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

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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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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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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National Religious Freedom Day

National Religious Freedom Day

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

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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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Tu B'Shevat

Tu B'Shevat

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

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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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Candlemas

Candlemas

Find out the dates, history and traditions of Candlemas.

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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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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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Lazarus Saturday

Lazarus Saturday

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

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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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Eid Al Fitr

Eid Al Fitr ☪️

The holiday celebrates the conclusion of the 29 or 30 days of dawn-to-sunset fasting during the entire month of Ramadan.

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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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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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Lag BaOmer

Lag BaOmer

Find out the dates, history and traditions of Lag BaOmer.

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Pentecost Sunday

Pentecost Sunday

Celebrates the gift of the Holy Spirit. It is celebrated on the seventh Sunday after Easter

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Corpus Christi

Corpus Christi

Corpus Christi is celebrated on the second Thursday after Whitsun. Corpus Christi means the Body of Christ and refers to the elements of the Eucharist

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Eid Al Adha

Eid Al Adha 🕋

Eid al-Adha, the Feast of Sacrifice is the most important feast in the Muslim calendar. It celebrates the willingness of the Prophet Ibrahim to sacrifice his son Ishmael in submission to Allah's command, before he was stopped by Allah.

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Baptism Day of Kyivan Rus

Baptism Day of Kyivan Rus ☦

Find out the dates, history and traditions of the Baptism Day of Kyivan Rus.

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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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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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