Some Eastern churches celebrate the anniversary of the birth of Jesus, typically 13 days behind the Western calendar.

01/14/17- New Year
The Eastern church celebrates the New Year on this day.

The Eastern Orthodox Church associates Theophany with the baptism of Jesus by John the Baptist.

02/27/17 - Clean Monday

This date begins the forty-days of fasting for Christians who chose to make sacrifices to imitate Jesus when he also fasted from the desert before his crucifixion.

04/13/17--Maundy Thursday (Holy Thursday)
Observed as the day that Jesus ate the Last Supper and washed the feet of his disciples prior to his arrest and crucifixion.

04/14/17 - Holy Friday

Commemorates the passion and death by crucifixion of Jesus.

04/16/17 Pasha/Easter
Observed in all Western Christian churches, Easter commemorates the Resurrection of Jesus.

04/17/17--Easter Monday
A holiday observed to commemorate the meeting of the women at Jesus' tomb with an angel who assured them that Jesus had been resurrected from the death.

Celebrates the ascent of Jesus Christ into heaven.

Commemorates the descent of the Holy Spirit upon the disciples of Christ after the Resurrection.