Asked in Easter
How many days after Easter do you celebrate Pentecost?
Pentecost Sunday is 49 days (seven weeks) after Easter Sunday. In fact, I think the name comes from the words meaning 50th day. ...
Asked in Easter, Christianity, Catholicism
Easter is also referred to this from Easter Sunday to Pentecost?
Many Christians including Catholics celebrate the Easter liturgical season for 50 days from Easter Sunday to Pentecost. ...
Asked in Christianity, New Testament
What does Pentecost means to Christians today?
Pentecost marks the descent of the Holy Spirit upon the twelve apostles and other followers of Jesus. When they were gathered at Pentecost, there were many different languages being spoken there, but through a miracle, at once all understood all the others in his own language. Pentecost is sometimes described as the "Birthday of the Church." According to Christian tradition, Pentecost is always seven weeks after Easter Sunday; that is to say, 50 days after Easter. In other words, it falls on the eighth...
Asked in Religion & Spirituality
What date is pentecost Sunday 2013?
Pentecost is always 7 weeks after Easter Sunday; that is, 49 days after Easter Sunday, or 50 days (if you include Easter Sunday in the count). The Wikipedia article "Computus" (a) explains you the - fairly complicated - procedure to calculate Easter Sunday; and (b) lists the date for Easter Sunday, for several years before and after the current year. ...
How long does Easter last for?
The season of Easter lasts the 50 days (7 weeks) from Easter Sunday until Pentecost Sunday. Easter marks the end of Lent and is followed by Eastertide (or Easter Season) Easter Day is actually eight days long (known as the Easter Octave). In the Catholic Church each day of the octave is treated as if it was Easter Sunday. The School Easter Holiday can last up to 2 weeks. ...