Pentecost Monday 2017

Whit Monday or Pentecost Monday (also known as Monday of the Holy Spirit) is the holiday celebrated the day after Pentecost, a moveable feast in the Christian calendar. It is moveable because it is determined by the date of Easter.

Who celebrates?

The Monday after Pentecost is a holiday in Antigua and Barbuda, Anguilla, the Bahamas, Barbados, Belgium, Cyprus, Denmark, Dominica, France, Germany, Greece, Grenada, Hungary, Iceland, Ivory Coast, Luxembourg, Monaco, Montserrat, the Netherlands, Norway, Romania, Saint Lucia, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Solomon Islands, Switzerland, Togo and Ukraine.

Did you know?

  • Pentecost Sunday occurs 50 days after Easter
  • Pentecost Sunday marks the day when the Holy Spirit descended upon the Apostles
  • Pentecost comes 10 days after the Ascension of Jesus Christ
  • The Bible records the Pentecost in Acts 2:1-13

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