Calendar: Solar & Lunar Feast Days

The LLC Calendar: Solar & Lunar Feast Days

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Between Time 00 (March 20) Feast of EASTER [DAWN] EVE, in honor of Dea Matria, the Sun Daughter, who takes the form of Nymphaea Aurora “Water Lily of the Dawn”, Herald of the Sunrise (New Day) & Rebirth (New Life)

Old Anglo Saxon Calendar: Mid-Spring Equinox Eve

1st Triskaideka: EASTER DOVE 01-28 (March 21-April 17)

Seasonal Symbol: (DOVE of MOTHERHOOD) DOVE of PEACE

1st Full Moon: DOVE MOON

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Time of Day: PRIME, Direction: EAST

Season: MID-SPRING-Element: Water Color: Blue

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Easter Dove 01 (March 21): Feast of EASTER [SUNRISE] DAY, named after [German] Matrona Austriahena “Mother of the Shining Dawn” and Anglo-Saxon] Eostre, [German], Ostara “Shining, Dawn, East, Sunrise” in honor of Dea Madria, the Sun Mother who takes the symbolic form of a “Mother Dove” and lays the World Egg [aka Cosmic Egg or Easter Egg]

Old Anglo-Saxon Calendar: Mid-Spring Equinox Day

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2nd Triskaideka: MAY FLOWER 01-28 (April 18-May 15)

Seasonal Symbol: CROWN of MAJESTY

2nd Full Moon: FLOWER MOON

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May Flower 14 (April 30): Feast of WINTER’S END/MAY FLOWER EVE

Old Celtic Calendar: BEGIN SUMMER Cross-Quarter Eve

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Time of Day: TERCE, Direction: Southeast

Season: BEGIN SUMMER-Color: Red

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May Flower 14 (May 01): Feast of SUMMER BEGINS/MAY FLOWER/BRIGHT SUMMER DAY , in honor of Dea Madria (Divine Light), named after [Roman] Maia (English) May “Majestic, Mighty, Mother, [Roman] Flora “Flower-Blossom” and [Celtic] Bellisama “Bright Summer”. Traditional Custom #1 Crowning the Queen of the May, (Flora) with a circlet of flower blossoms, Custom #2 preparing “May Baskets” of fresh flowers and secretly delivered them to loved ones [especially Mothers]. Custom #3 Dancing around a May Pole [Solar Mother], weaving a Braid of Colorful Streamers [Rainbow defused-Color Spectrum of Bright Rays of Sunlight]

Old Celtic Calendar: BEGIN SUMMER Cross-Quarter Day

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3rd Triskaideka: MERRY WEATHER 01-28 (May 16-June 12)

3rd Full Moon: MERRY MOON

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MERRY WEATHER is derived from the Old English refrain “The Merry [or The Merry Merry] Month of May”, since the first two weeks of this triskaideka are situated in the Old month [and merry-weather “fair-weather” season] of May…See 1. Poem “The Merry Month of May” by Thomas Dekker , 2. Song: “The Merry Merry Month of May” by Stephen Foster, 3. Song “The Fountain In The Park” (While Strolling Through The Park One Day, In the Merry Merry Month of May) by Ed Haley…MerryBright, Boisterous, Cheerful, Delightful, Fair, Frolicsome, Gay, Genial. Glad, Happy, Joyous, Mirthful, Sunny“, b. Weather “Air-Atmosphere-Climate-Skies”.

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Merry Weather 10 (May 25): Feast of the MERRY MAIDENS DAY, in honor of Dea Madria, in Her form as Frau Frigga “Lady Beloved”, Mistress of the Sky (Heavens) and the Weather, and the 13 Ladies (1 Merry Queen & 12 Merry Hand-Maidens) of Her Court…See Also: [Greek} Charis “Charitiesor [Roman] Gratiae “Graces, aka Maidens of Merriment,

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Madrian Calendar: ANTHEA DAY, in honor of [Greek] Anthea “Blossom” one of the younger Charities [or Graces].

