Christian religious festivals and anniversaries 2017

This list is not exhaustive but lists some of the main dates in the Roman Catholic Church and the Church of England calendars.

Epiphany 6 January. However, most Christians celebrate on the first Sunday after Epiphany.
Candlemas 2 February
Shrove Tuesday 28 February
Ash Wednesday, which marks the beginning of the 40-day period of Lent 1 March
Annunciation 25 March
Palm Sunday 9 April
Maundy Thursday 13 April
Good Friday 14 April
Easter Sunday 16 April
Ascension Day 25 May
Pentecost Sunday 4 June
Christmas Eve 24 December
Christmas Day 25 December
St Stephen's Day 26 December

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