When is Pentecost 2023?
What is Pentecost?
An Eastern Orthodox icon of Pentecost
Pentecost is the annual Christian festival commemorating the descent of the Holy Spirit on the disciples of Jesus after his ascension from earth to heaven on Ascension Day
. It always falls on the seventh Sunday after Easter
. Pentecost means "fiftieth day", as it is celebrated on Pentecost Sunday
, the 50th day of the Easter season (including Easter Sunday
, the first day, in the counting). Some Christian denominations consider it to be the birthday of the Christian church and celebrate it as such. It can fall as early as May 10 and as late as June 13.
Especially in the United Kingdom, Pentecost is also known as Whit Sunday
, Whitsun, or Whit, meaning "White Sunday", a name derived from the white garments that were worn by those newly baptized on this day.
Pentecost is followed by Pentecost Monday
(also known as Whit Monday
), a public holiday in many countries with Christian traditions.
Further reading: Pentecost
When is Pentecost 2024?
Dates for Pentecost from 2018 to 2028
The next occurrence of Pentecost is marked in red
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||Day of the week
||May 20, 2018
||1773 days ago
||June 9, 2019
||1388 days ago
||May 31, 2020
||1031 days ago
||May 23, 2021
||674 days ago
||June 5, 2022
||296 days ago
||May 28, 2023
||in 61 days
||May 19, 2024
||in 418 days
||June 8, 2025
||in 803 days
||May 24, 2026
||in 1153 days
||May 16, 2027
||in 1510 days
||June 4, 2028
||in 1895 days
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Dates of Pentecost 2023
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