Mid-May Alternative Holidays, Brigid, Isis, Ragnar, Pentecost, Sacred Marriage

Movable Holiday:  Sometimes in May, sometimes in June:  50 Days after Easter: Pentecost & Shavuot: Annual Sacred Marriage Holiday

Movable Holiday:  2nd Sunday in May.  Mother’s Day – Day to give love and thanks to all mothers; day for mothers to celebrate motherhood and contemplate their sacred duty to provide for the physical, intellectual, emotional, and spiritual needs of their children.

May 13 – Roman Garland Day, Offering garlands to Neptune.
– Month of Hawthorn, Celtic festival of the tree.

– Our Lady of Fatima Day (Portugal)

May 14-16 Feast of Divine Love and Compassion – Source of healing and beneficence, honoring Goddess as Isis (Old Egyptian), Oshun (Yoruba/Santeria), Lakshmi (Hindu).

May 14 – Isis Day in ancient Egypt

May 15 – Cold Sophie (German)
– Festival of Vesta (Roman)
– Maia and Mercury’s Day (Roman)

May 17 – Dea Dia (Roman)

May 18  – Celtic Feast of Old Greek God Pan – Who represents the masculine in Nature and protects men throughout their lives. Men recognized the transitions in their lives and honored male fertility.

May 19 – Old Celtic Feast of Brigid – In which sacred healing wells and springs were adorned with flowers in honor of Goddess Brigid, daughter of Mother Goddess Danu and Father God Dagda.

May 20 – Mjollnir (Germanic, Teutonic, heathen)

May 21 – Dark/Bright Mother Goddesses Day – Kali / Parvati and Hecate / Demeter.

– Plato’s Birthday

May 22 – Ragnar Lodbrok’s day (Norse Heathen)

May 23   – Semik (Russian)

Hermes Trismegistus famed founder of Hermetic philosophy and writer of the Emerald Tablet as above so belowMay 24 – Day of the Three Maries (significant to Mary Magdalene and Grail Christianity)

– Feast Day of Hermes Trismegistus

– Celtic Festival to the Three Mothers

– Greek Celebration of the Horae

 

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