Christian year

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Noun1.Christian year - the year in the ecclesiastical calendar; especially feast days and special seasons
holy day, religious holiday - a day specified for religious observance
twelvemonth, year, yr - a period of time containing 365 (or 366) days; "she is 4 years old"; "in the year 1920"
saint's day - a day commemorating a saint
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The shameful accounts we read, every week in the Christian year, my lords and gentlemen and honourable boards, the infamous records of small official inhumanity, do not pass by the people as they pass by us.
In the Christian year, Lent is a time of preparation for the celebrations of Easter when we will remember that Jesus Christ died on the cross for us and that on the third day he rose again.
Simultaneously with the end of the Christian year, which is naturally accompanies by increase in foreign currency rates, inflated the prices of gold coins and currencies and at the same time distributed large amounts of them," Asgari said.
Easter is the time of the Christian year when Christian community remember the Death and Resurrection of Jesus Christ.
embassy condemned the "heinous, reprehensible terrorist attack against peaceful worshippers at Saint George's Church in Tanta on one of the holiest days of the Christian year.
I hope that we would see, through efforts and more cooperation among the world countries, the restoration of daily-growing peace and security, elimination of discrimination and eradication of terrorism across the globe," President Rouhani said in a message to the heads of Christian countries on the occasion of Christmas and new Christian year.
Professor King then traces the emergence of John Keble's Christian Year as a catalyst for competing visions of a Christian nation united by private reading.
Certain seasons or days of the Christian year of a special meaning for members of the Christian community.
In Tractarian poetics John Keble's The Christian Year (1827) had been undoubtedly the star performer, the most popular volume of verse in the nineteenth century according to some critics.
In the coming weeks -- by the end of the Christian year -- we will begin the programme for the first phase.
Sounding the Seasons: Seventy Sonnets for the Christian Year.
Canon Robinson, who presents a Sunday show at 9pm on BBC Tees, added: "St Luke's Gospel tells the whole story of Jesus' life in a personal way and, as this is on the day before Advent, it will be a great start to people's Christian year.

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