express the Ultimate" , Paul Tillich

Year 1 - 2017

Below are the provisional dates for Year 1 - 2017 and Year 2 - 2018

 

Session Number

Date

Topic

1

 

26th January

Training and Starting Out

HMK- What is a Witch?

 

2

 

2nd February

What is a Witch and the Western Mystery Tradition

HMK- Find out Myths and legend of Candlemas

 

3

 

9th February

Integrity and Commitment

HMK- What are your expectations of this course?

4

 

23rd February

Logos and Mythos (and Belief)

HMK- What does spirituality mean?

 

5

 

2nd March

Glamour

HMK- What can you offer the Craft?

 

6

 

9th March

Concentration, visualisation, meditation

HMK- What does your personal symbol mean to you

Pathworking to find personal symbol

7

 

16th March

Making Incenses

HMK-Make own incense (year to make) and

What are the myths and legends of the Spring Sabbat

Pathworking- spring

8

 

23rd March

Classical elements

HMK-Music for the elements

Pathworking-summer

9

 

30th March

Goddess and God- What are the Gods?

HMK- If where you live was a God what would be its character?

Pathworking-autumn

10

 

20th April

Natural Cycles and the Craft

HMK-Describe your sacred space?

Pathworking-winter

11

 

27th April

Tides and seasons

HMK-What are the myths and legends of Beltane?

Pathworking – the Goddess

12

 

4th May

Witches Sabbats

HMK-Which Sabbat best reflects your life right now?

Pathworking- the Horned God

13

 

11th May

Plant identification- herbs for daily life

HMK- What are the 8 ways of raising power?

 

14

 

18th May

Raising power

HMK- Name the tools of the Craft?

 

15

 

25th May

Psychic Self Defence

HMK- What is Wisdom?

PSD Techniques

16

 

8th June

Writing pathworkings

HMK-Write a pathworking

Pathworking- meet your totem animal

 

17

 

15th June

Natural Magic

HMK- Find out about the myths and legends of Midsummer

First trainee pathworking

18

 

22nd June

Deciding magic

HMK- Ethical magical dilemmas

Second trainee pathworking

19

 

29th June

The Wiccan Rede and Karma

HMK- What virtues should a Witch have?

Third trainee pathworking

20

 

6th July

The Body Numinous- Reality

HMK- Correspondences planets, body arts, magical intention, plant

Fourth Trainee pathworking

21

 

13th July

Dreams and lucid Dreaming

HMK- Witches do it is a magical circle- what is the magic circle and what does it mean?

Fifth trainee pathworking

22

 

20th July

Dowsing

HMK- What are the myths and legends of Lammas?

Sixth trainee pathworking

23

 

31st August

Covens and Coven Officers

HMK- Choose a Craft name- why did you choose it?

Seventh trainee pathworking

24

 

 

7th September

Death

HMK- Plan your own funeral and death plan

With Niki and Barry

25

 

14th September

The Shadow

HMK- Draw a picture of your shadow

Pathworking- they wasteland

With Niki

26

 

21st September

Sexuality and the Craft

HMK- Describe the character of the Goddess/God

27

 

28th September

Skyclad

HMK-How does you partner feel about Skyclad- will you tell them why/why not?

 

28

 

5th October

The function of myth

HMK- What are the Myths and Legends of Autumn Sabbat?

29

 

12th October

The Hero myth

HMK- What is one of your dragons- how would you slay it?

30

 

19th October

Writing ritual

HMK- Write your own ritual

 

31

 

2nd November

Enacting Ritual

HMK- How could your ritual been improved

 

32

 

9th November

Self-Actualisation and the Craft

HMK-What does it mean to be a priestess/priest?

33

 

16th November

Wyrd

HMK- Find out the myths and legends of Halloween

34

 

23rd November

Circle Etiquette and coven expectations

HMK- Bring your incense

35

 

30th November

The second year and meet your mentors

HMK- Writing second year Sabbat rituals

With sponsors

 

 

Year 2- 2018

Date

Ritual

 

Training

17th Dec

 

Yule

Yule CD

4th Feb

 

Candlemas

Care and the Craft

25th March

Spring

 

Symbol and Psyche DVD

6th May

Beltane

 

Spirit and Character

24th June

Midsummer

 

Becoming Divine- Apotheosis

12th August

Lammas

 

Mysteries and Mystical Experience

23rd Sept

Autumn

 

The initiates journey

4th Nov

Halloween

 

The meaning of Initiation

 

The training starts at 12pm and goes on till about 3 or 4pm

For each session one of the trainees will write and lead a ritual and another will write and deliver a pathworking.

Each trainee will also work with a mentor from one of the covens who will assign and advise you on a second year project.

 

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