U. Celebration

This will vary depending on the Sabbat that is celebrated and should be outlined at the end of each Sabbat.

V. Protection of the Four Treasures.

The assistant walks to the West position, carrying a blue cloth for covering the Chalice. Spreads arms open and speaks...

"We do thank thee lord Senias; great master of knowledge of Murias. We thank thee for your wisdom and knowledge. We bid thee farewell knowing that your gift has never parted from us. For we carry the nine hazels of inspiration within."

The Chalice is wrapped in the blue cloth and placed on or near the altar.

The assistant walks to the South position, carrying a red cloth for covering the Sword. Spreads arms open and speaks...

"We do thank thee lord Uscias; great master of poetry of Findias. We thank thee for your poetic inspiration. We bid thee farewell knowing that your gift has never parted from us. For we carry the strength within."

The Sword is wrapped in the red cloth and placed on or near the altar.

The assistant walks to the East position, carrying a yellow cloth for covering the Spear. Spreads arms open and speaks...

"We do thank thee lord Esras; great master of noble nature of Gorias. We thank thee for endowing us with certain victory. So that we have overcome all obstacles and will win all battles; physical, mental and spiritual. We bid thee farewell knowing that your gift has never parted from us. For we walk your ancient path, and shall always follow our inner voice."

The Spear is wrapped in the red cloth and placed on or near the altar.

The ritual leader walks to the North position and spreads arms wide open and speaks...

"We do thank thee lord Morfessa; great master of virtue from Falias. We thank thee for your protection and destine power. We bid thee farewell knowing that your gift has never parted from us. For we must ground and center all energies raised within this sacred circle."

W: Dismiss Prime Energies.

W1. Dismiss Female (Creation)

The priestess carries the Chalice to the North (Altar). Raises the chalice and speaks...

"I thank thee O'mercifal Goddess of wealth and wisdom. Great Danu; although you have never left--I bid thee farewell--for we will know and meet thee again."

The white candle is then blown out by the priestess.

W2. Dismiss Male (Destruction)

The priest carries the Spear/Sword to the North (Altar). Raises it and speaks...

Lugh Lámhfhada:

"I thank thee O'powerful God of light and strength. Lugh Lámhfhada; although you have never left--I bid thee farewell--for we will know and meet thee again."

Nuada Argatlámh:

"I thank thee O'powerful God of night and clouds. Nuada Argatlámh; although you have never left--I bid thee farewell--for we will know and meet thee again."

The black candle is then blown out by the priest.

The Spear, Sword and Chalice is then carried by their chosen assistant. Who carries them behind the ritual leader as (s)he dismisses the elements.

Y. Dismiss Elemental Spirits

The ritual leader goes to each quarter and traces Banishing pentigram (see figure 3.1) in air and speaks...

Banishing Air Pentigram Banishing Fire Pentigram Banishing Water Pentigram
Figure 3.1A  Figure 3.1F  Figure 3.1W 

Air: "Ye spirits of An Caislean na aer; ye Sylphs of Air. We do thank ye for attending our rite and for guarding our temple. May ye depart to the realm of Tir na Sidhe, in peace."--Draws banishing pentigram toward the East.

Fire: "Ye spirits of An Caislean na tine; ye Salamanders of Fire. We do thank ye for attending our rite and for guarding our temple. May ye depart to the realm of Tir na Sidhe, in peace."--Draws banishing pentigram toward the South.

Water: "Ye spirits of An Caislean na uisce; ye Nereids of Water. We do thank ye for attending our rite and for guarding our temple. May ye depart to the realm of Tir na Sidhe, in peace."--Draws banishing pentigram toward the West.

Earth: "Ye spirits of An Caislean na talamh; ye Gnomes of Earth. We do thank ye for attending our rite and for guarding our temple. May ye depart to the realm of Tir na Sidhe, in peace."--No banishing pentigram is drawn.

The ritual leader walks back to the west and raises hands in praise then speaks...

"O' great Manannan Mac Lir, let the four castle gates now be closed. Great Oirbsean; guardian of Tir fa Thon, we thank ye. May ye depart in peace. Hail and farewell till we meet again great grandfather."

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