August 22nd

Order of the Rosy Cross

On this date in the year 1623, the Order of the Rosy Cross (a secret sect associated with alchemy and reincarnation) was established in Paris, France. The mysterious Rosicrucian brotherhood was condemned by officials of the Church as worshipers of Satan.

This day is sacred to Nu Kwa, an ancient Chinese goddess identified with the healing goddess Kuan Yin.

Pope John XXII orders the inquisition at Carcassonne to seize the property of Witches, sorcerers, and those who make wax images, 1320.