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Liturgical year

The liturgical year known as the church year or Christian year, as well as the kalendar, consists of the cycle of liturgical seasons in Christian churches that determines when feast days, including celebrations of saints, are to be observed, which portions of Scripture are to be read either in an annual cycle or in a cycle of several years. Distinct liturgical colours may appear in connection with different seasons of the liturgical year; the dates of the festivals vary somewhat between the different churches, though the sequence and logic is the same. The liturgical cycle divides the year into a series of seasons, each with their own mood, theological emphases, modes of prayer, which can be signified by different ways of decorating churches, colours of paraments and vestments for clergy, scriptural readings, themes for preaching and different traditions and practices observed or in the home. In churches that follow the liturgical year, the scripture passages for each Sunday are specified in a lectionary.

After the Protestant Reformation and Lutherans continued to follow the lectionary of the Roman Rite. Following a decision of the Second Vatican Council, the Catholic Church revised that lectionary in 1969, adopting a three-year cycle of readings for Sundays and a two-year cycle for weekdays. Adaptations of the revised Roman Rite lectionary were adopted by Protestants, leading to the publication in 1994 of the Revised Common Lectionary for Sundays and major feasts, now used by many Protestant denominations, including Methodists, United, etc; this has led to a greater awareness of the traditional Christian year among Protestants among mainline denominations. Scholars are not in agreement about whether the calendars used by the Jews before the Babylonian exile were solar, lunisolar like the present-day Jewish calendar of Hillel II, or purely lunar, as the Hijri calendar; the first month of the Hebrew year was called אביב, evidently adopted by Moses from Ipip as the eleventh month of the non-lunar Egyptian calendar, meaning the month of green ears of grain.

Having to occur at the appropriate time in the spring, it thus was part of a tropical calendar. At about the time of the Babylonian exile, when using the Babylonian civil calendar, the Jews adopted as the name for the month the term ניסן, based on the Babylonian name Nisanu. Thomas J Talley says that the adoption of the Babylonian term occurred before the exile. In the earlier calendar, most of the months were called by a number; the Babylonian-derived names of the month that are used by Jews are: Nisan Iyar Sivan Tammuz Av Elul Tishrei Marcheshvan Kislev Tevet Shevat Adar Adar 2 In Biblical times, the following Jewish religious feasts were celebrated: Pesach – 14 Nisan, 15 Nisan Chag HaMatzot – 14-21 Nisan Reishit Katzir – 16 Nisan Shavuot – Fiftieth day counted from Passover 6 Sivan Rosh Hashanah – 1 Tishrei Yom Kippur – 10 Tishrei Sukkot – 15-21 Tishrei Chanukah – 25 Kislev-2 Tevet Purim – 14 Adar The Liturgical Calendar of the Catholic churches of East Syriac Rite is fixed according to the flow of salvation history.

With a focus upon the historical life of Jesus Christ, believers are led to the eschatological fulfilment through this special arrangement of liturgical seasons. The liturgical year is divided into 8 seasons of 7 weeks each but adjusted to fit the solar calendar; the arrangement of the Seasons in the Liturgical Year is based on seven central events on celebrations of the Salvation History. They are: Nativity of Christ Epiphany of Christ Resurrection of Christ Pentecost Transfiguration Glorious Cross Parousia The biblical reading and prayers during Mass and Liturgy of the Hours varies according to different seasons in liturgical calendar; the various seasons of the liturgical calendar of Syro Malabar Church and Chaldean Catholic Church are given below. Weeks of Annunciation is the first season of the liturgical year; the liturgical year begins with the proclamation and celebration of the historical encounter between God and man in the person of Jesus Christ, the human appearance of the Divine Person.

