Seasonal Salon

About the Winter Solstice 2005 Contributors

Deborah Hoffman-Wade holds a masters in social work, is a graduate of the Women's Theological Institute and an ordained Priestess for RCGI. Her ordination commitment is to serve Goddess through teaching and healing. She is the convening advisor of two WTI regions: SW Canada/PNW and Southern CA. She is honored and humbled to serve on the Ordination and Advisory Committees of RCGI. She is a retired college instructor and loves Geriatric Social Work. She lives in the bay area in Northern California. She may be reached at

JaniceFairy is an ordained Priestess through the Reformed Congregation of the Goddess.

Patricia Monaghan has published three volumes of poetry including Seasons of the Witch, and more than a dozen nonfiction books, most recently The Red-Haired Girl from the Bog. She teaches interdisciplinary writing at DePaul University in Chicago. Her latest book of poetry, Homefront, addresses the ongoing affects of war on women and children. More information and ordering details can be found at

Bellezza Squillace is an ordained Priestess of RCGI, is the convening advisor for the Madison Great Lakes WTI and the Indianapolis WTI. She is a member of the Advisory Council and Ordination Council and has recently coordinated and administers the WTI Online College. Bellezza lives in Los Angeles with her partner Marisa Folse. For information regarding classes and astrology readings:

Kassandra Sojourner is an ordained Priestess through the Reformed Congregation of the Goddess and an initiated Dianic Witch. She is committed to defending Herstory through story-telling, performance and the written word.

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