Perennial Tarot

The Fourth Sunday in Lent

The Fourth Sunday in Lent is known by several names such as “Laetare Sunday” in the Roman Catholic tradition, and also as “Refreshment Sunday” and “Mothering Sunday” in Britain. Indeed, …

The Third Sunday in Lent

(3) The Emperor, stretching forth of the right hand of his Majesty, is the Arcana for the Third Sunday in Lent. The Collect We beseech thee, Almight God, look upon …

The First Sunday in Lent

It is meet that we begin Lent with a contemplation of the virtue of (14) Temperance and place her card beside (9) The Hermit, whose ruling virtue is Prudence. The …

Quinquagesima

The theme of Quinquagesima is “charity,” and as such, the arcana of the (6) Lovers is displayed during Quinquagesima week and is joined by the (15) Devil from Ash Wednesday …

Sexagesima

The Collect O Lord God, who seest that we put not our trust in any thing that we do: Mercifully grant that by thy power we may be defended against …

Candlemas

Candlemas is the day on which all the candles which will be used in the ceremonies of the church for the next year are blessed. It is also the commemoration …

Septuagesima

Septuagesima is the first of the three Sundays of Shrovetide and occurs approximately seventy days before Easter. Shrovetide is a pre-Lenten season of carnival which lasts until Shrove Tuesday. The …