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Catholic: religious celerations and observances

Catholic: calendar of festivals and religious celebrations around the world for the current 2 months






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Candlemass*Tuesday February 2, 2016Catholic 
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Virgen de la Calle (Palencia only)Tuesday February 2, 2016Catholic 
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Fasching (banks remain open)Monday February 8, 2016Catholic 
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CarnivalFriday February 12, 2016Catholic 
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Carnival*Saturday February 13, 2016Catholic 
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Ash WednesdaySunday February 14, 2016Catholic 
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San José*Saturday March 19, 2016Catholic 
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Regional holiday**Saturday March 19, 2016Catholic 
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St Joseph's Day*Saturday March 19, 2016Catholic 
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Maundy ThursdayTuesday March 29, 2016Catholic 
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Good Friday**Wednesday March 30, 2016Catholic 
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Holy Saturday**Thursday March 31, 2016Catholic 
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Black Saturday**Thursday March 31, 2016Catholic 
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optional holiday**Thursday March 31, 2016Catholic 
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Candlemass -
Saturday February 2, 2019

Catholic : Candlemas is a Roman Catholic festival that commemorates the ritual purification of Mary 40 days after the birth of her son. The candles used in the church during the rest of the year are blessed. http://www.coppschool.lancsngfl.ac.uk/blackbar.htm?/Classwork/Classwork/calendar/candlemas.htm


Virgen de la Calle (Palencia only) -
Saturday February 2, 2019

Catholic :


Fasching (banks remain open) -
Thursday February 8, 2018

Catholic :


Carnival -
Monday February 12, 2018

Catholic :


Carnival -
Tuesday February 13, 2018

Catholic : Called 'festa móvel' in Brazil.


Ash Wednesday -
Wednesday February 14, 2018

Catholic :


San José -
Monday March 19, 2018

Catholic : Tribute to Joseph, spouse of the Virgin Mary.


Regional holiday -
Monday March 19, 2018

Catholic : St Joseph Fortaleza only


St Joseph's Day -
Monday March 19, 2018

Catholic : Known as Jum San Ġużepp, husband of the Blessed Virgin Mary. He is the foster-father of Jesus Christ. It has the rank of a solemnity in the Roman Catholic Church. [Wikipedia]


Maundy Thursday -
Thursday March 29, 2018

Catholic :


Good Friday -
Friday March 30, 2018

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


Holy Saturday -
Saturday March 31, 2018

Catholic : Paid holiday


Black Saturday -
Saturday March 31, 2018

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. Paid holiday


Optional holiday -
Saturday March 31, 2018

Catholic : Easter Saturday Christian community only