What is Pentecost? How is it celebrated at home?

The Christian holiday of Pentecost, also known as “White Sunday” or “Whitsunday” or “Whitsun,” which is celebrated the 49th day (the seventh Sunday) after Easter Sunday. Pentecost 2020 falls on Sunday, 31 May. What is Pentecost? Pentecost honors the descent of the Holy Spirit upon the Apostles and various followers of Jesus Christ while they… Continue reading What is Pentecost? How is it celebrated at home?

What is Shavuot? Why is it celebrated?

Shavuot is known as the Feast of Weeks or Pentecost in English. It is a Jewish holiday that happens on the 6th day of the Hebrew month of Sivan (it might fall between May 15 and June 14 on the Gregorian calendar). In 2020, Shavuot starts at sunset on Thursday, May 28, and ends at… Continue reading What is Shavuot? Why is it celebrated?