Definition of Ecclesiastical calendar
1. Noun. A calendar of the Christian year indicating the dates of fasts and festivals.
Generic synonyms: Gregorian Calendar, New Style Calendar
Terms within: Holy Week, Passion Week, Advent, Shrovetide, Lent, Lententide, Whitsun, Whitsuntide, Whitweek
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Literary usage of Ecclesiastical calendar
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1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"As in our ecclesiastical calendar, the days of the Jewish week are numbered, not named. They are called the first day, the second day, the third day, ..."
2. A New School of Gregorian Chant by Dominicus Johner (1906)
"The ecclesiastical calendar. Explanation of Latin Words and Abbreviations in the ecclesiastical calendar (Directorium, Ordo) for the Convenience of ..."
3. A Handbook of Descriptive Astronomy by George Frederick Chambers (1877)
"The ecclesiastical calendar.—The Festival of Easter.—Method of calculating it. NATURE, though she has supplied us with visible phenomena to measure the ..."
4. Memoirs of the Lutheran Liturgical Association by Lutheran Liturgical Association (1899)
"THE ecclesiastical calendar. THE Calendar, (from Calends), is the mode of adjusting the artificial divisions of time, such as months, Lent, Advent and the ..."
5. A Dictionary of Science, Literature, & Art: Comprising the Definitions and by William Thomas Brande, George William Cox (1867)
"ecclesiastical calendar.—The adaptation of reference to established usages, to give a rule difficulty ; but the church calendar for regu- of intercalation ..."