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4th Triskaideka: FIRE ROSE 01-28 (June 13-July 10)

Seasonal Symbol: ROSE of JOY

4th Full Moon: ROSE MOON

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Fire Rose 08 (June 20): Feast of FIRE ROSE & FAIRY QUEEN EVE

Old Anglo-Saxon Calendar: Mid-Summer Solstice Eve

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Time of Day: SEXT, Direction: SOUTH

Season: MID-SUMMER-Element: Fire-Color: Red

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Fire Rose 09 (June 21): 1st Feast of FIRE ROSE/SOUTHERN GATE DAY [Latin] Janua Inferni “Gate of Fire”, the Rose-Garden Gate [Bonnie-Fire Portal], which opens in the “Firey Blossoms of “Earthly Joy

2nd Feast of SUN MOTHER/FAIRY QUEEN DAY, in honor of Dea Madria (Divine Light), as Rosa-Fiore del SoleRose-Blossom of the Sun“, named after Mother Sun [Celtic] Mather Ghrian, [French] Mère Soleil, [German] Mutter Sonne, [Icelandic] Móðir Sól, [Latvian] Māte Saule, [Old High German] Mutter Sunna. And also honoring [Celtic] Aine “Brightness, Fame, Glow, Glory, Joy, Radiance, Shining, Splendor”, aka Queen of the Fairies, and her Fairy Court;

Old Anglo-Saxon Calendar: Mid-Summer Solstice Day

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5th Triskaideka: BOUNTIFUL MOTHER 01-28 (July 11-August 07)

Seasonal Symbol: HORN of PLENTY

5th Full Moon: BOUNTIFUL MOON

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Bountiful Mother 21 (July 31): Feast of ALMA MATER EVE

Old Celtic Calendar: BEGIN AUTUMN Cross- Quarter Eve

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Time of Day: NON, Direction: Southwest A

Season: BEGIN AUTUMN-Element: Earth-Color: Green

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Bountiful Mother 22 (August 01): Feast of ALMA MATER DAY [1st Harvest], in honor of Dea Madria (Divine Light), named after [Latin] Alma “Bountiful-Nourishing” [Latin] Mater “Mother”, The Supernal SolarGenetrix, Creator and Provider” of the Grain Harvest (as well as all the Fruits of the Earth) also [Celtic] Madron “Divine Mother” and [Greek] Demeter “God-Mother”

Old Celtic Calendar: BEGIN AUTUMN Cross-Quarter Day

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6th Triskaideka: LAMP LIGHT 01-28 (August 08-September 04)

Seasonal Symbol: (OIL) LAMP of KNOWLEDGE (LAMP of WISDOM)

6th Full Moon: LAMP MOON

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Lamp Light 15 (August 22): Feast of FRIGGA de WISSENS EVE

Lucienne Calendaer: Wyrd de Wissens Eve

Madrian Calendar: Feast of MOIRA EVE

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Time of Day: VESPERS, Direction: Southwest B

Season: QUINTESSENCE II [NIGHT’S EDGE]; Element: AetherColor: Violet

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Lamp Light 16 (August 23): 1st Feast of FRIGGA de WISSENS DAY, in honor of Dea Matrona as Magna Mysteria “Great Mystery”, named after All-Mother, [Old Norse] FriggaBeloved, Dearest”, de Wissens “of Knowledge”, She Who Knows All Fates, because She Spins the Clouds (“Heavenly Waters, Mystical Secrets/Mysteries“) into Threads [upon the Wheel of Fate], and weaves them into Cloth [upon the Loom of Destiny] bringing into being, that which was-that which is-that which will be, all the possibilities of Wyrd/Werden. She, Who Lights the Lamp of Knowledge (Wisdom) within Her Children to assist them in Fulfilling their Destinies ”

2nd Feast of WYRD de WISSENS DAY, named after [Anglo-Saxon] Wyrde “Grow into” or [German] Werden “Becoming” and Ein Person des Wissens “A Person of Knowledge”

3rd Feast of NORNS de WISSENS DAY, in honor of Dea Matrona (Divine Life), Dea Madria (Divine Light) & Dea Matria (Divine Love), named after the three [Old Norse] Norns “Threads of Knowledge”, Keepers of the Threads [or Woven Cloth] of Wyrd (Old Norse) 1. Urdr “that which has come to pass”, 2. Verdand “What is in the process of happening” and 3. Skuld “that which is owed” https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wyrd

Lucienne Calendaer: Wyrd de Wissens Day

Madrian Calendar: Feast of MOIRA, [Greek] Genia of Personal Fate, DAY,

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7th Triskaideka: HARVEST APPLE 01-28 (September 05-October 02)

Seasonal Symbol: APPLE of FAITH (TREE of LIFE)

