WINTER

SACRED SEASON OF WINTER

Season of the Holy Daughter as the Triple Star: She is the Star of Hope, the Midnight Star of Wonder and the Guiding North Star.

Jana: Sai Mati Sage.

Sacred Symbol: The North Star.

Element: Air.

Elemental Color: yellow.

Liturgical Color: yellow.

Direction: North.

Time of Day: Midnight.

Mystery: Adoria: The Nativity of the Holy Daughter from Her Heavenly Mother. (Here Nativity means that the Holy Daughter Emanates from Her Celestial Mother).

MONTHS:

ASTREA * (Meaning Star and Star Maiden): Nov. 28 – Dec. 25.

The practice of the Sun Wheel is observed during this month. An advent wreath may be used. It should have five candles: green, yellow, violet or purple, blue and red.

Directions shall be given at the time.

1 Astrea/Nov. 28: Light the Green candle of Wisdom.

First Sunnadi: Light the Yellow candle of Hope.

Second Sunnadi: Light the Violet candle of Faith.

Third Sunnadi: Light the Blue candle of Grace.

On Mother’s Night, 23 Astrea/Dec.20: Which begins after the first three stars appear in the sky, light the Red candle of Joy.

On the Feast of the Startide, 28 Astrea/Dec. 25th, directions shall be given for the practice of the Star of Seven shall be given at the time. (1)

FEAST DAYS:

1 Astrea/Nov. 28: The Feast of Sophia and the First Lighting of the Sun Wheel. 

15 Astrea/Nov. 12: Feast of Sai Mati Sage.

23 Astrea/Dec. 20: Mother’s Night. 

24 Astrea/Dec. 21: Adoria: (meaning Glory). The Nativity/Emanation of the Holy Daughter from Her Celestial Mother, The Holy Daughter is the Star of Hope, the Midnight Star of Wonder and the Guiding North Star.  

28 Astrea/Dec. 25: Feast of the Startide.

FULL MOON: Glory Moon.

HESTIA*: (Meaning: Sacred Hearth): Dec. 26 – Jan. 22).

Sacra Hestia. The blessing of our homes may take place on the night of the Full Blessing Moon or on any Sunnadi of the month of Hestia.

11 Hestia/Jan 5: Epiphania: The Feast of the Appearance of the Holy Daughter as the Princess of the World.

FULL MOON: Blessing Moon.

BRIGHID *: (Meaning exalted or bright one): Jan. 23- Feb. 19

10 Brighid/Feb. 1: Lucidi *: Feast of Divine Light and Feast of Brighid. The Holy Daughter takes on the Form of Soul and She takes on Fate as She prepares to carry the Light of Her Heavenly Mother through-out Manifest Reality.

28 Brighid/Feb. 19: Moura Eve

FULL MOON: Bright Moon.

  1. Startide and the ritual of the Seven-pointed star are created by ArchMatrona E. B. Cobb of the Lady of Light Chantry.