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April 2020
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Sunday April 5, 2020 (4/5/2020)
Method: 7 days before Easter (Western)
Length: 7 days
Period: 1 year

Holy Week (Latin: Hebdomas Sancta or Hebdomas Maior, "Greater Week"; Greek: Ἁγία καὶ Μεγάλη Ἑβδομάς, Hagia kai Megale Hebdomas) in Christianity is the last week of Lent and the week before Easter. It includes the religious holidays of Palm Sunday, Maundy Thursday (Holy Thursday), Good Friday, and Holy Saturday. It does not include Easter Sunday. In Eastern Orthodox tradition, Holy Week starts on Lazarus Saturday, the day before Palm Sunday. (Easter Sunday, for context, is the first day of the new season of the Great Fifty Days, or Eastertide, there being fifty days from Easter Sunday to Pentecost Sunday.)

Holy Week in the Christian year is the week immediately before Easter. The earliest Catholic allusion to the custom of marking this week as a whole with special observances is to be found in the Apostolical Constitutions (v. 18, 19), dating from the latter half of the 3rd century and 4th century. In this text, abstinence from flesh is commanded for all the days, while for the Friday and Sunday an absolute fast is commanded. Dionysius Alexandrinus in his canonical epistle (AD 260), refers to the 91 fasting days implying that the observance of them had already become an established usage in his time.[1]

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Sunday April 5, 2020 (4/5/2020)
Method: 7 days before Easter (Western)
Notes: [Sunday before Easter]
Length: 1 day
Period: 1 year

Palm Sunday is a Christian moveable feast that falls on the Sunday before Easter. The feast commemorates Jesus' triumphal entry into Jerusalem, an event mentioned in all four canonical Gospels. (Mark 11:1–11, Matthew 21:1–11, Luke 19:28–44, and John 12:12–19).

In many Christian churches, Palm Sunday is marked by the distribution of palm leaves (often tied into crosses) to the assembled worshipers. The difficulty of procuring palms for that day's ceremonies in unfavorable climates for palms led to the substitution of boughs of box, yew, willow, or other native trees. The Sunday was often designated by the names of these trees, as Yew Sunday, or by the general term Branch Sunday.

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Wednesday April 8, 2020 (4/8/2020)
Method: 1st Wednesday before Easter (Western)
Length: 1 day
Period: 1 year
delete iconadd icon12 days until Maundy Thursday
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Thursday April 9, 2020 (4/9/2020)
Method: 1st Thursday before Easter (Western)
Length: 1 day
Period: 1 year
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Saturday April 11, 2020 (4/11/2020)
Method: 1st Saturday before Easter (Western)
Length: 1 day
Period: 1 year
February 2020
delete iconadd icon32 days since the start of Lent
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Wednesday February 26, 2020 (2/26/2020)
delete iconadd icon15 days left of Lent
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Sunday April 12, 2020 (4/12/2020)
Method: 46 days before Easter (Western)
Notes: (Lasts 40 days excluding Sundays)
Length: 46 days
Period: 1 year

Lent (Latin: Quadragesima, "fortieth"[1]) is an observance in the liturgical year of many Christian denominations, lasting for a period of approximately six weeks leading up to Easter. In most Western denominations Lent is taken to run from Ash Wednesday to Maundy Thursday (Holy Thursday) or to Easter Eve.

The traditional purpose of Lent is the preparation of the believer—through prayer, penance, repentance, almsgiving, and self-denial. Its institutional purpose is heightened in the annual commemoration of Holy Week, marking the death and resurrection of Jesus, which recalls the events of the Passion of Christ on Good Friday, which then culminates in the celebration on Easter Sunday of the resurrection of Jesus Christ.

