Festival of Fides Fides, the Roman Goddess of Faithfulness.
Day of St.Theresa who is Oya in the Santeria/Yoruba pantheon. She is the Maiden Goddess of change and the Underworld.
Feast of Mary in the Byzantine Church calendar.
St.Thersa of Lisiuex feast day,
Proerosia- Greek festival in which fruits of all the harvest were offered to Goddess Demeter.
The Goddess month of Mala ends.
Monkey God Birthday in Singapore, healer, bringer of easeful death.
The second of the of the Moon/month is Selene’s.
Holy Guardian Angels/Guiding Spirits Day
Festival of Dionysus/ Bacchus (God of Wine and Mirth-Making),
Goddess Month of Hathor.
Native American Hopi ceremony Marawu,
Love Goddesses Astarte, Aphrodite, Freya, Venus, Xochiquetzal, Oshun, Spider Woman, Changing Woman, Copper Woman women’s fertility and sexuality rituals to assure life and for healing, dedicated.
St. Dionysus In the Church calendar, a transforming of the pagan God of wine and forerunner of Christ.
St. Clare in Italy, who is also Oddudua, Santeria mother of the Gods and
Animal and Earth Goddesses world day for animals.
Demeter/Ceres-Jejunium Cereris, fast day In Rome,
Francis of Assisi feast day.
Tewa Deer Dance--celebrating the cosmic duality of feminine and masculine. The Tewa recognize gender equality and honor both male and female ancestors.
Mania. a time for remembrance of departed ancestors. On the second
day of this festival, spirits may return from the netherworld.
Byzantine Day of the Holy Spirit, for Sophia, Sephira, Athena, Minerva, the Shekinah, Mary.
Rumanian Dionysiad, wine festival for Dionysus/Bacchus, Ariadne and Maenads.
Old Woman(Lithuanian Corn-Goddess)
Virgin of Zapopan, Rain Goddess In Mexico, She is Mary, Chalchiuhtlique,
Changing Woman, Yemaya.
The sixth day of the Moon/month belongs to Artemis, as ruler of animals.
St. Faith feast day.
Thesmophoria- Greek festival commemorating the transformation of Goddess Kore (Queen of the Living) into Persephone (Queen of the Dead). She abandoned Her Mother, Goddess Demeter, and eloped to Elysium with Her partner, God Dionysos/Plouton, accompanied by Goddess Hekate and spirits of the dead. 6-9
Nones of October.
Festival of Pallas Athena and Victoria, deities of success and triumph.
New Year in ancient Sumer, dedicated to the Goddess Bau, a Sky Goddess.
Galungan in Bali, New Year and feast of the dead.
The Oshophoria in Greece, the Bearing of Green Branches to commemorate Thesus’
The day is for Minerva and Bacchus.
Festival of High Places
Wima’Kwari in Mexico,
green squash festival of Ojos de Dios (God’s Eye). The eye of God symbol has feminine roots in Maat, Medusa, Aya, the Eye Goddess and All-seeing Eye, a symbol of blessing in origin.
Day of Felicitas- (Roman Goddess who Bestowed Good Luck upon Mortals),
St. Cipriano feast day.
St. Louis Bertrand feast day.
Winter Nights-Festival at the beginning of the Norse Winter. Offerings are made to the Deities, particularly the Norns; and the ancestors are remembered 9-15
Virgin del Pilar, the Virgin of the Pillar In Spain. She is Mary, Guadualupe.
The tenth day of the Moon/month belongs to Anahit or Anaitas, and to White Buffalo Calf Woman.
St. Gereon feast day.
Festival of Light
Vinalia, festival in Rome of testing of the new wine. Sacred to Bacchus.
Thesmophoria for Demeter and Persephone In Greece and Rome, a festival of women’s rights. Oct. 11-13 Day one is the Kathodos and Anados, the downgoing and upcoming of Persephone.
Old Lady of the Elder Trees(Germany and Denmark),
The Thesmophoria, the second day. Nesteia, fasting, the barrenness
of the Earth, Demeter’s mourning for Persephone. The Thesmophoria was
Fortuna Redux (Goddess of happy journeys and safe returns)
The runic half-month of Wyn begins.
Fontinalia, the Roman festival for wells and springs.
The Thesmophoria, the third day, the Kallengenia, the Fair-born of Fairbirth, Persephone’s return to Demeter, the return of life to the Earth, the promise of spring.
In Portugal, the last appearance of Our Lady of Fatima, believed to have been Persephone.
Discordia Day for Eris In the U.S., Goddess of Confusion.
Winter’s Day, Vinternatsblot.
Dasin or Durga Puja in Nepal, Bangladesh, India. Victory of Durga, Great Mother Goddess, over evil. Also the Goddess as Warrior.
Apaturia- Greek festival in which newcomers and children were welcomed into the community. 14-17
Interplanetary Confederation Day
Ides of October.
Roman weapons are put away til spring.
Winter Nights, In Iceland the beginning of winter, dedicated to Freya and the Disir.
Makahki/Hawaiian New Year. Hawaiians believe the Akua (Gods and Goddesses) were created by Papa/Mother Earth and Wakea/Father Sky, who themselves were created from the chaos of Po.
