2016

Days of lent and great lents over the year

  • Wednesdays and Fridays throughout the year, except those permitted by special signs
  • Epiphany Eve (5 January)
  • Beheading of St. John the Baptist (29 August)
  • Holy Cross (September 14)
  • Easter Lent (March 14 to April 30)
  • Saints Peter and Paul (27 -28 June)
  • Dormition Fast (August 1 to 14)
  • Nativity Lent (15 November-24 December)

Days without Liturgy

  • Wednesday and Friday in week Farewell cheese (9 to 11 March)
  • Monday and Tuesday in the first week of Lent (14 and 15 March)
  • Friday in Holy Week (April 29)
  • Friday before the Nativity (December 23)

No weddings, baptisms in 2016

  • In all lent days of the year
  • The day of Great Feasts and their eve (1 to 2 February 8-9 and 18 to 20 June 15 August 13 to 14 September)
  • Farewell meat Monday for Great Lent until Thomas Sunday (March 7-May 8)
  • In Bright Week (May 1 to 8)
  • Saints Peter and Paul Lent (27 -28 June)
  • The Dormition Fast (August 1-14)
  • Nativity Lent(14 November-24 December)
  • From Christmas to Epiphany (December 25 to January 6)

Important dates

  • Sunday, May 15, National Family Day
  • Sunday, June 5th Sunday of parents and children
  • Sunday, August 21, Romanian migrants
  • Thursday, September 1st – Church Year beginning, Environment Day
  • Sunday, November 13 – Day of the Bible
  • Tuesday, December 1, Romania’s National Day
  • Friday, January 15, National Culture Day
  • Sunday, January 24, Unification of the Romanian Principalities
  • Monday, May 9, Independence Day of Romania

Romanian national religious holidays

  • Ascension – Remembrance Day (June 9th)
  • St. Andrew the First-Called – Protector of Romania (November 30th)

No working days in Romania

  • 1 and 2 January (New Year)
  • 1 and 2 May (first and second day of Easter)
  • May 1 (International Labor Day)
  • 19 and 20 June (first and second day of Pentecost)
  • August 15 (Assumption)
  • 1st of December (National Day)
  • 25 and December 26 (the first and second day of Christmas)

Easter from 2008 to 2025

2008-27 April
2009-19 April
2010-4 April
2011-24 April
2012-15 April
2013-5 May
2014-20 April
2015-12 April
2016-1 May
2017-16 April
2018-8 April
2019-28 April
2020-19 April
2021-2 May
2022-24 April
2023-16 April
2024-5 May
2025-20 April

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