7th Full Moon: APPLE MOON

Feast of MID-AUTUMN HARVEST MOON, in honor of Dea Matria, the Lunar Daughter, who takes on the form of Nymphaea dela Note Lunare “Water Lily of the Moonlit Night

Lucienne Calendar: Full Moon closest to the Mid-Autumn Equinox

Chinese Han Calendar: MID-AUTUMN HARVEST MOON FESTIVAL, the Full Moon closest to the Mid-Autumn Equinox,

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mid-Autumn_Festival#Ethnic_minorities_in_China]

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Harvest Apple 16 (September 20): Feast of APPLE HARVEST/HARVEST HOME EVE

Old Anglo-Saxon Calendar: Mid-Autumn Equinox Eve

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Time of Day: VIGILA PRIMA, Direction: WEST

Season: MID-AUTUMNEarth-Color: Green

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Harvest Apple 17 (September 21): Feast of APPLE HARVEST/HARVEST HOME DAY, [2nd Middle-Harvest], in honor of Dea Matrona (Divine Life), named after the Harvest of Apples [Red-Yellow-Green], colors of the Sunset & Autumn Leaves; in memory of the (Welsh) Legend of the Mystical Land of Avalon (Isle of Apples), located somewhere in the far West, beyond the Sunset. It is said that this Pleasant Land is ruled by Nine (beautiful, wise and wonderful) Sisters. sometimes referred to as the Morgens “Sea Borne” There are also other legends, among the Norse, about Magical Apples of Youth and Immortality, from Idun’s Apple Orchard to Mother Holle’s Apple Tree. Each of these remind us of the Earthly Apple Harvest [Harvest Home], and of the Other World Apple Harvest, [also called Harvest Home]. One day, we mortals will go Home to that Happy Land, across the Seas, beyond the Sunset, and be allowed to partake of the Apples of Youth & Immortality from the (Green-Leafed) Apple Tree (The Tree of Life)

Old Anglo-Saxon Calendar: Mid-Autumn Equinox Day

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8th Triskaideka: BLUE SKIES 01-28 (October 03-October 30)

8th Full Moon: BLUE MOON

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BLUE SKIES is derived from the old saying “October’s Bright Blue Weather”, meaning. “Clear Skies”, because the entire Triskaideka is situated within the old month of October [in which the Atmosphere is Cool and Dry, so that the Sun and Moon and Stars are clearly visible]

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Blue Skies 01 (October 03), Feast of OURANIA DAY, named for [Greek] Ourania Skies”, the name of the Greek Muse of Astronomy. in honor of 1. Dea Matrona Supernal Great Mother of the Starry Night Skies, in her form as [Old Norse] Nótt, [Greek] Nyx, [Latin] Nox, [Egyptian] NutNight“,”, and 2. Dea Madria, in her form as “Night’s Daughter”, the Supernal Sun Mother, [Greek] Hemera [Latin] Dies Day” and 3. Dea Matria, in her form as “Day’s Daughter” a. the Supernal Sun Daughter, [Greek] Aurora , [Latin] Eos, “Dawn”, and b. the Supernal Moon Daughter [Greek] Selene “Light” aka [Greek] Mene “Moon, [Latin] Luna, “Moon”, 4. see also [Celtic] Arianrhod “Silver Wheel”…[Festival Colors: Every Shade of Blue, from Light “Cyan Blue”, to Medium “True Blue”, to Dark “Indigo Dye Blue:]

Lucienne Calendar: 1st Day of 8th Triskaideka

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9th Triskaideka: SPIRIT JOURNEY 01-28 (October 31-November 27)

Seasonal Symbol (SKY) SHIP of DREAMS

9th Full Moon: SOARING MOON

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Spirit Journey 01 (October 31), Feast of SUMMER’S END/ALL HALLOWTIDE/SAFE PASSAGE EVE [Begins 3 Day Spirit Journey, Dreaming, Guising, Remembering the Dead (Ancestors & Dearly Departed), Giving Alms and Solace to the Poor and Bereaved]

Old Celtic Calendar: WINTER Cross Quarter Eve

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Time of Day: RELIQUA, Direction: Northwest

