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Whether you are a Muslim needed to know to date of a holiday this year or simply need to know when your Muslim friends might be celebrating, our Muslim holiday calendar might come in useful …. with links to lots of additional information about Islam. Check it out now.
Easter is a “moveable feast,” meaning that the date changes each year. Moreover, different denominations in different parts of the world celebrate the holiday on different schedules. Read more …
The commercial Christmas is as much a problem for Christians as it is for Jews according to a series of articles on the meaning of the holiday. On Being a Jew at Christmas
Last Minute Christmas You’re running out of time. But you still want to buy a Christmas present for a friend or loved one that conveys the spirit of this holiday, as well as your good feelings for the recipient. All of these CD’s, books, and DVD’s, can be purchased with a click of two of [...]
When considering how to celebrate the holiday, in addition to the prayers and thoughts suggested earlier, you may also appreciate some help in preparing the food! We’d be remiss in not suggesting some resources to help you prepare a delicious Thanksgiving meal.
One of the major holidays for most people in the US, Thanksgiving marks the beginning of a tremendous holiday season lasting through New Year’s Day and combining elements sacred and secular. As the first of these major holidays, it sometimes seems to creep up on us. What is the date of Thanksgiving? And what is [...]
All About Pentecost The date and meaning of Pentecost, Christianity’s most neglected holiday. The date of Pentecost for 2009 through 2020 The Complete Calendar of the Christian Year The Roman Catholic Liturgical Calendar Books about Pentecost Books about Pentecostalism
Thanksgiving: To Whom, For What? A day of prayer, self-congratulations, or what? When the act of counting one’s blessings becomes the habit of counting upon one’s blessings. And what the holiday really means. Thanksgiving Prayers Thanksgiving Quotations: Some Famous, Some Funny Thanksgiving Recipes
The Deluge Begins Only days after Halloween, and merchants are preparing for a blitz of advertising, promotion, and hype. All designed to fuel holiday spending, particularly on expensive Christmas presents. We’ll be looking for alternatives: books, music CD’s, videos, symbolic items … gifts of meaning that won’t cost you an arm and a leg, but [...]
Eid ul Adha is “the festival of sacrifice” This is a four-day public holiday in Muslim countries. The festival remembers the prophet Abraham’s willingness to sacrifice his son, Isaac, at God’s command. Thus, the story builds on narratives common to all three, monotheistic faiths. It originates in the Hewbrew Bible, Genesis 22:1-24, a story often referred [...]