Quadragesima


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Quadragesima

(ˌkwɒdrəˈdʒɛsɪmə)
n
1. (Ecclesiastical Terms) Also called: Quadragesima Sunday the first Sunday in Lent
2. (Ecclesiastical Terms) obsolete the forty days of Lent
[C16: from Medieval Latin quadrāgēsima dies the fortieth day]

Quadragesima

1. the first Sunday of Lent. Also called Quadragesima Sunday.
2. Obsolete, the forty days of Lent. — Quadragesimal, quadragesimal, adj.
See also: Christianity
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Noun1.Quadragesima - the first Sunday in Lent
Christian holy day - a religious holiday for Christians
Translations

Quadragesima

[ˌkwɒdrəˈdʒesɪmə] NCuadragésima f

Quadragesima

nQuadragesima f

Quadragesima

[ˌkwɒdrəˈdʒɛsɪmə] n (also Quadragesima Sunday) → domenica di quadragesima
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Also known as Quadragesima Sunday, which means 40th in Latin, the first Sunday of Lent signifies that there are exactly 40 days from today until Good Friday, which will be observed on March 30 this year.
Down to the 7th century, Lent began with Quadragesima Sunday [the Sunday after Ash Wednesday], as it still does in the Ambrosian rite.
I always like to call attention to Pope Pius XI's encyclical Quadragesima Anno, where he wrote: "Just as the unity of human society cannot be founded on an opposition of classes, so also the right ordering of economic life cannot be left to free competition of forces.
30) However, we are not dealing here with fragments from a volume of Bede's sermons, as the back pastedown, which is from the same manuscript, contains (pseudo-) Augustine of Hippo, Sermo 265 (a), De Quadragesima Ascensionis Domini, 2-5, inc.
Innocent III, Sermo dominica quarta in quadragesima, PL 217:391.
Disputations in theology were also to be held in the ante-chapel once a week during full term: 'Unam etiam disputationem theologicam faciant inter se collegii nostri Socii theologiae intendentes, in navi capellae collegii supradicti, una die singulis hebdomadis pleni termini, excepta Quadragesima, singulis annis perpetuo, usque ad festum Sancti Thomae praedictum' [The Fellows of our college studying theology should also conduct among themselves a theological disputation in the aforementioned ante-chapel, one day each week of full term, except for Lent, every year continually, until the aforementioned feast of St Thomas].
Similar proceder se observa en el Ordo veldenuntiatio scrutinii ad electos quod tertia ebdomada in Quadragesima, secunda feria, initiatur, del Pontificale romanogermanicum: "Etpostquam legerit, subdiaconus suscipit de eo (sc.
57Ffloruit sub Recaredo uiro religioso ac principe glorioso, cuius eciam temporibus mirabili obitu mortalis uite terminum clausit die tercio ydus marcii, era sexcentesima quadragesima, adque in eclesia santarum Iuste et Rufine, in qua tota die deseruierat, tumulatur.