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The Moon Phases

Working With The Moon
Every Witch should know which days to work and which to take off. Which moon phases are best for what kind of casting and which are for rest. These guidelines are not cast in stone and certainly if you have a friend in dire need of healing, you don't need to wait until the next Waxing Moon to cast. But when possible and for the best results here's the Moon Phase Calendar for this year to help you plan your work.
Grand Mother Moon:
Additional reading:
 Moon Phase Calendar 
 Workings With The Moon   
 The Monthly Full Moon / Moon Names
 Lunar Calendars - A Short History
News For The 2015 Calendar And Beyond:
2014 marked the last year I provided an update to the moon phase calendar. You can view all the calendars we provided here on Pagan's Path in our Moon Phase Archive.

With the advent of technology and "smart devices", better moon phase apps  have become available and our moon calendar has become obsolete. These new apps do a great job of personalizing phases and events for your specific location and notifying you of phase changes.
If you have a tablet or smart phone, I have a couple of apps on my phone that I use throughout the year that you might like. I have a reminder set for a few days before a moon phase change so I have time to get ready for a ritual or make plans for an Esbat ceremony I might be officiating. Between my two favorite apps, I never miss a phase change or a daily event.
I gave a critique of these apps on my blog Springwolf Reflections in December 2012. So check out Sun & Moon Watching On Your Phone for more info.  I will do my best to continue an updated critique of apps as they become available.

For now, my favorite Moon Phase app is Moon Phase Pro by Udell. At the time I acquired the app, it was selling for .99 cents.

But if you want to do more than watch the moon and include the Sun and the planets, check my article to help you decide which one is right for you. As of this writing I like an app called Sundroid by Visalia Mobile Ltd.  I prefer the pro version: Sundroid Pro $2.99 at the time of this writing. They had a FREE version, but it seems they are no longer offering that. Which is a shame.
For those of you who have relied on the Pagan's Path yearly Phase calendar, I'd like to say thank you so much for your support and for relying on us here to help you through the year!

Many Blessings,

If you don't have a smart device, you can still follow the moon phase online through

My favorite Moon App
Moon Phase Pro by Udell
can be found on GooglePlay.
Moon Phase Pro

Check out my app review
Sun & Moon Watching
On Your Phone

for more info and options

1, Sun & Moon Watching On Your Phone,
2014 Farmers Almanac,
US Navel Observatory: Astronomical Information; Sun and Moon Data; Earth's Seasons
NASA Eclipse Website,, Greenwich Mean Time Converter, Time Zone Converter
Created:  11.01.1999            Updated: 12.23.2014