Commemoration of St. Thomas

This year is celebrated in:: 2020-08-29

St. Thomas Apostle (called the Twin) is known from the passage of the Gospel where the other Apostles state that they have seen Rosen Christ, whereas Thomas insists that he won’t believe unless he sees the scars of nails in His hands and puts his fingers on those scars and his hand in His side. A week later Jesus appears in the indoors to the untrusting Apostle. Thomas, believing the miracle, kneels down and says: “My Lord and my God!” (The Gospel according to John 20: 24-29). When the remaining Apostles hesitate to go with Christ to visit dead Lazarus, as there was a great danger to be stoned, Thomas bravely says to his fellow disciples, “Let us all go along with the Teacher, so that we may die with him!” (The Gospel according to John 11:16).

According to the tradition St. Thomas Apostle has preached the Word of God in Parthia and India, and has been martyred and buried in Madras.



This feast has been and will be on the following dates

2030-08-31 Commemoration of St. Thomas

2029-08-25 Commemoration of St. Thomas

2028-08-26 Commemoration of St. Thomas

2027-08-28 Commemoration of St. Thomas

2026-08-29 Commemoration of St. Thomas

2025-08-30 Commemoration of St. Thomas

2024-08-31 Commemoration of St. Thomas

2023-08-26 Commemoration of St. Thomas

2022-08-27 Commemoration of St. Thomas

2021-08-28 Commemoration of St. Thomas

2020-08-29 Commemoration of St. Thomas

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