Upcoming Christian Holidays

Immaculate Conception Day
Dec 08: Immaculate Conception Day

It is a day that celebrates the belief that Mary, mother of Jesus, was preserved from original sin all of her life

Christmas Day
Dec 25: Christmas Day

The day celebrates the Nativity of Jesus which (traditionally, but unlikely in reality) took place on 25 December 1 BC

St. Stephens day
Dec 26: St. Stephens day

The second day of Christmas is known as Boxing Day or St. Stephens Day. St Stephen was the first Christian martyr.

Epiphany
Jan 06: Epiphany

A major Christian celebration. Epiphany commemorates the presentation of the infant Jesus to the wise men

Epiphany
Jan 06: Epiphany

A major Christian celebration. Epiphany commemorates the presentation of the infant Jesus to the wise men

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