October 4, 2021
Weekly global religious, spiritual and nonreligious observance information
The President's Committee on Religion, Spirituality and Nonreligious Diversity presents the weekly global observance information for the week beginning Monday, Oct. 4-10.
Oct. 4 — Saint Francis Day — Christian recognition of service to people and appreciation of the natural world, as practiced by St. Francis and the Franciscan Monastic Order, which he founded.
Oct. 7-Oct. 14 Navaratri Hindu festival of the divine mother honoring Durga, wife of Shiva, and seeking her blessings. Also observed as a celebration recalling the days of Lord Krishna.
The president's committee welcomes those of all global faith, spiritual and nonreligious worldview commitments.