A period of 40 weekdays from Ash Wednesday to Holy Saturday; Also called: Lententide.
In the Christian church, the 40-day period of fasting that precedes Easter, beginning on Ash Wednesday, but omitting Sundays.
It is a time of reflection and repentance, and commemorates the 40 days that Jesus is said to have spent fasting in the desert before beginning the public ministry.
Pentecost / pentəkɒst /
Jewish festival, like harvest thanksgiving, on fiftieth day after second day of Passover; modern, Whit Sunday, or the event which it commemorates.
Seventh Sunday after Easter; commemorates the descent of the Holy Spirit on the apostles; a quarter day in Scotland; Also called: Whitsunday.
In Judaism, the festival of Shavuot, celebrated on the 50th day after Passover in commemoration of the giving of the Ten Commandments to Moses on Mount Sinai, and the end of the grain harvest; in the Christian church, Pentecost is the day on which the apostles experienced inspiration of the Holy Spirit, commemorated on Whit Sunday.
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