Religious Holidays Calendar 2017-18 School Year

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Here is a Calendar showing all major religious holidays occuring during the 2017-18 school year:

Religious Holidays and Celebrations

2017-2018 Academic Year

The Carolina International School community is comprised of people of different faiths, religions and beliefs.  Our community is encouraged to learn of the variety of celebrations and traditions practiced within our community to come to a better understanding and greater appreciation of each other.

June 2017 December 2017

May 26, 2017 - June 25, 2017 Ramadan month Islam  
       
July 11, 2017 Patriarch of Western Monasticism Catholic  
       
August 14, 2017 Krishna Jayanthi Hindu  
       
August 15, 2017 Solemnity of the Assumption Catholic  
       
August 25, 2017 - September 5, 2017 Ganesh Chathurthi Hindu  
       
August 30, 2017 – September 4, 2017 Hajj Islam  
       
September 1, 2017 – September 5, 2017 Eid-Ul-Adha Islam  
       
September 12, 2017 Muharram Islam  
       
September 20, 2017 - September 30, 2017 Navaratri Hindu  
       
September 20, 2017 – September 22, 2017 Rosh Hashanah Jewish  
       
September 29, 2017 – September 30, 2017 Yom Kippur Jewish  
       
October 4, 2017 – October 11, 2017 Sukkot Jewish  
       
October 20, 2017 – October 21, 2017 Birth of B'Ab Baha'i  
       
October 12, 2017 Shemini Azterot/Simchat Torah Jewish  
       
October 19, 2017 Diwali (Deepavali) Hindu  
       
October 19, 2017 Bandi Chor Diwas Sikh  
       
October 31, 2017 Reformation Day Christian  
       
November 1, 2017 All Saints' Day (Holy Day) Catholic  
       
November 4, 2017 Guru Nanak Jayanti Sikh  
       
November 30, 2017 – December 1, 2017 Mawlid al-Nabi Islam  
       
December 3, 2017 First Sunday of Advent Catholic  
       
December 8, 2017 Immaculate Conception of Virgin Mary Catholic  
(Holy Day)  
     
December 12, 2017 – December 20, 2017 Hanukkah al-Nabi Jewish  
       
December 25, 2017 Nativity of the Lord (Holy Day) Catholic  
       
December 25, 2017 Nativity of the Lord (Holy Day) Catholic  
       
December 26, 2017 - January 1, 2018 Kwanzaa Cultural  


Religious Holidays and Celebrations

2017-2018 Academic Year

        January 2018 May 2018

January 1, 2018 Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God (Holy Day) Catholic
     
January 5, 2018 Guru Gobind Singh Janaynti Sikh
     
January 13, 2018 Lohri Sikh/Hindu
     
January 14, 2018 Makar Sankranti Hindu
     
January 24, 2018 Bhodi Day Buddhist
     
February 8, 2018 Nirvana Day Buddhist
     
February 13, 2018 Maha Shivaratri Hindu
     
February 14, 2018 Ash Wednesday Catholic
     
February 16, 2018 Chinese New Year Cultural
     
February 18, 2018 First Sunday of Lent Catholic
     
March 1, 2018 – March 2, 2018 Purim Jewish
     
March 1, 2018 – March 2, 2018 Holi Hindu
     
March 21, 2018 Solemnity of St. Benedict Catholic
     
March 25, 2018 Palm Sunday Catholic
     
March 30, 2018 - April 7, 2018 Pesach (Passover) Jewish
     
March 29, 2018 Holy Thursday Catholic
     
March 30, 2018 Good Friday Catholic
     
March 31, 2018 Holy Saturday Catholic
     
April 1, 2018 Easter Sunday Catholic
     
April 2, 2018 Easter Monday Catholic
     
April 8, 2018 Visakha Day Buddhist
     
April 11, 2018 – April 12, 2018 Yom HaSho’ah Jewish
     
April 14, 2018 Vaisakhi Day Buddhist
     
April 22, 2018 Earth Day None
     
May 10, 2018 Ascension of the Lord Catholic
     
May 15, 2018 – June 14, 2018 Ramadan Month Islam
     
May 20, 2018 Pentecost Sunday Catholic
     

Community members are encouraged to send suggestions or corrections to David Kukielski, CIS Head of School.