Feast of the Holy Winding Sheet of Christ

Shroud of TurinAlso known as

    Feast of the Shroud of Turin


  • Shrove Tuesday (established in 1958 by Pope Pius XII)
  • 4th Sunday in Lent (commemorated the translation of the Winding Sheet to a new shrine in Compiègne, France in 1092)
  • 11 July (arrival of the Winding Sheet at Besançon, France by Otto de La Roche in 1206)
  • 4 May (established in 1506 by Pope Julius II to commemorate the arrival of the Winding Sheet in Chambéry, Savoy)
  • Friday after the 2nd Sunday in Lent (established in 1831)


Celebrates and honors the winding sheets used at the burial of Christ.

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Feast of the Holy Winding Sheet of Christ“. CatholicSaints.Info. 1 December 2019. Web. 13 August 2020. <>