Feasts 2018

Catholic Church Feasts 2018 - Standard (Gregorian) Calendar

January 1st: Holy Mother of God
January 6th: Epiphany
January 7th: Baptism of the Lord (River Jordan)
February 14th: Ash Wednesday (Lent time)
March 25th: Palm Sunday
March 30th: Good Friday
April 9th: Feast of the Annunciation
May 10th: Feast of the Ascension
May 20th: Pentecost
May 27th: Trinity Sunday
May 31st: Corpus Christi
June 8th: Sacred Heart of Jesus
June 24th: Nativity of St. John the Baptist
June 29th: Sts. Peter and Paul
August 15th: Assumption
September 14th: Exaltation of the Holy Cross
November 1st: All Saints
December 2nd: 1st Sunday of Advent
December 8th: Immaculate Conception
December 25th: Christmas Day

Orthodox Church Feasts 2018 - Julian Calendar

The Nativity of our Lord January 7th
New Year, Circumcision January 14th
Blessing of the Holy Water (River Jordan) (Greek) January 18th
Blessing of the Holy Water (River Jordan) (Syrian &Copts) January 19th
Epiphany January 19th
St. John the Baptist January 20th
Presentation February 15th
Lent - Orthodoxy Sunday February 25th
Veneration of the Hl. Cross March 11th
Palm Sunday April 1st
Ascension May 17th
Pentecost May 27th
Transfiguration August 19th
Procession with the Icon of the Virgin Mary (+ 5.00 am)
from the Holy Sepulchre to the Tomb of Mary) August 25th
Burial Ceremony of the Virgin Mary (11.00 am) at the Tomb of Mary August 27th
Assumption August 28th
Return of the Icon of Virgin Mary from the Tomb of Mary
to the Holy Sepulchre (6.30 am) September 5th
New Year of the Church September 14th
Exaltation of the Holy Cross September 27th
St. George November 16th
Advent - 1st Sunday December 16th

Armenian Orthodox Church Feasts 2018 (see Orthodox except following)

Jewish Feasts 2018 - Jewish Calendar 5778 - 5779

Purim (Esther) March 1st - 2nd
Pesach (Passover) March 31st - April 7th
Iom HaShoa (Holocaust Memorial Day) April 11th
Iom Hazikaron / Iom HaAzmaut April 18th / 19th
Shavuot (Pentecost) May 20th - 21st
Tisha B’Av July 22nd
Rosh Hashana 5779 (New Year) September 10th - 11th
Yom Kippur (Day of Atonement) September 19th
Sukkot (Feast of Tabernacles) September 24th - 30th
Shmini Atzeret / Simchat Torah (Rejoicing the Law) October 1st
Hanukkah (Feast of the Light) December 3rd - 10th

Moslem Feasts 2018 - Hegira 1439- 1440

New Year – 1st Hegira 1439 September 22 (2017)
Mawlid al-Nabi (Birth of Mohammed) December 1st (2017)
Miraj (Ascension of Mohammed) April 13th
First Day of Ramadan May 16th
Lailat al-Qadr (Night of Power) June 10th
End of Ramadan (Eid al-Fitr) June 15th
Feast of the Sacrifice (Eid al-Adha) August 22nd
New Year – Hegira 1440 September 12th
Mawlid al-Nabi (Birth of Mohammed) November 21st (2018)

Samaritan Easter 2018

Samaritan Easter April 30th, 2018
(Services at 7:00 p.m. the previous day)

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