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A Croning Ritual
A Croning Ceremony for Solitary Practitioners (May be performed within a Group)


Items Needed:
Sage Incense

White & Black Candles

Life stage photos of the one who the croning ritual is for.


Casting Circle
Calling Quarters


Guardian of the East, power of Air and intellect, Hail and

Welcome. I pray that You will be with me this night in my

circle, and that You will give Your blessing.


Guardian of the South, power of Fire and manifestation,

Hail and Welcome. I pray that You will be with me this night

in my circle, and that You will give Your blessing.


Guardian of the West, power of Water and emotion, Hail and Welcome. I pray that You will be with me this night in my circle, and that You will give Your blessing.


Guardian of the North, power of Earth and integration, Hail and Welcome. I pray that You will be with me this night in my circle, and that You will give Your blessing.


Invocation of the Goddess


I call upon Goddess (choose your Goddess). Please guide me in this the most precious of occasions, this rite of passage called Croning.


Invocation of the God


I call upon the oldest of Gods,and father to all. Please help to guide me in this the most precious of occasions, this rite of passage called Croning.


Reason for Ritual


I have come here today in celebration of my Croning. To celebrate the change within my circle of life. I ask for the blessings and protection from the Goddess and God in the later stages of my journey. I ask for your help to guide me to be a caring and giving person with love in my heart for now and always for all living things.

I celebrate and accept this passing of time as my croning years.


Thank the God
Beloved God and Father to all. I offer you my love, and thank you for attending my Croning ritual. With gratitude and respect, I bid you a fond farewell.


Thank The Goddess
I offer you, Goddess (chosen name), my love, and thank you for attending my Croning ritual. With gratitude and respect, I bid you a fond farewell.


Dismiss the Guardians
Guardian of the North, I thank You for for attending my Croning ritual. Go if You must, stay if You will. I bid You hail, and farewell.


Guardian of the West, I thank You for for attending my Croning ritual. Go if You must, stay if You will. I bid You hail, and farewell.


Guardian of the South, I thank You for for attending my Croning ritual. Go if You must, stay if You will. I bid You hail, and farewell.


Guardian of the East, I thank You for for attending my Croning ritual. Go if You must, stay if You will. I bid You hail, and farewell.


Open the circle
As Above, So Below.
As without, so within the circle is open but unbroken.
So mote it be!


Share in celebrating with others…
May the feasting begin to celebrate this joyous occasion of my Croning.





Crone Goddesses
NAMES: Crone, Cerridwen (Celtic), Hecate or Hekate (Greek), Carravogue (Goddess of winter County Meath Ireland), Mórrígan or Morrigu (Celtic), Nemglan (Irish battle goddess), Ala (Nigerian), Ama No Uzumi (Japanese), Asase Yaa (West African), Annis (Celtic, later turned into various evil fairies or ghosts such as Black Ann and others), Badb (Irish), Baubo (Greek). Baba Yaga (Russian), Tripura Bhairavi (Tantric), Cailleac Bhuer (Celtic), The Corrigan (from Cornwall to Breton, France), Elli (Nordic), Grandmother Spiderwoman (Native American), The Hyldermoder (Scandinavia), The Leanansidhe (Isle of Man), Oya (Yoruba), The Muireartach (Scottish Highlands), Changing Woman (Navaho), Ereshkigal (Sumerian), Estsanatlehi (Native American), Kalma (Finnish), Lara (Roman), Lilith (Hebrew), Macha (Irish), Mother Holle (German), Nicneven (Celtic), Sedna (Inuit), Xochi Quetzal (Aztec), The Wyrd, Nox or Nyx (Greek), Snow Queen (versions in Sweden & Japan), Queen of Shadows, Nightmare, Hag, the Wicked Witch.


SYMBOLS FOR THE ALTAR: (Depending on the culture) Caldron, Owl, Snow and or winter, Yew tree, Dogs, Darkness, Waning Moon, Dark Moon, Cat, Frog, Raven, Snake, Spider, Ghosts, Triquette, Triple Spiral


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Updated: 20 May, 2016

Hecate, the Crone Goddess