Wednesday 22nd July was celebrated in the First Book of Common Prayer, 1549, as Saint Mary Magdalene’s Day in the Christian calendar. When the Second Book of Common Prayer was published 3 years later in 1552, this feast day, amongst others was omitted.
Early celebrations of Mary Magdalene's Feast Day included marriage symbolism such as creating your own healing oil blends "for the marital bed”, probably including oils such as rose, sandalwood, and ylang ylang.
Apparently the original feast day venerated her as a representative of the perfect wife (church liturgy recommended readings such as Proverbs 31:10-31), so it is a day to celebrate the Sacred Feminine, maybe plant something, sew something, cook something and, of course, love something.
Image above left is TINTORETTO's Magdalena Penitente, 1598-1602, displayed at Musei Capitolini, Rome, Italy.
Aligning ourselves with the sacred feminine was considered very therapeutic, and in early Christian times Mary Magdalene was considered an excellent channel for bringing harmony and wellbeing into our lives.
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