As spring ends and summer approaches, the Buddhist holiday of Vesak will be celebrated around the world, marking the birth of the Buddha with a variety of traditions, festivals, and celebrations. In 2022, Vesak day will fall on May 6th; and offices, schools and other places may be closed to commemorate the holiday. For more information about Vesak take a look at our Vesak Day Fact Sheet.
In the United States, the National Day of Prayer will be held in 2022 on May 5th. This annual day of observance is recognized by individuals of many faith traditions across the United States. Workplaces, hospitals, schools, and places of worship may organize events to mark the National Day of Prayer. Please read our National Day of Prayer Fact Sheet for more information.
As always, please consult our Workplace Resources page for more information or to reach out to us with any questions or concerns.
Rev. Mark Fowler