* 4/30 eve to 5/4 eve: Mid-Spring/May Day/Walpurgis–Celebrates sacred love and the flowering vegetation by gathering flowers and dancing around a Maypole.
* 5/1: Birthday of Fr. Pierre Teilhard de Chardin (1881), Catholic mystic and evolutionary who experienced the union of consciousness with all Nature. * 5/1 to 5/4: Zuni Green Corn Dance–welcoming back the Corn Maidens, who flee the land during the Winter. * 5/1 to 5/31: May originally dedicated to Old Roman Goddess Maia; later dedicated to Christian Lady Mary – Co-Redemptrix, Mediatrix, and Advocate.
* 5/2 eve to 5/6 eve (5/4 peak): Eta Aquarid Meteor Showers.
* 5/5 (11:35 p.m. EDT): Full Moon (Flower/Corn-Planting Moon). * 5/5: Mindfulness Day–Zen Buddhist day for being mindful that everything you do, or fail to do, affects all sentient beings.
* 5/6: Shepherd’s Day–Day to meditate on Deity as Lord of Animals – God as Dumuzi (Old Sumerian), Osiris (Old Egyptian), Pan (Old Greek), Veles (Old Slavic) & Shiva Pasupati (Hindu).
* 5/8: Christian feast of St. Julian of Norwich (d. 1419) – mystic who believed Deity to be Father and Mother, everywhere in everything.
* 5/12: Spring Migratory Bird Day–Day to celebrate the migration of nearly 350 species of birds between nesting grounds in North America and playgrounds in Latin America, Mexico, and the Caribbean; day to watch for migrating birds and to advocate for preservation of migratory birds and their habitat. * 5/12 eve: Vigil for lost mothers; night of mourning and healing.
* 5/13: Mothers’ Day–Day to give love and thanks to all mothers; day for all mothers to celebrate motherhood and contemplate their sacred duty to provide for the physical, intellectual, emotional, and spiritual needs of their children.
* 5/15: Dakinis’ Day–Day Tantric Buddhists make offerings to the Dakinis and Mother Tantra; day to unite will and power to manifest positive social change and environmental healing.
* 5/17 (OC 5/24): Ascension Day–Christian feast marking Lord Jesus’ ascension into Heaven.
* 5/18: Feast of Old Greek God Pan, who represents the masculine in Nature and protects men throughout their lives. * 5/18: Day Fr. Matthew Fox nailed his own 95 Theses to the door of the church where Martin Luther nailed his theses, to spur an eco-egalitarian Christian reformation (2005).
* 5/19: Old Celtic/Irish feast in which sacred healing wells and springs were adorned with flowers in honor of Goddess Brigid, daughter of Mother Goddess Danu and Father God Dagda. The Celts also threw offerings into the wells and springs.
* 5/20 (4:56 p.m. to 10:49 p.m. EDT): Annular Solar Eclipse (visible in North America). * 5/20 (7:47 p.m. EDT): New Moon. * 5/20 to 5/23: Iroquois Strawberry Ceremony–in thanksgiving for the strawberry harvest. Iroquois consider themselves kin to all of Nature.
* 5/21: Beginning of Gemini (the Twins/Lovers/Partners).
* 5/24 eve to 5/25 eve: Feast of Old Greek Deities Aphrodite and Eros–Day to honor love and passion.
* 5/26 eve to 5/28 eve: Shavuot/Feast of First Fruits–Jewish festival of thanksgiving for the first fruits of the grain harvest. Originally, loaves of bread were offered to Elohim. Also commemorates Moses’ receipt of the Ten Commandments.
* 5/28: Memorial Day–Day to honor all soldiers who fought honorably and died in war, to mourn all of war’s victims, and to contemplate all the horrors of war.
* 5/31: Christian feast of Our Lady, Queen of Heaven.