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Pentecost in Switzerland

Quick Facts

Many Christians all over the world annually observe Pentecost, also known as Whitsunday or Whit Sunday.

Local names

NameLanguage
PfingstsonntagGerman
PentecôteFrench
PentecosteItalian
Dumengia da TschuncaismaRomansh
PentecostEnglish

Alternative name

Pentecost Sunday

Pentecost 2014

Sunday, June 8, 2014

Pentecost 2015

Sunday, May 24, 2015
List of dates for other years

Pentecost is a Christian holy day commemorating the descent of the Holy Ghost upon the disciples of Jesus Christ, according to the New Testament of the Bible. It is also known as Whitsunday, or Whit Sunday.

Celebration of Pentecost.

According to Christian texts, the Holy Spirit, often symbolized by a dove, descended on the apostles who received the gift of tongues. Pentecost celebrates this event.

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About Pentecost

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Pentecost Observances

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday typeWhere it is observed
SunJun 31990PentecostCommon Local holidaysAll
SunMay 191991PentecostCommon Local holidaysAll
SunJun 71992PentecostCommon Local holidaysAll
SunMay 301993PentecostCommon Local holidaysAll
SunMay 221994PentecostCommon Local holidaysAll
SunJun 41995PentecostCommon Local holidaysAll
SunMay 261996PentecostCommon Local holidaysAll
SunMay 181997PentecostCommon Local holidaysAll
SunMay 311998PentecostCommon Local holidaysAll
SunMay 231999PentecostCommon Local holidaysAll
SunJun 112000PentecostCommon Local holidaysAll
SunJun 32001PentecostCommon Local holidaysAll
SunMay 192002PentecostCommon Local holidaysAll
SunJun 82003PentecostCommon Local holidaysAll
SunMay 302004PentecostCommon Local holidaysAll
SunMay 152005PentecostCommon Local holidaysAll
SunJun 42006PentecostCommon Local holidaysAll
SunMay 272007PentecostCommon Local holidaysAll
SunMay 112008PentecostCommon Local holidaysAll
SunMay 312009PentecostCommon Local holidaysAll
SunMay 232010PentecostCommon Local holidaysAll
SunJun 122011PentecostCommon Local holidaysAll
SunMay 272012PentecostCommon Local holidaysAll
SunMay 192013PentecostCommon Local holidaysAll
SunJun 82014PentecostCommon Local holidaysAll
SunMay 242015PentecostCommon Local holidaysAll
SunMay 152016PentecostCommon Local holidaysAll
SunJun 42017PentecostCommon Local holidaysAll
SunMay 202018PentecostCommon Local holidaysAll
SunJun 92019PentecostCommon Local holidaysAll
SunMay 312020PentecostCommon Local holidaysAll

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