Today's Holiday Today's Holiday is a free service of lmacboutique.com http://lmacboutique.com en-us Farlex, Inc. Wed, 25 Mar 2020 05:00:00 GMT 360 Today's Holiday http://lmacboutique.com http://img.tfd.com/modules/thm_holidays.png 120 60 Wed, 25 Mar 2020 05:00:00 GMT Today's Holiday http://encyclopedia2.lmacboutique.com/St.+Dismas's+Day //encyclopedia2.lmacboutique.com/St.+Dismas's+Day#2020 According to the Bible, two thieves were crucified with Jesus. The one on his right, traditionally called Dismas, repented and was promised, "Today thou shalt be with me in Paradise" (Luke 23:43). He is therefore the patron saint of persons condemned to death. In the United States, the National Catholic Prison Chaplains' Association, by special permission from Rome, observes the second Sunday in October as Good Thief Sunday and holds masses in American prisons in honor of St. Dismas. March 25 is also the Feast of the Annunciation.
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Tue, 24 Mar 2020 05:00:00 GMT Today's Holiday http://encyclopedia2.lmacboutique.com/Alahamady+Be //encyclopedia2.lmacboutique.com/Alahamady+Be#2020 Alahamady Be is New Year's Day in Madagascar. The Malagasy new year traditionally begins in March, with the appearance of the year's first new moon. People put on their best clothes, feast, give presents, and sing religious songs. The celebration is particularly festive in the capital city of Antananarivo. The townspeople make their way to the sacred royal hill known as Ambohimanga to offer prayers to the departed. When these devotions are completed, it's time to eat. The feasting is an opportunity for families and friends to get together and wish each other luck in the coming year.
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Mon, 23 Mar 2020 05:00:00 GMT Today's Holiday http://encyclopedia2.lmacboutique.com/Pakistan+Day //encyclopedia2.lmacboutique.com/Pakistan+Day#2020 This national holiday is also known as Republic Day, and it is the anniversary of a 1940 resolution calling for a Muslim country for Muslim Indians. On the same day in 1956, Pakistan became an Islamic republic within the British Commonwealth. Pakistan Day is celebrated with parades and fairs.
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