2011

JANUARY

1st

5th

6th

7th

  • Nativity of Christ - Orthodox Christian

9th

13th

16th

17th

19th

  • Timkat - Ethiopian Orthodox Christian

19-21st

20th

25th



FEBRUARY

2nd

3rd

6th

8th

14th

15th

18-25th

  • Week of Prayer for Christian Unity - Christian

24th

  • Saint Matthew, Apostle and Evangelist - Christian

26-March 1st

27th



MARCH

1st

  • Saint David of Wales - Christian

2nd

2-20nd

  • Nineteen Day Fast * - Baha'i

3rd

6th

7th

  • Clean Monday - Great Lent begins - Orthodox Christian

8th

9rd

  • Ash Wednesday - Lent begins - Christian

13th

  • Orthodox Sunday - Orthodox Christian
  • Birthday of L. Ron Hubbard - Scientology

17th

19th

20th (Equinox)

21st

  • Norouz (New Year) - Persian/Zoroastrian
  • Naw Ruz (New Year) * - Baha'i

25th

  • Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary - Christian

28th

  • Khordad Sal (Birth of Prophet Zaranhushtra) ** - Zoroastrian



APRIL

4th

  • New Year ** - Hindu

4-12th

  • Ramayana - Hindu

5th

  • Qingming - Chinese traditional

12th

  • Ramanavami ** - Hindu

14th

  • Baisakhi - Sikh

16th

  • Lazarus Saturday - Orthodox Christian

17th

  • Palm/Passion Sunday - Christian
  • Mahavir Jayanti ** - Jain

18-21st

  • Theravadin New Year ** - Buddhist

18th

  • Lord's Evening Meal - Jehovah's Witness Christian
  • Hanuman Jayanti ** - Hindu

19-26th

  • Pesach (Passover) * - Jewish

21st

  • First Day of Ridvan * - Baha'i
  • Maundy Thursday - Christian

22th

  • Good (Holy) Friday - All Christians

23th

  • Black Saturday - Christian
  • St. George Day - Christian

24th

  • Easter - All Christians

29th

  • Ninth Day of Ridvan * - Baha'i

30th

  • St. James the Great Day - Orthodox Christian



MAY

1st

  • Yom HaSho'ah * - Jewish
  • Beltane - Samhain * - Wicca/Pagan Northern and Southern hemispheres

2nd

  • Twelfth Day of Ridvan * - Baha'i

5th

  • National Day of Prayer - Interfaith USA

9th

  • Yom Ha'Atzmaut * - Jewish

17th

  • Buddha Day - Visakha Puja ** - Buddhist

22nd

  • Lag B'Omer * - Jewish

23rd

  • Declaration of the Bab * - Baha'i

29th

  • Ascension of Baha'u'llah * - Baha'i



JUNE

2nd

  • Ascension of Christ - Orthodox Christian
  • Ascension of Jesus - Christian

8-9th

  • Shavuot * - Jewish

9th

  • Saint Columba of Iona - Celtic Christian

10th

  • All Saints - Orthodox Christian

12th

  • Pentecost - Christian

16th

  • Guru Arjan Dev martyrdom - Sikh

19th

  • All Saints - OrthodoxChristian
  • New Church Day - Swedenborgian Christian
  • Trinity Sunday - Christian
  • Timkat - Ethiopian Orthodox Christian

21st - Solstice

  • First Nations Day - Canadian Native People
  • Litha * - Wicca/Pagan northern hemisphere
  • Yule * - Wicca/Pagan southern hemisphere

23rd

  • Corpus Christi- Catholic Christian

28th

  • Lailat al Miraj * ** - Islam

29th

  • Saints Peter and Paul - Christian



JULY

1st

  • Sacred Heart of Jesus - Catholic Christian

9th

  • Martyrdom of the Bab * - Baha'i

11th

  • Saint Benedict Day - Catholic Christian

15th

  • Lailat al Bara'ah * ** - Islam
  • Asalha Puja Day ** - Buddhist
  • Saint Vladimir Day - Christian

13-16th

  • Ulambana - ** - Japan Buddhist

24th

  • Pioneer Day - Mormon Christian

23rd

  • Birthday of Emperor Haili Selassi I - Rastafari

25th

  • St. James the Great Day - Christian



AUGUST

1st

  • Lammas - Christian
  • Fast in honor of Holy Mother of Lord Jesus - Orthodox Christian
  • Ramadan begins * ** - Islam

