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Catholic or protestant: calendar of festivals and religious celebrations around the world for the current 3 months


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Thursday January 6, 2022EpiphanyCatholic or protestant
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Monday January 10, 2022EpiphanyCatholic or protestant
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Friday January 21, 2022Regional holidayCatholic or protestant
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Saturday February 5, 2022Regional holidayCatholic or protestant
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Wednesday March 2, 2022Ash WednesdayCatholic or protestant
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Saturday March 5, 2022National Protestant & Evangelical Churches dayCatholic or protestant
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Monday March 7, 2022Regional holidayCatholic or protestant
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Saturday March 19, 2022St Joseph's DayCatholic or protestant
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Saturday March 19, 2022St Joseph's DayCatholic or protestant
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Wednesday March 23, 2022Customary holidayCatholic or protestant
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Wednesday March 30, 2022Spiritual Baptist/Shouter Liberation DayCatholic or protestant
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Thursday April 14, 2022Maundy ThursdayCatholic or protestant
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Friday April 15, 2022Optional holidayCatholic or protestant
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Friday April 15, 2022Good FridayCatholic or protestant
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Saturday April 16, 2022Holy SaturdayCatholic or protestant
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Sunday April 17, 2022EasterCatholic or protestant
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Monday April 18, 2022Regional holidayCatholic or protestant
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Monday April 18, 2022Optional holidayCatholic or protestant
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Monday April 18, 2022Customary holidayCatholic or protestant
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Monday April 18, 2022Easter MondayCatholic or protestant
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Monday April 25, 2022Civil Servants holidayCatholic or protestant
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Wednesday May 4, 2022Saint FlorianCatholic or protestant
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Friday May 6, 2022St GeorgeCatholic or protestant
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Tuesday May 24, 2022Saint-Marie de la Mer Pilgrimage in FranceCatholic or protestant
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Thursday May 26, 2022AscensionCatholic or protestant
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Saturday June 4, 2022Whit SaturdayCatholic or protestant
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Sunday June 5, 2022PentecostCatholic or protestant
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Sunday June 5, 2022WhitsundayCatholic or protestant
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Monday June 6, 2022Whit MondayCatholic or protestant
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Thursday June 16, 2022Optional holidayCatholic or protestant
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Thursday June 16, 2022Regional holidayCatholic or protestant
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Friday June 24, 2022St John the Baptist (Florence, Turin, and Genoa only)Catholic or protestant
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Wednesday June 29, 2022St Peter's DayCatholic or protestant
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Epiphany

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Thursday January 6, 2022
Catholic or protestant : The term comes from ancient Greek and means appearance . Celebrated on the 6th January, this feast corresponds to the presentation of Child Jesus to the Magi. This is the day of Jesus' first miracle, the Wedding in Cana , and the day of his own baptism Paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday

Epiphany

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Monday January 10, 2022
Catholic or protestant : The term comes from ancient Greek and means appearance . Celebrated on the 6th January, this feast corresponds to the presentation of Child Jesus to the Magi. This is the day of Jesus' first miracle, the Wedding in Cana , and the day of his own baptism Paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday

Regional holiday

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Friday January 21, 2022
Catholic or protestant : Saint Meinrad in Einsiedeln only

Regional holiday

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Saturday February 5, 2022
Catholic or protestant : Saint Agatha of Sicily

Ash Wednesday

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Wednesday March 2, 2022
Catholic or protestant : Christian observance to begin the 40 day season of Lent. Ashes are marked on worshippers as a sign of penitence. In Galicia, Spain, only in the city of Pontevedra. In some Caribbean islands, marks the Carnival period.

National Protestant & Evangelical Churches day

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Saturday March 5, 2022
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Regional holiday

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Monday March 7, 2022
Catholic or protestant : Please check with www.fasnachts-comite.ch (in German) for a list of numerous festivities. It all begins with what is known as the Morgestraich. At exactly 4 a.m., all the lights in the city center go off. Out of the pitch darkness, the sound of drums and piccolos waft through the cold night air. Closer and closer it comes, and a faint light glows in the distance. Suddenly, there they are, coming from all directions, the musicians and marchers of the city’s Fasnacht cliques. Each wears a masks. Some have small lamps on their heads. They carry painted lanterns that mock things that happend during the past year.

