St. John’s Eve 2012, New Orleans

St Johns Eve

Sallie Ann Glassman and La Source Ancienne Ounfo celebrate St. John’s Eve with their annual Headwashing Ceremony (form of Vodou baptism) dedicated to Marie Laveau.

Friday, June 22nd, 6:30 Pm at the International House Hotel, 221 Camp St, at corner of Gravier

And Saturday, June 23rd, 7 pm on the footbridge over Bayou St John (near Cabrini High School)

Wear all white and bring a white scarf or rag for your head (It will get dirty.)

Bring an offering for Marie Laveau.  She likes flowers, blue and white candles, Creole foods, hair ribbons and hair dressing supplies (She was a hairdresser.), Vodou-esque items (Voodoo dolls, potions, gris-gris bags, etc.), or images of Marie Laveau.

For more info, call Island of Salvation Botanica: (504) 948-9961.

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