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2014 Coptic Orthodox Fasts and Feasts

Fast or FeastDate
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 10–12
 Jonah's (Nineveh) Feast February 13
 Presentation of the Lord into the Temple February 15
 Holy Great Fast February 24 – April 11
 The Feast of the Cross March 19
 Annunciation Feast April 7
 Lazarus Saturday April 12
 Entry of our Lord into Jerusalem (Hosanna Sunday) April 13
 Holy Pascha April 14-16
 Covenant Thursday April 17
 Good Friday April 18
 Glorious Feast of the Resurrection April 20
 Thomas' Sunday April 27
 Martyrdom of St. Mark the Evangelist May 8
 The Holy Feast of Ascension May 29 
 Entry of the Lord into Egypt June 1
 The Holy Pentecost Feast June 8
 The Apostles' Fast June 9 – 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