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Church calendar for April 2023: the most important holidays

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The Annunciation, Palm Sunday and Easter are the most important Christian holidays in April at Athletistic.

April 2023 is a special month, because it falls on the main church holiday of believers – the Resurrection of Christ or Easter.

But besides this, next month there will be some more important holidays for Christians.

The main holidays of April 2023

  • Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary – on this day, the good news came to the Virgin Mary from the archangel Gabriel that she would conceive immaculately from the Holy Spirit and give birth to Jesus Christ, who would be the Son of God and the Messiah. The Annunciation is one of the twelve feasts, the third most important after Easter and the Nativity of Christ. Every Goth celebrates it every April 7th.
  • Palm Sunday or the Entry of the Lord into Jerusalem – the sixth Sunday of Great Lent. It always falls seven days before Easter, so the date changes every year. This year, Palm Sunday is celebrated on April 9th. On this day, the Great Week begins – Passion Week, which marks the last events from Christ’s earthly life.
  • Easter – Resurrection of Christ – This is the main Christian holiday by chance. Resurrection of Jesus Christ. The date changes every year, and in 2023 it will fall on April 16th. Radonitsa (Seen, with people – coffins). It is the main memorial day of the year, celebrated on the first Tuesday after Easter week. This year it falls on April 25th.

Holidays April 2023

  • April 2 – Fifth Sunday of Great Lent;

  • April 7 – Annunciation of the Most Holy Theotokos;

  • April 8 – Lazarus Saturday;

  • April 9 – Entry of the Lord into Jerusalem (Palm Sunday);

  • April 10th – Great Monday;

  • April 11 – Holy Tuesday;

  • April 12th – Great Wednesday;

  • April 13 – Holy Thursday. The last Supper;

  • April 14th – Good Friday. Crucifixion of Christ;

  • April 15 – Great Saturday. Last day of LentA;

  • April 16 – Easter, Holy Resurrection of Christ;

  • April 17 – First day after Easter week;

  • April 23 – Last day after Easter week;

  • April 25th – Radonitsa or Seeing off;

  • April 30 – Third week after Easter.

Easter 2023: history and traditions

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