Holidays & Sales

May 2021

 

May 1st, 2021

-Beltane/ May Day (Celtic, Gaelic, Wiccan)

 Celebration of the fruitfulness of the earth.

 

May 2nd, 2021

- Easter (Western Orthodox Christianity) 

Western Orthodox Christians follow the Julian/ Hebrew calendar, starting 40 days prior with the Great Lent /Ash Monday.

 

 May 9th, 2021

Mother’s Day

  

 May 13th, 2021

- Ascension Day / Feast of the Ascension, (Christian)

Celebrates Jesus's ascension to heaven Celebrated on the 14th day of Easter, after spending 40 days in the desert, teaching his disciples the word of God.

 

May 16th, 2021

-Shavuot, or Feast of Weeks (Jewish)

Shavuot encompasses two celebrations, the wheat harvest in Israel and God's giving of the Torah to the people of Israel on Mount Sinai. Shavuot is celebrated 50 days after the Passover Seder from Sunday evening through Tuesday evening.

 

May 23rd, 2021

Pentecost / Whitsunday, (Christian)

 It has its origins in the Judaism tradition of the Festival of Weeks and commemorates the descent of the Holy Spirit onto Jesus's Apostles after his Ascension. Occurs 50 days after Easter / Pascha (Greek for Passover).

 

 

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