São David -
1 Março, 2020
Cultura : Nasceu em 500 na cidade de Menevia (atual Saint David), País de Gales. Da casa real, era filho do Rei Sant de Wales do Sul e neto de Ceredig, Principe de Cardigan.
Sob a direção de São Paulino, estudou e recebeu a instrução cristã inicial. Teve influência de diversos monásticos da época e tornou-se bastante rígido em relação à doutrina cristã.
Fundou 12 monastérios em Croyland e Pembrokeshire. Esses monastérios tinham regras muito duras, baseadas nos monges egípcios, incorruptíveis e inflexíveis. [Wikipedia]
Festa de São Patrick -
18 Março, 2019
Feriado secular : He was born in Britain and was captured by Celts and taken to Ireland as a slave. When fifteen, he escaped and made his way back to Britain. Later he became trained as a monk, and returned to Ireland. Mainly thanks to Patrick's influence, Ireland had an age of literacy while the rest of Europe plummeted into the Dark Ages. (shagtown.com)
Festa das Mães -
31 Março, 2019
Cartões/Flores : Mother’s day has evolved in many countries in different ways. This is because mother’s day has different origins in different countries and therefore occurs on different days in the year.
One school of thought claims that this day emerged from the custom of mother worship in ancient Greece. Mother worship which kept a festival to Cybele, a great mother of gods, and Rhea, the wife of Cronus, was held on March 15 to March 18 around Asia Minor. They insist that this custom spread around the world.
Mothering Sunday is the celebration of motherhood in the United Kingdom. It is also known as Mid-lent Sunday, Rose Sunday and Laetare Sunday. It originally comes from the Victorian practice of allowing servants to return home to visit their mothers on this day.
In the United States, Julia Ward Howe (May 27, 1819 - October 17, 1910) was a prominent American abolitionist, social activist, and poet. Howe’s Battle Hymn of the Republic was first published in the Atlantic Monthly in 1862 and quickly became one of the most popular songs for the Union during the American Civil War. After the war she focused her activities on the causes of Pacifism and women’s suffrage. In 1870 she was the first to proclaim Mother’s Day, with her Mother’s Day Proclamation. Called "Mothering Sunday" in the UK
Tempo do inverno/verão -
31 Março, 2019
eventos excepcionais : À 1 hora da manhã, hora local
Daylight Saving time (DST)