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movable christian feasts

movable christian feasts

Ash Wednesday (first day in Lent) falls between 4 February and 10 March

Mothering Sunday (4th Sunday in Lent) falls between 29 February and 4 April

Palm (Passion) Sunday is the Sunday before Easter

Good Friday is the Friday before Easter

Easter Day falls between 22 March and 25 April

Ascension Day (40 days after Easter) falls between 30 April and 3 June

Pentecost(Whit Sunday, 7 weeks after Easter) falls between 10 May and 13 June

Trinity Sunday is the Sunday after Pentecost

Corpus Christi is the Thursday after Trinity Sunday

Advent Sunday (first Sunday of Advent) is the Sunday nearest to 30 November


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