Coptic Feasts & Fasts 2016

Fast or FeastDate
The Holy Nativity FeastJanuary 7–8
The Circumcision FeastJanuary 15
The Holy EpiphanyJanuary 20
Feast of the Wedding of Cana of GalileeJanuary 22
Presentation of the Lord into the TempleFebruary 16
Jonah's (Nineveh) FastFebruary 22–24
Jonah's (Nineveh) FeastFebruary 25
Holy Great FastMarch 7 – April 22
The Feast of the CrossMarch 19
Annunciation FeastApril 7
Lazarus SaturdayApril 23
Entry of our Lord into Jerusalem (Hosanna Sunday)April 24
Holy PaschaApril 25–27
Covenant ThursdayApril 28
Good FridayApril 29
Glorious Feast of the ResurrectionMay 1
Thomas’ SundayMay 8
Martyrdom of St. Mark the EvangelistMay 8
Entry of the Lord into EgyptJune 1
The Holy Feast of AscensionJune 9
The Holy Pentecost FeastJune 19
The Apostles' FastJune 20 – July 11
The Apostles' Feast (Martyrdom of St. Peter & St. Paul)July 12
St. Mary's FastAugust 7–21
Transfiguration FeastAugust 19
Assumption of St. Mary's BodyAugust 22
The Nayrouz Feast (Coptic New Year)September 11
The Feast of the Cross (Three days)September 27–29
The Holy Nativity FastNovember 25 – January 6