St. Johns Parish Church Johns Island SC

Seasons of the Christian Calendar


  • 4 Sundays of Advent
  • 8 days of Prayer before Christmas Day, beginning December 17th
  • Christmas Eve December 24th


  • Christmas Day December 25th
  • Days of Special Thanksgiving
The First Sunday of Christmas
The Second Sunday of Christmas


  • The Epiphany 6th January
  • The Baptism of Christ, the first Sunday of Epiphany or 2nd Sunday when the first is the 6th January.
  • 2nd - 4th Sundays of Ephiphany
  • The presentation of Christ in the Temple (Candlemass) 2nd February

Ordinary Time

  • Begins on the day following the Presentation
  • 5 Sundays before Lent


  • Ash Wednesday
  • 5 Sundays of Lent
    • 4th Sunday is Mothering Sundau
    • 5th Sundays begins Passiontide
  • Palm Sunday
  • Monday to Wednesday of Holy Week
  • Maundy Thursday
  • Good Fridasy
  • Easter Eve


  • Easter (Sun)Day
  • Monday to Saturday of Easter Week
  • 6 Sundays of Easter
  • Ascension Day
  • 9 days of prayer following the Friday after Ascension
  • 7th Sunday of Easter
  • Pentecost (Whit Sunday)

Ordinary Time After Pentecost

  • Trinity Sunday
  • 22 Sundays after Trinity
  • All Saints Day November 1st
  • 1-4 Sundays before Advent
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