A few weeks ago, I had an article about Pentecost & Memorial Day go up at CatholicMothersOnline.com.
This year, Pentecost Sunday is the same weekend as Memorial Day. What a fabulous opportunity to celebrate two of the biggest holidays of the year in both the Church’s liturgical calendar AND the secular calendar!
Pentecost is the second largest feast day in the Church, coming in both literally and in rank, after Easter. Seven weeks after Easter, we celebrate the day that the Holy Spirit filled the apostles and the Blessed Virgin Mary. Memorial Day, created to honor those brave souls who sacrificed their lives for our country, is considered the first weekend of summer. Two huge feasts, one big party weekend.
Read the full article on celebrating Pentecost & Memorial Day together at Catholic Mothers Online.com.