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Lammas (Christian)

Lammas, or Loaf Mass is a Christian holiday celebrated in some northern countries. Like Lughnadadh, the celtic holiday which falls on the same day, Lammas is a celebration of the first fruits of the new harvest.

Feast of the Transfiguration of The Lord (Eastern Orthodox)

The Feast of the Transfiguration is celebrated by many Christians but is particularly significant for the Eastern Orthodox churches. The Feast honors day in the life of Jesus when is transfigured and becomes radiant in glory upon a mountain. (Wikipedia article)

St. Rosa of Lima (Peru)

Rose of Lima became known for both her life of severe penance and her care of the poverty stricken of the city through her own private efforts. She is the patroness of Peru. Some celebrate her feast day on August 23.