Definition of Church year

1. Noun. The year in the ecclesiastical calendar; especially feast days and special seasons.

Exact synonyms: Christian Year
Terms within: Holy Day, Religious Holiday, Saint's Day
Generic synonyms: Twelvemonth, Year, Yr



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Church Year

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church member
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church music
church officer
church planter
church planters
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church property
church roll
church school
church service
church services
church tower
church year (current term)
churchane
churchdom
churchdoms
churche
churched
churches
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churchfuls
churchgoer
churchgoers
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churchgoings
churchhouse
churchhouses

Literary usage of Church year

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Church History by Johann Heinrich Kurtz (1889)
"Tbe church year was in the East a symbolic adaptation of the natural year only in ... The Easter festival was considered the beginning of the church year; ..."

2. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1910)
"... feasts, and actions which have fallen into disuse or even into oblivion, that they belonged to a church year which coincided only in part with our own. ..."

3. The Cumulative Book Index by H.W. Wilson Company (1901)
"American church calendar of the festivals and fasts of the church year, for 1901. net 25c. '(JO. Jacobs. American Climatological Association. ..."

4. Holy-days and Holidays: A Treasury of Historical Material, Sermons in Full by Edward Mark Deems (1906)
"BENHAM, W.—Sermons for the church year. [2 vols.] (EP Dutton & Co., New York. ... VENNER, G. U—The church year. [.Lutheran Quarterly, vol. xxiv, p. 455. ..."

5. Phillips Brooks Year Book: Selections from the Writings of the Rt. Rev by Phillips Brooks (1893)
"The church year, too, preserves the personality of our religion. It is concrete and picturesque. The historical Jesus is forever there. ..."

6. Phillips Brooks Year Book: Selections from the Writings of the Rt. Rev by Phillips Brooks (1894)
"The church year, too, preserves the personality of our religion. It is concrete and picturesque. The historical Jesus is forever there. ..."

7. The Mercersburg Review by Alumni Association, Franklin and Marshall College (1877)
"THE PERICOPES, OR SELECTIONS OF GOSPELS AND EPISTLES FOR THE church year. BY EE HIGBEE. No. 7. THE Gospel for the third Sunday before Advent is found in St. ..."

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