Special Days

January

January 1st – CATHOLIC CHRISTIAN – Mary, Mother of God
Catholic Christian – a celebration of the mother of Jesus.

January 1st – ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN – Feast of St. Basil
Orthodox Christian commemoration of St Basil t he Great, who wrote a Eucharist Liturgy which bears his name.

January 1st – ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN – Holy Name of Jesus

January 5th – Twelth Night
Christian observance of the close of Christmastide and prelude to Epiphany which begins the next day.

January 6th – Epiphany

January 6th – ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN – Feast of Theophany

January 6th – AMERICAN ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN – Nativity of Christ

January 6th – HISPANIC CHRISTIAN – Dia de los Reyes

January 7th – ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN – Nativity of Christ

January 12th – Baptism of the Lord Jesus

January 17th – HISPANIC CATHOLIC CHRISTIAN – Blessing of the Animals

January 18th – 25th – Week of prayer for Christian Unity

January 19th – ETHIOPIAN ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN – Timkat

January 25th – Conversion of Saint Paul

January 28th – CATHOLIC CHRISTIAN – Feast of the Holy Family

February

February 2nd – Candlemas

February 2nd – ANGLICAN CHRISTIAN - Presentation of Christ in the Temple

February 14th - Saint Valentine’s Day

February 16th – Triodion begins

March

March 1st – Saint David of Wales

March 2nd – Transfiguartion Sunday

March 2nd – ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN – Meatfare Sunday

March 3rd – ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN – Clean Monday Lent begins

March 4th – Shrove Tuesday

March 5th – Ash Wednesday Lent begins

March 9th – ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN – Orthodox Sunday

March 17th – St. Patrick’s Day

March 19th - St. Joseph’s Day

March 25th – Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary

April

April 12th – ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN – Lazarus Sunday

April 13th – Palm Sunday

April 15th – JEHOVAH’S WITNESS CHRISTIAN - Lord’s Evening Meal

April 17th – Maunday Thursday

April 18th – Good Holy Friday

April 20th – Easter

April 23rd – St. George Day

May

NONE

June

June 8th – Pentecost

June 9th – Saint Columba of Iona

June 15th – Trinity Sunday

June 15th – ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN - All Saints

June 19th – SWEDENBORGIAN CHRISTIAN – New Church Day

June 19th – CATHOLIC CHRISTIAN – Corpus Christi

June 27th – CATHOLIC CHRISTIAN – Sacred Heart of Jesus

June 29th – Saints Peter and Paul

July

July 15th – Saint Vladimir Day

July 24th – MORMON CHRISTIAN – Pioneer Day

August

August 1st – Lammas

August 1st – ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN – Fast in Honor of the Holy Mother of Jesus

August 6th – ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN – Transfiguration of the Lord

August 15th – CATHOLIC CHRISTIAN – Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

August 15th – ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN – Dormition of the Theotokos

August 29th – Beheading of John the Baptist

September

September 1st – ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN – Ecclesiastical year begins

September 6th – Nativity of Mary

September 14th – Elevation of the Life Giving Cross Holy Cross Day

September 27th – ETHIOPIAN ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN – Meskel

September 29th - Michael and all Angels

October

October 4th – CATHOLIC CHRISTIAN - Saint Francis Day

October 26th – PROTESTANT CHRISTIAN - Reformation Day

October 28th – Milvian Bridge Day

October 31st – All Hallow’s Eve

November

November 1st – All Saint’s Day

November 2nd – All Soul’s Day

November 15th – 25th – ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN - Winter Lent

November 21st – Yule

November 23rd – Christ the King

November 30th – Saint Andrew’s Day

November 30th – Advent begins through December 24th

December

December 6th – Saint Nicholas Day

December 8th – CATHOLIC CHRISTIAN – Immaculate Conception of Mary

December 12th – CATHOLIC CHRISTIAN – Feast Day of Our Lady of Guadalupe

December 16th - 25th Posades Navidenas

December 21st – Yule

December 24th – Christmas Eve

December 25th – Christmas

December 28th – Holy Innocents

December 31st - Watch Night