Christian year


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Synonyms for Christian year

the year in the ecclesiastical calendar

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Conceptually based, to some extent, on John Keble's The Christian Year (1827), Guite's work offers the same reassuring familiarity with those patterns of devotional behavior that shape the Christian calendar.
Phillips has called "the towering miracle of God's visit to this planet" ("The Christian Year," Good News: Thoughts on God and Man, Macmillan, 1963).
In the face of all this, it is dawning on me that for me the Advent season in the Christian year is about recovery.
Preaching Through the Christian Year, Year A, suggests this idea: "Perhaps the congregation will be better served if the preacher possesses no thematic center for these six parables.
Lent is a traditional season in the Christian year consisting of forty days preceding Easter of fasting, penitence and spiritual discipline.
Visitors can read a hanging Ottoman stone placard which proudly proclaims in Arabic that "Youssef Ibn Abdullah al-Berberi renovated this tomb in the Christian year of 1761.
As the high point of the Christian year in Tudor Wales, Easter would have been a very busy time at St Teilo's Church in 1520.
Easter is the high point of the Christian year and Lent is a time for charity, penance and abstinence and not consumerism," he explained.
The fact that Mark and his family have been forced to leave their home during the so-called season of goodwill at the pinnacle of the Christian year is a disgrace, and a dark stain on the church's reputation.
Rachael Maskell, Unite national officer, said: "The fact that Mark and his family have been forced to leave their home during the so-called season of goodwill at the pinnacle of the Christian year is a disgrace.
The April edition is typical of March, April and May editions of recent years in the omission of due recognition to what is supposed to be the defining event of the Christian year.
For Christians, the dawn of Easter Sunday with its message of new life is the high point of the Christian year.
The thirty-six homilies, many in several parts, deal convincingly and intelligently with key elements in Christian living (for examples, "Christian Love and Charity," "Concerning Prayer," and "Against the Fear of Death") as well as with the significance of central events in the Christian year such as the Nativity, Good Friday, Easter Day, and Whitsunday.
Easter is the most important religious feast of the Christian year.
Such was the Southern way of death on the holiest day of the Christian year.
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