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"Take note of, and be attentive to, such behavior as causes others to be loved by you. Then, remind yourself that by means of the same behavior you will be loved by them. Behave decently all the time, and be alert..."
 INTERFAITH CALENDAR 2006
MONTH DAY HOLIDAY
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1 Mary, Mother of God - Catholic Christian
Feast Day of St. Basil - Orthodox Christian
Shogatsu/Gantan-sai (New Years) - Shinto
5 Twelfth Night - Christian
Guru Gobindh Singh birthday - Sikh
6 Epiphany - Christian
Feast of the Epiphany (Theophany) - Orthodox Christian
Dia de los Reyes (Three Kings Day) - Christian
7 Feast of the Nativity - Orthodox Christian Julian Calendar
8 Baptism of the Lord Jesus - Christian
Waqf al Arafa - Islam
Feast of the Holy Family - Catholic Christian
10 Eid al Adha  - Islam
13 Maghi - Sikh
14 Mahayana Buddhist New Year - Buddhist
Makar Sankrati - Hindu
15 World Religion Day - Baha'i
17 Blessing of the Animals - Hispanic Catholic Christian
18-25 Week of Prayer for Christian Unity - Christian
25 Conversion of St. Paul - Christian
29 Chinese New Year - Confucian/Daoist/Buddhist
31 Hijra - New Year - Islam
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2 Vasant Panchami - Hindu
Candlemas - Presentation of Christ in the Temple - Christian
Imbolc  - Wicca/Neo Pagan northern hemisphere
Lughnassadh - Wicca/Neo Pagan southern hemisphere
3 St. Blaze Day - Christian
Setsebun (beginning of spring) - Shinto
5 Four Chaplains Sunday - Interfaith
9 Ashura - Islam
12 Triodion - Orthodox Christian
13 Tu B'shvat - Jewish
Nirvana Day - Buddhist-Mahayana
14 St. Valentine's Day - Christian
26 Meat Fare Sunday - Orthodox Christian
Transfiguration Sunday - Christian
Maha Shivaratri - Hindu
28 Shrove Tuesday - Christian
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1 Ash Wednesday - Christian
Lent begins - ends April 8 - Christian
St. David of Wales - Christian
5 Cheesefare Sunday - Orthodox Christian
6 Lent begins (Clean Monday) - Orthodox Christian
12 Orthodox Sunday - Orthodox Christian
14 Purim - Jewish
Magha Puja Day - Buddhist
Holi - Hindu
New Year's Day - Sikh
15 Hola Mohalla - Sikh
17 St Patrick's Day - Christian
21 Norooz (New Year) - Persian/Zoroastrian
Naw-Rúz (New Year) - Baha'i
Ostara - Wicca/Neo Pagan northern hemisphere
Mabon - Wicca/Neo Pagan southern hemisphere
25 Annunciation to the Blessed Virgin Mary - Christian
26 Khordad Sal (Birth of Prophet Zaranthushtra) Zoroastrian
30 Hindi New Year - Hindu
Ramayana begins (to April 6) -Hindu
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6 Rama Navami (close of Ramayana) - Hindu
9 Palm Sunday - Christian
11 Mawlid an Nabi - Islam
12 Lord's Evening Meal - Jehovah's Witness Christian
13-20 Pesach (Passover)  - Jewish
13 Hanuman Jayanti - Hindu
Baisakhi - Sikh
Maundy Thursday - Christian
Therevadin Buddhist New Year - Buddhist
14 Good Friday - Christian
Baisakhi (Vaisakhi) - Sikh
15 Lazarus Saturday - Orthodox Christian
16 Easter - Christian
Palm Sunday - Orthodox Christian
21 Holy Friday - Orthodox Christian
First Day of Ridvan - Baha'i
23 Easter/Pascha - Orthodox Christian
St. George's Day - Christian
25 Yom HaSho'ah - Jewish
30 St. James the Great Day - Orthodox Christian
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1 Beltane - Wicca/Neo Pagan northern hemisphere
Samhain - Wicca/Neo Pagan southern hemisphere
2 Last day of Ridvan - Baha'i
3 Saints Philip & James - Christian
4 National Day of Prayer - USA - Interfaith
13 Buddha Day - Visakha Puja - Buddhist
16 Lag B'Omer - Jewish
23 Declaration of the Bab - Baha'i
25 Ascension of Christ - Christian
29 Ascension of Baha'u'llah - Baha'i
31 Feast of the Visitation - Catholic Christian
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1 Ascension of Jesus - Orthodox Christian
2 Shavuot - Jewish
4 Pentecost - Christian
9 St. Columba of Iona - Celtic Christian
11 Trinity - Christian
Pentecost - Orthodox Christian
15 Corpus Christi - Catholic Christian
16 Guru Arjan martyrdom - Sikh
18 All Saints - Orthodox Christian
Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ - Catholic Christian
