Holy Week


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Holy Week

n.
The week before Easter. Also called Passion Week.

Holy Week

n
(Ecclesiastical Terms) the week preceding Easter Sunday

Ho′ly Week`


n.
the week preceding Easter Sunday.
[1700–10]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Holy Week - the week before EasterHoly Week - the week before Easter    
hebdomad, week - any period of seven consecutive days; "it rained for a week"
church calendar, ecclesiastical calendar - a calendar of the Christian year indicating the dates of fasts and festivals
Translations

Holy Week

nla settimana santa
References in classic literature ?
But this was not so easy a matter, for the streets were thronged with people, and Rome was already a prey to that low and feverish murmur which precedes all great events; and at Rome there are four great events in every year, -- the Carnival, Holy Week, Corpus Christi, and the Feast of St.
Thomas Reese's April 3 article, "How to cope with Holy Week when you feel less than inspired" (NCRonline.
Featuring hymns of the Holy Week from several rituals in six languages, the concert could create a unique melding of religious spiritual rite depicting Christ's Passion and Resurrection and the artistic rapture fruited by the high musical and lyrical performance.
Bishop Michael Lewis, the Bishop of Cyprus and the Gulf, will be spending the Holy Week in Bahrain, leading services, preaching and sharing in the life of the cathedral community.
Invitation to tender: Supply and delivery to the town of holy week one motor plug in hybrid vehicles for the city of the holy week.
New England Holy Week of Cyclo-cross kicks off Wednesday with the Midnight Ride of Cyclo-cross at The Fairgrounds in Lancaster.
ALL Hallows' Church, Almondbury was full on Tuesday in Holy Week to hear Huddersfield Voices, under the baton of Charles Rhodes, present a programme of Music for Holy Week.
Abu Dhabi: Christians are in the midst of marking Holy Week, which began on Sunday.
It is the fifth day of Holy Week, and is preceded by Holy Wednesday and followed by Good Friday.
NEW SUNDAY, BBC1, 5PM Songs Of Praise For Holy Week Actor Tom Courtenay, left, reads the story of Christ's Passion as Bradford Cathedral explores the events of the first Holy Week.
Such memories haunt me as the Church comes to the most important time of the year, Holy Week.
For example, he gives a good description of the Holy Week liturgies and paraliturgical devotions, avoiding being overly critical of the latter, while being clear about the differences between the two.