Donna Henes is an internationally acclaimed
spiritual teacher, popular speaker, and award-winning
writer specializing in multi-cultural ritual
celebrations of the cycles of the seasons
and the seasons of our lives. Her joyful celebration
of celestial events have introduced ancient
traditional rituals and contemporary ceremonies
to millions of people in more than one hundred
cities for thirty-three years.
Mama Donna is the author of four books, The
Queen of My Self (Monarch 2005), The Moon
Watcher’s Companion (Marlowe & Co.
2004), Celestially Auspicious Occasions: Seasons,
Cycles & Celebrations (Perigee: Penguin/Putnam
1996) and Dressing Our Wounds In Warm Clothes
(Astro Artz 1982) a CD, Reverence To Her:
Part One: Mythology, the Matriarchy, &
Me (Io Productions 1998) as well as an acclaimed
quarterly journal, Always In Season: Living
in Sync with the Cycles. She currently publishes
The Queen’s Chronicles, a monthly ezine
and writes for The Huffington Post and UPI
(United Press International) Religion &
Spirituality Forum. Her articles for adults
and children have been syndicated in publications
throughout the United States and Canada and
globally via the internet.
is a founding member and on the Board of Directors
of the International Center for Celebration,
and she served as a children’s book
award judge for the United Nations Jane Addams
Peace Association from 1980-1988.