Friday, August 20, 2010

Pagan Memorial Service in New York for Alexei Kondratiev

Memorial Service for Alexei Kondratiev
Sunday · August 22 - 4:00pm - 7:00pm
Location Gay & Lesbian Community Center
208 W 13th St., Manhattan, NY

From Wikipedia
"Alexei Kondratiev (1949-2010) was an author, linguist, and teacher of Celtic languages, Celtic folklore and Celtic culture. He taught the Irish language and Celtic history at the Irish Arts Center in Manhattan, New York from 1985 until his death on May 29, 2010. Nine editions of his book, The Apple Branch, were published in English and Spanish between 1998 and 2004. At various times, he taught all six of the "Living" Celtic languages."  ...(Cont.)...

From Circle Network and the Pagan Newswire Collective
"A Pagan ceremony to remember and celebrate the life of Alexei Kondratiev. This is an open circle, people of all faiths welcome! Circle will be facilitated by members of Mnemosynides Coven, Proteus Coven and of course Alexei's life partner, Black Lotus.

We will be creating sacred space, so please do not be late! There will be a time for personal remembrances for as many as time allows. Donations to cover cost of space greatly appreciated.

Any overflow will be donated to BirdLife International (formerly the International Society for Protection of Birds). http://www.birdlife.org/index.html
Please contact Lisa Bodo violetlava@hotmail.com with any questions or for further info.
Hope to see you there!

Blessed Be!

More on and by Alexei Kondratiev
The Wild Hunt - Alexei Kondratiev 1949 – 2010
Remembering Alexei Kondratiev
Alexei Kondratiev - Facebook
The Apple Branch: A Path to Celtic Ritual
Celtic Rituals: An Authentic Guide to Ancient Celtic Spirituality
Samhain: Season of Death and Renewal - Alexei Kondratiev
NATIVE TONGUES by Alexei Kondratiev
What Defines The Term 'Celtic' by Alexei Kondratiev
Lugus: The Many-Gifted Lord - Alexei Kondratiev