Upcoming Christian Holidays

Christmas Day
Dec 25: Christmas Day

The day celebrates the Nativity of Jesus, the date which according to tradition took place on 25th December 1 BC

St. Stephen's Day
Dec 26: St. Stephen's 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

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.

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

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

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

Whitmonday
Jun 10: Whitmonday

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

Whit Monday
Jun 10: Whit Monday

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

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