Trinity Sunday

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Trinity Sunday. In W. Christian churches, the first Sunday after Pentecost. Its observance was made binding on the Church by Pope John XXII in 1334.

In the Book of Common Prayer the Sundays until Advent are numbered ‘after Trinity’.

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Trinity Sunday, first Sunday after Pentecost, observed as a feast of the Trinity. It was an innovation in medieval England and spread through the Western Church in the 14th cent. The Sundays until Advent are counted from either Pentecost or Trinity.