Thursday July 19, 2018

When is Orthodox Easter 2017?

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?

There are -1 year, -3 months, -3 days until the celebration/ observance of Orthodox Easter 2017.

Dates of Orthodox Easter by Year

Related Holidays in 2017

Popular Holidays 2017

Holidays in red are Federal Holidays.