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In Christianity, a moveable feast or movable feast is a holy day — a feast or a fast — whose date is not fixed to a particular day of the calendar year but moves in response to the date of Easter, the date of which varies according to a complex formula. Ernest Miller Hemingway (July 21, 1899 – July 2, 1961) was an American novelist, short-story writer, and journalist. ... A Moveable Feast is also the title of a live album by Fairport Convention A Moveable Feast is a set of memoirs by American author Ernest Hemingway. ... Topics in Christianity Movements · Denominations · Other religions Ecumenism · Preaching · Prayer Music · Liturgy · Calendar Symbols · Art · Criticism Important figures Apostle Paul · Church Fathers Constantine · Athanasius · Augustine Anselm · Aquinas · Palamas · Luther Calvin · Wesley Arius · Marcion of Sinope Archbishop of Canterbury · Catholic Pope Coptic Pope · Ecumenical Patriarch Christianity Portal This box:      Christianity is... This article is about the Christian festival. ... Computus (Latin for computation) is the calculation of the date of Easter in the Christian calendar. ...


By extension, other religions' feasts are occasionally described by the same term. In addition many countries have secular holidays that are moveable, for instance to make holidays more consecutive; the term "moveable feast" is not used in this case however.


Further, by metaphoric extension but with the meaning of a party that was on the move, Ernest Hemingway used the term A Moveable Feast for the title of his memoirs of life in Paris in the 1920s. This usage has become a popular phrase in food contexts, with several catering companies adopting it as their name. This article is about metaphor in literature and rhetoric. ... Chehel Sotouns Wall painting, that dates back to the Safavid era, depicts a Chaharshanbe Suri celebration. ... Ernest Miller Hemingway (July 21, 1899 – July 2, 1961) was an American novelist, short-story writer, and journalist. ... A Moveable Feast is also the title of a live album by Fairport Convention A Moveable Feast is a set of memoirs by American author Ernest Hemingway. ... As a literary genre, a memoir (from the French: mémoire from the Latin memoria, meaning memory) forms a subclass of autobiography, although it is an older form of writing. ... This article is about the capital of France. ... The 1920s is sometimes referred to as the Jazz Age or the Roaring Twenties, usually applied to America. ...


Moveable feasts in Christianity

Although Mardi Gras (also known as Shrove Tuesday) moves around the calendar because it is celebrated 47 days before Easter, it is not technically a moveable feast, because it is not a holiday on any church calendar. The Triodion (Greek: ; Slavonic: Постнаѧ Трїωдь/Postnaya Triod; Romanian: ), also called the Lenten Triodion (Τριῴδιον κατανυκτικόν/Triodion katanuktikon), is the liturgical book used by the Eastern Orthodox and Eastern Catholic Churches of Byzantine rite during Great Lent and the preparatory weeks leading up to it. ... Eastern Orthodoxy (also called Greek Orthodoxy and Russian Orthodoxy) is a Christian tradition which represents the majority of Eastern Christianity. ... The term Oriental Orthodoxy refers to the churches of Eastern Christian traditions that keeps the faith of only the first three ecumenical councils of the undivided Church - the councils of Nicea, Constantinople and Ephesus. ... Septuagesima (in full, Septuagesima Sunday) is the name given to the third from the last Sunday before Lent in the Roman Catholic and Anglican churches. ... The Second Vatican Council, or Vatican II, was an Ecumenical Council of the Roman Catholic Church opened under Pope John XXIII in 1962 and closed under Pope Paul VI in 1965. ... Sexagesima (in full, Sexagesima Sunday) is the name for the second Sunday before Ash Wednesday in the liturgical calendar of the Roman Catholic Church, and also in that of some Protestant denominations, particularly those with Anglican and Lutheran origins. ... The Sunday before Ash Wednesday, and the beginning of Lent. ... Pancakes with strawberry syrup and black currants Shrove Tuesday is the term used in the United Kingdom,[1] Ireland,[2] and Australia[3] to refer to the day after Shrove Monday (or the more old fashioned Collop Monday) and before Ash Wednesday (the liturgical season of Lent begins on Ash... For other uses, see Mardi Gras (disambiguation). ... In the Western Christian calendar, Ash Wednesday is the first day of Lent. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Statues in the Cathedral of Saint Martin, Utrecht, attacked in Reformation iconoclasm in the 16th century. ... Lazarus Saturday, in the Eastern Orthodox and Byzantine Catholic Churches, is the day before Palm Sunday, and is liturgically linked to it. ... Palm Sunday is a moveable feast in the Christian calendar which falls on the Sunday before Easter. ... This article is about the Christian festival. ... The Octave of Easter, formerly know as Low Sunday (also known as , or Quasimodo Sunday) is the first Sunday after Easter. ... The Feast of the Divine Mercy or Divine Mercy Sunday is the second Sunday of Easter (formerly designated Low Sunday), and dedicated to the devotion to the Divine Mercy promoted by St. ... The Octave of Easter, formerly know as Low Sunday (also known as , or Quasimodo Sunday) is the first Sunday after Easter. ... Also refers to the process of gaining Enlightenment and several meditation techniques. ... The Descent of the Holy Spirit in a 15th century illuminated manuscript. ... Trinity Sunday is the first Sunday after Pentecost in the Western Christian liturgical calendar. ... This article is about the Christian holiday. ... is the 305th day of the year (306th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Corpus Christi Procession in Germany This article is about the Catholic feast of Corpus Christi. ... In traditional Christian iconography, Saints are often depicted as having halos. ... For other uses, see Mardi Gras (disambiguation). ... Pancakes with strawberry syrup and black currants Shrove Tuesday is the term used in the United Kingdom,[1] Ireland,[2] and Australia[3] to refer to the day after Shrove Monday (or the more old fashioned Collop Monday) and before Ash Wednesday (the liturgical season of Lent begins on Ash...


Some of the fixed feasts in Christianity

For other uses, see Christmas (disambiguation). ... The word Transfiguration means a changing of appearance or form. ... Dormition of the Virgin redirects here. ... The Assumption has been a subject of Christian art for centuries. ... Candlemas (Russian: Sretenie, Spanish: Candelaria) is a Christian feast commemorating the purification of the Virgin Mary and the presentation of the infant Jesus in the Temple. ... In the Christian liturgical calendar, there are several different feasts known as Feasts of the Cross, all of which commemorate the cross used in the crucifixion of Jesus. ... This article is about Christian saints. ...

External links

  • "Why Some Feasts Are Movable", a Slate article
  • Advent, Christmastide, Lent, Eastertide

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Moveable feast - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (399 words)
In Christianity, a moveable feast or movable feast is a holy day -- a feast or a fast -- whose date is not fixed to a particular day of the calendar year but moves in response to the date of Easter, which date varies according to a complex formula.
Further, by metaphoric extension but with the meaning of a party that was on the move, Ernest Hemingway used the term A Moveable Feast for the title of his memoirs of life in Paris in the 1920s.
feast days of some significant saints days, if a moveable feast falls too close to their usual date.
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