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.

 

2022

January
1 Feast of Mary Mother of God Catholic
1 Feast of the Holy Name of   Jesus Orthodox   Christian
5 Birthday of Guru Gobind Singh Sahib Sikh
6 Epiphany- Dia de los Reyes Christian
7 Christmas - Eastern Orthodox Eastern   Orthodox/Christian
10 Bodhi Day Buddhist
13 Gobind Singh'd Birthday Sikh
27 International Holocaust Remembrance Day Global
February
2 Candlemas Christian
15 Parinirvana Buddhist
25 Ayyam-i-Ha Bahá'í
March
1 Lailat al Miraj Muslim
1 Maha Shivaratri Hindu
2 Ash Wednesday Christian
16-17 Purim Jewish
17-18 Holi Hindu
18-20 Hola Mohalla Sikh
19 Feast of Saint Joseph Catholic
21-22 Naw-Rúz Bahá'í
21-22 Nowruz Persian   New Year
25 Feast of the Annunciation Catholic
April
2 Good Friday Eastern   Orthodox/Christian
2 Ramadan Begins Islam
10 Shri Rama Navami Hindu
10 Palm Sunday Christian/Catholic
12 Ramadan begins Islam
14-17 Sacred Triduum (Holy Thursday, Good Friday Holy Saturday) Catholic
14 Vaisakhi Sikh
15-23 Passover Jewish
18 Easter Sunday Christian/Catholic
19 Ridván begins Bahá'í
21 Rama Navami Hindu
22 Good Friday (Orthodox) Eastern   Orthodox/Christian
May
1 Ridván ends Bahá'í
6 Vesak Buddhist
3 Ramadan ends Islam
3 Eid al-Fitr Islam
26 Feast of the Ascension Catholic
22-21 Declaration of the Bab Bahá'í
27-28 Ascension of Bahá'u'lláh Bahá'í
June
4 Shavout Jewish
13 St. Anthony of Padua Christian/Catholic
16 Martyrdom of Guru Arjan Dev Sahib Sikh
July
9 Martyrdom of the Bab Bahá'í
15 Feast of Saint Bonaventure Christian/Catholic
19-20 Eid-ul-Adha Islam
31 Feast of St. Ignatius Loyola Catholic
August
5, 6 Tisha B'av Jewish
11 Feast of St. Clare Christian/Catholic
15 Feast of the Assumption of Mary Christian/Catholic
18-19 Krishna Janmashtami Hindu
24 Paryushan Jain
September
25-27 Rosh Hashanah Jewish
October
3 Transitus of St. Francis Christian   Catholic
4 Feast of St. Francis Catholic
4-5 Yom Kippur Jewish
7-8 Mawlid-al-Nabi Sikh
9-16 Sukkot Jewish
16-18 Shemini Atzeret Begins Jewish
17-18 Simchat Torah Jewish
24 Diwali Hindu,   Jain
25-26 Birth of the Bab Bahai
26-27 Birth of Baháúllah Bahá'í
November
1 All Saints Day Christian/Catholic
2 All Souls Day Catholic
8 Birthday of Guru Nanak Ji Sikh
16 Remembering the Martyrs of the UCA Secular
24 Martyrdom of Guru Tegh Bahadur Sahib Sikh
24 Thanksgiving Federal
30 Birthday of Guru Nanak Dev Sahib Sikh
December
11/27 - 12/24 Advent Season Christian
3 Feast of St. Francis Xavier Christian/Catholic
8 Feast of the Immaculate Conception Christian/Catholic
18-26 Hanukkah Jewish
12 Feast   of Our Lady of Guadalupe Christian/Catholic
25 Christmas Christian
12/26 - 1/1 Kwanzaa Ethnic
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