St Joseph's Day

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Saturday March 19, 2022
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St Joseph's Day

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Saturday March 19, 2022
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Customary holiday

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Wednesday March 23, 2022
Catholic or protestant : Mid-Lent

Spiritual Baptist/Shouter Liberation Day

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Wednesday March 30, 2022
Catholic or protestant : Spiritual/Shouter Baptist Liberation Day is an annual public holiday celebrated in Trinidad and Tobago on 30 March. The holiday commemorates the repeal on 30 March 1951 of the 1917 Shouter Prohibition Ordinance that prohibited the activities of the Shouter or Spiritual Baptist faith. Trinidad and Tobago is the only country in the world that celebrates a public holiday for the Spiritual Baptist faith. [Wikipedia]

Maundy Thursday

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Thursday April 14, 2022
Catholic or protestant : Maundy Thursday: Commemorates the Last Supper when Jesus instituted the Holy Eucharist (Lord's Supper).

Optional holiday

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Friday April 15, 2022
Catholic or protestant : Good Friday

Good Friday

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Friday April 15, 2022
Catholic or protestant : The First Council of Nicaea (a gathering of bishops in the early days of Christianity) wanted to find a day to commemorate the crucifixion and resurrection of Christ. This commemoration had to be linked to Jewish holiday traditions, since the last supper of Christ was believed to be a Jewish Passover meal. But the Jewish calendar is based on lunar and solar cycles, so the Easter celebration had to follow the same calendar.

Holy Saturday

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Saturday April 16, 2022
Catholic or protestant : paid holiday

Easter

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Sunday April 17, 2022
Catholic or protestant : paid holiday

Regional holiday

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Monday April 18, 2022
Catholic or protestant : Easter Monday In Edinburg only

Optional holiday

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Monday April 18, 2022
Catholic or protestant : Easter

Customary holiday

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Monday April 18, 2022
Catholic or protestant : Easter Monday

Easter Monday

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Monday April 18, 2022
Catholic or protestant : In the year 325, the Council of Nicée determined a date fo Easter. Full Moon would fall the 14th day of a moon month (1). Easter would be marked by the dominical letter(2)and the epactus(3). With the establishment of the equinox ne variatur on March 21, algorithms where elaborated to attribuate a date for Easter whatever the year.
Time between two consecutive new moons: 20 days 12 hours 44 minutes 2.8 - Gives a letter code for the year's calendar Age of the moon on January 1st, minus one unity, 0 being the new moon's age.

Civil Servants holiday

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Monday April 25, 2022
Catholic or protestant : St George's Day

Saint Florian

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Wednesday May 4, 2022
Catholic or protestant : Christian saint, and the patron saint of Linz

St George

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Friday May 6, 2022
Catholic or protestant : Not observed by Muslim communities

Saint-Marie de la Mer Pilgrimage in France

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Tuesday May 24, 2022
Catholic or protestant : Also takes place in Orcival, near Clermont-Ferrand

Ascension

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Thursday May 26, 2022
Catholic or protestant : Forty days after Easter, always on a Thursday. After his resurrection, Jesus appeared before his disciples and gathered them to tell them to baptize and spread the good word. He then ascended to heaven on a cloud.

Whit Saturday

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Saturday June 4, 2022
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Pentecost

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Sunday June 5, 2022
Catholic or protestant : paid holiday

Whitsunday

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Sunday June 5, 2022
Catholic or protestant : Not a paid holiday

Whit Monday

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Monday June 6, 2022
Catholic or protestant : Seven weeks after Easter Monday -Marking the day the Holy Spirit entered the disciples left behind and the beginning of their ministry.

Optional holiday

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Thursday June 16, 2022
Catholic or protestant : Corpus Christi

Regional holiday

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Thursday June 16, 2022
Catholic or protestant : Corpus Christi only in Baden-Württemberg, Bavaria, Hesse, North Rhine-Westphalia, Rhine- Land Palatinate, Saarland , Saxony, Thuringia

St John the Baptist (Florence, Turin, and Genoa only)

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Friday June 24, 2022
Catholic or protestant : When Angel Gabriel announced to Mary that she would conceive Christ, St John the Baptist also announced that Elizabeth was already six months pregnant with John, which explains that his birthday comes three months after Annunciation Day

St Peter's Day

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Wednesday June 29, 2022
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