Orthodox Easter for the year 2013 is celebrated/ observed on Sunday, May 5th. 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 2013?
Sunday, May 5th is the 124 day of the 2013 calendar year with -5 years, -6 months, -16 days until the celebration/ observance of Orthodox Easter 2013.
May 2013 Holidays
|Date||Holiday||Details||Days to Go|
|May 1||May Day 2013||Observance||-2030|
|May 2||Passover - Final Day 2013||Jewish||-2029|
|May 2||National Day of Prayer 2013||Observance||-2029|
|May 3||Orthodox Good Friday 2013||Orthodox||-2028|
|May 5||Orthodox Easter 2013||Orthodox||-2026|
|May 5||Cinco de Mayo 2013||Observance||-2026|
|May 6||National Nurses Day 2013||Observance||-2025|
|May 9||Ascension Day 2013||Christian||-2022|
|May 12||Mothers' Day 2013||Observance||-2019|
|May 15||Peace Officers Memorial Day 2013||Observance||-2016|
|May 15||Shavuot 2013||Jewish||-2016|
|May 19||Pentecost 2013||Christian||-2012|
|May 20||Whit Monday 2013||Christian||-2011|
|May 22||National Maritime Day 2013||Observance||-2009|
|May 27||Memorial Day 2013||Federal Holiday||-2004|
|May 30||Corpus Christi 2013||Christian||-2001|