Holidays/Observances


JANUARY 2014

 Solemnity of Mary 
1 Wednesday 
Roman Catholic
Special Worship
 Epiphany 
6 Monday
Christian
Special Worship
Nativity of Jesus Christ 
7 Tuesday
Orthodox Christian / Julian
Special Worship
 Tu B'Shvat 
25 - 26 Friday - Saturday
Judaism
Special Worship
 Chinese New Year 
10 Sunday
Confucian/Daoist/Buddhist
Special Worship

 

FEBRUARY 2014

 Imbolc 
2 Sunday
Pagan
Special Worship
 Shivaratri
28 Friday
Hinduism
Special Worship
 

 

MARCH 2014

  The 19 Day Fast Begins 
2 Saturday
Baha'i
Food Restriction
Clean Monday 
3 Monday
Orthodox Christian
Special Worship
 Ash Wednesday (Start of Lent) 
5 Wednesday
Christian
Special Worship
Women's World Day of Prayer 
7 Friday
Multifaith
Special Worship
 Fast of Esther 
13 Thursday
Judaism
Food Restriction 
 Purim 
15* - 16 Saturday (sundown) - Sunday
Judaism
Special Worship
  Holi
17 - 18 Monday to Tuesday
Hinduism
Special Worship
 Spring Equinox
20 Thursday 
Pagan
Special Worship
  Naw Ruz (New Year's Day)
21 Friday
Baha'i/Zoroastrian
Work Restriction
 

 

APRIL 2014

  Palm Sunday 
13 Sunday
Christian/Unitarian Universalist/Orthodox
Special Worship
Baisakhi
14 Monday
Hindu New Year/Sikh
Special Celebration
Passover
14* - 16 Monday (sundown) - Wednesday
Judaism
Food/Work Restriction
Passover (Intermediate Days) 
16 - 20 Wednesday - Sunday
Judaism
Food Restriction
 Holy Thursday 
17 Thursday
Christian
Special Worship
 Good Friday  
18 Friday
Christian/Orthodox/Unitarian Universalist
Special Worship/Food Restriction
 Easter 
20 Sunday
Christian/Orthodox/Unitarian Universalist
Special Worship
Passover
20 * - 22  Sunday (sundown) - Tuesday
Judaism
Food/Work Restriction
Yom HaShoah
27 Sunday 
Judaism
Special Worship/Mourning
 Ridvan
21 - May 2 Monday to Friday 
Baha'i
Work Restriction
   

 

MAY 2014

 Beltane 
1 Thursday 
Pagan
Special Worship
 Twelfth Day of Ridvan
2 Friday 
Baha'i
Work/Food Restriction
 Buddha's Birthday 
6 Tuesday 
Buddhism - Japan, Korea
Special Worship
 Vesak
14 Wednesday 
Buddhism - Southeast Asia
Special Worship
Lag B'Omer
17* - 18 Saturday (sundown) to Sunday
Judaism
Special Worship
 Declaration of the Bab
23 Friday 
Baha'i
Work Restriction
 Ascension of the Lord
29 Thursday
Christian/Orthodox
Special Worship
 Ascension of the  Bahá'u'lláh
29 Thursday
Baha'i
Work Restriction

 

JUNE 2014

 Ramadan, 1st Day 
28 Saturday
Islam
Food Restriction
   

 

JULY 2014

 Laylat al-Qadr 
23 Wednesday
Islam
 Eid-al-Fitr 
29 Tuesday
Islam
Work Restriction
 

 

AUGUST 2014

 Kishna Janmashtami 
17 Sunday
Hinduism
Special Worship
 Ganesh Chaturhi 
29 Friday
Hinduism
Special Worship

 

 

SEPTEMBER 2014

Rosh Hashanah 
24* - 36 Wednesday to Friday
Judaism
Work Restriction
Mabon 
23 Tuesday
Pagan
Special Worship
 Navrati (Begins) 
25 Thursday
Hinduism
Special Worship

 

OCTOBER 2014

 Navrati (Ends) 
3 Friday
Hinduism
Special Worship
 Dussehra 
4 Saturday
Hinduism
Work Restriction
 Yom Kippur 
3* - 4 Friday to Saturday
Judaism
Work/Food Restriction
 Eid-ul-Adha 
5 Wednesday
Islam
Work Restriction
 Sukkot  
8* - 10 Wednesday to Friday
Judaism
Work/Food Restriction
 Sukkot Intermediate Days
11* - 15 Saturday to Wednesday
Judaism
Work/Food Restriction
 Shemini Atseret/Simchat Torah
15* - 17 Wednesday to Friday
Judaism
Work Restriction
 Birth of Bab 
20 Monday
Baha'i
Work Restriction
 Diwali 
23 Thursday
Sikh/Hinduism/Jain
Special Worship
 The Day of Arafat 
25 Saturday
Islam
Food Restriction
 Samhain 
31 Friday
Pagan
Special Worship
 

 

NOVEMBER 2014

 All Saints' day 
1 Saturday
Catholic/Unitarian
Special Worship
 All Souls' day 
2 Sunday
Catholic/Unitarian
Special Worship
 Ashura 
3 Monday
Islam
Food Restriction
 Guru Nanak's Birthday 
6 Thursday
Sikh
Special Worship

 Birth of Baha'u'llah 
12 Wednesday
Baha'i
Work Restriction

First Sunday of Advent 
30 Sunday
Christian
Special Worship

 

DECEMBER 2014

  Immaculate Conception 
8 Monday
Catholic
Special Worship
 Bodhi day 
8 Monday
Buddhism
Special Worship
 Hanukkah 
16-24 Tuesday- Wednesday
Judaism
Special Worship
 Our Lady of Guadalupe 
12 Friday
Catholic
Special Worship
 Yule 
21 Sunday
Pagan
Special Worship
 
 Joseph Smith's Birthday 
23 Tuesday
Mormon
Special Worship
 Christmas 
25 Thursday
Christian/ Unitarian
Special Worship
 Kwanzaa 
26 - 1 Friday-Thursday
African Heritage
Special Worship

 

JANUARY 2015

 Solemnity of Mary 
1 Thursday
Roman Catholic
Special Worship
 Epiphany 
6 Tuesday
Christian
Special Worship
 Nativity of Jesus Christ 
7 Wednesday
Orthodox Christian / Julian
Special Worship
 Pongal
15 Thursday
Hinduism
Special Worship

 

FEBRUARY 2015

 Imbolc 
2 Monday
Pagan
Special Worship
 Tu B Sh'vat 
3-4 Tuesday-Wednesday
Judaism
Food/Work Restriction
 Ash Wednesday (Start of Lent) 
18 Wednesday
Christian
Special Worship
 Chinese New Year 
19 Thursday
Confucian/Daoist/Buddhist
Special Worship
Clean Monday 
23 Monday
Orthodox Christian
Special Worship

 

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