Browsing the June 2017 archive of Padre's Blog

Fifty Days Have Past

Posted by Fr John Nolan on 6/03/17

The term "Pentecost" comes from the Greek word pentekostos, meaning fiftieth, from which one of the most important feasts in the Jewish calendar derives its name. Fifty days after Passover, the Jews celebrated Sukkot--the "Feast of Harvest"  (The word Sukkot is the plural of the Hebrew word sukkah, meaning ... Read More »