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Catholic: religious celerations and observances

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






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optional holiday*Sunday April 1, 2018Catholic 
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Easter**Sunday April 1, 2018Catholic 
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Easter Monday*Monday April 2, 2018Catholic 
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optional holiday**Monday April 2, 2018Catholic 
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Alicante Santa Faz Pilgrimage*Thursday April 12, 2018Catholic 
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St Mark's DayWednesday April 25, 2018Catholic 
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St Prudence (Vitoria only)Saturday April 28, 2018Catholic 
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San Segundo (Ávila only)Wednesday May 2, 2018Catholic 
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St Anastasia (Lleida only)Friday May 11, 2018Catholic 
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Ascension (forwarded to Monday)Monday May 14, 2018Catholic 
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St Isidore*Tuesday May 15, 2018Catholic 
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Regional holiday**Monday May 21, 2018Catholic 
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Corpus Christi*Thursday May 31, 2018Catholic 
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Corpus Cristi*Thursday May 31, 2018Catholic 
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Corpus Christi (Sevilla only)Thursday May 31, 2018Catholic 
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optional holiday*Thursday May 31, 2018Catholic 
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Optional holiday -
Sunday April 1, 2018

Catholic : Easter


Easter -
Sunday April 1, 2018

Catholic : paid holiday


Easter Monday -
Monday April 2, 2018

Catholic : In the year 325, the Council of Nicée determined a date fo Easter. Full Moon would fall the 14th day of a moon month (1). Easter would be marked by the dominical letter(2)and the epactus(3). With the establishment of the equinox ne variatur on March 21, algorithms where elaborated to attribuate a date for Easter whatever the year. Time between two consecutive new moons: 20 days 12 hours 44 minutes 2.8 - Gives a letter code for the year's calendar Age of the moon on January 1st, minus one unity, 0 being the new moon's age.


Optional holiday -
Monday April 2, 2018

Catholic : Easter Monday only observed by the Catholic community


Alicante Santa Faz Pilgrimage -
Thursday April 12, 2018

Catholic : Please check dates: http://www.santafaz.com/ 300,000 people take part in this pilgrimage which dates back to 1489, when a pilgrimage was organized to pray for rain.


St Mark's Day -
Wednesday April 25, 2018

Catholic :


St Prudence (Vitoria only) -
Saturday April 28, 2018

Catholic :


San Segundo (Ávila only) -
Wednesday May 2, 2018

Catholic :


St Anastasia (Lleida only) -
Friday May 11, 2018

Catholic :


Ascension (forwarded to Monday) -
Monday May 14, 2018

Catholic :


St Isidore -
Tuesday May 15, 2018

Catholic : Isidore (c.560-636) the Husbandman (or Farmer) is the patron saint of farmers, and Madrid. When a young boy, he became discouraged with his studies and ran away from school, but he came across a steadily dripping stream of water that had worn a deep hallow in a rock, and this He succeeded his brother as the bishop of Seville, but is better known for his writings. inspired him to return to his studies. His brothers Leander, Fulgentius, and Florentian are also saints. Observed in Spain as Feast of Saint Isadore. Also celebrated in Mexican towns whose patron saint is San Isidro. (shagtown.com)


Regional holiday -
Monday May 21, 2018

Catholic : Whit Monday - Seven weeks after Easter Monday -Marking the day the Holy Spirit entered the disciples left behind and the beginning of their ministry. Ciudad Real only


Corpus Christi -
Thursday May 31, 2018

Catholic : For six hundred years that feast was observed on the Thursday after Trinity Sunday, but in 1970 the new Roman Missal, while retaining that day for some countries, provided that in others the feast be observed on the Sunday after Trinity. Commemorates the Last supper. Pope Urban IV ordered the observance of such a feast in 1264, and in the following century it became universal in the Western Church.


Corpus Cristi -
Thursday May 31, 2018

Catholic : Commemorates the Last supper. Pope Urban IV ordered the observance of such a feast in 1264, and in the following century it became universal in the Western Church. For six hundred years that feast was observed on the Thursday after Trinity Sunday, but in 1970 the new Roman Missal, while retaining that day for some countries, provided that in others the feast be observed on the Sunday after Trinity.


Corpus Christi (Sevilla only) -
Thursday May 31, 2018

Catholic :


Optional holiday -
Thursday May 31, 2018

Catholic : Corpus Cristi