That Witch Life

Episode 56: A Witch’s Funeral Rites With Mortellus

October 26, 2020

A special thanks to our sponsors! Please see below for special listener discounts. CONTENT WARNING: Minutes 32-43 contain a survivor story involving childhood sexual abuse, religious trauma, and suicide. Minutes 44-50 contain descriptions of mortuary practices. If you or someone you love is currently experiencing abuse or thoughts of suicide, please contact the Suicide Prevention Hotline at 800-273-8255, the Trans Lifeline at 877-565-8860, or RAINN-the Rape Abuse and Incest National Network at 800-856-HOPE. Every mainstream religion has rites for the deceased. But what do Witches do? Mortellus, Priestix and mortician, joins us to talk about the elements of a Witch's funeral and why it's important to consider these things while we are living. They also share with us the journey of the deceased in the mortuary room, and a new perspective on caring for the deceased. Hilary talks about Damiana, we discuss our favorite Halloween movies, and how we are celebrating a different kind of Halloween during Covid. Plus, creepy dolls creep out the masses.  A South African listener is struggling to find a mentor in Witchcraft. What can they do? Show notes and audio transcript at  Support the show:  

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