Coptic Feast/Fast

2015

Fast or FeastDate
The Holy Nativity Feast January 7
The Circumcision Feast January 14
The Holy Epiphany January 19
Feast of the Wedding of Cana of Galilee January 21
Jonah's (Nineveh) Fast February 2–4
Jonah's (Nineveh) Feast February 5
Presentation of the Lord into the Temple February 15
Holy Great Fast February 16 – April 3
The Feast of the Cross March 19
Lazarus Saturday April 4
Entry of our Lord into Jerusalem (Hosanna Sunday) April 5
Holy Pascha April 6–8
Annunciation Feast (Not celebrated this year) April 7
Covenant Thursday April 9
Good Friday April 10
Glorious Feast of the Resurrection April 12
Thomas’ Sunday April 19
Martyrdom of St. Mark the Evangelist May 8
The Holy Feast of Ascension May 21
The Holy Pentecost Feast May 31
Entry of the Lord into Egypt June 1
The Apostles' Fast June 1 – July 11
The Apostles' Feast (Martyrdom of St. Peter & St. Paul) July 12
St. Mary's Fast August 7–21
Transfiguration Feast August 19
Assumption of St. Mary's Body August 22
The Nayrouz Feast (Coptic New Year) September 12
The Feast of the Cross (Three days) September 28–30
The Holy Nativity Fast November 26 – January 6