When is Pentecost 2021?

Pentecost 2021 is on Sunday 23rd May, 2021 (23/05/2021) in 579 days

What is Pentecost?

Pentecost

This is a Christian holiday celebrated on the seventh Sunday after Easter. It commemorates the Holy Spirit's descent upon the Apostles and other disciples of Jesus Christ while they were in Jerusalem celebrating the Feast of Weeks as illustrated in the Acts of the Apostles (Acts 2:1-31). This event represents the birth of the early Church in the Christian tradition.

In Eastern Christianity, Pentecost can also refer to the entire fifty days of Easter where Pentecost is included. Thus, the book containing the liturgical texts is called "Pentecostarion". Pentecost is a moving holiday as its date depends on the date of Easter.

Dates for Pentecost from 2015 to 2024

The next occurrence of Pentecost is marked in red

When is ...?WeekdayDateDays away
Pentecost 2024SundayMay 19th in 1671 days
Pentecost 2023SundayMay 28th in 1314 days
Pentecost 2022SundayJun 5th in 957 days
Pentecost 2021SundayMay 23rd in 579 days
Pentecost 2020SundayMay 31st in 222 days
Pentecost 2019SundayJun 9th 134 days ago
Pentecost 2018SundayMay 20th 519 days ago
Pentecost 2017SundayJun 4th 869 days ago
Pentecost 2016SundayMay 15th 1254 days ago
Pentecost 2015SundayMay 24th 1611 days ago
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Quick Facts

Start DateMay 23, 2021
When? Starts in 579 days
Duration1 Day
Type Christian Holidays

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