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*In the Western world time began to be reckoned or dated before and after the birth of Jesus Christ. **B.C. (before Christus)  
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*In the Western world time began to be reckoned or dated before and after the birth of Jesus Christ.  
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**B.C. (before Christus)  
 
**A.D. (Anno Domini — the year of our Lord; or "after Domini" — the Lord's birth)
 
**A.D. (Anno Domini — the year of our Lord; or "after Domini" — the Lord's birth)
  
*In the late 1600s, scientists and astronomers told about the incorrectness of the Julian calendar system they were using. The calendar date was off by eleven days, a leap year was needed to make time line up correctly, and so forth.  
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*In the late 1600s, scientists and astronomers told about the incorrectness of the Julian calendar system they were using. The calendar date was off by eleven days, a leap year was needed to make time line up correctly, and so forth.
  
*The reigning pope of the time, Pope Gregory, ordered the scientists and astronomers to make the necessary changes to bring the calendars in line with their measurements.  
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*The reigning pope of the time, Pope Gregory, ordered the scientists and astronomers to make the necessary changes to bring the calendars in line with their measurements.
  
 
*In 1700, most of the Christian/Western world switched to using the Gregorian calendar system. Denmark, Iceland, and Norway all changed at that time.
 
*In 1700, most of the Christian/Western world switched to using the Gregorian calendar system. Denmark, Iceland, and Norway all changed at that time.
  
*Sweden and Finland waited until 1753 to bring about their calendar change.  
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*Sweden and Finland waited until 1753 to bring about their calendar change.
  
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===Fixed and Movable Feast Days===
 
===Fixed and Movable Feast Days===

Revision as of 16:07, 8 August 2008

Feast Day Calendar[edit | edit source]

Julian Calendar changed to Gregorian Calendar[edit | edit source]

  • In the Western world time began to be reckoned or dated before and after the birth of Jesus Christ.
    • B.C. (before Christus)
    • A.D. (Anno Domini — the year of our Lord; or "after Domini" — the Lord's birth)
  • In the late 1600s, scientists and astronomers told about the incorrectness of the Julian calendar system they were using. The calendar date was off by eleven days, a leap year was needed to make time line up correctly, and so forth.
  • The reigning pope of the time, Pope Gregory, ordered the scientists and astronomers to make the necessary changes to bring the calendars in line with their measurements.
  • In 1700, most of the Christian/Western world switched to using the Gregorian calendar system. Denmark, Iceland, and Norway all changed at that time.
  • Sweden and Finland waited until 1753 to bring about their calendar change.

Fixed and Movable Feast Days[edit | edit source]

  • Pagan dates began to be mixed with religious dates
  • "Feast days" celebrating lives of those who were designated "saints" and life events of those who were important in religious history all began to be mixed together.

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