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Days of the Month for June

 

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June 1 : The Day of the Popular Eye
Brigham Young, Mormon Leader and founder of the religious centre in Salt Lake City, born this day in 1801. 

Celtic feast day of ‘Ronan’, monk, ninth century, believed to have escaped the Viking raids by travelling to Brittany from Cornwall, England. It is said that he died on a Maundy Thursday (See Mystical WWW Easter Special for more information on this day and festival) and was buried in accordance with the custom of locating a place of rest by being placed on a cart drawn by oxen (For more information on Animal folklore see Mystical WWW Mystic’s Menagerie). Known also as a hermit, a religious festival, or pardon, occurs every six years at Locronan in the Nieve Forest. A statue marks the spot where it was said that a farmer’s wife known as Keben, having unsuccessfully tried to seduce him, struck him as he was on the cart. One of the oxen horns fell to the ground in the turmoil.

Celtic feast day of ‘Gwen Tierbron, fifth century, also known as ‘White, also known as ‘Candida’. Mother of Winwaloe (3 March). It has been suggested that Gwen was in fact a man, perhaps because it was said that Gwen had three breasts, which was believed to be the sign of a witch. 

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June 2 : The Day of the Problem Solvers
‘St. Elmo’s Day’ : Christian day of remembrance.

Queen Elizabeth II Coronation in 1953.

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June 3 : The Day of Fluent Expression
Celtic feast day of ‘Kevin’, hermit, fifth-sixth century, established an oratory, lived in the Wicklow Hills and Glendalough, Ireland where there was a monastery. Depicted as a man holding a blackbird’s nest in his outstretched hands. Believed to have been able to work miracles. Associated with Cieran (9 September) and Moling (17 June). Died 618. 

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June 4 : The Day of Critical Expertise
Eton College, Buckinghamshire, England : 'Speeches and Procession of Boats’ on the River Thames.

Giacomo Casanova, said to be the world’s greatest lover. Died on this day in 1798.

Celtic feast day of ‘Petroc’, monk, later hermit, sixth century, son of a Welsh king, instructed in Ireland. Travelled to Wales, and Cornwall. Established a monastery at Padstow which is named in honour of him, Petroc’s Stowe where he was initially buried later being moved to Bodmin. Lived with twelve companions on Bodmin Moor. Petroc has been connected with the guardianship of wild animals. Associated with the salvation of the soul from eternal damnation, saving a stag from a hunt, and linked to the story of Jon Tregeagle (See Mystical WWW Mystic’s Menagerie : Animals, Dog). Associated with Constantine (9 March), uncle of Gluvias (3 May), Conan (4 June) was a companion to Petroc.

Celtic feast day of ‘Breaca’, nun, Irish, believed to have founded a church near Helston, Cornwall, England. Practised the religion according to the work of Brigid (1 February). Accompanied Germoe (24 June) to Cornwall, England.

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June 5 : The Day of the Brilliant Path
Irish traditional celebration of ‘Sheel-Na-Gig’.

First hot-air balloon invented in 1783 made only from paper.

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June 6 : The Day of the Visionary
Celtic feast day of ‘Jarlath’, monk, Bishop of Tuam, Irish nobility, believed to have instructed Brendan (16 May). Was a disciple of Enda (21 March).

Celtic feast day of ‘Gudwal’, hermit, first Bishop of St Malo, travelled from Wales to Cornwall and on to Brittany

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June 7 : The Day of the Entertainer
Beau Brummel, dandy, born this day in 1778.

Celtic feast day of ‘Meriasek’, established a monastery at Vannes in Brittany. Bishop of Camborne, Cornwall, England. Sixth century. Associated with Gwinear (23 March). Believed to have travelled from Brittany (as written in the Miracle Play ‘Beunaus Meriasek’).

Celtic feast day of ‘Colman’ of Dromore, Irish, Bishop, sixth century, reputed to have instructed Finnian of Moville (10 September).

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June 8 : The Day of Influential Individualism
Prophet Mohammed died on this day in 632.

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June 9 : The Day of Mental Insistence
Roman festival of Vestalia, dedicated to honour Vesta.

