Coptic Calendar

Coptic Fasts & Feasts: 2019

Fast or Feast Date
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
Presentation of the Lord into the Temple February 15
Jonah’s (Nineveh) Fast February 18–20
Jonah’s (Nineveh) Feast February 21
Holy Great Fast March 4 – April 19
The Feast of the Cross March 19
Annunciation Feast April 7
Lazarus Saturday April 20
Entry of our Lord into Jerusalem (Hosanna Sunday) April 21
Holy Pascha April 22–24
Covenant Thursday April 25
Good Friday April 26
Glorious Feast of the Resurrection April 28
Thomas’ Sunday May 5
Martyrdom of St. Mark the Evangelist May 8
Entry of the Lord into Egypt June 1
The Holy Feast of Ascension June 6
The Holy Pentecost Feast June 16
The Apostles’ Fast June 17 – 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 12
The Feast of the Cross (Three days) September 28–30
The Holy Nativity Fast November 26 – January 6