Upcoming Christian Holidays

Ash Wednesday
Mar 06: Ash Wednesday

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

Maundy Thursday
Apr 18: Maundy Thursday

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

Good Friday
Apr 19: Good Friday

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

Holy Saturday
Apr 20: Holy Saturday

Day before Easter and the last day of Holy Week. Commemorates the day that Jesus Christ's body lay in the tomb

Easter Sunday
Apr 21: Easter Sunday

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

Easter Monday
Apr 22: Easter Monday

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

Ascension Day
May 30: Ascension Day

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

Ascension Day
May 30: Ascension Day

Ascension day is the 40th day of Easter and commemorates the ascension of Jesus into heaven 39 days after resurrection on Easter Sunday

Pentecost Sunday
Jun 09: Pentecost Sunday

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

Whit Monday
Jun 10: Whit Monday

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

Whitmonday
Jun 10: Whitmonday

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

Corpus Christi
Jun 20: Corpus Christi

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

Corpus Christi
Jun 24: 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

Saint Peter and Saint Paul Day Holiday
Jul 01: Saint Peter and Saint Paul Day Holiday

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

Vigil of Assumption Day
Aug 14: Vigil of Assumption Day

Historically a day of fasting and abstinence in Vatican City

Assumption of Mary
Aug 15: Assumption of Mary

Guatemala City. The Feast of the Assumption is the principal feast of the Blessed Virgin

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 of Mary
Aug 15: Assumption of Mary

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

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