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)
|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 - Tues||Rama Navami 2017||Hindu||-566|
|Apr 9 - Sun||Palm Sunday 2017||Christian||-561|
|Apr 11 - Tues||Passover - Starts 2017||Jewish||-559|
|Apr 13 - Thurs||Thomas Jefferson Birthday 2017||Observance||-557|
|Apr 13 - Thurs||Maundy Thursday 2017||Christian||-557|
|Apr 14 - Fri||Orthodox Good Friday 2017||Orthodox||-556|
|Apr 14 - Fri||Good Friday 2017||Christian||-556|
|Apr 15 - Sat||Holy Saturday 2017||Christian||-555|
|Apr 16 - Sun||Easter 2017||Christian||-554|
|Apr 16 - Sun||Orthodox Easter 2017||Orthodox||-554|
|Apr 17 - Mon||Easter Monday 2017||Christian||-553|
|Apr 17 - Mon||Tax Day 2017||Observance||-553|
|Apr 18 - Tues||National Library Workers Day 2017||Observance||-552|
|Apr 18 - Tues||Passover - Final Day 2017||Jewish||-552|
|Apr 22 - Sat||Earth Day 2017||Observance||-548|
|Apr 24 - Mon||Yom Hashoah 2017||Jewish||-546|
|Apr 24 - Mon||Isra and Mi'raj 2017||Muslim||-546|
|Apr 26 - Wed||Administrative Professionals Day 2017||Observance||-544|
|Apr 27 - Thurs||Take our Daughters and Sons to Work Day 2017||Observance||-543|
|Apr 28 - Fri||Arbor Day 2017||Observance||-542|