Orthodox Easter for the year 2015 is celebrated/ observed on Sunday, April 12th. 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 2015?
Sunday, April 12th is the 101 day of the 2015 calendar year with -3 years, -6 months, -11 days until the celebration/ observance of Orthodox Easter 2015.
April 2015 Holidays
|Date||Holiday||Details||Days to Go|
|Apr 1 - Wed||April Fools' Day 2015||Observance||-1301|
|Apr 2||Maundy Thursday 2015||Christian||-1300|
|Apr 3 - Fri||Good Friday 2015||Christian||-1299|
|Apr 4 - Sat||Passover - Starts 2015||Jewish||-1298|
|Apr 4||Holy Saturday 2015||Christian||-1298|
|Apr 5 - Sun||Easter 2015||Christian||-1297|
|Apr 6||Easter Monday 2015||Christian||-1296|
|Apr 10||Orthodox Good Friday 2015||Orthodox||-1292|
|Apr 11 - Sat||Passover - Final Day 2015||Jewish||-1291|
|Apr 12||Orthodox Easter 2015||Orthodox||-1290|
|Arp 13 - Mon||Thomas Jefferson Birthday 2015||Observance||-1289|
|Apr 15 - Wed||Tax Day 2015||Observance||-1287|
|Apr 15||Yom Hashoah 2015||Jewish||-1287|
|Apr 21 - Tues||National Library Workers Day 2015||Observance||-1281|
|Apr 22 - Wed||Administrative Professionals Day 2015||Observance||-1280|
|Apr 22 - Wed||Earth Day 2015||Observance||-1280|
|Apr 23 - Thurs||Take our Daughters and Sons to Work Day 2015||Observance||-1279|
|Apr 24 - Fri||Arbor Day 2015||Observance||-1278|