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The Observance of Pentecost is a Christian event that commemorates the descent of the Holy Spirit upon the followers of Jesus Christ. Pentecost holds great significance as it marks the birth of the early Christian Church, when the Apostles received the Holy Spirit and were enabled to spread the teachings of Jesus throughout the world. This event represents the fulfillment of Jesus' promise to his followers to bestow upon them the power from heaven.
Pentecost has been celebrated in South Africa as a historic Christian tradition dating back to the earliest European settlers in the 17th century. Pentecost services often feature multilingual prayers to represent the diverse languages spoken in South Africa, reflecting the unity attributed to the Holy Spirit at Pentecost.
The observance of Pentecost typically occurs 50 days after Easter and 10 days after Ascension Day. The date of Pentecost varies each year, falling between May 10th and June 13th, aligning with the liturgical calendar used in many churches across South Africa.
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Pentecost references and related sitesNew Advent: Pentecost (Whitsunday) Vatican.va: Homily of Pope Francis, Sunday, May 19, 2013. www.bbc.co.uk: Pentecost