Upcoming Orthodox Christian Holidays

Orthodox Christmas Day
Jan 07: Orthodox Christmas Day

Orthodox churches that still observe 7 January are the Russian Orthodox Church, the Ukrainian churches, the Serbs and the Mount Athos monks in Greece

Clean Monday
Feb 19: Clean Monday

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

Orthodox Good Friday
Apr 06: Orthodox Good Friday

Easter is the principal festival of the Orthodox Church. Good Friday marks is the day that Jesus was crucified

Orthodox Easter Monday
Apr 09: Orthodox Easter Monday

Easter depends on Passover not only for much of its symbolic meaning but also for its position in the calendar

Orthodox Pentecost Monday
May 28: Orthodox Pentecost Monday

Orthodox Pentecost Monday or Holy Spirit Monday is observed fifty days after Orthodox Easter

Saint Mary's Day
Aug 28: Saint Mary's Day

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

Synaxis of the Mother of God
Dec 26: Synaxis of the Mother of God

The second day of Christmas in the Orthodox Church is dedicated to the Virgin Mary

Clean Monday
Mar 11: Clean Monday

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