RE Summer Calendar

Week commencing 28th May 2000

30th: St Joan of Arc, was burnt as a heretic at Rouen, France in 1431. Joan of Arc (1412-1431) has more about the life of the woman who became a patron saint of France.

External Link Joan of Arc (1412-1431)

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1st June: Ascension Day, the 40th day after Easter, commemorates the last earthly appearance of the Risen Christ. According to the Bible, Jesus ascended into heaven in the presence of many witnesses. 'The Catholic Encyclopedia' has an article on the Feast of the Ascension.

External Link Feast of the Ascension

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2nd: The coronation of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II took place in Westminster Abbey, in 1953. Visit 'The British Monarchy' website's page on Coronation.

External Link Coronation

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