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Pentecost in Switzerland

Pentecost is a Christian holiday 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.

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.
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
SunMay 232010PentecostObservanceAll
SunJun 122011PentecostObservanceAll
SunMay 272012PentecostObservanceAll
SunMay 192013PentecostObservanceAll
SunJun 82014PentecostObservanceAll
SunMay 242015PentecostObservanceAll
SunMay 152016PentecostObservanceAll
SunJun 42017PentecostObservanceAll
SunMay 202018PentecostObservanceAll
SunJun 92019PentecostObservanceAll
SunMay 312020PentecostObservanceAll

Quick Facts

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

Pentecost 2018

Sunday, May 20, 2018

Pentecost 2019

Sunday, June 9, 2019

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List of dates for other years

Other holidays in May 2018 in Switzerland

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