Words & Phrases
the first day of Lent, 40 days before Easter Sunday
Many Christians, mostly Catholics, go to their churches to receive ashes on Ash Wednesday as a sign that they are beginning Lent.
the middle of the week reminding us that there are only two more days until the weekend
Hump Day makes me feel good knowing that the weekend is coming.
40 days before Easter Sunday when many Christians, mostly Catholics, start making sacrifices, cleanse their minds and souls, and think about how they can be better Christians.
During Lent people work on themselves to become better Christians.
for many Christians, a day to remember the Last Supper when Christ shared dinner with his Apostles prior to being crucified
My church has a special service on Holy Thursday. It's always very nice.
the biggest shopping day of the year when you can find great bargains
It’s so fun to go shopping on Black Friday. The stores open early and close late, so there’s plenty of time to find good bargains.
the last day of the workweek when many businesses allow their employees to wear relaxed clothing
I love casual Friday 'cause I can wear my jeans.
a calendar date that some people feel is unlucky
The woman rescheduled her flight because it was on Friday the 13th.
For many Christians, mostly Catholics, the Friday before Easter Sunday when Christ was crucified, died, and was buried
My family and I always go to church on Good Friday.
(and) Thank Goodness It’s Friday -- said when we’re happy that soon the work week will be over
It’s been a long week. TGIF!
the day before Easter and the last day of the Holy Week for many Christians, mostly Catholics, to prepare for Easter
Holy Saturday is a day of reflection and penance for many Catholics.