SCRIPTURE READINGS 2022

01-01-2022

New Year's Day, Circumcision of our Lord, Memory of St. Basil and St. Gregory.

02-01-2022

Second Sunday after Christmas

06-01-2022

Baptism of our Lord Jesus Christ
This festival is called Danaha in Syriac meaning 'Dawn'. Also called Epiphany or Theophany.

07-01-2022

Beheading of St. John the Baptist

08-01-2022

Feast of St. Stephen

09-01-2022

First Sunday after Baptism of our Lord

16-01-2022

Second Sunday after Baptism of our Lord

23-01-2022

Third Sunday after Baptism of our Lord

30-01-2022

Fourth Sunday after Baptism (Sunday for Workers)

02-02-2022

Mayaltho (Entry of our Lord into the temple)

February 2nd is celebrated as the day when infant Jesus was presented in the temple. Also called the day of the Old Aged. Memory of St. Simon and St. Hanna.

03-02-2022

All Departed Holy Fathers

06-02-2022

Fifth Sunday after Baptism of our Lord

07-02-2022

Monday of Three days Lent

The three day lent is a lent of attrition and repentance commemorating the repentance of the people Nineveh at the preaching of Prophet Jonah. This lent starts three weeks before the start of the Great Lent.

10-02-2022

Thursday/The end of Three days Lent

13-02-2022

All Departed Priests

20-02-2022

All the Departed Faithful

27-02-2022

First Sunday of 50 days Lent
(Kothine Sunday - Pethrutha of the Great Lent)
The Great Lent starts by commemorating the first miracle performed by Jesus i.e. turning water into wine at the wedding feast at Cana of Galilee. The Gospel reading for each Sunday of the Great Lent is about a miracle performed by Jesus.

06-03-2022

Second Sunday of Fifty days Lent (Lepers' Sunday)

12-03-2022

Memory of Forty Martyrs
Memorial of the 40 martyrs of Sebeste. Celebrated on 9th March, if it is a Saturday or Sunday. Otherwise on the Saturday after 9th

13-03-2022

Third Sunday of Fifty days Lent (Palsy Sunday)

20-03-2022

Fourth Sunday of Fifty days Lent (Canaanite woman)

23-03-2022

Fourth Wednesday of Fifty days Lent (Mid Lent)

25-03-2022

Annunciation to St. Mary

We celebrate the Feast of Annunciation to St. Mary twice a year. On the 3rd Sunday after Koodhosh Eetho and on March 25th. Holy Eucharist must be celebrated on this day even if it comes during the Great Lent, during the Passion Week or on Good Friday. (The Holy Eucharist is not celebrated during the Great Lent days except all Saturdays and Sundays, Wednesday of Mid Lent, 40th Friday, and Maundy Thursday during the Passion week.)

27-03-2022

Fifth Sunday of Fifty days Lent (Kpiptho/Crippled Woman)

03-04-2022

Sixth Sunday of Fifty Days Lent (Catholicate Day)

08-04-2022

Friday before Hosanna (40th Friday)

09-04-2022

Saturday before Hosanna (Lazarus' Saturday)

10-04-2022

Hosanna/Palm Sunday - (Boys' and Girl's Day)

14-04-2022

Pesaho (Maundy Thursday)

15-04-2022

Good Friday

16-04-2022

Gospel Saturday (Saturday of Good Tidings)

17-04-2022

Easter Sunday

24-04-2022

New Sunday (Sunday after Easter - The Sunday of the Youth)

01-05-2022

First Sunday after New Sunday

08-05-2022

Second Sunday after New Sunday

15-05-2022

Third Sunday after New Sunday

22-05-2022

Fourth Sunday after New Sunday

26-05-2022

Ascension of our Lord (Thursday after the fourth Sunday following New Sunday)

29-05-2022

Sunday before Pentecost (Sunday of the Monks)

05-06-2022

Pentecost (Fiftieth day after Easter) (Sunday School Day)

12-06-2022

First Sunday after Pentecost

19-06-2022

Second Sunday after Pentecost

26-06-2022

Third Sunday after Pentecost

29-06-2022

Feast of St. Peter and St. Paul

03-07-2022

Dukharono of St.Thomas (July 3rd)

03-07-2022

Fourth Sunday after Pentecost

10-07-2022

Fifth Sunday after Pentecost

17-07-2022

Sixth Sunday after Pentecost

24-07-2022

Seventh Sunday after Pentecost

31-07-2022

Eighth Sunday after Pentecost

06-08-2022

The Festival of Transfiguration/Koodaara Perunnal

07-08-2022

First Sunday after the Festival of Transfiguration

14-08-2022

Second Sunday after the Festival of Transfiguration

15-08-2022

The Festival of the Assumption of St. Mary (Marth Mariam Samajam Day)

21-08-2022

First Sunday after the Festival of the Assumption

28-08-2022

Second Sunday after the Festival of the Assumption

04-09-2022

Third Sunday after the Festival of the Assumption

11-09-2022

Fourth Sunday after the Festival of the Assumption

14-09-2022

The Festival of Holy Cross

18-09-2022

First Sunday after the Festival of Holy Cross

25-09-2022

Second Sunday after the Festival of Holy Cross

02-10-2022

Third Sunday after the Festival of Holy Cross

09-10-2022

Fourth Sunday after the Festival of Holy Cross

16-10-2022

Fifth Sunday after the Festival of Holy Cross

23-10-2022

Sixth Sunday after the Festival of Holy Cross

30-10-2022

Koodhosh Eetho (Sanctification) Sunday
The Sunday that comes on or after October 30th is called Koodhosh Eetho (Sanctification of Church) Sunday. It is the beginning of the church calendar.

02-11-2022

St. Gregorios of Parumala (Parumala Thirumeni)

06-11-2022

Hoodhosh Eetho (Dedication) Sunday
The Sunday after Koodhosh Eetho is called Hoodhosh Eetho (Dedication of Church) Sunday

13-11-2022

Annunciation to Zechariah (Parents' day)
This Sunday is commemorated as the day when John the Baptist's birth was announced to Zechariah by Angel Gabriel.

20-11-2022

Annunciation to St. Mary, Mother of God.

27-11-2022

St. Mary's visit to Elizabeth (Ladies' day)

04-12-2022

Birth of John the Baptist (Children's day)

11-12-2022

Revelation to St. Joseph

18-12-2022

Sunday before Christmas

25-12-2022

Yeldho/Incarnation of our Lord (Christmas)