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Thread #131146 Message #2957240
Posted By: Crow Sister (off with the fairies)
03-Aug-10 - 06:41 AM
Thread Name: Folklore: Loaf Mass
Subject: RE: Folklore: Loaf Mass
You might well be correct there McGrath, I really wouldn't know.
I hadn't heard of the Assumption myself til a couple of days ago though, so it means less than nothing to this common person.
Otherwise the relationship Jack cites between the Roman Ceres and the Christian Mary, and how the function of Ceres continued in Christianized form is quite intriguing:
Description of how Ceres' associations were transferred to Mary