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Jesus Transfiguration

Jesus's Transfiguration is observed by Orthodox Christians on August 19.

Jesus’s Transfiguration Date: August 19

Jesus’s Transfiguration is observed by members of Orthodox Christianity.

Jesus’s Transfiguration is the event in which the Jesus was transfigured upon a mountain. It was on 19th of August that this mournful even took place and the world was astonished to see the transfiguration of the Jesus. Jesus became glowing and spoke to Moses and Elijah (very important figure of the Judaism) and was called Son by God. Those, who show this incident, was asked by the Jesus not to reveal about the even to anyone until he rises in the cross and that would be done on the third day of his death.

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Posted on 18 Aug 2017 in : August Holidays,Christian Calendar


Assumption Day Observed Around the World

Assumption Day is a Christian religious observance.

Assumption Day: August 15

Assumption Day is a Christian religious observance in many countries worldwide.

It is assumed that on the Assumption Day, the Virgin Mary raised into Heaven after her death. This is a famous Christian belief. This day is also called as the feast day of the Assumption of Mary. It is celebrated in many countries irrespective of nations on August 15 or around that day. Mostly in Europe and South America, this is celebrated in a grand manner. Some countries celebrate this day at other times of the year. This day is also known as the Dormition of the Most Holy Mother of God, or the Feast of Assumption or the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary.

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Posted on 15 Aug 2014 in : August Holidays,Christian Calendar


The Feast of St. Peter and St. Paul Celebrated Around the Globe

The Feast of St. Peter and St. Paul is a religious holiday celebrated around the world.

Feast of St. Peter and St. Paul Date: June 29

The Feast of St. Peter and St. Paul is a religious holiday celebrated around the world.

St. Peter was a patron of the fisherman, and St. Paul was known for his hand craft. Both were martyred on the same day leading to the celebration of these two individuals on the same day. They are celebrated on June 29 with Christians all over the world celebrating this day as the Feast of St. Peter and St. Paul.

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Posted on 29 Jun 2014 in : Christian Calendar,June Holidays


St. John’s Day Celebrated in Many Parts of the World

St. John’s Day is a religious holiday celebrated around the world.

St. John’s Day: June 24

St. John’s Day is a religious holiday celebrated around the world.

St. John’s Day (sometimes called the Feast of St. John) is celebrated on June 24 every year. The Roman Catholic Church, Orthodox Church, and some Protestant Churches commemorate the nativity of St. John on this day. John the Baptist is seen as a major religious figure who led the movement for Baptism near the Jordan River.

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Posted on 24 Jun 2014 in : Andorra Holidays,Christian Calendar,June Holidays,Latvia Holidays,Macau Holidays


The Feast of Corpus Christi Is Celebrated by People Around the World

The Feast of Corpus Christi is a Western Catholic feast in many parts of the world.

The Feast of Corpus Christi Date: June 19

The Feast of Corpus Christi is a Western Catholic feast in many parts of the world.

According to the Bible, Jesus Christ was said to have given a “Last Supper” to his disciples before he was crucified. Eucharist is a Christian sacrament to commemorate this Last Supper. The sacrament is a rite in the religion of Christianity in which God is uniquely active.

Corpus Christi day is a moveable feast that is celebrated in honor of the Eucharist. No festivals may be celebrated on the Holy Week; hence, Corpus Christi is typically celebrated on the first Thursday after Trinity Sunday. In some countries, however, it’s celebrated on the first Sunday after Holy Trinity.

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Posted on 19 Jun 2014 in : Christian Calendar,June Holidays

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