Christianity

Quinquagesima

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Fast Facts: Quinquagesima
Faith(s) Christianity
Names Quinquagesima, Quinquagesima Sunday, Quinquagesimae, Shrove Sunday, Pork Sunday, Transfiguration Sunday, Sunday next before Lent
Etymology (Latin, "fifty"). Named for its previous usage, which indicated the 50-day period between this day and Easter.
Date last Sunday before Ash Wednesday (when Lent begins)
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Title Quinquagesima
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Last UpdatedJanuary 28, 2021
URL religionfacts.com/quinquagesima
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MLA Citation “Quinquagesima.” ReligionFacts.com. 28 Jan. 2021. Web. Accessed 28 Oct. 2021. <religionfacts.com/quinquagesima>