Rev. Beth Astarte is passionate about helping people connect to their inner heart wisdom and have a fully-embodied experience on their unique spiritual journey. She has over 20 years of experience working and assisting in spiritual settings. Beth first completed the Anam Cara Journey in June 2014, claiming the Triple Goddess as her archetype. She found this to be a powerful process and was honored to lead her own circle in 2015, focusing on women’s sensuality and sexuality and its innate sacredness. In 2017, Rev. Beth received her ministerial license through Anam Cara Connections. She is also a certified Our Whole Lives sexuality educator and an initiate in the Western Hermetic Mystical tradition.
About Rev. Kathleen McKern Verigin, Anam Cara Connections, Founder 2008
Rev. Kathleen McKern Verigin is a licensed and ordained interfaith minister located in the Pacific Northwest of the United States. She is a student of world religions with a special interest in indigenous cultures and specifically Celtic Spiritualty. Kathleen has designed and led 17 sacred sites tours of Ireland and Scotland. That inspired her to design and teach workshops and classes about the Celtic seasons, gods and goddesses, folklore, and rituals.
Inspired by the triple spiral found at Newgrange, Ireland, Kathleen created a nine-month program for women interested in exploring, discovering and eventually integrating a dormant archetype. Something that has been with the woman since birth and, through the nine-month mentoring Journey, finally ready to claim. Since 1998 Kathleen has led fifteen circles and mentored several students to lead their own Anam Cara Journey groups.
Prior to ministry, Kathleen enjoyed at 20+ year career in broadcasting in Portland, Oregon, working in both radio and television. She was the producer a highly rated morning television talk show and eventually became an award-winning documentary writer/producer. By degree, Kathleen is an educator and communicator. Through life experience she is an EMMY Award-winning television writer/producer, author, publicist, inspirational speaker, spiritual counselor and mentor, wife, step-mom and lover of cats and dogs.
You can reach Kathleen at firstname.lastname@example.org