AGF 73 – Circles of Concentration in Ritual


Rev. Kirk Thomas, Archdruid Emeritus of Ar nDraiocht Fein  joins us to talk about theater in ritual, Druid prison ministries, reciprocity, sacrifice and more! Trout Lake Abbey

Rev. Kirk Thomas is an Archdruid Emeritus of Ar nDraiocht Fein : A Druid Fellowship (ADF) and an ordained Senior Priest in that religion. He is also the author of, “Sacred Gifts: Reciprocity and the Gods”, available on He holds a Masters degree in Celtic Studies from the University of Wales – Trinity St. David as well as a Bachelors of Fine Arts degree in Theatre Arts from the University of New Mexico and a Certificate from the Webber-Douglas Academy of Dramatic Arts in London, UK.

A resident of Washington State, USA, Kirk co-owns a retreat center and organic farm called Trout Lake Abbey, located at the base of Mt. Adams. He has built an impressive stone circle and Druidic sanctuary there. He spends much of his time traveling for ADF, visiting groves, solitaries and festivals, presenting on various topics and participating in public, group ritual.

He is also a prison volunteer, heading ADF’s Chaplaincy Support Services Committee for the Clergy Council.

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