An American High Holy Day
The Jews observe the high holy days of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. The former is the Jewish new year and the latter is the Day of Atonement.
Christian Americans likewise observe high holy days, but not every year.
Memorial Day, otherwise known as Military Appreciation Day No. 1, is a holy day for most American conservative Christians. Independence Day, otherwise known as Military Appreciation Day No. 2, is another. Veterans Day, otherwise known as Military Appreciation Day No. 3, is another.
These are generally celebrated on the Sunday before the holiday. Sometimes unsuspecting Christians experience a double whammy. This happens when their church celebrates one of these holidays on both the Sunday before and the Sunday after.
Occasionally, however, in the case of Independence Day and Veterans Day—but not Memorial Day since it is always observed on a Monday—these holidays will sometimes actually fall on a Sunday. That is the case this year since the Fourth of July is this coming Sunday. This has not happened since 2018 when Veterans Day was on a Sunday. And it will not happen again until 2027 when Independence Day again falls on a Sunday.
This Sunday, July 4th, is an American high holy day.
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