Saints Feasts

Nearly every day the church remembers the repose of a martyr or a saint. Besides it celebrates the heavenly creatures feasts. etc.

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  • saints —    The importance of saints in medieval England has left many traces in folklore. Dates were commonly expressed by reference to saints feasts, the more important of which (nationally or locally) were holidays. Church *ales, *fairs, and many… …   A Dictionary of English folklore

  • Feasts, Ecclesiastical — • Feast Days, or Holy Days, are days which are celebrated in commemoration of the sacred mysteries and events recorded in the history of our redemption, in memory of the Virgin Mother of Christ, or of His apostles, martyrs, and saints, by special …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Feasts observed by the Coptic Church — These come under three chief headings: Weekly feast, i.e. Sundays. The weekly commemoration of the Resurrection, which falls on the first day of every week. Sundays have been kept by Christians from Apostolic times as days of worship, and in 321… …   Dictionary of church terms

  • Saints in Anglicanism — In a Catholic sense the term saint refers to any person in Heaven mdash;however, since the 10th century, the title Saint is only given to persons who have been officially recognized by the Church. In the days when the Church of England was in… …   Wikipedia

  • Feasts —    or Festivals    Days set apart for the celebration of some great event connected with our Blessed Lord or His Saints, also called Holy Days. The rubric in the Communion Office requires that each Feast shall be announced to the congregation on… …   American Church Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • All Saints' Day — • Celebrated on the first of November. Instituted to honour all the saints, known and unknown, and, according to Urban IV, to supply any deficiencies in the faithful s celebration of saints feasts during the year Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Ecclesiastical Feasts —     Ecclesiastical Feasts     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Ecclesiastical Feasts     (Lat. Festum; Gr. heorte).     Feast Days, or Holy Days, are days which are celebrated in commemoration of the sacred mysteries and events recorded in the history… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Calendar of saints (Episcopal Church in the United States of America) — for example.The Episcopal Church publishes Lesser Feasts and Fasts, which contains feast days for the various men and women the Church wishes to honor. This book is updated every three years, and notable persons are added to the liturgical… …   Wikipedia

  • Calendar of saints — The Calendar of saints is a traditional Christian method of organizing a liturgical year on the level of days by associating each day with one or more saints, and referring to the day as that saint s feast day. The system arose from the very… …   Wikipedia

  • Calendar of saints (Anglican Church of Canada) — Prior to the revision of the Anglican Church of Canada s (ACC) Book of Common Prayer (BCP) in 1962, the national church followed the liturgical calendar of the 1918 Canadian Book of Common Prayer. Throughout most of the twentieth century, the… …   Wikipedia

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