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Interfaith Holy Days Calendar

Holy Days Calendar 2013

July 2013

9 Ramadan begins - Islam
9 Martyrdom of the Bab - Baha'i
11 Saint Benedict Day - Christian
13-15 Obon - Shinto -Buddhist
15 Saint Vladimir Day - Christian
16 Tish'a B'Av - Judaism
22 Asalhka Puja Day - Buddhist
24 Pioneer Day - Mormon Christian

August 2013

1 Fast in Honor of the Holy Mother of Jesus - Orthodox Christian
1 Lammas - Christian
1 Lughnassad and Imbolc - Wicca/Pagan Northern and southern hemispheres
3 Laylat al Kadr - Islam
6 Transfiguration of the Lord - Orthodox Christian
8-11 Eid al Fitr - Islam
15 Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary - Catholic Christian
15 Dormition of the Theotokos _ Orthodox Christian
21 Raksha Bandhan - Hindu
28 Krishna Janmashtami - Hindu
29 Beheading of John the Baptist - Christian

September 2013

1 Ecclesiastical Year begins - Orthodox Christian
5-6 Rosh Hashanah - Jewish
9 Ganesh Chaturthi - Hindu
10 Paryushana Parva - Jain
14 Yom Kippur - Jewish
14 Elevation of the Life Giving Cross - Holy Cross Day - Christian
19-25 Sukkot - Jewish
22 Equinox
22 Mabon - Wicca/Pagan northern hemisphere
22 Ostara - Wicca/Pagan southern hemisphere
26 Shemini Atzeret - Jewish
27 Simchat Torah - Jewish
27 Meskel - Ethiopian Christian
29 Michael and All Angels - Christian 

October 2013

4 Saint Francis Day - Catholic Christian
5-13 Navaratri - Hindu
14 Waqf al Arafa - Hajj Day - Islam
14 Thanksgiving - Canada - Interfaith
14 Dasera - Hindu
15-18 Eid al Adha - Islam
18 Saint Luke - Apostle and Evangelist - Christian
20 Birth of the Báb - Baha'i
20 Installation of Scriptures as Guru Granth - Sikh
27 Reformation Day - Protestant Christian
31 All Hallows Eve - Christian

November 2013

1 All Saints Day - Christian
1 Samhain and Beltane - Wicca/Pagan Northern and Southern hemispheres
1-5 Deepavali - Hindu
2 All Soul's Day - Catholic Christian
3 Diwali - Deepavali - Hindu - Jain - Sikh
3 Jain New Year - Jain
4 Hijra - New Year - Islam
12 Birth of Baha'u'llah - Bahai
13 Ashura - Islam
4 Christ the King - Christian
14 Winter Lent begins to 12/25 - Orthodox Christian
17 Guru Nanak Dev Sahib birthday - Sikh
21 Yule - Christian
24 Guru Tegh Bahadur Martyrdom - Sikh
26 Day of the Covenant - Baha'i
28 Ascension of Abdu'l-Baha - Baha'i
28 Thanksgiving - USA - Interfaith
28-Dec 5 Hanukkah - Judaism
30 Saint Andrew's Day - Christian

December 2013

1-24 Advent (first Sunday) - Christian
6 Saint Nicholas Day - Christian
8 Rohatsu - Bodhi Day - Buddhist
8 Immaculate Conception of Mary - Catholic Christian
12 Feast Day of Our Lady of Guadalupe - Catholic Christian
16-25 Posadas Navidenas - Christian
21 Solstice
21 Yule - Wicca/Pagan northern hemisphere
21 Litha - Wicca/Pagan southern hemisphere
21 Yule - Christian
24 Christmas Eve - Christian
25 Christmas - Christian
26 Zarathosht Diso (Death of Prophet Zarathushtra) - Zoroastrian
28 Holy Innocents - Christian
29 Feast of the Holy Family - Catholic Christian
31 Watch Night - Christian

