Orthodox Easter for the year 2008 is celebrated/ observed on Sunday, April 27th. The Orthodox Church uses the Julian calendar to determine their holy days. Easter for the Orthodox church will always fall sometime between April 4th and May 8th each year.
Orthodox Easter is observed two days after Orthodox Good Friday each year. For Orthodox Christians the day commemorates the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead.
More information on Orthodox Easter. (Dates, Customs and History for Orthodox Easter)
|Name(s):||Orthodox Easter, Pascha|
|Type:||Observance, Orthodox Christian|
|When:||First Sunday after first full moon in Spring after Passover|
How many days to Orthodox Easter 2008?
Sunday, April 27th is the 117 day of the 2008 calendar year with -10 years, -5 months, -22 days until the celebration/ observance of Orthodox Easter 2008.
April 2008 Holidays
|Date||Holiday||Details||Days to Go|
|Apr 1||April Fools' Day 2008||Observance||-3853|
|Apr 8||National Library Workers Day 2008||Observance||-3846|
|Apr 13||Rama Navami 2008||Hindu||-3841|
|Arp 13||Thomas Jefferson Birthday 2008||Observance||-3841|
|Apr 15||Tax Day 2008||Observance||-3839|
|Apr 20||Passover - Starts 2008||Jewish||-3834|
|Apr 22||Earth Day 2008||Observance||-3832|
|Apr 23||Administrative Professionals Day 2008||Observance||-3831|
|Apr 24||Take our Daughters and Sons to Work Day 2008||Observance||-3830|
|Apr 25||Orthodox Good Friday 2008||Orthodox||-3829|
|Apr 27||Passover - Final Day 2008||Jewish||-3827|
|Apr 27||Orthodox Easter 2008||Orthodox||-3827|
|Apr 25||Arbor Day 2008||Observance||-3829|