The Feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary commemorates the death of Mary and the event where her body was taken into Heaven, before it could begin to decay.
Because the day signifies Mary's passing into eternal life, it is
The feast of the Transfiguration of Christ celebrates the occasion when Jesus revealed His divine glory on Mount Tabor in Galilee.
Jesus told his disciples that He
Legend has it that Jesus had been crucified, died, and rose from the dead.
After his resurrection, he appeared a number of times to his disciples.
Forty days after his resurrection, Jesus gathered his 11
This day, one of the most important events in the history of Islam, commemorates the Prophet Muhammad's nighttime journey from Mecca to the 'Farthest Mosque' in Jerusalem where he ascended to heaven, was purified, and given the instruction for Muslims to pray five times daily.
The Prophet Muhammad was at the Kabaa in Mecca when he was
This Hebrew date, which corresponds to 14th May 1948, indicates the formal establishment of the State of Israel, when members of the "provisional government" read and signed a Declaration of Independence in Tel Aviv.
In a ceremony on Mount Herzl in Jerusalem, the
This is the day on which the Jews remember the Holocaust.
The name comes from the Hebrew word 'shoah', meaning 'whirlwind'.
Yom Hashoah has been a legal religious day in Israel since 1959.
Palm Sunday commemorates the Entrance of our Lord into Jerusalem after he had raised Lazarus from the dead.
The people had heard of the miracle and were expecting His arrival.
A crowd went out to meet Jesus and welcomed Him with displays of honour and shouts of praise.