Coptic Calendar

Coptic Fasts & Feasts: 2020

Fast or Feast Date
The Holy Nativity Feast January 7–8
The Circumcision Feast January 15
The Holy Epiphany January 20
Feast of the Wedding of Cana of Galilee January 22
Jonah’s (Nineveh) Fast February 10–12
Jonah’s (Nineveh) Feast February 13
Presentation of the Lord into the Temple February 16
Holy Great Fast February 24 – April 10
The Feast of the Cross March 19
Annunciation Feast April 7
Lazarus Saturday April 11
Entry of our Lord into Jerusalem (Hosanna Sunday) April 12
Holy Pascha April 13–15
Covenant Thursday April 16
Good Friday April 17
Glorious Feast of the Resurrection April 19
Thomas’ Sunday April 26
Martyrdom of St. Mark the Evangelist May 8
The Holy Feast of Ascension May 28
Entry of the Lord into Egypt June 1
The Holy Pentecost Feast June 7
The Apostles’ Fast June 8 – July 11
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