19 New Church Day - Swedenborgian Christian
22 First Nations Day - Canadian Native People
Litha Summer Solstice  - Wicca/Neo Pagan northern hemisphere
Yule - Wicca/Neo Pagan southern hemisphere
23 Sacred Heart of Jesus- Catholic Christian
24 Nativity of Saint John the Baptist  - Christian
29 Feast Day of Saints Peter and Paul - Christian
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1 Most Precious Blood of Jesus - Catholic Christian
6 Dalai Lama Birthday - Buddhist
9 Martyrdom of the Bab - Baha'i
11 St Benedict Day - Catholic Christian
Guru Purnima - Hindu
Asalha Puja Day - Buddhist
13 Obon (Ulambana) - Buddhist/Shinto
15 St. Vladimir the Great Day - Orthodox Christian
24 Pioneer Day- Mormon Christian
25 St. James the Great Day - Christian
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1 Lammas - Christian
Fast in honor of Holy Mother of Lord Jesus - Orthodox Christian
Lughnassad - Wicca/Neo Pagan northern hemisphere
Imbolc - Wicca/Neo Pagan southern hemisphere
3 Tisha B'av - Jewish
6 Transfiguration of the Lord - Orthodox Christian
9 Raksha Bandhan - Hindu
15 Assumption of Blessed Virgin Mary - Catholic Christian
Dormition of the Theotokos - Orthodox Christian
Sri Krishan Jayanti - Hindu
16 Krishna Janmashtami - Hindu
22 Lailat al Miraj - Islam
27 Ganesa Chaturthi - Hindu
29 Beheading of St. John the Baptist - Christian
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1 Religious year begins - Orthodox Christian
8 Nativity of Virgin Mary - Christian
9 Lailat al Bara'ah - Islam
11 New Year (Nayrouz)- Coptic Christian
14 Elevation of the Life Giving Cross (Holy Cross) - Christian
21 Mabon - Wicca/Neo Pagan northern hemisphere
Ostara - Wicca/Neo Pagan southern hemisphere
St. Matthew's Day - Christian
23 Rosh Hashana - Jewish
Navaratri begins (to October 21) - Hindu
24 Ramadan begins (through Oct. 23) - Islam
29 St. Michael and All Angels - Christian
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1 Navaratri ends - Hindu
2 Dasera - Hindu
Yom Kippur - Jewish
4 St Francis Day - Catholic Christian
Blessing of the Animals - Christian
6 St. Thomas Day - Orthodox Christian
7-13 Sukkot - Jewish
14 Shemini Atzeret - Jewish
15 Simchat Torah - Jewish
18 St. Luke, Apostle & Evangelist - Christian
Confucius' Birthday - Confucian
20 Birth of the B'ab - Baha'i
Laylat el qadr - Islam
Jummatul Wida - Islam
Installation of Scriptures as Guru Granth - Sikh
21 Diwali (Deepavali) - Hindu, Sikh
24 Eid al Fitr begins - Islam
28 Milvian Bridge Day - Christian
31 All Hallows Eve - Christian
Reformation Day - Protestant Christian
Samhain - Wicca/Neo Pagan northern hemisphere
Beltane - Wicca/Neo Pagan southern hemisphere
Deep Diwali - Jain
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1 All Saints' Day - Christian
2 All Souls' Day - Catholic Christian
5 Birthday of Guru Nanak Dev Sahib - Sikh
12 Birth of Baha'u'llah - Baha'i
15 Nativity Fast begins - ends Dec. 24 - Orthodox Christian
21 Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary - Catholic Christian
23 Thanksgiving - Interfaith
24 Martyrdom of Guru Tegh Bahdur - Sikh
26 Christ the King - Christian
Day of the Covenant - Baha'i
28 Ascension of  'Abdu'l-Baha - Baha'i
30 St. Andrew's Day - Christian
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3, 10, 17, 24 Advent - Sundays of... - Christian
6 St. Nicholas Day - Christian
8 Bodhi Day  (Rohatsu) - Buddhism
Immaculate Conception of Mary - Catholic Christian
12 Feast day - Our Lady of Guadalupe - Catholic Christian
16-24 Hanukkah - Jewish
16-25 Posadas Navidenas - Hispanic Christian
21 Yule - Christian
St. Thomas Day -Christian
22 Yule/Winter Solstice - Wicca/Neo Pagan northern hemisphere
Litha -  Wicca Neo-Pagan southern hemisphere
24 Christmas Eve - Christian
25 Christmas - Christian
Feast of the Nativity - Orthodox Christian
26 Zarathosht Diso (Death of Prophet Zarathushtra)  Zoroastrian
St Stephen's Day - Christian
28 Holy Innocents - Christian
30 Holy Family - Catholic Christian
Waqf al Arafa (Hajj Day) - Islam
31 Watch Night - Christian
Feast of the Holy Family - Catholic Christian
Eid al Adha - Islam










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