There is a Day for That! provides you with a list of observances and national days related to Religious.

Clergy Appreciation Day

Clergy Appreciation Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of Clergy Appreciation Day (or Pastor Appreciation Day or Ministry Appreciation Day)

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Diwali

Diwali 🪔

Celebrations revolve around the triumph of good over evil, purity over impurity, light over darkness.

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All Saints' Day

All Saints' Day

Pope Boniface IV dedicated the day as a holiday to honour the Blessed Virgin Mary and all martyrs

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All Souls' Day

All Souls' Day

Dedicated to the remembrance of the departed. All Souls' Day follows All Saints' Day.

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All Saints' Day

All Saints' Day

Pope Boniface IV dedicated the day as a holiday to honour the Blessed Virgin Mary and all martyrs

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All Saints' Day

All Saints' Day

Pope Boniface IV dedicated the day as a holiday to honour the Blessed Virgin Mary and all martyrs

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The eve before Saint Martins day

The eve before Saint Martins day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of The eve before Saint Martins day

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Hanukkah

Hanukkah 🕎

Observed for eight days in honour of the historic victory of the Maccabbees against religious oppression

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Sunday of the Dead

Sunday of the Dead

Totensonntag is a Protestant religious holiday in Germany and Switzerland, commemorating the faithfully departed.

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Sigd

Sigd

A holiday observed by Ethiopian Jews to commemorate their return from exile to Israel.

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Advent

Advent

This day marks the start of the period of Advent that ends on Christmas Eve.

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Anna's Day

Anna's Day

It's Anna's Day, marking the start of making the lutefisk to be consumed on Christmas Eve.

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St. Lucia Day

St. Lucia Day

Marks the beginning of the Christmas season and honours the memory of St. Lucia, an early Christian martyr.

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Las Posadas

Las Posadas

Find out the dates, history and traditions of Las Posadas in Mexico.

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Christmas Eve

Christmas Eve 🎅

Christmas Eve marks the culmination of the Advent period before Christmas that started on the fourth Sunday before Christmas Eve.

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Christmas Day

Christmas Day 🎄

Christmas is one of the most popular holidays in the world and marks the birth of Jesus Christ.

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Saint John the Evangelist's Day

Saint John the Evangelist's Day

The Feast of Saint John the Evangelist's Day and Apostle.

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Holy Innocents Day

Holy Innocents Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of Holy Innocents Day

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St. Sylvester's Day

St. Sylvester's Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of St. Sylvester's Day.

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Feast of St Basil

Feast of St Basil

On January 1 the Greek Orthodox church commemorates Saint Basil the Great, Archbishop of Caesarea in Cappadocia.

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Asarah B'Tevet

Asarah B'Tevet

Find out the dates, history and traditions of Asarah B'Tevet.

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Epiphany

Epiphany

A major Christian celebration, Epiphany is celebrated on January 6th and commemorates the presentation of the infant Jesus to the Magi, or three wise men.

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World Religion Day

World Religion Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of World Religion Day.

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National Religious Freedom Day

National Religious Freedom Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Religious Freedom Day

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The Feast of Theophany

The Feast of Theophany

In the Orthodox tradition, Epiphany is the day that Jesus was baptised

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Tatiana Day

Tatiana Day

This feast day for a 3rd century saint is also known as Students Day in Russia and Ukraine.

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National Bible Day

National Bible Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Bible Day

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World Hijab Day

World Hijab Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of World Hijab Day.

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Candlemas

Candlemas

Find out the dates, history and traditions of Candlemas.

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Tu B'Shevat

Tu B'Shevat

A Jewish festival called Rosh HaShanah La'Ilanot, literally 'New Year of the Trees'.

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Fastelavn

Fastelavn

Find out the dates, history and traditions of Fastelavn

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Ash Wednesday

Ash Wednesday

Marks the beginning of lent. Marking the forehead with ash represents regret for past sins.

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Orthodox Lent

Orthodox Lent

Great Lent marks the start of the Easter cycle in the Orthodox Christian Church

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Purim

Purim

Purim remembers the deliverance of the Jewish people from a plot to destroy them as recorded in the Book of Esther.

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Holi

Holi

Originally a harvest and fertility festival, Holi also commemorates a legend from Hindu Mythology

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Ramadan

Ramadan ☪️

Ramadan is the ninth month of the Muslim calendar. It is during the month of Ramadan that Muslims fast.

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Lazarus Saturday

Lazarus Saturday

Find out the dates, history and traditions of Lazarus Saturday.

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Palm Sunday

Palm Sunday

Palm Sunday is the Sunday before Easter and commemorates Jesus' entry into Jerusalem.

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Maundy Thursday

Maundy Thursday

Also known as Holy Thursday, Maundy Thursday commemorates the last supper and established the ceremony known as the Eucharist.

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Good Friday

Good Friday ✝️

Good Friday occurs on the Friday before Easter. The day commemorates the Crucifixion of Jesus.

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Easter

Easter 🥚

Easter Sunday is the most important date in the Christian church. In the bible, it is the day when Mary Magdalene found that an empty tomb in the cave in which Jesus had been placed.

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Orthodox Easter

Orthodox Easter 🥚

Easter is the most significant religious holiday for the world's roughly 300 million Orthodox Christians. In the bible, it is the day when Mary Magdalene found that an empty tomb in the cave in which Jesus has been placed after his crucifixion.

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