24 January is the vigil of the feast day of the Conversion of Saint Paul.
In Cornwall in England they have the custom of breaking earthen pitchers and pots on this day to celebrate.
I love these local customs!
Jacobus Secundus – Servus Dei – Ora Pro Nobis
James II – Servant of God – Pray for Us
Stonewall Jackson the Sword of the South
Robert E Lee the Shield of the South
Akin to Marcellus and Fabius the Sword and the Shield of Rome