Orthodox Easter for the year 2012 is celebrated/ observed on Sunday, April 15th. 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 2012?
Sunday, April 15th is the 105 day of the 2012 calendar year with -6 years, -7 months, -3 days until the celebration/ observance of Orthodox Easter 2012.
April 2012 Holidays
|Date||Holiday||Details||Days to Go|
|Apr 1||Palm Sunday 2012||Christian||-2422|
|Apr 1||April Fools' Day 2012||Observance||-2422|
|Apr 5||Maundy Thursday 2012||Christian||-2418|
|Apr 6||Good Friday 2012||Christian||-2417|
|Apr 7||Passover - Starts 2012||Jewish||-2416|
|Apr 7||Holy Saturday 2012||Christian||-2416|
|Apr 8||Easter 2012||Christian||-2415|
|Apr 9||Easter Monday 2012||Christian||-2414|
|Apr 12||Rama Navami 2012||Hindu||-2411|
|Apr 13||Orthodox Good Friday 2012||Orthodox||-2410|
|Apr 13||Thomas Jefferson Birthday 2012||Observance||-2410|
|Apr 14||Passover - Final Day 2012||Jewish||-2409|
|Apr 15||Tax Day 2012||Observance||-2408|
|Apr 15||Orthodox Easter 2012||Orthodox||-2408|
|Apr 17||National Library Workers Day 2012||Observance||-2406|
|Apr 18||Yom Hashoah 2012||Jewish||-2405|
|Apr 22||Earth Day 2012||Observance||-2401|
|Apr 25||Administrative Professionals Day 2012||Observance||-2398|
|Apr 26||Take our Daughters and Sons to Work Day 2012||Observance||-2397|
|Apr 27||Arbor Day 2012||Observance||-2396|