HOLY DAYS OF WORSHIP

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SUBJ: HOLY DAYS OF WORSHIP
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REF/A/DOC/SECNAVINST 1730.8A/21DEC1997//
REF/B/DOC/MILPERSMAN 1731-020/22AUG2002//
NARR/REF A IS ACCOMMODATION OF RELIGIOUS PRACTICES.  REF B IS
MILPERSMAN.//
POC/WILLIAM D. STALLARD/LCDR, CHC, USN/CHIEF OF CHAPLAINS
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/LOC: WASHINGTON, DC/EMAIL: EMAIL: WILLIAM.STALLARD@NAVY.MIL//
RMKS/1.  PER REFERENCES (A) AND (B), CONSISTENT WITH THE NEEDS OF
SERVICE MEMBERS, COMMANDING OFFICERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO GIVE
FAVORABLE CONSIDERATION, SUPPORT AND ACCOMMODATION FOR OBSERVANCE
OF RELIGIOUS HOLY DAYS.  CHAPLAINS AND RPS ARE AVAILABLE TO RENDER
ASSISTANCE AND TO ADVISE IN SUPPORT OF RELIGIOUS ACCOMMODATION.
CHRISTIAN:
PALM SUNDAY - 20 MAR 05
MAUNDY THURSDAY - 24 MAR 05
GOOD FRIDAY - 25 MAR 05
EASTER - 27 MAR 05
ISLAM:
MILAD-UN-NABI IS 21 APR 05 TO REMEMBER, OBSERVE, DISCUSS AND
CELEBRATE THE ADVENT OF THE BIRTH AND TEACHINGS OF THE HOLY
PROPHET MUHAMMAD, P.B.U.H.
JEWISH:
PURIM - 25 MAR 05
PASSOVER BEGINS AT SUNSET ON SATURDAY, 23 APR 2005 AND ENDS
AT NIGHTFALL ON SUNDAY, 01 MAY 2005.  THE FIRST TWO DAYS, 24
AND 25 APR AND THE LAST TWO DAYS 30 APRIL AND 1 MAY, ARE DAYS
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OF RELIGIOUS OBLIGATION FOR PERSONNEL OF JEWISH FAITH.  ORTHODOX
CHRISTIAN:
LENT BEGINS - 14 MAR 05
ANNUNCIATION FEAST - 25 MAR 05
PALM SUNDAY - 24 APR 05
HOLY FRIDAY - 29 APR 05
EASTER- 1 MAY 05
BUDDHIST:
MAGHA PUJA DAY - 25 MAR 05
VESAK: BUDDHA DAY - 29 APR 05
2.  FOR MORE INFORMATION REGARDING RELIGIOUS FAITH GROUPS VISIT
WWW.CHAPLAIN.NAVY.MIL
3.  RELEASED BY VADM A. T. CHURCH III, DIRECTOR, NAVY STAFF.//
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