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triduum

(ˈtrɪdjʊəm; ˈtraɪ-)
n
(Roman Catholic Church) RC Church a period of three days for prayer before a feast
[C19: Latin, perhaps from triduum spatium a space of three days]
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If the death of the autarch was an anguished Triduum, the Mass of "The Sand Garden" shows Severian kneeling in gratitude (2.
Maybe with a new prayer recitation or reciting the Ten Commandments or what does Triduum mean.
In the Catholic calendar, a Triduum is a three-day period of prayer, usually in preparation for an important feast or in celebration of that feast.
The holiday is observed during Holy Week as part of the Paschal Triduum on the Friday preceding Easter Sunday.
At the celebration of the Paschal Triduum, we will adore and venerate both the Saviour's Cross and the Sacrament of the Cross, the Blessed Eucharist.
The readings that launch us into the Triduum are aptly chosen table teachings that bridge the centuries between Jewish Passover, the Last Supper, and the Christian Eucharist.
Regan's volume demonstrates that the two usages can differ significantly in their interpretation of the extraordinary seasons of the Roman year, namely, Advent, Christmas, Lent, Holy Week, Sacred Triduum, Easter, Ascension, and Pentecost.
Since the start of the Triduum masses for Saint Calungsod last October 18, pilgrims have been flying in from all over the world to attend the masses, beginning with the Sant Agostino and the Chiesa del Santissimo Nome di GesEaA , popularly known as the Church of the Gesu.
However, the Revised Common Lectionary simply does not follow the traditional stylistic elements of a narrative until we reach the Triduum.
During the Paschal Triduum, after the fashion of the original vigils, rcsponsories that form part of the Liturgy of the Hours will be heard after 9 pm.
La deuxieme partie porte sur les points suivants : confrerie, messe, exposition, triduum, visite.
Holy Thursday, Good Friday, and Holy Saturday are sometimes referred to as the Easter Triduum (Latin for Three Days).