Just as St. Francis and the Sultan found common ground through their belief in God, Alvernia is an inclusive community welcoming individuals from all faiths and backgrounds.

 

Please use this calendar to learn about the days sacred to our respective religions. Please share and promote interfaith dialogue.

 

2020 - 2021

July
9-10 Martyrdom of the Bob Bahá'í
29-30 Tisha B'Av Begins Jewish
30-31 Eid-ul-Adha Islam
31 Feast of St. Ignatius Loyola Christian/Catholic
August
11 Feast of St. Clare Christian/Catholic
11 Krishna Janmashtami Hindu
15 Feast of the Assumption of Mary Christian/Catholic
16-23 Paryushan Jain
September
18-20 Rosh Hashanah Jewish
27-28 Yom Kippur Jewish
October
2-9 Sukkot Jewish
3 Transitus of St. Francis Christian Catholic
4 Feast of St. Francis Catholic
9 Shemini Atzeret Begins Jewish
10-11 Simchat Torah Jewish
11 Shemini Atzeret Ends Jewish
28-29 Birth of the Bab Bahá'í
30 Birth of Baháúllah Bahá'í
November
1 All Saints Day Christian/Catholic
2 All Souls Day Catholic
14 Diwali Hindu, Jain
16 Remembering the Martyrs of the UCA Secular
24 Martyrdom of Guru Tegh Bahadur Sahib Sikh
26 Thanksgiving Federal
29 Birthday of Guru Nanak Dev Sahib Sikh
December
11/29 - 12/24 Advent Season Christian
3 Feast of St. Francis Xavier Christian/Catholic
8 Bodhi Day Buddhist
8 Feast of the Immaculate Conception Christian/Catholic
10-18 Hanukkah Jewish
12 Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe Christian Catholic
12 Mawlid-al-Nabi Sikh
25 Christmas Christian
12/26 - 1/1 Kwanzaa Ethnic
January
1 Feast of Mary Mother of God Catholic
5 Birthday of Guru Gobind Singh Sahib Islam
7 Christmas - Eastern Orthodox Eastern Orthodox/Christian
20 Bodhi Day Buddhist
February
17 Ash Wednesday Catholic
25 Purim begins Jewish
26 Purim ends Jewish
March
11 Maha Shivaratri Hindu
15 Shri Ramakrishna Jayanti Hindu
20 Naw-Rúz Bahá'í
21-22 Nowruz Persian
25 Feast of the Annunciation Catholic
27 Passover begins Jewish
28 Palm Sunday Eastern Orthodox/Christian
April
2 Good Friday Eastern Orthodox/Christian
4 Easter Catholic
4 Passover ends Jewish
8 Vesak Buddhist
12 Ramadan begins Islam
14 Vaisakhi Sikh
20 Ridván begins Bahá'í
21 Rama Navami Hindu
30 Good Friday (Orthodox) Eastern Orthodox/Christian
May
1 Ridván ends Bahá'í
11 Ramadan ends Islam
12-13 Eid al-Fitr Islam
13 Feast of the Ascension Catholic
16-18 Shavuot Jewish
22-21 Declaration of the Bab Bahá'í
27-28 Ascension of Bahá'u'lláh Bahá'í
June
13 St. Anthony of Padua Christian/Catholic
16 Martyrdom of Guru Arjan Dev Sahib Sikh
July    
9-10 Martyrdom of the Bab Bahá'í
15 Feast of Saint Bonaventure Christian/Catholic
17-18 Tisha B'Av Jewish
19-20 Eid-ul-Adha Islam
31 Feast of St. Ignatius Loyola Catholic
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