List of Seasons & Feast Days

This page lists all High Feast Days that are observed. Principal Feasts The Principal Feasts observed in this Church are the following:Easter DayAscension DayThe Day of PentecostTrinity SundayAll Saints’ Day, 1 November Christmas Day, 25 December The Epiphany, 6 January Principal Holy Days The Presentation of the Lord,      …

Pentecost

Fifty days after Easter, the Church celebrates the feast of Pentecost which comes from the Greek word meaning “fiftieth”. It originally refers to the festival celebrated on the fiftieth day after the Passover, and it was to celebrate this Jewish festival that the Apostles and other followers of Jesus Christ …

The Season of Easter

Easter is the most important liturgical season in Christendom as it celebrates resurrection of Jesus from the dead, described in the New Testament as having occurred on the third day of his burial after his crucifixion.  It is the culmination of the Passion of Jesus, preceded by Lent .  In Western Christianity, Eastertide, or the Easter Season, begins on Easter Sunday …

The Season of Lent

Did you know that the word “Lent” which is the name of the liturgical season which began on Ash Wednesday and extends for forty days  (excluding Sundays) to Holy Saturday comes from an Old English word meaning “spring” – the time of the lengthening of days? Lent is a penitential …