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Coptic Fasts & Feasts   2024 A.D.  / 1740-1741 A.M.

The Holy Nativity Feast (Christmas)

January 7


The Circumcision Feast

January 15


The Holy Epiphany

January 20


Feast of the Wedding of Cana of Galilee

January 22

Presentation of the Lord into the Temple

February 16

Nineveh's (Jonah's) Fast

February 26 – 28

Nineveh's (Jonah's) Feast

February 29

Holy Great Fast (Lent)

March 11 - April 26

The Feast of the Cross

March 19

(Commemorates the discovery of the Holy Cross by Queen Helen in 326 AD)


Annunciation Feast

April 7

Lazarus Saturday

April 27

Entry of our Lord into Jerusalem (Hosanna Sunday)

April 28


Holy Pascha

April 29 –  May 1


Covenant Thursday

May 2


Good Friday

May 3

Glorious Feast of the Resurrection

May 5

Martyrdom of St. Mark the Evangelist

May 8

Thomas’ Sunday

May 12

Entry of the Lord into Egypt

June 1

The Holy Feast of Ascension

June 13

The Holy Pentecost Feast
June 23

The Apostles' Fast
June 24 – July 11

The Apostles' Feast (Martyrdom of St. Peter & St. Paul)
July 12

St. Mary's Fast
August 7 – 21

Transfiguration Feast
August 19

Feast of the 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

(Commemorates the dedication of the Church of the Holy Cross which was built by Queen Helen, mother of Emperor Constantine)

The Holy Nativity Fast (Advent)
November 25 – January 6

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