Good-friday Sentence Examples
In the time of Irenaeus the fast before Easter was very short, but very severe; thus some ate nothing for forty hours between the afternoon of Good Friday and the morning of Easter.
On the other hand the Mors Pilati tells how when condemned by the emperor he committed suicide; and his body, thrown first into the Tiber and then the Rhone, disturbed both waters, and was driven north into " Losania," where it was plunged in the gulf near Lucerne and below Mt Pilatus (originally no doubt Pileatus or cloud-capped), from whence it is raised every Good Friday to sit and wash unavailing hands.
The unsparing satirist described the professor's face as the "gloomiest" in the whole procession of ecclesiastics which took place on Good Friday.
In 1871 a new Lectionary was substituted for the previously existing one, into the merits and demerits of which it is not possible to enter here; and in 1872, by the Act of Uniformity Amendment Act, a shortened form of service was provided instead of the present form of Morning and Evening Prayer for optional use in other than cathedral churches on all days exeept Sunday, Christmas Day, Ash Wednesday, Good Friday and Ascension Day; provision was also statutably made for the separation of services, and for additional services, to be taken, however, except so far as anthems and hymns are concerned, entirely out of the Bible and the Book of Common Prayer.
He reached Rome on Palm Sunday (March 30), only to find his patron ill of a deadly sickness, from which he died on Good Friday (April 4).Advertisement
This conversion, represented as having been brought about while he was hunting on Good Friday by a miraculous appearance of a stag bearing between his horns a cross or crucifix surrounded with rays of light, has frequently been made the subject of artistic treatment.
In the United Kingdom, by the Bills of Exchange Act 1882, three days are allowed as days of grace, but when the last day of grace falls on Sunday, Christmas day, Good Friday or a day appointed by royal proclamation as a public fast or thanksgiving day, the bill is due and payable on the preceding business day.
Of the particular days of the "great week" the earliest to emerge into special prominence was naturally Good Friday.
The sole link with the Christian tradition is the statement that its virtue is renewed every Good Friday by the agency of a dove from heaven.
What connexion can there be between a precious stone, a baetylus, as Dr Hagen has convincingly shown, and Good Friday?Advertisement
The battle, generally known as the battle of Clontarf, though the chief fighting took place close to Dublin, about the small river Tolka, was fought on Good Friday 1014.
The first big air raid was carried by the Germans on Coventry on the Thursday night - Good Friday morning 1940.
The Long Good Friday is no normal gangster flick.
Whatever he thinks of the Good Friday Agreement and its aftermath, the process doesn't need inverted commas.
On Good Friday there will be a solemn liturgy at St Philip Howard Church and at the Church of Our Lady of Walsingham.Advertisement
Their continued reluctance to embrace fully the new politics mapped out in the Good Friday Agreement is a challenge to be overcome.
Stu's Good Friday farewell to The Regulars proved a fitting send-off for the man who put the band together.
Either the unionist veto continues or the Good Friday agreement is implemented.
Stu 's Good Friday farewell to The Regulars proved a fitting send-off for the man who put the band together.
Here lie the real reasons behind unionist opposition to the Good Friday reforms.Advertisement
A branch placed in a house on Good Friday or placed in a bed was said to ward off such forces.
Many jewelers offer a small selection of religious and Christian ring styles, particularly around Good Friday and Easter.
In the Greek Church also the Good Friday fast is excessively strict; as in the Roman Church, the Passion history is read and the cross adored; towards evening a dramatic representation of the entombment takes place, amid open demonstrations of contempt for Judas and the Jews.