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Corpus Christi

Corpus Christi is a feast that is celebrated on the second Thursday after Whit Sunday. It is a Catholic holiday that the Holy Communion or Eucharist takes places on.

Celebration\ Observance

It is celebrated by a big feast with the family. Mystery plays have become a popular attendance during this holiday as well.

History

It started in the second half of the 13th century in Europe when nun called Juliana of Li├Ęge said that she had been hearing God telling her to make a feast day for the Eucharist. Eventually she got the holiday granted, but it didn't take until after her death.

Yearly Calendars

Provides calendars for the calendar year for Austria.


Holiday Dates for the Year

Provides the dates for holidays for the calendar year for Austria.


Holiday Countdown for the Year

For a count of the number of days for upcoming and past holiday dates for the calendar year for Austria.


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