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Interfaith Calendar 2011 – 2012 We’re All Pirates! 1st 2nd 9th 13th 22nd 26th 31st 1st 2nd 14th 23rd 28th 29th

Lammas (Christian) and Ramadan (Islam - Ends Aug. 29th) Lughnassad - Imbolc (Wicca/Pagan) Tisha B'Av (Jewish) Raksha Bandhan (Hindu) Krisha Janmashtami (Hindu) Lailat al Kadr (Islam) Eid Al Fitr Begins (Islam - End Sept. 2nd)

Ganesha Chaturthi (Hindu) and Ecclesiastical New Year (Orthodox Christian) Paryushana Parva (Jain - Ends Sept. 10th) Elevation of the Life Giving Cross/ Holy Cross Day (Christian) Equinox (Wicca/ Pagan North - Mabon and Ostara) Navaratri (Hindu - Ends Oct. 5th) Rosh Hashanah (Jewish - Ends Sept. 30th) 1st Simchat Torah (Jewish) 4th Saint Francis Day (Catholic) 5th Waqf al Arafa - Hajj Day (Islam) 6th Dassera (Hindu) 8th Yom Kippur (Jewish) 13th Sukkot (Jewish - Ends Oct. 19th) 20th Shemini Atzeret (Jewish) 26th Diwali (Jain, Hindu, and Sikh) 30th Reformation Day (Christian)

1st 2nd 4th 5th 6th 10th 12th 15th 26th

All Saints Day (Christian) and Samhain-Beltane (Wicca/Pagan) All Souls Day (Catholic) Hajj (Islam - Ends Nov. 7th) Day of Arafat (Islamic) Eid Al Adha (Islamic) Guru Nanak Dev Sahib Birthday (Sikh) Birth of Baha’u’llah (Baha’i) Nativity Fast (Orthodox Christian - Ends Dec. 24th) Hijra - New Year (Islam)

5th 8th 21st 22nd 23rd 25th 26th

Ashura (Islam) Bodhi Day/ Rohatsu (Buddhism) Hanukkah (Jewish - Ends Dec. 28th) Yule and Litha (Wicca/Pagan) Joseph Smith’s Birthday (Latter Day Saints) Christmas (Christian) Kwanza (Interfaith - Ends January 1st) and Zarathosht Diso (Zoroastrian)

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1st 5th 9th 13th 15th 23rd 28th 2nd 3rd 4th 8th 15th 22nd 26th

Imbolic - Lughnassad (Wicca/Pagan) Maha Shavarti (Hindu) and Setsubum-sai (Shinto) Mawlid an Nabi (Islam) Tu B’Shvat (Judaism) Nirvana Day (Buddhist/ Jain) Ash Wednesday/ Lent Begins (Christian Intercalary Days (Baha’I - ends March 1st) 2nd 7th 8th 9th 13th 20th 21st 23rd

1st 6th 7th 8th 14th 19th 21st 28th

Gantan-Sai/ New Years (Shinto) Guru Gobindh Singh Birthday (Sikh) Mahayana New Year (Buddhist - Ends Jan. 12th) Maghi (Sikh) World Religion Day (Baha’i) Asian Lunar New Year (Confucian, Daoist, Buddhist) Vasant Panchami (Hindu)

Nineteen Day Fast (Bah’I - Ends Mar. 20th) Fast of Esther (Jewish) Purim (Jewish), Magha Puha Day (Buddhist), and Holi (Hindu) Hola Mohalla (Sikh) L. Ron Hubbard Birthday (Scientology) Equinox (Wicca/Pagan) Naw Ruz/ New Year (Baha’i) and Norouz (Persian/ Zoroastrian) New Year (Hindu), Prophet Zarathustra Birth (Zoroastrian), and Ramayanna (Hindu - Ends Apr. 1st)

Palm Sunday (Christian) and Rama Navami (Hindu) Theravadin New Year (Buddhist), Good Friday (Christian), Lord’s Evening Meal (Jehovah’s Witness), Hanuman Jayanti (Hindu), and Mahavir Jayanti (Jain) Passover (Judaism - Ends Apr. 14th) Easter (Christian) Baisakhi New Year (Sikh) Yom HaShoah (Judaism) Ridvan (Baha’I - 1st, 9th, and 12th Days Celebrated) Buddha’s Birthday (Buddhism) 1st 3rd 6th 10th 23rd 27th 29th

Beltane- Samhain (Wicca/Pagan) National Day of Prayer (Interfaith) Visakha Puja/ Buddha Day (Buddhism) Lag B’Omer (Jewish) Declaration of the Bab (Bah’i) Pentecost (Christian) and Shavuot (Jewish - Ends May 28th) Ascension of Baha’u’llah (Baha’i) July

June 16th 20th

Lailat al Mirah (Islam) and Guru Arjan Dev Martyrdom (Sikh) Solstice (Wicca/Pagan and Ethiopian Orthodox)

3rd 4th 9th 13th 20th

Asalha Pula Day (Buddhist) Lailat at Bara’ah (Islam) Martyrdom of the Bab (Baha’i) Obon (Buddist/Shinto - Ends July 16th) Ramadan Begins (Islam)

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