Upcoming Christian Holidays

Green Monday
Feb 27: Green Monday

Also known as Ash Monday. Clean Monday begins the season of Great Lent in Eastern Orthodox Churches

Ash Wednesday
Mar 01: Ash Wednesday

Marks the beginning of lent. Marking the forehead with ash represents regret for past sins.

Maundy Thursday
Apr 13: Maundy Thursday

Commemorates the last supper and established the ceremony known as the Eucharist

Maundy Thursday
Apr 13: Maundy Thursday

Commemorates the last supper and established the ceremony known as the Eucharist

Good Friday
Apr 14: Good Friday

Good Friday occurs on the Friday before Easter. The day commemorates the Crucifixion of Jesus.

Easter Sunday
Apr 16: Easter Sunday

On Easter Sunday, Christians celebrate the resurrection of the Lord, Jesus Christ.

Easter Monday
Apr 17: Easter Monday

Easter is probably the most important holiday of the Christian year, celebrating the Resurrection of Jesus

General Prayer Day
May 12: General Prayer Day

STORE BEDEDAG (Great Prayer Day) is basically a collection of minor Christian holy days consolidated into one day

Ascension Day
May 25: Ascension Day

Commemorates the ascension of Jesus into heaven forty two days after his crucifixion

Pentecost
Jun 04: Pentecost

Celebrates the gift of the Holy Spirit. It is celebrated on the Sunday 50 days after Easter

Whitmonday
Jun 05: Whitmonday

Commemorates the coming of the Holy Spirit in the form of flames to the Apostles.

Corpus Christi
Jun 15: Corpus Christi

The Feast of Corpus Christi is a Catholic festival celebrated on the second Thursday after Whitsun

St. John's Day
Jun 24: St. John's Day

The feast day of St John the Baptist, who by tradition was born six months before Jesus, marks Midsummer

Feast of Saints Peter and Paul
Jun 29: Feast of Saints Peter and Paul

The day commemorates the martyrdom of two saints, the two great Apostles, Saint Peter and St. Paul

Feast of Saints Peter and Paul
Jul 03: Feast of Saints Peter and Paul

The day commemorates the martyrdom of two saints, the two great Apostles, Saint Peter and St. Paul

Assumption Day
Aug 15: Assumption Day

The Feast of the Assumption is the principal feast of the Blessed Virgin, the mother of Jesus Christ

Assumption Day
Aug 15: Assumption Day

Bavaria, Saarland. The Feast of the Assumption is the principal feast of the Virgin Mary

All Saints Day
Nov 01: All Saints Day

On this day people generally visit all their lost relatives' graves which they decorate with flowers

All Saints Day
Nov 01: All Saints Day

The Pope dedicated the day as a holiday to honor the Blessed Virgin and all the martyrs

All Saints Day
Nov 01: All Saints Day

Pope Boniface IV dedicated the day as a holiday to honour the Blessed Virgin Mary and all martyrs