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New Judeo Christian Liturgical Calendar

Inspired in the Calendar Jesus Used and His Manifestation in Time

Theo-logic behind the New Liturgical Calendar


Determining the Date
Date for 2019
Epiphany Always celebrated on January 6th
(Still subject to change in accordance to the Will of God)
The Presentation of Our Lord Jesus Christ
Always celebrated on February 2nd. The feast celebrates the Presentation of Christ in the temple at Jerusalem on the 40th day after His birth. 2/Feb
Ash Wednesday
It is observed 46 days before Resurrection Sunday - a date which is established by the beginning of the Essene Year.
Starts on Ash Wednesday and ends on Resurrection Sunday. The 40 days of fasting from meat are all of the days in this period except for Sundays. 27/Feb - 13/Apr
Spring Equinox
Reference point - not a feast. The date and time are obtained from Astronomic calendars. [11:58PM Jerusalem Time] 20/Mar
11:58 PM
Always celebrated on March 25th because it is nine months before the celebration of the Nativity of Jesus Christ. It can, occasionally, coincide with the first day of the Essene year.
The Beginning of the Essene Year
Reference point and a Feast Day. The Essene Year starts at sundown of the first Tuesday after the Spring Equinox and the Baptism of the Lord marks the beginning of His Ministry among men. [If the Spring Equinox happens to fall after the sundown of a calendar Tuesday, the Essene Year will start after the sundown of the Tuesday of the following week.] Sundown (1) on 26/Mar
(a) First day of the Essene Year;
(b) The Baptism of the Lord;

Starts at sundown when the Essene Year starts (always on a Tuesday) until sundown of the following day (always Wednesday). Sundown on 26/Mar to
Sundown on 27/Mar
Visitation of Mary to Elizabeth The seventh day after the Annunciation 1/Apr
Palm Sunday
It is the Sunday before the Tuesday when Passover Meal is observed.
The 14th day of the Essene year
Reference point - not a feast. It is determined by adding 13 days to the first day of the Essene year. Begins on a Monday sundown and ends at sundown of the following Tuesday. Sundown on 8/Apr -
Sundown on 9/Apr
Passover Meal It is observed at sundown of the day when the 14th day of the Essene year ends.
Sundown of 9/Apr
Period of the Unleavened Bread
Period from the sundown on the Tuesday of the Passover Meal until sundown of Holy Saturday (Resurrection).
Sundown of 9/Apr -
Sundown of 13/Apr
Yom Kippur
(atonement and repentance)
Period from sundown on the Tuesday of the Passover Meal until 3 PM of Holy Friday.
Sundown of 9/Apr -
12/Apr 3PM
Holy Thursday
Memorial of the Crucifixion. It is the Thursday of the week when the Passover Meal is observed.
Holy Friday
Solemnity of the time when Jesus released His Spirit to the Father - 3 PM on the Friday of the week when the Passover Meal is observed. 12/Apr
3:00 PM
Holy Saturday
It is the Saturday of the week when the Passover Meal is observed. After the sundown on Holy Saturday the celebration of the Resurrection commences.
Sukkot These are seven days: From sundown of Holy Saturday (Resurrection) until the sundown of the following Saturday - the Saturday prior to Sunday of Divine Mercy. In this period the Exodus - the freedom from slavery - is memorialized.
Sundown of 13/Apr -
Sundown of 20/Apr
Easter Sunday
The Sunday immediately following the celebration of the Passover Meal on the prior Tuesday. 14/Apr
(a) Divine Mercy Sunday;
(b) 8th Day after Sukkot

The Sunday following Easter/Resurrection Sunday. Which also is the eighth day after Sukkot [Numbers 29:35]
The Ascension of Our Lord Jesus Christ
It is celebrated 40 days after Holy Saturday. It always falls on a Thursday. 23/May
Christ the King
(New Convention) It is to be celebrated on the Sunday that follows Ascension Thursday and before Pentecost Sunday.
(a) Pentecost Sunday;
(b) Shavuot

It is celebrated 50 days after Holy Saturday.
Shavuot: Celebrates the delivery of the Ten Commandments by God to Moses.
Holy Trinity Sunday
The Sunday following Pentecost Sunday. 9/Jun
Solemnity of the Body and Blood of Jesus Christ The Sunday following Holy Trinity Sunday. 16/Jun
Sacred Heart of Jesus
It is celebrated on the second Friday after Holy Trinity Sunday.
Immaculate Heart of Mary
It is celebrated on the Saturday immediately following the celebration of the Sacred Heart of Jesus.
Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Always celebrated on July 16th
Transfiguration of Our Lord Jesus Christ Always celebrated on August 6th
Assumption of Mary into Heaven Always celebrated on August 15th
Exaltation of the Cross Always celebrated on September 14th 14/Sep
Anniversary of the Miracle at Fatima Always celebrated on October 13th 13/Oct
First Sunday of Advent Reference point - not a feast. It is the fourth Sunday before Christmas Day. 1/Dec
Immaculate Conception of Mary
Always celebrated on Decembert 8th
(a) Christmas Day

(b) Chanukkah
(a) Always celebrated on December 25th.

(b)Chanukkah: Celebrates the miraculously illuminated Menorah of the rededicated Jewish Temple for eight consecutive days

(a) 25/Dec

(b) Sundown 25/Dec to
Sundown of 1/Jan

Return to the 2019 New Judeo Christian Liturgical Calendar Where New and Traditional Dates Shown


[1] For calculation purposes "Sundown" has been assumed to be at 6 P.M. in every case.

Definition of Key Jewish Holy Days and why some are being incorporated into Christian Liturgical Celebrations by miguel de Portugal

[3] Theo-logic behind the New Liturgical Calendar

[4]  The Ascension of Our Lord Jesus Christ
Traditional Calendar: Ascension Day is traditionally celebrated on a Thursday, the fortieth day of Easter, although some dioceses and countries (e.g. Spain) have moved the observance to the following Sunday. (Source)

[5]  Shavuot
Traditional Calendar: Shavuot is celebrated in Israel for one day and in the Diaspora (outside of Israel) for two days. Reform Judaism celebrates only one day, even in the Diaspora. (Source)

[6]  Immaculate Heart of Mary
Traditional Calendar: According to de United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, "Since the Solemnity of Saints Peter and Paul, Apostles, is celebrated on June 29, 2019, the Memorial of the Immaculate Heart of the Blessed Virgin Mary is omitted this year." (Source, Pg. 7). In the calendar published by the Spanish Conference of Bishops (Source), it is also omitted, but without any comment.

[7]  Anniversary of the Miracle at Fatima
Traditional Calendar: The Miracle at Fatima happened on Oct 13rd but, despite its importance, the Anniversary is not observed in the official Catholic Liturgical Calendar in USA nor in Spain, as published by their respective Conference of Bishops.

Published on December 16th, 2018
Changed Format on March 25th, 2019

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