Pentecost, also called Whitsuntide in parts of Europe, is just behind Easter in overall importance. For example, in Germany today on only three occasions does the observance of a national holiday span two days: Christmas (December 25 and 26), Easter (Sunday and Monday), and Pentecost (Sunday and Monday).
What are the major holidays of Islam?
There are two official holidays in Islam: Eid Al-Fitr and Eid Al-Adha. Eid Al-Fitr is celebrated at the end of Ramadan (a month of fasting during daylight hours), and Muslims usually give zakat (charity) on the occasion.
What are the Catholic holidays?
A List of Catholic Holidays in the 2018 YearDateHoliday nameWednesday, August 15, 2018Assumption of the Blessed Virgin MaryThursday, November 1, 2018All Saints’ DaySaturday, December 8, 2018The Immaculate Conception of The Blessed Virgin MaryTuesday, December 25, 2018Christmas
What do the Christians eat?
In addition, Christians of the Seventh-day Adventist tradition generally “avoid eating meat and highly spiced food”. Christians in the Anglican, Catholic, Lutheran, Methodist, and Orthodox denominations traditionally observe a meat-free day, especially during the liturgical season of Lent.