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    Pentecost (also called Whit Sunday, Whitsunday or Whitsun) is a Christian holiday which takes place on the 49th day (50th day when inclusive counting is used) after Easter Day. It commemorates the descent of the Holy Spirit upon the Apostles of Jesus while they were in Jerusalem celebrating the Feast of Weeks , as described in the Acts of the ...

  2. May 13, 2024 · Origin. Importance in Christianity. Significance Today. Historical Insights. When Is Pentecost Sunday in 2024? This year, Pentecost will be on Sunday, May 19th, 2024, observed on the seventh Sunday after Easter (March 31st). Pentecost in the Bible. The Coming of the Holy Spirit.

  3. May 20, 2021 · Updated May 20, 2021. Pentecost Sunday in the Christian Church is the day on which the Spirit descended upon the apostles and their followers. It is considered the birthday of Christianity as many were baptized and became believers in Jesus Christ that day, establishing the body of the church.

  4. Apr 9, 2018 · Quick Facts. Date: Fifty days after Easter Sunday; learn the date in this and future years. Type of Feast: Solemnity. Readings: Acts 2:1-11; Psalm 104:1, 24, 29-30, 31, 34; 1 Corinthians 12:3b-7, 12-13, or Galatians 5:16-25; John 20:19-23 or John 15:26-27; 16:12-15 ( full text here)

  5. May 13, 2024 · 1. Pentecost Sunday celebrates the provision of God. Pentecost is the Greek name (meaning “50 th day” after Easter) given for the ancient Jewish festival called, Shavuoth. Shavuoth is the...

  6. Jun 5, 2024 · Pentecost, festival in the Christian church marking the descent of the Holy Spirit on the disciples and the beginning of the church’s global mission. It is celebrated on the Sunday that falls on the 50th day of Easter. Learn more about the significance and history of Pentecost.

  7. Feb 14, 2024 · This year, Pentecost will be on Sunday, May 19th, 2024 occurring seven weeks after Easter Sunday (March 31). Why do Christians celebrate Pentecost?

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