This list includes the dates for the 2015 Christian calendar in the Christian faith of the most observed and other important dates in the United States.
Thursday, January 1
Thursday, January 6
Welcome the visit of the Magi to the infant Jesus. The story of his journey and the gifts they brought to worship the child found in the Gospels.
Saturday, February 14
Although it is not a day officially observed by the Christian church, the day of love is associated with Valentine, a priest in Rome during the third century.
Wednesday, February 18 – Thursday, April 2
Lent refers to the 40 days before Easter. It is a time of repentance, spiritual preparation, fasting and prayer that begins with Ash Wednesday.
Wednesday, February 18
The Wednesday of the ashes does not have an exact date on the calendar. The day falls depending on the day on which Easter falls. It is exactly 40 days earlier.
Tuesday, March 17
As Valentine’s Day, St. Patrick’s is not a day officially observed by all Christian churches, but originates with the Catholic Church in Ireland.
Irish communities have parades that day, churches offer services and the primary color used is green.
Sunday, March 29 – Sunday, April 5
Easter occurs during the Easter season and is very important for Christianity because that’s when the major events that form the basis of this faith is remembered mostly the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus.
Palm Sunday is the sixth Sunday of Lent. The triumphal entry of Jesus into Jerusalem is celebrated.
Easter Friday during the Last Supper of Jesus with his disciples, his trial and crucifixion is remembered.
Easter Sunday (Easter)
Sunday, May 10
In the United States every race, culture and creed celebrate Mother’s Day.
Sunday, May 24
Monday, May 25
Sunday, June 21
In the United States every race, culture and creed celebrate Parents Day.
Saturday, July 4
Monday, September 7
Saturday, October 31
Saturday, October 31
Wednesday, November 11
Thursday, November 26
First Sunday of Advent
Advent is the time of observation during the four Sundays before 25 December. Every Sunday, a candle is lit and scriptures about the birth of Jesus are read.
Thursday, December 24
It is common among Christians to attend religious services the night before 25 December. Some churches have traditional services and others include dramas and concerts.
Friday, December 25
The Christmas is the celebration of Jesus’ birth. One of the basic beliefs of Christianity is that God became man in the form of Jesus, and his birth was a miracle because it was conceived by the Holy Spirit in the Virgin Mary. Visit Stimmungsvolle Erscheinung for ideas to celebrate Christmas.