Season: BEGIN WINTER-Element: Air-Color: Yellow

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Spirit Journey 02 (November 01: Feast of WINTER BEGINS/ALL HALLOWTIDE/SAFE PASSAGE DAY [3rd Harvest], in honor of Dea Matrona (Divine Life), named after the End of Summer and the Beginning of Winter; dedicated to the Mysterious Lady (Captain of the Ship of Dreams), who provides Safe Passage to the Dearly Departed SoulsSpirits [All Hallows “All Holy Ones”] making the Journey across the Ocean (Sea) of Dreams (Out of Body Voyages) between Summer [Waking or Living] and Winter [Sleeping or Dying] to the Far Western Isles of [Celtic] Tír na nÓg “Land of Youth”; dedicated to [Celtic] Danu “Flowing Waters”, Divine Heavenly Ancestress of the Tuatha de Danann]

Old Celtic Calendar: WINTER Cross Quarter Day

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Spirit Journey 03 (November 02: Feast of WINTER BEGINS/ALL HALLOWTIDE/SAFE PASSAGE END [ 3rd DAY, Journey’s End, SoulsSpirits, Safe Arrival in Otherworld]

Lucienne Calendar: Dream Journey’s End

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10th Triskaideka: GUIDING STAR 01-28 (November 28-December 25)

Seasonal Symbol: (NORTH) STAR of HOPE

10th Full Moon: STAR MOON

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Guiding Star 01 (November 28) Begin Lighting of the Sun Wheel

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Guiding Star 23 (December 20): 1st Feast of HEARTH-CHIMNEY/NORTHERN GATE EVE,

2nd Feast of STAR FAIRY EVE, anticipating the coming of the Star Fairy (when the light of the physical sun is at its dimmest)…Complete Lighting of the Sun Wheel

Old Anglo-Saxon Calendar: Feast of YULE Eve/Mid-Winter Solstice Eve

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Time of Day: NOCTE, Direction: NORTH

Season: MID-WINTER-Element: Air-Color: Yellow

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Guiding Star 24 (December 21): 1st Feast of HEARTH CHIMNEY/NORTHERN GATE DAY: [Latin] Janua Coeli “Gate of Heaven”, aka the Star Gate (Star-Portal), which opens in the SnowWater Crystals” of the “Starry Heavens”.

2nd Feast of STAR FAIRY DAY, the arrival of the Star Fairy: the Star of the North, the Star of Hope, the Star of Wonderthe Bringer of Gifts…in honor of Dea Matria [Divine Love].

Old Anglo-Saxon Calendar: Feast of YULE 01st DAY/ Mid-Winter Solstice Day

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Guiding Star 28 (December 25) Feast of STAR-GUARDIANS, in honor of Dea Madria [Divine Light) aka Bianca,”White“, and The Seven Divine Feminine (Planetary “Wandering Star”) Guardians, Lady Lucia (SunGoldOrange), Lady Clara (MoonSilverViolet) , Lady Valoria (MarsIronRed), Lady Maestra (MercuryQuicksilverYellow), Lady Cosima (JupiterTinBlue), Lady Gratia (VenusCopperGreen/Pink), Lady Constanze (SaturnLeadIndigo)] who herald the lengthening of the physical solar days.

Custom: 1A) Display Seven Guardian Angel (or Fairy) Figurines, Robed in each of the Seven Light Spectrum Colors [or White] with a Colored ribbon-sash, attached to a Silver Bell, next to Seven Candles, in matching Colors, (in Clear or Colored holders) arranged in a Septagram “Seven-Pointed-Star” aka Fairy Star configuration, around a Divine Lady Figurine, Robed in White, with a White ribbon-sash, attached to a Silver Bell, next to a White Candle (in a Crystal prism lotus blossom holder)

Custom 1B) Ringing the Silver Bells: As Each Star Guardian Candle is Lit [Begin with the Luciadi-Orange Candle, and continue in Day of the Week-Order, through the Cosimadi-Indigo Candle, ending with the Divine Lady Candle], pick up the Guardian Angel (or Lady) Figurine and Ring the Silver Bell

Custom 2) Display a Crystal Prism (Any Shape: Sphere, Geometric, Angel or Fairy) in a window, which catches the rays of the Sun, and forms a Rainbow of Light on a White Surface.

