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Eostre

Today, Thursday March 19, is the Vernal (Spring) Equinox, the day when night and day are even. Also, the first day of Spring, thank God. The ancient English called it Eostre after Eostre, a dawn/fertility goddess. They celebrated this day with bunnies and eggs. Also pictured is the Spring Equinox Celebration at the Pyramid of the Sun in Teotihuacan Mexico.

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Epiphany is Monday, January 6th. AKA Three Kings Day or Little Christmas—referring to the 3 Wise Men. In Latin America it is El Dia do los Tres Reyes Magos. Puerto Rico has parties and more gift giving. Mexico celebrates with gift giving, special tamales, and Rosca de Reyes—King’s Bread.

 

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