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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: calendar - a calendar of the Christian year indicating the dates of fasts and festivals
Gregorian calendar, New Style calendar - the solar calendar now in general use, introduced by Gregory XIII in 1582 to correct an error in the Julian calendar by suppressing 10 days, making Oct 5 be called Oct 15, and providing that only centenary years divisible by 400 should be leap years; it was adopted by Great Britain and the American colonies in 1752
Holy Week, Passion Week - the week before Easter
Advent - the season including the four Sundays preceding Christmas
Shrovetide - immediately preceding Lent
Lent, Lententide - a period of 40 weekdays from Ash Wednesday to Holy Saturday
Whitsun, Whitsuntide, Whitweek - Christian holiday; the week beginning on Whitsunday (especially the first 3 days)
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These promoted a real sense of community - and were lots of fun - and became a highlight of the church calendar.
Before arranging any new events or functions in the church, please check with the church calendar or contact Gladys.
Celebrated since the year 506, making it one of the oldest feasts in the Church calendar, St.
Since then, it's been called the Spring Bank Holiday, Whit Sunday in the Church calendar being the seventh Sunday after Easter - or June 9 this year.
In the 1969 revision of the Church calendar, Pope Paul VI moved his feast day to April 7, the day of his death,hisdies natalis.
This is a very special day in the global church calendar when Christians of all denomination throughout the world join together in a common theme which this year has been prepared by the women of Slovenia.
We are taught in the Christian faith, and as embodied in the Roman Catholic Church calendar, that Christmas is actually the beginning of the journey of sacrifice that ends on Good Friday.
The Plygain was the only service in the church calendar to be held at night time, as the carrying of candles and the procession leading to the church was a part of the Plygain.
It just makes me weary, and grateful, every year, when November rolls around on the church calendar.
It is not well known even in the Philippines that the most prominent member in this group of 26 canonized saints memorialized in the Church calendar under 'Saint Paul Miki and Companions' was San Pedro Bautista, a Franciscan missionary who served in the Philippines.
OrthodoxA Christians in Bulgaria and around the worldA mark on April 2 Holy Monday a the first day of the most important week in the church calendar, theA Holy Week leading to Easter.
St Mary's Church member Colin Sewell said: "Easter is the most important celebration time in the Church calendar.

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