The Season of Pentecost

Pentecost dovePentecost is the great festival that marks the birth of the Christian church by the power of the Holy Spirit. Pentecost means “fiftieth day” and is celebrated fifty days after Easter Sunday. The Day of Pentecost is one of the seven principal feasts of the church year in the Anglican Church, and is identified by the Book of Common Prayer as one of the feasts that is especially appropriate for baptism.

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