Saturday, March 17 — St. Patrick’s Day commemorates this 5th-century Roman Catholic bishop who brought Christianity to Ireland.
Sunday, March 18 — Fourth Sunday of Lent. Suggested reading Luke 15:1-3, 11-32.
Monday, March 19 — Varsha-Pratipada is the Hindu Spring New Year and it means Birth of the Year.
St. Joseph’s Day honours the father of Jesus.
Wednesday, March 21 — Naw-Ruz is the Bahá’í and Iranian new year and one of the nine Bahá’í holy days.