Monday October 22, 2018

Orthodox Easter 2017

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 2017 is celebrated/ observed on Sunday, April 16. 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 2017?

Sunday, April 16th is the 105 day of the 2017 calendar year with -1 year, -6 months, -6 days until the celebration/ observance of Orthodox Easter 2017.

April 2017 Holidays

Date Holiday Details Days to Go
Apr 1 - Sat April Fools' Day 2017 Observance-569
Apr 4 - TuesRama Navami 2017Hindu-566
Apr 9 - SunPalm Sunday 2017Christian-561
Apr 11 - Tues Passover - Starts 2017 Jewish-559
Apr 13 - ThursThomas Jefferson Birthday 2017Observance-557
Apr 13 - ThursMaundy Thursday 2017Christian-557
Apr 14 - FriOrthodox Good Friday 2017Orthodox-556
Apr 14 - FriGood Friday 2017Christian-556
Apr 15 - SatHoly Saturday 2017Christian-555
Apr 16 - Sun Easter 2017 Christian-554
Apr 16 - SunOrthodox Easter 2017Orthodox-554
Apr 17 - MonEaster Monday 2017Christian-553
Apr 17 - MonTax Day 2017Observance-553
Apr 18 - TuesNational Library Workers Day 2017Observance-552
Apr 18 - Tues Passover - Final Day 2017 Jewish-552
Apr 22 - Sat Earth Day 2017 Observance-548
Apr 24 - MonYom Hashoah 2017Jewish-546
Apr 24 - MonIsra and Mi'raj 2017Muslim-546
Apr 26 - WedAdministrative Professionals Day 2017Observance-544
Apr 27 - ThursTake our Daughters and Sons to Work Day 2017Observance-543
Apr 28 - Fri Arbor Day 2017 Observance-542

Orthodox Easter by Year

Related Holidays in 2017

Federal Holidays 2017