Charles Dickens, writer, died on this day in 1870.

Celtic feast day of ‘Columcille’, meaning ‘dove of the church’, also known as ‘Columba’ of royal Irish descent. Monk, sixth century, a disciple of Finnian of Moville (10 September) and Finnian of Clonard (12 December). Associated with Donan and his companions (17 April), visited by Comgall (11 May) at Iona. Columcille is believed to have travelled with Comgall to Inverness to meet with King Brude of the Picts. Established a monastery at Londonderry on a sacred druid site, an oak grove (See Mystical WWW Trees : Oak for more information on tree folklore). Travelled to Iona with twelve disciples in 563, and established a monastery. Seen as a poet, scribe, and joint protector of cattle together with Brigid (1 February). Born as Colum MacFhelin MacFergus on 7 December, 521 in Donegal (See Mystical WWW Mystical Time : Days of the Week - Thursday). Much was written of his life by Bede (27 May), Adomnan (23 September). Colman (18 February) referred to him as ‘Father Columba’. Admired for his devout faith, wisdom and love of life. Also associated with Moluag (25 June), Brendan of Birr (29 November) and Drostan (11 July). The leaves of the plant ‘St John’s Wort’ were often connected to Columcille, said to have been named after John the Evangelist (27 December), and John (6 May), who is believed to have held this plant to be extremely important within holistic practices. Associated with Oswald (5 August), Fintan Munnu (21 October) and a distant relation of Cumine (6 October). One of the Twelve Apostles of Ireland instructed by Finnian (12 September).

A Poem by Columcille
‘That I might bless the Lord
Who conserves all,
Heaven with its countless bright orders,
Land, strand and flood.’

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June 10 : The Day of Laughter and Sadness
Under research. Mystical WWW welcomes submissions for this day. See Mystical WWW email details on ‘What’s new’ Main Index.

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June 11 : The Day of the Limit Pushers
Christian festival dedicated to Barnabas.

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June 12 : The Day of Buoyant Optimism
Under research. Mystical WWW welcomes submissions for this day. See Mystical WWW email details on ‘What’s new’ Main Index.

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June 13 : The Day of Far-off Adventure
‘All Souls Day’ : Tibetan day of prayer and remembrance.

William Butler Yates, poet, born this day in 1865.

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June 14 : The Day of Gutsy Confrontation
Hawaii became part of the USA on this day in 1900.

Celtic feast day of ‘Dogmael’, monk, fifth century, Welsh. Dogmael was believed to lend assistance when needed to help a child to learn to walk.

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June 15: The Day of Pleasant Seduction
‘St. Vitus’ Day’ : Christian day of remembrance.

The Magna Carta signed in 1215 at Runnymede. King John placed his seal upon the document as he could not read or write.

Tavistock, Devon, England : Traditional presentation of a ‘Miracle Play’ based on the life of the Celtic nun ‘Non’ (3 March), raped by Sanctus, a Cardigan prince.

Celtic feast day of ‘Trillo’, Abbot, fifth century.

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June 16 : The Day of Capital Investment
‘Night of the Drop’ : Ancient Egyptian day of remembrance.

Celtic feast day of ‘Juliot’, associated with Tintagel Celtic monastery. Reputed to be a daughter of Brychan (6 April). The village of Juliot in Cornwall, England is believed to have been named in her honour.

Celtic feast day of ‘Ismael’, also known as ‘Ishmael’, hermit, sixth century. Established a monastery at Ismael, Dyfed, Wales. Bishop of Menevia. A disciple of David (1 March), Teilo (9 February), Dyfrig (9 November).

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June 17 : The Day of Artful Force
Celtic feast day of ‘Nectan’, forest hermit, sixth century. One of Brychan’s (6 April) sons. Is said to have travelled with many people from Wales across the Bristol Channel to Devon who he would throughout his life meet on December 31. Said to have been murdered, beheaded, as his cattle were being stolen. The healing spring waters of Hartland Point, were associated with his qualities of wisdom and strength as it is said that upon his death he walked to the spring and placed his head in it for the benefit of all.

