Wednesday January 16, 2019

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.

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.

Sunday, May 1st is the 121 day of the 2016 calendar year with -2 years, -8 months, -15 days until Orthodox Easter 2016.

More information on Orthodox Easter. (Traditions, Customs and History)

Orthodox Easter
Name(s):Orthodox Easter, Pascha
Type:Observance, Orthodox Christian
When:First Sunday after first full moon in Spring after Passover

May 2016 Holidays

Date Holiday Details Days to Go
May 1 - Sun May Day 2016 Observance-990
May 4Yom Hashoah 2016Jewish-987
May 5Isra and Mi'raj 2016Muslim-986
May 5 - Thurs Cinco de Mayo 2016 Observance-986
May 5 - Thurs National Day of Prayer 2016 Observance-986
May 5 - ThursAscension Day 2016Christian-986
May 6 - FriNational Nurses Day 2016Observance-985
May 8 - Sun Mothers' Day 2016 Observance-983
May 15 - SunPeace Officers Memorial Day 2016Observance-976
May 15 - SunPentecost 2016Christian-976
May 21Laylat al Bara'at 2016Muslim-970
May 21 - Sat Armed Forces Day 2016 Observance-970
May 22 - SunNational Maritime Day 2016Observance-969
May 26Lag BaOmer 2016Jewish-965
May 26Corpus Christi 2016Christian-965
May 30 - Mon Memorial Day 2016Federal Holiday-961

Orthodox Easter by Year