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Forgiveness Day

Day of Prayer

When is Forgiveness Day? We celebrate holiday on June 26

The world is a better place for the existence of this day. Forgiveness Day is today. On this June 26 holiday, we seek to forgive and to be forgiven. Absolution or atonement is deeply rooted in most religions. While humans strive to be good and do good, we find it difficult to do all of the time. But try as we might, humans are far from perfect. Without forgiveness people hold a grudge, relationships fail, and the world sees war and strife. Through giving and receiving forgiveness, the world and our lives are a better place.

Religions Stress Forgiveness

** The Jewish celebration of Yom Kippur is a day of atonement or forgiveness.

** In Christian religions, the first Sunday before Lent is called Forgiveness Sunday.

** Ashura is the Islamic day of atonement or forgiveness.

Muslim in Prayer

How to Celebrate Forgiveness Day

Here are some ideas on how to celebrate this day:

  • Forgive others for their faults, shortcomings, and wrongs.
  • Seek forgiveness from others.
  • Participate in your religion’s day of forgiveness or atonement.

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Today's Quote

“Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.” – – John F. Kennedy

History and Origin of Forgiveness Day

Our research did not find the creator or the origin of this day.

There are multiple days for absolution, atonement, or dispensation. They often lead to confusion on what day to celebrate it, and when to put it onto calendars. Most holidays for this subject have religious roots.

More June 26 Holidays

Here are more June 26 holidays for you to enjoy:

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