January 2014

1 Mary, Mother of God - Catholic Christian
1 Feast of St Basil - Orthodox Christian
1 Holy Name of Jesus - Orthodox Christian
5 Twelfth Night - Christian
5 Guru Gobindh Singh birthday - Sikh
6 Epiphany - Christian
6 Feast of the Theophany - Orthodox Christian
6 Nativity of Christ - Armenian Orthodox Christian
6 Dia de los Reyes - Hispanic Christian
7 Nativity of Christ - Orthodox Christian
12 Baptism of the Lord Jesus - Christian
13 Mawlid an Nabi - Islam
13 Maghi - Sikh
16 Tu BiShvat - Jewish
16-19 Mahayana New Year - Buddhist
17 Blessing of the Animals - Hispanic Catholic Christian
18-25 Week of Prayer for Christian Unity - Christian
19 World Religion Day - Baha'i
19 Timkat - Ethiopian Orthodox Christian
25 Conversion of Saint Paul - Christian
28 Feast of the Holy Family - Catholic Christian
31 Chinese New Year - Confucian, Daoist, Buddhist

February 2014

2 Candlemas - Christian
2 Four Chaplains Sunday- Interfaith
2 Presentation of Christ in the Temple - Anglican Christian
2 Imbolc - Lughnassad - Wicca/Pagan Northern and southern hemispheres
4 Vasant Panchami - Hindu
14 Saint Valentine's Day - Christian
15 Nirvana Day - Buddhist - Jain
16 Triodion begins - Christian
26 - March 1 - Intercalary Days - Baha'i
28 Maha Shivaratri - Hindu

March 2014

1 Saint David of Wales - Christian
2 Transfiguration Sunday - Christian
2 - 20 Nineteen Day Fast - Baha'i
3 Clean Monday - Lent begins - Orthodox Christian
4 Shrove Tuesday - Christian
5 Ash Wednesday - Lent begins - Christian
9 Orthodox Sunday - Orthodox Sunday
16 Magha Puja Day - Buddhist
16 Purim- starts on eve of March 15 - Jewish
17 St Patrick's Day - Christian
17 Holi - Hindu
17 Hola Mohalla - Sikh
19 Saint Joseph's Day - Christian
20 Equinox
20 Ostara - Wicca/Pagan northern hemisphere
20 Mabon - Wicca/Pagan southern hemisphere
21 Naw Ruz (News Year) - Baha'i
21 Norouz (New Year) - Persian/Zoroastrian
25 Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary - Christian
28 Khordad Sal (Birth of Prophet Zaranhushtra) ** - Zoroastrian
31 Hindu New Year - Hindu
31 Ramayana - Hindu


April 2014

8 Ramanavami - Hindu
12 Lazarus Saturday - Orthodox Christian
13 Palm Sunday - All Christians
13 Mahavir Jayanti - Jain
14 Baisakhi New Year - Sikh
15 Lord's Evening Meal - Jehovah's Witness Christian
15 Hanuman Jayanti - Hindu
15-22 Pesach (Passover) - Jewish
17 Maundy Thursday - Christian
18 Good (Holy) Friday - Christian
20 Easter - Christians
21 First Day of Ridvan - Baha'i
23 St. George Day - Christian
27 Yom HaShoah - Jewish
29 Ninth Day of Ridvan - Baha'i

May 2014

1 National Day of Prayer - Interfaith USA
1 Beltane - Samhain - Wicca/Pagan Northern and Southern hemispheres
2 Twelfth Day of Ridvan - Baha'i
5 Yom Ha'Atzmaut - Jewish
15-18 Theravadin New Year - Buddhist
18 Lag B'Omer - Jewish
14 Visakha Puja - Buddha Day - Buddhist
23 Declaration of the Bab - Baha'i
27 Lailat al Miraj - Islam
29 Ascension of Jesus - Christian
29 Ascension of Baha'u'llah - Baha'i


June 2014

4-5 Shavuot - Jewish
8 Pentecost - All Christians
9 Saint Columba of Iona - Christian
14 Lailat al Bara'ah - Islam
15 Trinity Sunday - Christian
15 All Saints - Orthodox Christian
16 Guru Arjan Dev martyrdom - Sikh
19 Corpus Christi - Catholic Christian
21 Solstice
21 Litha - Wicca/Pagan northern hemisphere
21 Yule - Wicca/Pagan southern hemisphere
27 Sacred Heart of Jesus - Catholic Christian
28 Ramadan Begins - Islam
29 Saints Peter and Paul - Christian


July 2014

9 Martyrdom of the Bab - Baha'i
13 Asalha Puja Day - Buddhist
13-15 Obon - Shinto
13-15Ulambana - Obon - Buddhist
15 Saint Vladimir Day - Christian
23 Lalat al Kadr - Islam
25 Emperor Haile Selassi I birthday - Rastafari
24 Pioneer Day - Mormon Christian
29-31 Eid al Fitr - Islam