The popularity of Samhain as a Pagan holy day is undeniable. As the veil wanes thin, many are celebrating Halloween with candy and costumes; while many others are honoring friends, family and ancestors who have already crossed the veil. But how do we honor our departed loves ones? And how do we celebrate the lives of those we do not remember fondly. Join Joseph Merlin Nichter as he shares the secrets of spiritual healing and growth through sacred traditions of celebration and path-working with the unforgiven”
Saturday, October 22nd 1 PM – 3 PM
Workshop price $25
Joseph Merlin Nichter holds a Master’s Degree in Human Services Counseling, specializing in crisis response and trauma therapy; as well as undergraduate degrees in both Psychology and religion. Born and raised Pagan, Joseph has spent most of his life dedicated to the study and practice of Indigenous Religious Traditions, and has served his community as a teacher, mentor and priest for over ten years. As the first State-Recognized Minority Faith Chaplain; Joseph provided religious services and facilitated religious accommodations for Pagan inmates on behalf of the California Department of Corrections, and has also served as an Religious Program Instructor for the California Department of Mental Health. Joseph has authored two books and a number of articles, published both online and in periodicals such as Modern Witch Magazine, Living Stones Magazine, and Witches & Pagans Magazine.