A donation to the forum removes ads for you, and supports Ivar in his work running it

Advertisement

See the full Camino Forum Store here with many more camino products.

Happy Shavuot-Pentecost-Whit Sunday as You Wish

scruffy1

Veteran Member
Camino(s) past & future
Holy Year from Pamplona 2010, SJPP 2011, Lisbon 2012, Le Puy 2013, Vezelay (partial watch this space!) 2014; 2015 Toulouse-Puenta la Reina (Arles)
Greetings from Jerusalem! Today we are celebrating Shavuot better known in the Christian world as Pentecost - 49/50 days since Passover/Easter. Shavuot is one of the three required pilgrimages in Biblical times, still observed in a modified form. The holiday of wheat and milk. The first Christian Pentecost was celebrated here in Jerusalem traditionally in a building known as the Cenacle - still in existence 1590680008940.png I wish you all a very happy celebration on Sunday and just to round things off ecumencially, our Muslim brethren count the 50 days since about Shavuot to Pentecost and this period is known as 'Hamsin' (50) the 50 days of crazy weather as summer slips in past winter and spring with days of overbearing great heat, dust storms, unseasonal rain and yes we have seen it all this year! Stay healthy!
 

jungleboy

Nick
Camino(s) past & future
Francés 2017
Primitivo 2018
Madrid 2019
Kumano Kodo 2019
In Rome on Pentecost Sunday, rose petals are dropped through the roof of the Pantheon. I was lucky enough to see it way back in 2007 and it really is quite amazing!

2235052279_6fb7cc2459_o.JPG

This year the liturgy will be live streamed (edit: without rose petals) on Sunday at 10am CET (that's 9am UK/Portugal, 4am US EST, 6pm AEST):
Pentecost at the Pantheon: liturgy behind closed doors in live streaming
 
Last edited:

Kiwi-family

Veteran Member
Camino(s) past & future
Past: (2012, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2018)-Frances, Baztan, San Salvador, Primitivo, Fisterra,VdlP, Madrid
Did you note the rose petals will NOT be dropped this year?
 

ScaryB4Coffee

Put your feet up after walking. It's good for you.
Camino(s) past & future
Del Norte May/June (2016)
Frances September (2018)
Sadly, no rose petals. Wish they would do it and livestream it.
 

Tali

3-time Perigrina
Camino(s) past & future
2015 - CF (SJPP to SdC)
2017 - CF (Leon to SdC)
2018 - C Engles & CF (Sarria to SdC)
Shavuot is the Jewish holiday that celebrates the giving of Torah at Mt Sinai. It’s joyous with all night study of Torah, eating dairy -based food(think cheese cake) and in my community, great “sermon slams” by rabbinical students. Lots of fun!
 

Get on our Mailing list for new products on the Camino Store and news from the Camino Forum








Advertisement

Booking.com

Most downloaded Resources

Forum Rules

Forum Rules

Camino Forum Store

Camino Forum Store

Casa Ivar Newsletter






Forum Donation

Forum Donation
For those with no forum account, it is possible to donate here as well. Thank you for your support! Ivar

Follow Casa Ivar on Instagram

When is the best time to walk?

  • January

    Votes: 16 1.2%
  • February

    Votes: 10 0.8%
  • March

    Votes: 54 4.2%
  • April

    Votes: 196 15.2%
  • May

    Votes: 323 25.0%
  • June

    Votes: 94 7.3%
  • July

    Votes: 23 1.8%
  • August

    Votes: 27 2.1%
  • September

    Votes: 369 28.6%
  • October

    Votes: 154 11.9%
  • November

    Votes: 17 1.3%
  • December

    Votes: 7 0.5%
Top
AdBlock Detected

We get it, advertisements are annoying!

Sure, ad-blocking software does a great job at blocking ads, but it also blocks useful features of our website. For the best site experience please disable your AdBlocker.

I've Disabled AdBlock