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
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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.
The Speaker also stressed, "We hope that all the political mudslinging and black propaganda will cease this Holy Week and candidates instead also assess how they can best serve our people and articulate this to voters in the weeks ahead.
The Manila Police District (MPD) yesterday disclosed that it has recorded a significant crime rate decrease during Holy Week.
Such thoughts come to me whenever Holy Week comes round.
Tim: This Sunday begins the sweep of Holy Week by presenting us with a whole range of human emotions and experience: victory and excitement, betrayal and confusion, fear, hatred, suffering, death.
Boyles, said the diocese reached its total (including pledges) during Holy Week of 2003, "a year prior to our target date for raising the money.
VIETNAM: Signaling a greater tolerance by the nation's government for religious practices, Catholics in four remote northern Vietnam parishes celebrated Holy Week and Easter liturgies for the first time in 40 years.
Woven in the Medici family tapestry works, using gold, silver and vivid silk threads, they illustrate Christ's ministry and Passion, like glowing miniature paintings, suggesting that they were intended for use in Holy Week.
Despite the firefight between government forces and members of the bandit Abu Sayyaf Group last week, Philippine National Police (PNP) Director General Ronald 'Bato' Dela Rosa on Easter Sunday said the country's commemoration of the Holy Week was 'uneventful' and 'generally peaceful.
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Contract notice: Supply of kitchen equipment for the home for mentally ill adults holy week nede E*ina with delivery and installation.
Benedict was experiencing a Holy Week of "humility and penitence", a Vatican spokesman said.