Sunday, March 16 — Palm or Passion Sunday remembering the triumphal entry of Jesus into Jerusalem, marks the beginning of Holy Week for Christians. A suggested reading is Matthew 26:14 -27:14.
Monday, March 17 — St. Patrick’s Day celebrates the life of Ireland’s 5th century patron saint who brought Christianity to that island.
Thursday, March 20 — Mawlid el-Nabi commemorates of the birthday of the Prophet Muhammad, the founder of Islam, around 1438 years ago.
Thursday, March 20 — Holy or Maundy Thursday recalls the Lord’s Last Supper.
Thursday, March 20 — Spring’s arrival marked by the Vernal Equinox was celebrated by many early religions of the Northern Hemisphere.