April 2020
May 2020
delete iconadd icon64 days until Pentecost
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Sunday May 31, 2020 (5/31/2020)
Method: 49 days after Easter (Western)
Length: 1 day
Period: 1 year
delete iconadd icon64 days until Whit Sunday
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Sunday May 31, 2020 (5/31/2020)
Method: 7th Sunday after Easter (Western)
Length: 1 day
Period: 1 year
June 2020
delete iconadd icon71 days until Trinity Sunday
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Sunday June 7, 2020 (6/7/2020)
Method: 7 days after Pentecost
Length: 1 day
Period: 1 year
delete iconadd icon78 days until Corpus Christi Sunday
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Sunday June 14, 2020 (6/14/2020)
Method: 1st Sunday after Trinity Sunday
Length: 1 day
Period: 1 year
delete iconadd icon83 days until Sacred Heart of Jesus
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Friday June 19, 2020 (6/19/2020)
Method: 19 days after Pentecost
Length: 1 day
Period: 1 year
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Wednesday June 24, 2020 (6/24/2020)
Method: June 24th on Gregorian calendar
Length: 1 day
Period: 1 year
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Monday June 29, 2020 (6/29/2020)
Method: June 29th on Gregorian calendar
Length: 1 day
Period: 1 year
July 2020
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Sunday July 5, 2020 (7/5/2020)
Method: July 5th on Gregorian calendar
Length: 1 day
Period: 1 year
August 2020
October 2020
delete iconadd icon217 days until Reformation Day
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Saturday October 31, 2020 (10/31/2020)
Method: October 31st on Gregorian calendar
Length: 1 day
Period: 1 year
November 2020
delete iconadd icon219 days until All Souls' Day
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Monday November 2, 2020 (11/2/2020)
Method: November 2nd on Gregorian calendar
If Sunday move to following Monday (+1 day)
Length: 1 day
Period: 1 year
delete iconadd icon239 days until Solemnity of Christ
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Sunday November 22, 2020 (11/22/2020)
Method: 1st Sunday before Advent
Length: 1 day
Period: 1 year
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Sunday November 29, 2020 (11/29/2020)
Method: November 30th on Gregorian calendar
Notes: [Sunday nearest November 30th]
(4 Sundays before Christmas)
Length: 1 day
Period: 1 year
delete iconadd icon247 days until Saint Andrew's Day
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Monday November 30, 2020 (11/30/2020)
Method: November 30th on Gregorian calendar
Length: 1 day
Period: 1 year
December 2020
delete iconadd icon255 days until Immaculate Conception
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Tuesday December 8, 2020 (12/8/2020)
Method: December 8th on Gregorian calendar
Length: 1 day
Period: 1 year
delete iconadd icon273 days until Saint Stephen's Day
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Saturday December 26, 2020 (12/26/2020)
Method: December 26th on Gregorian calendar
Length: 1 day
Period: 1 year
January 2021
delete iconadd icon279 days until Solemnity of Mary
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Friday January 1, 2021 (1/1/2021)
Method: January 1st on Gregorian calendar
Length: 1 day
Period: 1 year
delete iconadd icon283 days until Twelfth Night
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Tuesday January 5, 2021 (1/5/2021)
Method: January 5th on Gregorian calendar
Length: 1 day
Period: 1 year
delete iconadd icon309 days until Septuagesima
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Sunday January 31, 2021 (1/31/2021)
Method: 3rd Sunday before Lent
Length: 1 day
Period: 1 year
February 2021
delete iconadd icon311 days until Candlemas
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Tuesday February 2, 2021 (2/2/2021)
Method: February 2nd on Gregorian calendar
Length: 1 day
Period: 1 year
delete iconadd icon316 days until Sexagesima
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Sunday February 7, 2021 (2/7/2021)
Method: 2nd Sunday before Ash Wednesday
Length: 1 day
Period: 1 year
delete iconadd icon325 days until Mardi Gras
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Tuesday February 16, 2021 (2/16/2021)
Method: 1 day before Lent
Length: 1 day
Period: 1 year
delete iconadd icon325 days until Shrove Tuesday
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Tuesday February 16, 2021 (2/16/2021)
Method: 1 day before Lent
Length: 1 day
Period: 1 year
delete iconadd icon326 days until Ash Wednesday
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Wednesday February 17, 2021 (2/17/2021)
Method: 46 days before Easter (Western)
Notes: [46 days before Easter]
Length: 1 day
Period: 1 year
March 2021
delete iconadd icon354 days until Saint Patrick's Day
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Wednesday March 17, 2021 (3/17/2021)
Method: March 17th on Gregorian calendar
Length: 1 day
Period: 1 year
delete iconadd icon356 days until Saint Joseph's Day
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Friday March 19, 2021 (3/19/2021)
Method: March 19th on Gregorian calendar
If Sunday move to following Monday (+1 day)
Length: 1 day
Period: 1 year
delete iconadd icon362 days until Annunciation
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Thursday March 25, 2021 (3/25/2021)
Method: March 25th on Gregorian calendar
Length: 1 day
Period: 1 year

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