Old Anglo-Saxon Calendar: Feast of YULE Day 5th /Sun Begins to Move Again Day

Madrian Calendar: Feast of the GENIAE of the Seven Spheres

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11th Triskaideka: HOLLE’S HEARTH 01-28 (December 26-January 22)

11th Full Moon: HEARTH MOON

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Holle’s Hearth 06 (December 31) Feast of MOTHER HOLLE EVE

Old Anglo-Saxon Calender: YULE 11th EVE

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Holle’s Hearth 07 (January 01): Feast of MOTHER HOLLE DAY, in honor of Dea Matrona (Divine Life), named after [German] Mother Holle “beloved of everyone” aka Holda “benevolent, kind, gracious”, Gode “good”, Berchta “bright, luminous, shining”; Mistress of Hospitality, Keeper of the Home Hearth,

Old Anglo-Saxon Calender: YULE 12th DAY

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12th Triskaideka: BRIGHID’S WAND 01-28 (January 23-February 19)

Seasonal Symbol WAND of WONDER

12th Full Moon: MAGICAL MOON

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Brighid’s Wand 09 (January 31): Feast of FLAMES/MOTHER BRIGHID EVE

Old Celtic Calendar: BEGIN SPRING Cross-Quarter Eve

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Time of Day: MATINS, Direction: Northeast A

Season: BEGIN SPRING-Element: Water-Color: Blue

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Brighid’s Wand 10 (February 01): Feast of FLAMES/MOTHER BRIGHID DAY, in honor of Dea Matrona (Divine Life), Dea Madria (Divine Light) and Dea Matria (Divine Love) named after a. The Divine Triple Flame of Life, Light, and Love, and b. the “Triple Form” Celtic Goddess, [Irish] Brighid “High”, “Lofty”, “Elevated”, “Exalted”, who waves Her magic wand and gently warms the air, melts the snows into water, and generates the Fire of Life in plants, beneath the thawing earth, ushering in the Spring. [“Beneath the Snow of Winter lies a Hidden Light, its Glow is the Dream of Spring”]; Brighid’s Symbols: A) the Magic Wand, B) the Mantle of Protection, C) the Solar Cross, D) the Sacred Well, E) the Triple Fire = 1) Fire of the Hearth “Healer”, 2) Fire of Inspiration “Poet” & 3) Fire of the Forge “Smithy”.

Old Celtic Calendar: BEGIN SPRING Cross-Quarter Day

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Brighd’s Wand 28 (February 19), Feast of BENVENUTO: VITA, LUCE, E AMORE DAY “Welcome: Life, Light, & Love”, in honor of Dea Matrona, Regina della Vita “Queen of Life”, Dea Madria, Regina di Luce “Queen of Light”, and Dea Matria, Regina dell’Amore “Queen of Love. aka MYSTIQUE MASK, an Enchanted Ball filled with “Magic & Mystery”

Lucienne Calendar: Quintessence I [Oran Mor Part I] Eve

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13th Triskaideka: GREAT SONG 01-28 (February 20-March 19/or March 18 in Leap Years)

QUINTESSENCE I Seasonal Symbol: LYRE of LOVE (SONG of CREATION)

13th Full Moon: SINGING MOON

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Time of Day: LAUDS, Direction: Northeast B

Season: QUINTESSENCE I [DREAM TIME]; Element: AetherColor: Violet

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Great Song 01 (February 20): 1st Feast of DIVINE LIFE DAY, in honor of Dea Matrona, Regina della Vita “Queen of Life”; Color: VerdeGreen”; Metal: OroGold; Virtue: VeritasTruth”; Bird: ColibriHummingbird

Lucienne Calendar: Begin-Quintessence I [Oran Mor Part I] Day

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Great Song 15 (March 5, or March 4 in Leap Year) Feast of DIVINE LIGHT DAY, in honor of Dea Madria, Regina di Luce “Queen of Light”; Color: ArancioneOrange”; Metal: OroGold]; Virtue: BellezaBeauty”; Bird: FenicePhoenix

Lucienne Calendar: Mid-Quintessence I [Oran Mor Part II] Day

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Great Song 28 (March 19 or March 18 in Leap Year) Feast of DIVINE LOVE DAY, in honor of Dea Matria, Regina dell’Amore “Queen of Love”; Color: ViolaViolet; Metal: Oro “Gold; Virtue: BonaGoodness”; Bird: ColumbinaLittle Dove

Lucienne Calendar: End-Quintessence I [Oran Mor Part III] Day

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Great Song 29 (March 19 in Leap Years), aka LEAP DAY, after which the calendar is reset

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By ArchMatrona Ghrian Rosenhearth Bonnie-Fire