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February 2015
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Sunday February 1, 2015 (2/1/2015)
Method: 3rd Sunday before Lent
Length: 1 day
Period: 1 year

Septuagesima (in full, Septuagesima Sunday) is the name for the ninth Sunday before Easter, the third before Ash Wednesday. The term is sometimes applied also to the period that begins on this day and ends on Shrove Tuesday, the day before Ash Wednesday, when Lent begins. This period is also known as the pre-Lenten season or Shrovetide. The other two Sundays in this period of the liturgical year are called Sexagesima and Quinquagesima, the latter sometimes also called Shrove Sunday. The earliest date on which Septuagesima Sunday can occur is January 18 (Easter falling on March 22 in a non-leap year) and the latest is February 22 (Easter falling on April 25 in a leap year).

Septuagesima comes from the Latin word for "seventieth" with Sexagesima and Quinquagesima equalling "sixtieth" and "fiftieth" respectively. They are patterned after the Latin word for the season of Lent, Quadragesima, which means "fortieth", as Lent is forty days long excluding Sundays. Because every Sunday recalls the resurrection of Christ, they are considered "little Easters" and not treated as days of penance. Quinquagesima Sunday is indeed the fiftieth day before Easter (counting inclusively), but the numbers indicated by the names "Sexagesima" and "Septuagesima" do not correspond to the interval between these Sundays and Easter.

delete iconadd icon8 days until Sexagesima
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Sunday February 8, 2015 (2/8/2015)
Method: 2nd Sunday before
Length: 1 day
Period: 1 year
delete iconadd icon18 days until Lent
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Wednesday February 18, 2015 (2/18/2015)
Method: 46 days before Easter (Western)
Notes: (Lasts 40 days excluding Sundays)
Length: 46 days
Period: 1 year
March 2015
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Sunday March 29, 2015 (3/29/2015)
Method: 7 days before Easter (Western)
Notes: [Sunday before Easter]
Length: 1 day
Period: 1 year
April 2015
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Friday April 3, 2015 (4/3/2015)
Method: 1st Friday before Easter (Western)
Length: 1 day
Period: 1 year
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Sunday April 5, 2015 (4/5/2015)
Notes: 1st Sunday after the Paschal full moon
Length: 1 day
Period: 1 year
May 2015
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Thursday May 14, 2015 (5/14/2015)
Method: 39 days after Easter (Western)
Length: 1 day
Period: 1 year
delete iconadd icon113 days until Whit Sunday
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Sunday May 24, 2015 (5/24/2015)
Method: 7th Sunday after Easter (Western)
Length: 1 day
Period: 1 year
delete iconadd icon120 days until Trinity Sunday
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Sunday May 31, 2015 (5/31/2015)
Method: 7 days after
Length: 1 day
Period: 1 year
October 2015
delete iconadd icon273 days until Reformation Day
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Saturday October 31, 2015 (10/31/2015)
Method: October 31st on Gregorian calendar
Length: 1 day
Period: 1 year
November 2015
delete iconadd icon302 days until Advent
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Sunday November 29, 2015 (11/29/2015)
Method: November 30th on Gregorian calendar
Notes: [Sunday nearest November 30th]
(4 Sundays before Christmas)
Length: 1 day
Period: 1 year
December 2015
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Friday December 25, 2015 (12/25/2015)
Method: December 25th on Gregorian calendar
Length: 1 day
Period: 1 year
delete iconadd icon329 days until Saint Stephen's Day
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Saturday December 26, 2015 (12/26/2015)
Method: December 26th on Gregorian calendar
Length: 1 day
Period: 1 year
January 2016
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Friday January 1, 2016 (1/1/2016)
Method: January 1st on Gregorian calendar
Length: 1 day
Period: 1 year
delete iconadd icon340 days until Epiphany
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Wednesday January 6, 2016 (1/6/2016)
Method: January 6th on Gregorian calendar
Length: 1 day
Period: 1 year

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