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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.

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.
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 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

Quick Facts

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

Pentecost 2017

Sunday, June 4, 2017

Pentecost 2018

Sunday, May 20, 2018

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List of dates for other years

Other holidays in June 2017 in Switzerland

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