Lent 2019, the Catholic fast before Easter

Mar 6 – Apr 18 (2019) ~ Lent is a 40-day period of Catholic devotion leading to Good Friday and Easter

Celebrate Ash Wednesday, the start of Lent

WEDNESDAY, Feb 26, 2020; Catholic fast ~ Marks the beginning of Lent, the Catholic period of devotion leading to Good Friday and Easter. “Remember that you are dust, and to dust you shall return.”

Good Friday commemorates the crucifixion of Jesus

Friday, April 19, 2019

Ramadan and Eid al-Fitr 2019

May 5 – June 4, 2019
Ramadan
During the Muslim holy month, the pious observe a daytime food and water fast
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June 3-4, 2019
Monday-Tuesday
Eid Al-Fitr
The feast that ends Ramadan
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“Eid Mubarak”

Celebrate Yom Kippur, the Jewish day of atonement

Tuesday, October 8 – 9, 2019
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25 hour fast from sundown
“G’mar Hatima Tova”