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05 April

05 April Festival of the Dead, preceded by the festival of new fire. It was fixed on the 105th day after the winter solstice, fifteen days after the spring equinox, that is to say about April 5th. It was the only important popular festival to have its date fixed according to the solar calendar. cited from Daily Life: St. Vincent Ferrer St. Albert of Montecorvino St. Becan St. Zeno St. Theodore and Pausilippus St. Derferl-Gadarn St. Ethelburga Martyrs of Lesbos Martyrs of London http://www.catholic.org/saints/f_day/apr.php
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