Holidays and Observances
Babylas of Antioch
He was the successor of Zebinus as Bishop of Antioch in the reign of the Emperor Gordian III (238-244), being the . . .
Cadoc’s story appears in a Vita Cadoci written shortly before 1086 by Lifris of Llancarfan; “it was clearly written . . .
Exuperantius of Cingoli
He was bishop of Cingoli, in the Marche region of Italy in 496/7, and could have been from Africa. Little is known . . .
Felician of Folingo
According to Christian tradition, he was born in Forum Flaminii (present-day San Giovanni Profiamma), on the Via . . .
Francis de Sales
François de Sales; Italian: Francesco di Sales; 21 August 1567 – 28 December 1622) was a Bishop of Geneva and is revered . . .
Pratulin Martyrs (Greek Catholic Church)
The Pratulin Martyrs were a group of 13 Greek Catholic men and boys who were killed by soldiers of the Imperial . . .
January 24 (Eastern Orthodox Liturgics)
All fixed commemorations below are observed on February 6 by Eastern Orthodox Churches on the Old . . .
Saturday of Souls
Earliest day on which Saturday of Souls can fall, while February 27 (or 28 during Leap Year) is the latest; observed . . .
Easter (Eastern Orthodox)
Easter is a Christian festival and cultural holiday commemorating the resurrection of Jesus from the dead, described in . . .
Our Lady of Peace (Roman Catholic Church)
Our Lady of Peace, Mother of Peace, Queen of Peace or Our Lady Queen of Peace is a title of the Blessed Virgin . . .
Feria de Alasitas (La Paz)
The largest Alasitas fair (or Alacita, Alacitas, Alasita; Spanish: Feria de las Alasitas) is an annual month-long . . .
Unification Day (Romania)
Great Union Day (Romanian: Ziua Marii Uniri, also called Unification Day or National Day) is a national holiday . . .
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