25 November 2012

25 November - Saint Catherine of Alexandria

Weather - As the weather on St. Catherine's foul or fair
                 So it will be next Februare.

                 If there is snow on St. Catherine's day, winter will be hard.

                 As on St. Catherine, so will the New Year be.

More on Saint Catherine and the celebration of her day, including the love charms, here.

Saint Catherine of Alexandria, Rogier van der Weyden, c1440.  Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna.