The Origins and Practices of Holidays: The Ninth Day of Ridván

April 29, 2019 – The Ninth Day of Ridván Beginning the evening of April 28 until the end of April 29, Baha’is round the world will celebrate the Ninth Day of Riḍván, a festival of joy and unity. Riḍván (Rez-wahn) is a is a twelve-day festival that commemorates the beginning of the Bahá'í Faith in 1863. Three of…
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The Origins and Practices of Holidays: St. Patrick’s Day

March 17, 2019 - St. Patrick's Day  There will be many people celebrating Saint Patrick's Day on March 17, 2019. The holiday, which is also referred to as the Feast of Saint Patrick or Lá Fhéile Pádraig in Irish, is a cultural and religious celebration of the death date of Saint Patrick (c. AD 385–461), the foremost patron saint of Ireland…
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