Lakshmi Puji (Goddess of Fortune) in Nepal, Bangladesh, India.
St. Gall feast day.
St. Gerard Majella feast day
St. Audrey’s Day.
Hengest- Asatru festival, commemorating the fifth-century Anglo-Saxon settlement of Eastern Britain. Kanname-Sai in Japan, festival of the new grain, dedicated at Ise to Sun Goddess Amaterasu-Omikami. St. Ignatius of Antioch feast day.
Tyr(Anglo-Saxon God of the battlefield)
Pandrosos, Festival of the Greek Goddess the all-refreshing one.
In England, St. Luke’s feast day
Great Horn Fair, originally for the Horned God.
The eighteenth day of the Month/moon is Ochumare’s and Copper Woman’s.
Bettara in Japan,
Sticky-Sticky Fair for Ebisu, one of the seven Shinto Gods of good luck.
Apaturea (Greek 19-21)
In China, Chung Yeung, Festival for ancestors,
boys kite flying festival,
The twentieth day of the Moon/month is for Tonantzin and Mary.
Feast of the Black Christ in Panama and the Virgin Islands.
St. Ursula and her companions feast day.
Day of Ursula (Slavic Goddess of the Moon)
Succoth in the Hebrew calendar, harvest feast of Tabernacles,
Day of Willows for Astarte, Belili, or Aeea. Willows are also associated with Hecate. Mesopotamia
Beginning of Scorpio, dedicated to Pele.
Iroquois Thanksgiving Festival
Second day of Winter Sunday-Asatru.
Druid Feast of the Spirits of the Air, for Lilith, the Sidhe, Devis, Devas, the Angels, Carde, Dione, Diti, Gula, Maat, Minerva, Sophia, Arianrhod.
Khalkeia- Greek festival honoring Goddess Athena and God Hephaistos for their gifts of crafts and technology.] [a/k/a Hephaistia]
The twenty-fourth day of the Moon is Kista’s. spiritual knowledge.
Festival of Dioscuri, sacred to Castor and Pollux, the sons of Zeus, protectors
of sailors. Sts. Crispin and Crispinian feast days.
Chinese festival of Han Lu, the Moon Goddess and the Harvest, a mid-autumn festival.
Leave gifts for the Sidhe (faery) on the doorstep.
Festival of Hathor-In Egypt usually on the full moon. She is the mother
of the Gods and Goddesses of Egypt. Maimakterion Noumenia- Greek festival
honoring all the Gods and Goddesses.
Celtic tree month of Gort ends.
Owagit, third women’s healing ceremony for the Native American Hopi Indians. Ceremony is “Melons of the vine” woman as receptacle/womb for the seeds of life.
Allan Apple Day
Fyribod festival of forebodance, marks the beginning of winter. ,
Runic half-month of Hagal and the Celtic tree month of Ngetal symbolizing measurement and record. It is a time of seeking after and finding order.
The Isia, (Egypt) the search and recovery of Osiris, Fall ceremonies of Isis for six days. 10/28 to 11/3: Egyptian festival recalling Set (God of Destruction) killing God Osiris; Goddess Isis mourning Him, resurrecting Him, and conceiving God Horus with Him; and Osiris becoming Lord of Amenta, land of the dead. (He weighs souls against the Feather of Truth on Goddess Maat's Scale of Justice, but defers to Isis for those who fail the test
St. Jude’s feast day.
Baba and Dedo, Slavic feast of protectors of families and elders.
Baal of the Heavens(Phoenician Solar Deity)
Iroquois Feast of the Dead, or All Souls Day. (Native American).
Aphrodite and Eros Feast of Greek Deities -Day to honor love and passion.]
The twenty-ninth day of the Moon/month , the darkest Moon, belongs to Hecate.
The Goddess month of Hathor ends.
In Mexico, the Angelitos, for souls of dead children, dedicated to Death God Xipe Totec and Tonantzin/ Guadualupe Goddess of Mercy.
Part of El Dia de las Muertes (Day of the Dead) week.
St. Wolfgangs, feast day.
New Year of the Earth,
Samhain eve, Celtic/Welsh New Year and feast of Cerridwen (Goddess of Death) and Beli (the Holly King - God of the Waning Sun
Goddess month of Samhain. This feast of Samhain marks the beginning of the dark time of the year, when the veils between the worlds are the thinnest.
In Ireland, the Assembly of Tara.
Mid-Autumn/Day of the Dead/Hallowmas--Festival marking the transformation of life to death - the end of the agricultural year, departure of migrating and hibernating animals, and decay and death of vegetal and animal life. Observed by remembering departed ancestors and contemplating one's own mortality. 10/31 eve to 11/6 eve:
Old Sumerian fast recalling the descent of Inanna (Goddess of Life) to the Underworld. Ereshkigal (Goddess of Death and Rebirth) detained Her until She agreed to have Dumuzi (God of Life and Death) remain there each Winter. * 10/31 eve to 11/2 eve:
Eurydice, Hecate, Hel, Inanna, Kali, the Morrigan, Nephthys, Oya, Samia, Sedna, Tara, Vanadis