2nd

  • Lughnassad - Imbolc * - Wicca/Pagan Northern and Southern hemispheres

6th

  • Transfiguration of the Lord - Orthodox Christian

7th

  • Laylat al Kadr *- Islam

9th

  • Tisha B'Av * - Jewish

13th

  • Raksha Bandhan ** - Hindu

13-15th **

  • Obon - Shinto

15th

  • Assumption of Blessed Virgin Mary - Catholic Christian
  • Dormition of the Theotokos - Orthodox Christian

22nd

  • Krisha Janmashtami ** - Hindu

26th

  • Lailat al Kadr * ** - Islam

29th

  • Beheading of John the Baptist - Christian

31st

  • Eid al Fitr * ** - Islam



SEPTEMBER

1st

  • Ganesh Chaturthi ** - Hindu
  • Ecclesiastical New Year - Orthodox Christian

2-10th

  • Paryushana Parva - Jain

8th

  • Nativity of Mary - Christian

14th

  • Elevation of the Life Giving Cross - Holy Cross Day - Christian

23rd - Equinox

  • Mabon * - Wicca/Pagan northern hemisphere
  • Ostara * - Wicca/Pagan southern hemisphere

27th

  • Meskel - Ethiopian Orthodox Christian

28-Oct 5th

  • Navaratri ** - Hindu

29th

  • Michael and All Angels - Christian

29-30th

  • Rosh Hashanah * - Jewish



OCTOBER

4th

  • St Francis Day - Catholic Christian

5th

  • Waqf al Arafa - Hajj Day * ** - Islam

6th

  • Dasera - Hindu

8th

  • Yom Kippur * - Jewish

10th

  • Thanksgiving - Interfaith - Canada

13-19th (13-14 Primary Obligation Days)

  • Sukkot * - Jewish

20th

  • Birth of the Báb * - Baha'i
  • Shemini Atzeret * - Jewish
  • Installation of Scriptures as Guru Granth - Sikh

21st

  • Simhat Torah * - Jewish

22nd

  • New Year - Jain

24-28th

  • Deepavali ** Hindu

26th

  • Diwali ** - Jain - Hindu - Sikh

28th

  • Milvian Bridge Day - Christian

30th

  • Reformation Day ** - Protestant Christian

31st

  • All Hallows Eve - Christian



NOVEMBER

1st

  • All Saints' Day - Christian
  • Samhain - Beltane * - Wicca/Pagan Northern and southern hemispheres

2nd

  • All Souls' Day - Catholic Christian

4-7th

  • Hajj * - Islam

6th

  • Eid al Adha * ** - Islam

10th

  • Guru Nanak Dev Sahib birthday - Sikh

12th

  • Birth of Baha'u'llah * - Baha'i

15th

  • Nativity Fast begins through Dec. 24 - Orthodox Christianm

20th

  • Christ the King - Christian

24th

  • Thanksgiving - Interfaith
  • Gkuru Tegh Bahadur Martyrdom - Sikh

26th

  • Day of Covenant * - Baha'i
  • Hijra - New Year * **- Islam

27th

  • First Sunday of Advent - Christian

30th

  • Saint Andrew's Day- Christian



DECEMBER

5th

  • Ashura * ** - Islam

6th

  • Saint Nicholas Day - Christian

8th

  • Bodhi Day (Rohatsu) ** - Buddhism
  • Immaculate Conception - Catholic Christian

12th

  • Feast day - Our Lady of Guadalupe - Catholic Christian

16th

  • Posadas Navidenas through Dec. 15 - Christian

21-28th

  • Hanukkah * - Jewish

22nd - Solstice

  • Yule - Christian
  • Yule * - Wicca/Pagan northern hemisphere
  • Litha * - Wicca/Pagan southern hemisphere

25th

  • Christmas * - Christian
  • Feast of the Nativity - Orthodox Christian

26th

  • Zarathosht Diso (Death of Prophet Zarathushtra) ** - Zoroastrian
  • Saint Stephen, Deacon and Martyr - Christian

28th

  • Holy Innocents - Christian

30th

  • Feast of the Holy Family - Catholic Christian

31st

  • Watch Night - Christian