#FridayThe13th: Dominican Superstitions, Rituals & Spells

Salt? Elephants? Money? Take notes.

Magic, superstition, and religious beliefs are woven into the very fabric of Dominican culture and it’s hard to see where one ends and the other begins. It was so normalized, that in my household, no one batted an eye whenever anyone mentioned spirits or witches. Not in a puritanical, fearful way or dripping in skepticism, but with the matter-of-fact tone of someone who had been raised to see magic, wonder, and God everywhere.

Therefore, it comes as no surprise that Friday the 13th (and as it turns out Tuesday the 13th) would hold some special significance for those of us who believe in magic. It is a day where spells, potions, and prayers increase in potency—even more if the day coincides with a full moon.

So on this day, #FridayThe13th: Dominican Superstitions, Rituals & Spells

When is Friday the 13th?

( There will be other posts for Friday the 13th on our affiliated website WitchesOfTheCraft.com)

How often does the 13th day of a month fall on a Friday

2015 Friday, February 13, 2015 February 3 times in year 2015
Friday, March 13, 2015 March + 1 months
Friday, November 13, 2015 November + 8 months
2016 Friday, May 13, 2016 May + 6 months 1 time in year 2016
2017 Friday, January 13, 2017 January + 8 months 2 times in year 2017
Friday, October 13, 2017 October + 9 months
2018 Friday, April 13, 2018 April + 6 months 2 times in year 2018
Friday, July 13, 2018 July + 3 months
2019 Friday, September 13, 2019 September + 14 months 2 times in year 2019
Friday, December 13, 2019 December + 3 months
2020 Friday, March 13, 2020 March + 3 months 2 times in year 2020
Friday, November 13, 2020 November + 8 months
2021 Friday, August 13, 2021 August + 9 months 1 time in year 2021
2022 Friday, May 13, 2022 May + 9 months 1 time in year 2022
2023 Friday, January 13, 2023 January + 8 months 2 times in year 2023
Friday, October 13, 2023 October + 9 months
2024 Friday, September 13, 2024 September + 11 months 2 times in year 2024
Friday, December 13, 2024 December + 3 months
2025 Friday, June 13, 2025 June + 6 months 1 time in year 2025
Between years 2015 and 2025 this occurs 19 times. Upcoming occurrence is highlighted.

Extended list from 2010 to 2050