Upcoming Christian Holidays

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.

Corpus Christi
Jun 20: 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

Corpus Christi
Jun 24: Corpus Christi

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

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

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

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

All Souls Day
Nov 02: All Souls Day

Dedicated to the remembrance of the departed. All Souls' Day follows All Saints' Day.

All Souls' Day
Nov 02: All Souls' Day

Dedicated to the remembrance of the departed. All Souls' Day follows All Saints' Day.

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 the date of which according to tradition took place on 25 December 1 BC

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. 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.

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