Namaste note

Saturday, March 1 — St. David or Dewi Sant, the 5th-century patron saint of Wales, known for his wisdom and missionary work is remembered today.

Saturday, March 1 — St. David or Dewi Sant, the 5th-century patron saint of Wales, known for his wisdom and missionary work is remembered today.

Sunday, March 2 — Fourth Sunday of Lent. A suggested reading is John 9: 1-41.

Sunday, March 2 — Last Judgment or Meatfare Sunday is an Orthodox Christian observance in preparation for the Great Lent. This is the last day to eat meat before Holy Pascha or Easter.

Thursday, March 6 — Maha Shivaratri, the Hindu festival honouring Lord Shiva and his marriage to Goddess Parvati, involves fasting and a night-long vigil.