Celtic feast day of ‘Moling’, hermit, monk, Bishop of Ferns, seventh century. Followed the practices of Kevin (3 June). Believed to have been a lover of all creatures, having a fox as his closest companion (For more folklore information see Mystical WWW Mystic’s Menagerie). The ‘Book of Mulling’ has been attributed to Moling, despite later claims.

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June 18 : The Day of Financial Security
Battle of Waterloo in 1815.

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June 19 : The Day of the Spark
James I born this day in 1566, and is alleged to have given a cannabis plant to each settler in Jamestown, Virginia.

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June 20 : The Day of Ecstatic Appeal
‘Midsummer’s Eve’.

Carn Brae, Cornwall, England : Traditionally the first bonfire in chain across Cornwall is lit here to celebrate summer and welcome the sun.

Jersey, UK : Traditionally fisherman row round Le Cheval Guillaume Rock.

Traditionally this day is associated with the plant Fennel. (For more information on plants see Mystical WWW Plants).

Traditionally this day is associated with the plant Garlic. (For more information on plants see Mystical WWW Plants).

Traditionally this day is associated with the plant St. John’s Wort. (For more information on plants see Mystical WWW Plants).

Celtic feast day of ‘Govan’, also known as ‘Goban’ meaning little mouth, hermit, sixth century, Irish, murdered 20 June 670. St Goban church in Laon, France is said to house his skull. It has been suggested that he is the same person as referred to in the Celtic church as Fiacre (30 August).

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June 21 : The Day of Worldly Rapture
‘Midsummer’s Day’, the longest day according to Greenwich time.

‘Summer solstice’ : Wicca day of celebration.

This day also has associations with rural love divination traditions. (For more information see Mystical WWW Christmas Love).

Friedrich Froebel, educationalist, died on this day in 1852.

Celtic feast day of ‘Mewan’, Welsh, established a monasteries at Broceliande and St Meen in Brittany, believed to be buried here. A disciple of Samson (28 July). Believed to have accompanied Austell (28 June) to Brittany, and to have instructed Austell.

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June 22 : The Day of Romantic Exaltation
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England : Traditional ‘Coin Throwing’ at the Midsummer Fair.

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June 23 : The Day of Interpersonal Enchantment
Henry Hudson, explorer, cast adrift on this day in 1611.

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June 24 : The Day of the Blissful Wizard
‘Feast of the Sun’ : Aztec day of festivities

Christian feast day of the birth of ‘John the Baptist’.

Traditionally this day is associated with the plant St. John’s Wort. (For more information on plants see Mystical WWW Plants).

Celtic feast day of ‘Germoe’, monk, Irish. Believed to have been accompanied by Breaca (4 June) to Cornwall, England. There is said to be a village named in his honour between Helston and Marazion.

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June 25 : The Day of the Sensitive Receptor
George Orwell, socialist writer, born this day in 1903.

Celtic feast day of ‘Moluag’, monk, Irish, established a monastery at Lismore, Scotland close to an ancient sacred site on a high cairn, a place that was said to be a focus for burial rites of the Pictish kings. Moluag is known to have travelled throughout the north of Scotland and to the Hebrides on his mission work. Instructed by Comgall (11 May). Born 530. It is said that Columcille (9 June) had expressed a desire to found a monastery at Lismore before moving on to establish one at Iona. It was once believed that a cure from madness could be obtained by reciting Moluag’s name. Died 592.

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June 26 : The Day of Stamina
Native American : Iroquois, ‘Green Corn Festival’.

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June 27 : The Day of the Defensive Developer
Helen Keller born this day in 1880.

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June 28 : The Day of Emotional Stimulation
Jean Rousseau, philosopher, born this day in 1712.

Celtic feast day of ‘Austell’, monk, buried with Mewan (21 June) at St Meen.

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June 29 : The Day of Airborne Dreamers
Wingrave, Buckinghamshire, England : Traditional ‘Hay Strewing’ in Church, usually the Sunday following St. Peter's Day.

Christian festival of ‘St. Peter’.

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June 30 : The Day of Motivation
Under research. Mystical WWW welcomes submissions for this day. See Mystical WWW email details on ‘What’s new’ Main Index.