Coptic Fasts & Feasts

2022 A.D. / 1738–1739 A.M

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
Jonah’s (Nineveh) Fast February 14–16
Presentation of the Lord into the Temple February 15
Jonah’s (Nineveh) Feast February 17
Holy Great Fast February 28 – April 15
The Feast of the Cross March 19
Annunciation Feast April 7
Lazarus Saturday April 16
Entry of our Lord into Jerusalem (Hosanna Sunday) April 17
Holy Pascha April 18–20
Covenant Thursday April 21
Good Friday April 22
Glorious Feast of the Resurrection April 24
Thomas’ Sunday May 1
Martyrdom of St. Mark the Evangelist May 8
Entry of the Lord into Egypt June 1
The Holy Feast of Ascension June 2
The Holy Pentecost Feast June 12
The Apostles’ Fast June 13 – 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