Thursday July 19, 2018

Whit Monday


Large cross with setting sun behind

The next upcoming Whit Monday is on Monday June 10th, 2019Pentecost or Whit Sunday, which celebrates the descent of the Holy Ghost on the disciples. The day is not a public holiday so government and business offices will be open for business.

Celebration\ Observance

Many will attend church service with some churches involved in setting up outdoor marches outside for their parishioners.

History

Whit Monday is the day after Pentecost which is the day the apostles received the gift of tongues from the descent of the Holy Ghost. Pentecost falls 50 days after Easter Day and has been celebrated from the early beginnings of the church.


Dates of Whit Monday by Year

Related Holidays

Holidays this Month

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