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A glossary of important feasts of Christian religion.

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The calendar of saints is a traditional Christian method of organizing a liturgical year by associating each day with one or moresaints and referring to the feast day of said saint. The system arose ...

Domain: Religion; Category: Christianity

In British and Irish tradition, the quarter days were the four dates in each year on which servants were hired, and rents were due. They fell on four religious festivals roughly three months apart ...

Domain: Religion; Category: Christianity

Carnival is a festive season which occurs immediately before Lent; the main events are usually during February. Carnival typically involves a public celebration or parade combining some elements of ...

Domain: Religion; Category: Christianity

Whitsun is the Christian festival of Pentecost, the seventh Sunday after Easter, which commemorates the descent of the Holy Spirit upon Christ's disciples. Whitsuntide, the week following ...

Domain: Religion; Category: Christianity

Whit Friday is the name given to the first Friday after Pentecost or Whitsun. The day has a cultural significance in northern England, as the date on which the annual Whit Walks are traditionally ...

Domain: Religion; Category: Christianity

Twelfth Night is a festival, in some branches of Christianity, marking the coming of the Epiphany and concluding the Twelve Days of Christmas. It is defined as the evening of the fifth of January, ...

Domain: Religion; Category: Christianity

Trinity Sunday is the first Sunday after Pentecost in the Western Christian liturgical calendar, and the Sunday of Pentecost in Eastern Christianity. Trinity Sunday celebrates the Christian doctrine ...

Domain: Religion; Category: Christianity

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