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Below is a calendar of religious holidays observed. If you would like to add a holiday to the calendar please contact chaplain@centenary.edu

View religious holiday calendar (PDF).

Fall 2021

  • August 19 • Ashura • Muslim
  • August 20 • Krishna Janmashtami • Hindu
  • September 3 • Paryushana • Parva Jain
  • September 7-8 • Rosh Hashanah • Judaism
  • September 9 • Tozm Gedaliah • Judaism
  • September 16 • Yom Kippur • Judaism
  • September 21-27 • Sukkot • Judaism
  • September 28 • Shmini Atzeret • Judaism
  • September 29 • Simchat Torah • Judaism
  • October 6-14 • Navratri • Hinduism
  • October 14 • Dussehra • Hinduism
  • November 1 • All Saints’ Day • Christianity
  • November 1 • Samhain • Pagan
  • November 2 • All Souls Day • Christianity
  • November 4 • Diwali Festival of Lights • Hinduism, Jainism, Sikhism
  • November 7 • Birth of Baha’u’llah • Baha’I’Faith
  • November 29- December 6 • Hanukkah • Judaism
  • December 8 • Bodhi Day • Buddhism
  • December 14 • Asara B’Tevet • Judaism
  • December 25 • Christmas • Christianity

 

Spring 2022

  • January 7 • Christmas • Orthodox Christianity
  • February 1 • Lunar New Year • Confucianism, Taoism, Buddhism
  • March 1 • Lailat al-Miraj • Islam
  • March 2 • Ash Wednesday • Christianity
  • March 2-20 • Nineteen Day Fast • Baha’I’Faith
  • March 7 • Ash Monday Orthodox • Christianity
  • March 16 • Ta’anit Esther • Judaism
  • March 17 • Purim • Judaism
  • March 17-18 • Holi • Hinduism
  • March 21 • Nowruz • Zoroastrianism and Bahá’í Faith
  • March 30 • Magha Puja Day • Buddhism
  • April 2-May1 • Ramadan • Islam
  • April 10 • Palm Sunday • Christianity
  • April 10-16 • Holy Week • Christianity
  • April 13 • Vaisakhi • Sikhism
  • April 14 • Mahavir Jayanti • Jainism
  • April 14 • Holy Thursday • Christianity
  • April 15 • Good Friday • Christianity
  • April 16-23 • Passover • Judaism
  • April 17 • Easter • Christianity
  • April 17 • Palm Sunday • Orthodox Christianity
  • April 17-23 • Holy Week • Orthodox Christianity
  • April 21 •  Holy Thursday • Orthodox Christianity
  • April 21-May 2 • Ridvan • Bahá’í Faith
  • April 22 • Good Friday • Orthodox Christianity
  • May 1 • Beltane • Paganism
  • May 3 • Eid al-Fitr • Islam
  • May 19 • Lag B’Omer • Judaism
  • May 23 • Declaration of the Bab • Bahá’í Faith

 

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