Coptic Calendar

Coptic Fasts & Feasts 2013 A.D. / 1729-1730 A.M.

Fast or Feast Date
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
Presentation of the Lord into the Temple February 15
Jonah’s (Nineveh) Fast February 25–27
Jonah’s (Nineveh) Feast February 28
Holy Great Fast March 11 – April 26
The Feast of the Cross March 19
Annunciation Feast April 7
Lazarus Saturday April 27
Entry of our Lord into Jerusalem (Hosanna Sunday) April 28
Holy Pascha April 29 – May 1
Covenant Thursday May 2
Good Friday May 3
Glorious Feast of the Resurrection May 5
Martyrdom of St. Mark the Evangelist May 8
Thomas’ Sunday May 12
Entry of the Lord into Egypt June 1
The Holy Feast of Ascension June 13
The Holy Pentecost Feast June 23
The Apostles’ Fast June 24 – 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 11
The Feast of the Cross (Three days) September 27–29
The Holy Nativity Fast November 25 – January 6