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Days of fasting
- Wednesdays and Fridays, except those marked otherwise
- The day before the Baptism of our Lord (Jan. 5)
- The Beheading of St. John the Baptist (Aug. 29)
- The Elevation of the Holy Cross (Sept. 14)
- The Great Lent (Mar. 10 – Apr. 26)
- The Apostles' Fast (Jun. 23 - 28)
- The Dormition Fast (Aug. 1 - 14)
- The Nativity Fast (Nov. 14 – Dec. 24)

Days on which the Holy Liturgy is not celebrated (non-liturgical days)
- The Wednesday and Friday on the week before the Great Lent (Mar. 5 and 7)
- Monday and Tuesday during the first week of the Great Lent (Mar. 10 and 11)
- Great Friday (Apr. 25)

Weddings are not performed:
- On any fasting day
- On the day of Great Feasts, as well as the day before
- During the Cheesefare Week (Mar. 2 – 8)
- During the Great Lent (Mar. 9 – Apr. 26)
- During the Bright Week (Apr. 27 – May 3)
- During the Apostles' Fast (Jun. 23 - 28)
- During the Dormition Fast (Aug. 1 - 14)
- During the Nativity Fast (Nov. 14 – Dec. 24)
- Between the Nativity Feast and the Baptism of our Lord (Dec. 25 – Jan. 6)

National Church Holidays
- Ascension of our Lord – Memorial Day (Jun. 5)
- Holy Apostle Andrew, the First Called – Protector of Romania (Nov. 30)

Days and legal holidays which are non-working
- Jan. 1 - 2
- May 1
- Apr. 27 - 28 (first and second Easter days)
- Dec. 1 (National Day)
- Dec. 25 - 26 (first and second Christmas days)

Important days and dates
- Sunday, May 18, The Family’s National Day
- Sunday, Jun. 1, Mother and Child Day
- Sept. 1, Environment Prayer Day
- Nov. 13, Bible Day

No weddings will be performed in 2009:
- On any fasting day
- On the day of Great Feasts, as well as the day before
- During the Cheesefare Week (Feb. 22 – 28)
- During the Great Lent (Mar. 2 – Apr. 18)
- During the Bright Week (Apr. 19 – 24)
- During the Apostles' Fast (Jun. 15 - 28)
- During the Dormition Fast (Aug. 1 - 14)
- During the Nativity Fast (Nov. 15 – Dec. 24)
- Between the Nativity Feast and the Baptism of our Lord (Dec. 25 – Jan. 6)

 
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