holy days, seasonal days of celebration, etc.
These days are variously called church calendar, ecclesiastical dates, fasting
days, festivals, holy days, sabbats, days of observance and seasonal days of
Listed below is a wide variety of holy days from religions past and
present. A few secular days are included as well. The list is intended to
show the wide diversity of religious belief. It is based on the year 1997.
We also have a list of holy days for the major
religions followed in North America for the current year and for a few
years in the future.
Some dates are fixed each year:
|Christmas is always on December 25 (among Protestant and Roman Catholic denominations);
St. Valentine's day is on February 14.|
Others vary slightly from year to year, depending upon the proximity to a leap year:
List of religious festivals and holy days:
Copyright � 1997 & 2001 by Ontario Consultants on Religious
Latest update: 2001-DEC-2
Author: B.A. Robinson