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Catholic or protestant: religious celerations and observances

Catholic or protestant: calendar of festivals and religious celebrations around the world for the current 2 months






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Saint Florian*Friday May 4, 2018Catholic or protestant 
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St George**Sunday May 6, 2018Catholic or protestant 
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Ascension*Thursday May 10, 2018Catholic or protestant 
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Whit SaturdaySaturday May 19, 2018Catholic or protestant 
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Whitsunday**Sunday May 20, 2018Catholic or protestant 
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Pentecost**Sunday May 20, 2018Catholic or protestant 
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Whit Monday*Monday May 21, 2018Catholic or protestant 
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Saint-Marie de la Mer Pilgrimage in France*Thursday May 24, 2018Catholic or protestant 
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Regional holiday**Thursday May 31, 2018Catholic or protestant 
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St John the Baptist (Florence, Turin, and Genoa only)*Sunday June 24, 2018Catholic or protestant 
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Assumption*Wednesday August 15, 2018Catholic or protestant 
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St Michael (Lleida only)*Saturday September 29, 2018Catholic or protestant 
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Leodegar**Tuesday October 2, 2018Catholic or protestant 
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All Saints' Day**Thursday November 1, 2018Catholic or protestant 
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All Saints' Day*Thursday November 1, 2018Catholic or protestant 
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All Souls' DayFriday November 2, 2018Catholic or protestant 
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All Souls' Day**Saturday November 3, 2018Catholic or protestant 
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Dia do Evangélico (only in Brasilia)Friday November 30, 2018Catholic or protestant 
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Saint Florian -
Saturday May 4, 2019

Catholic or protestant : Christian saint, and the patron saint of Linz


St George -
Monday May 6, 2019

Catholic or protestant : Not observed by Muslim communities


Ascension -
Thursday May 10, 2018

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 -
Saturday May 19, 2018

Catholic or protestant :


Whitsunday -
Sunday May 20, 2018

Catholic or protestant : Not a paid holiday


Pentecost -
Sunday May 20, 2018

Catholic or protestant : paid holiday


Whit Monday -
Monday May 21, 2018

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.


Saint-Marie de la Mer Pilgrimage in France -
Friday May 24, 2019

Catholic or protestant : Also takes place in Orcival, near Clermont-Ferrand


Regional holiday -
Thursday May 31, 2018

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) -
Monday June 24, 2019

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


Assumption -
Wednesday August 15, 2018

Catholic or protestant : The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin is the dogma so far defined by the Church. The definition was made by Pope Pius XII on 1st November 1950. The Pope proclaimed: We pronounce, declare and define it to be a divinely revealed dogma that the Immaculate Mother of God, the ever Virgin Mary, having completed the course of her earthly life was assumed body and soul into heavenly glory.


St Michael (Lleida only) -
Saturday September 29, 2018

Catholic or protestant : Christian celebration of angels as companions who help fight off the power of evil and who are present at the hour of death.


Leodegar -
Tuesday October 2, 2018

Catholic or protestant : Saint Leodegar or Leger, Bishop of Autun (c. 615 – Sarcing, Somme October 2, 679), was the great opponent of Ebroin— the mayor of the Palace of Neustria— and the leader of the faction of Austrasian great nobles in the struggles for hegemony over the waning Merovingian dynasty. His torture and death made him a martyr and saint of the Roman Catholic Church, which embraced the cause of the Austrasian mayors of the palace, the Arnulfings, in the following century, anointed as the Carolingian dynasty. in Luzern only Wikipedia


All Saints' Day -
Thursday November 1, 2018

Catholic or protestant : The day now honors all saints of the church, even those not known by name. The first All Saints' Day occurred on May 13, 609 (C.E.) when Pope Boniface IV accepted the Pantheon as a gift from the Emperor Phocas. Boniface dedicated it as the Church of Santa Maria Rotonda in honor of the Blessed Virgin and all martyrs. During Pope Gregory III's reign (731-741), the festival was expanded to include all saints and a chapel in St. Peter's church was dedicated accordingly. Pope Gregory IV officially designated the day in 837. Kriens, Hochwald [Solothurn], St.Gallen


All Saints' Day -
Thursday November 1, 2018

Catholic or protestant : The day now honors all saints of the church, even those not known by name. The first All Saints' Day occurred on May 13, 609 (C.E.) when Pope Boniface IV accepted the Pantheon as a gift from the Emperor Phocas. Boniface dedicated it as the Church of Santa Maria Rotonda in honor of the Blessed Virgin and all martyrs. During Pope Gregory III's reign (731-741), the festival was expanded to include all saints and a chapel in St. Peter's church was dedicated accordingly. Pope Gregory IV officially designated the day in 837.


All Souls' Day -
Friday November 2, 2018

Catholic or protestant :


All Souls' Day -
Saturday November 3, 2018

Catholic or protestant : paid holiday


Dia do Evangélico (only in Brasilia) -
Friday November 30, 2018

Catholic or protestant :