For me, this "Spring" season in the Church calendar
will be guided by a powerful "springtime" verse from the Bible: "Anyone who is in Christ is a New Creation; the old has passed away, the new has come.
It was Easter Sunday, and the Pakistani Taliban said Christians celebrating the holiest day in the Catholic Church calendar
were the target.
Wadding used his influence to have Patrick and his March 17 feast day inserted into the church calendar
Drinking with the Saints: The Sinner's Guide to a Holy Happy Hour blends beer, wine, and spirits with saints' feast days and Church calendar
history and thus is recommended for any interested in a blend of Church history and the art of drinking.
2 billion Catholics brought up the extremist persecution of Christians as the holiest ceremonies of the Church calendar
reached a climax Sunday, when believers celebrate the resurrection of Jesus.
However, I question the introduction into the traditional church calendar
of a new season and assigned readings appointed without dialogue.
Now the maples, oaks and cherries have shed their leaves and the trees go inward, ruminating, even as the church calendar
invited us into the now-concluded season Advent, a time of expectancy.
Margaret's Church in Brotton and we come together to celebrate the special occasions in the church calendar
The organization of the volume immediately points to both a traditional Baptist fidelity to the Bible, with the first two sections on Old and New Testament readings, and a more progressive ecumenism, as the following section acknowledges the liturgical church calendar
, highlighting sermons for not only Advent and Lent, but also All Saints Day and Christ the King Sunday.
In the church calendar
, today is Ash Wednesday, the first day of Lent.
When the church calendar
turns from Advent/Epiphany and Lent/ Easter to "Ordinary Time," congregational activities tick down a notch, and church professionals' continuing education opportunities spike upward.
St David's Day was raised to principal feast status in the church calendar
after Henry V's success at the Battle of Agincourt in 1415, reportedly in thanks to the Welsh saint for intervening on his behalf against the French (luckily David was able to repeat his kind favour for last Friday's Six Nations rugby match.