Shannon Brady

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Solar Eclipse 2024

A solar eclipse is a rare celestial event in which the moon passes in front of the sun, partially or totally blocking it from our view here on Earth. On Monday, April 8, New York will be one of the few states in the path of totality of the solar … »
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Easter Sunday 2024

Early spring is time for several important holidays in the world’s major religions, and this year, a fair few of these holidays all fall in March, Easter included. While Christmas may be the most visible Christian holiday, it’s actually Easter that’s most important. Check out our previous articles on Easter … »
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St. Patrick’s Day Parade 2024

Saint Patrick’s Day is celebrated annually on March 17, which this year falls on a Sunday. Originally the Catholic feast day of Saint Patrick, it was popularized in the United States in the twentieth century by the Irish-American community: check out our previous articles for more information on the holiday … »
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Ramadan 2024

Early spring brings us all joy as the days grow longer and warmer, and naturally, it is also a special time of year for several of the world’s major religions. Ramadan, the ninth and holiest month in the lunar Islamic calendar, falls on a different month every year of the … »
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