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Calendar of Coptic Fasts & Feasts – 2018

The Holy Nativity Feast January 7
The Circumcision Feast January 14
The Holy Epiphany January 19
Feast of the Wedding of Cana of Galilee January 21
Jonah’s (Nineveh) Fast January 29–31
Jonah’s (Nineveh) Feast February 1
Holy Great Fast February 12 – March 30
Presentation of the Lord into the Temple February 15
The Feast of the Cross March 19
Lazarus Saturday March 31
Entry of our Lord into Jerusalem (Hosanna Sunday) April 1
Holy Pascha April 2–4
Covenant Thursday April 5
Good Friday April 6
Annunciation Feast (Not celebrated this year) April 7
Glorious Feast of the Resurrection April 8
Thomas’ Sunday April 15
Martyrdom of St. Mark the Evangelist May 8
The Holy Feast of Ascension May 17
The Holy Pentecost Feast May 27
The Apostles’ Fast May 28 – July 11
Entry of the Lord into Egypt June 1
The Apostles’ Feast (Martyrdom of St. Peter & St. Paul) July 12
St. Mary’s Fast August 7–21
Transfiguration Feast August 19
Assumption of St. Mary’s Body August 22
The Nayrouz Feast (Coptic New Year) September 11
The Feast of the Cross (Three days) September 27–29
The Holy Nativity Fast November 25 – January 6