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Catholic: religious celerations and observances

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Maundy ThursdayThursday April 13, 2017Catholic 
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Good Friday**Friday April 14, 2017Catholic 
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Holy SaturdaySaturday April 15, 2017Catholic 
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Black Saturday*Saturday April 15, 2017Catholic 
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optional holiday*Sunday April 16, 2017Catholic 
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Easter Monday*Monday April 17, 2017Catholic 
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Religious celebration (not a national holiday)**Monday April 17, 2017Catholic 
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optional holiday*Monday April 17, 2017Catholic 
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St Mark's DayTuesday April 25, 2017Catholic 
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Alicante Santa Faz Pilgrimage*Thursday April 27, 2017Catholic 
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St Prudence (Vitoria only)Friday April 28, 2017Catholic 
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San Segundo (Ávila only)Tuesday May 2, 2017Catholic 
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St Anastasia (Lleida only)Thursday May 11, 2017Catholic 
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Corpus Christi**Monday May 15, 2017Catholic 
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St Isidore*Monday May 15, 2017Catholic 
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Ascension (forwarded to Monday)Monday May 29, 2017Catholic 
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Virgin of the Sea (Santander only)Monday May 29, 2017Catholic 
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Maundy Thursday -
Thursday April 13, 2017

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Good Friday -
Friday April 14, 2017

Catholic : Good Friday is the Friday before Easter. It commemorates the execution of Jesus by crucifixion. Connecticut, Delaware, Tennessee, Wisconsin


Holy Saturday -
Saturday April 15, 2017

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Black Saturday -
Saturday April 15, 2017

Catholic : Also called Sabado de Gloria, is the day after Jesus Christ died on the cross. This is a day of mourning for people who believed in Christ when others chose to condemn Him and want Him dead.


Optional holiday -
Sunday April 16, 2017

Catholic : Easter


Easter Monday -
Monday April 17, 2017

Catholic : En 325, el Concilio de Nicea determina la fecha de Pascua. Se determinó la Luna Llena como el 14o de una lunación. La fecha de Pascua se decidió con la carta dominical y el epacta.


Religious celebration (not a national holiday) -
Monday April 17, 2017

Catholic : Easter Monday only observed by the Catholic community


Optional holiday -
Monday April 17, 2017

Catholic : Easter Monday


St Mark's Day -
Wednesday April 25, 2018

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Alicante Santa Faz Pilgrimage -
Thursday April 27, 2017

Catholic : Please check dates: http://www.santafaz.com/ 300,000 people take part in this pilgrimage which dates back to 1489, when a pilgrimage was organized to pray for rain.


St Prudence (Vitoria only) -
Saturday April 28, 2018

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San Segundo (Ávila only) -
Tuesday May 2, 2017

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St Anastasia (Lleida only) -
Thursday May 11, 2017

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Corpus Christi -
Monday May 15, 2017

Catholic : Commemorates the Last supper. Pope Urban IV ordered the observance of such a feast in 1264, and in the following century it became universal in the Western Church.
For six hundred years that feast was observed on the Thursday after Trinity Sunday, but in 1970 the new Roman Missal, while retaining that day for some countries, provided that in others the feast be observed on the Sunday after Trinity. Catholic part of Freibourg canton, Luzern, Uri, Schwyz, Obwald, Nidwald, Zug, Solothurn, Apenzell, Innerrhoden Aargan, Ticino, Wallis and Jura


St Isidore -
Monday May 15, 2017

Catholic : Isidore (c.560-636) the Husbandman (or Farmer) is the patron saint of farmers, and Madrid. When a young boy, he became discouraged with his studies and ran away from school, but he came across a steadily dripping stream of water that had worn a deep hallow in a rock, and this He succeeded his brother as the bishop of Seville, but is better known for his writings. inspired him to return to his studies. His brothers Leander, Fulgentius, and Florentian are also saints. Observed in Spain as Feast of Saint Isadore. Also celebrated in Mexican towns whose patron saint is San Isidro. (shagtown.com)


Ascension (forwarded to Monday) -
Monday May 29, 2017

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Virgin of the Sea (Santander only) -
Monday May 29, 2017

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