HyperDic: christian_holy_day

English > 1 sense of the expression Christian holy day:
NOUNtimeChristian holy daya religious holiday for Christians
English > Christian holy day: 1 sense > noun 1, time
MeaningA religious holiday for Christians.
NarrowerAdvent SundayThe first of the four Sundays during Advent
All Souls' Day, November 2A day of supplication for all the souls in purgatory
Ash WednesdayThe 7th Wednesday before Easter
Corpus ChristiThursday after Trinity Sunday
Easter Sunday, Easter DayThe day (in March or April) on which the festival of Easter is celebrated
Ember DayA day set aside for fasting and prayer
Epiphany, Epiphany of Our Lord, Twelfth day, Three Kings' Day, January 6Twelve days after Christmas
Good FridayFriday before Easter
Holy Innocents' Day, Innocents' DayDecember 28, commemorating Herod's slaughter of the children of Bethlehem
Holy SaturdayThe Saturday before Easter
Low SundayThe Sunday following Easter
Mardi Gras, Shrove Tuesday, Fat Tuesday, pancake dayThe last day before Lent
Maundy Thursday, Holy ThursdayThe Thursday before Easter
Palm SundaySunday before Easter
Passion SundaySecond Sunday before Easter
Quadragesima, Quadrigesima SundayThe first Sunday in Lent
Quinquagesima, Quinquagesima SundayThe Sunday before Ash Wednesday (the beginning of Lent)
Rogation DayOne of the three days before Ascension Day
Saint Agnes's Eve, January 20A Christian holy day
Saint Joseph, St Joseph, March 19A Christian holy day
Saints Peter and Paul, June 29First celebrated in the 3rd century
Septuagesima, Septuagesima SundayThe 3rd Sunday before Lent (or the 9th before Easter)
Transfiguration, Transfiguration Day, August 6(Christianity) a church festival held in commemoration of the Transfiguration of Jesus
Trinity SundayEighth Sunday after Easter
Twelfth nighteve of Twelfth day
holy day of obligationA day when Catholics must attend Mass and refrain from servile work, and Episcopalians must take Communion
quarter dayA Christian holy day
Broaderreligious holiday, holy dayA day specified for religious observance
Spanishfestividad cristiana, festividad cristiana
Catalanfestivitat cristiana

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