Upcoming Religious Observances

The eve before Saint Martins day

The eve before Saint Martins day

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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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Hanukkah

Hanukkah

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

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Holy Innocents Day

Holy Innocents 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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World Religion Day

World Religion Day

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

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National Bible Day

National Bible Day

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Fastelavn

Fastelavn

Find out the dates, history and traditions of Fastelavn

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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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Vesak, the Day of the Full Moon 

Vesak, the Day of the Full Moon 

Find out the dates, history and traditions of Vesak, the Day of the Full Moon 

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National Day of Prayer

National Day of Prayer

Each year since 1957, the president has signed a proclamation encouraging all Americans to pray on this day.

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Saviour of the Apple Feast Day

Saviour of the Apple Feast Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of Saviour of the Apple Feast Day

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Schwenkfelder Thanksgiving

Schwenkfelder Thanksgiving

The Schwenkfelder Church is a small American Christian body rooted in the 16th-century Protestant Reformation teachings of Caspar Schwenkfeld von Ossig.

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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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