May 27 Pentecost

Posted by ksozenbe in Christian on 29. May, 2012 | Comments Off

Pentecost   (Christianity)

Pentecost for Western Christians is also known as Whitsunday in some Western churches.  Pentecost is the commemoration of the coming of the Holy Spirit upon the disciples of Jesus following His Ascention (Acts 2: 1-11).  It comes fifty days after Easter. 

May 17 and 24 Ascension

Posted by ksozenbe in Christian, Uncategorized on 11. May, 2012 | Comments Off

Ascension   (Christianity)

Ascension (17th for Eastern Churches, 24th for Western Churches) is the anniversary of Jesus' ascension into heaven and enthronement as universal sovereign.  It comes 40 days after Easter/Pasha. 

April 8 or 15 Easter or Pascha

Posted by ksozenbe in Christian on 03. Apr, 2012 | Comments Off

Easter or Pascha   (Christianity)

Easter (Western) or Pascha (Eastern) celebrates the resurrection of Jesus.  It initiates the fifty-day period culminating in Pentecost.

April 7 Lazarus Saturday

Posted by ksozenbe in Christian on 03. Apr, 2012 | Comments Off

Lazarus Saturday   (Eastern Christianity)

Lazarus Saturday commemorates the raising of Lazarus from the dead by Jesus (John 11:1-45).

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