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Orthodox Easter 2016

Orthodox Easter service in Cathedral of Christ the Savior in Moscow, Russia.Orthodox Easter service in Cathedral of Christ the Savior in Moscow, Russia. Photo by: Congratulations on Orthodox Easter

Orthodox Easter for the year 2016 is celebrated/ observed on Sunday, May 1. 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)

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 2016?

Sunday, May 1st is the 121 day of the 2016 calendar year with -2 years, -5 months, -19 days until the celebration/ observance of Orthodox Easter 2016.

May 2016 Holidays

Date Holiday Details Days to Go
May 1 - Sun May Day 2016 Observance-902
May 4Yom Hashoah 2016Jewish-899
May 5Isra and Mi'raj 2016Muslim-898
May 5 - Thurs Cinco de Mayo 2016 Observance-898
May 5 - Thurs National Day of Prayer 2016 Observance-898
May 5 - ThursAscension Day 2016Christian-898
May 6 - FriNational Nurses Day 2016Observance-897
May 8 - Sun Mothers' Day 2016 Observance-895
May 15 - SunPeace Officers Memorial Day 2016Observance-888
May 15 - SunPentecost 2016Christian-888
May 21Laylat al Bara'at 2016Muslim-882
May 21 - Sat Armed Forces Day 2016 Observance-882
May 22 - SunNational Maritime Day 2016Observance-881
May 26Lag BaOmer 2016Jewish-877
May 26Corpus Christi 2016Christian-877
May 30 - Mon Memorial Day 2016Federal Holiday-873

Orthodox Easter by Year

Related Holidays in 2016

Federal Holidays 2016