Calendar of the Sun
Quinquatria Day 3: Music Day
Altar: Upon a blue cloth lay many musical instruments, blue candles, a clear glass bowl of water,
and a fan made from a bird's wing.
Offerings: Song and music.
Daily Meal: Light vegetarian meal.
Quinquatria Invocation II (to be sung)
Hail Athena, true and bright,
Sharp your blade and keen your sight,
Goddess of a Thousand Works,
Giver of the soul in flight.
Guide our touch as we reach out,
Weaver, crafter, artisan,
Guide our urge to build and make,
Guide the power of our hands.
Mentor, teacher, patient tutor,
Maker of heroes through the years
In the epic glance of history,
Giving sight to blinded seers,
Giving purpose to the wanderer,
Giving courage to the weak,
We beseech you, armored Lady,
By the Word of Power you speak,
Like the wind that blows so cold
And bright and clear through minds of grey,
Stand beside us when we falter,
Sweep our weakness clean away.
(The rest of Sponde should be spent in song, whatsoever has been chosen by the community as
the absolute best that they can do, as an offering. Songs can be solo offerings, or as a group.
Those who wish to give private offerings can play instrumental music after the main group has
[Pagan Book of Hours]