The Syriac word Subara,'Annunciation', with which the Church qualify the first five or six weeks of her liturgical year, is, in fact, an announcement and proclamation with celebration with this supreme glad news of divine condescension to the human frailty in order to raise it up to the divine sublimity. The season begins on the Sunday just before the first of December and ends with the feast of Epiphany, the Feast of the Baptism of the Lord; this season is developed in the context of the mystery of incarnation completed in the fullness of time. The Church recalls during these days the announcement of the birth of John the Baptist, the predecessor of Jesus, the joyful event of the birth

Suzy King

Suzy King was a Brazilian dancer, singer and fakir. She is best known for her dance routines. Sampaio started her career in São Paulo, Brazil, as Diva Rios, singing sambas and marches. On she changed her name to Suzy King and started her iconic act of performing with pythons. Sampaio had her peak during the 1950s, she was a multi-media star of sorts when such a term did not exist yet, always making sure newspapers would keep abreast of what she was doing. Sampaio wrote a play, banned by the authorities, she tried to emulate Lady Godiva wearing a long blond wig to cover her breasts and riding a horse through the center of the city. She was gang-raped by a mob and was saved by a passerby, she left for Mexico in the late 1960s. She moved to the United States. Sampaio died alone in her trailer in California in 1985. Sampaio is featured in the book, Cravo na Carne: Fama e Fome, by Alberto de Oliveira and Alberto Camarero. Suzy King sings "Não tenho inveja"

James C. Kennedy

James Cox Kennedy is an American media executive and the current chair of Cox Enterprises, the conglomerate founded by his grandfather, James M. Cox. According to the 2017 Forbes billionaires list, he is the 105th-richest person in the world, the 37th-richest person in the United States, the richest person in the state of Georgia, surpassing his aunt, Anne Cox Chambers. Born on November 29, 1947 in Honolulu, in the Territory of Hawaii, Kennedy is the son of Barbara Cox Anthony and airline executive Stanley C. Kennedy Jr, his maternal grandfather was James M. Cox, the 46th and 48th governor of Ohio, newspaper publisher and broadcaster. In 2007, Kennedy inherited a 25 % stake in Cox Enterprises. Kennedy now serves as chairman of Cox Enterprises, his sister is Australia's second-richest woman. Kennedy received his bachelor's degree in business administration from the University of Denver in 1970. In 2003, he received an honorary doctorate of humane letters from Kennesaw State University, located in Kennesaw, Georgia.

In 2018, he was granted an honorary doctorate from Colorado State University. Kennedy lives in Atlanta with Sarah, they have three grown children -- two sons -- and three grandchildren. Kennedy began his career with Cox Enterprises in 1972, he began his career with Cox Newspapers where he held several positions in the newspaper industry, including production assistant, copy editor, advertising salesman, business manager, executive vice president/general manager in Atlanta. He was named president of Grand Junction Newspapers, Inc. in 1979 and was named publisher of the Grand Junction Daily Sentinel, where he worked the back shop as well as on the newsroom floor. He was known as the "New Kid." Soon after, Kennedy returned to Atlanta where in 1986, he was named executive vice president of Cox Enterprises. He was inducted into the Technology Association of Georgia's Technology Hall of Fame in 2016. A 2015 Forbes magazine profile on Kennedy was titled "This Billionaire Knows The Secret To Saving A Family Business".

Recognized for his contributions to the community and his wife, were awarded the Philanthropists of the Year by the Greater Atlanta Chapter of the Association for Fund-raising Professionals in 2003. In 2004, he was inducted into Georgia State University's J. Mack Robinson College of Business Hall of Fame, he established the Jim Kennedy Scholarship Fund to support children of Cox employees. The Fund annually awards ten scholarships valued at up to $40,000 each. Kennedy has remained connected to his alma mater, the University of Denver, he has contributed to the university by serving as a member of DU's Board of Trustees. In 2008, Kennedy gave the University of Denver a ten-million-dollar gift to create the James C. Kennedy Institute for Educational Success in the Morgridge College of Education; the purpose of this institute is to identify innovative and cost-effective means for promoting and sustaining the educational success of vulnerable children. As a nature enthusiast, Kennedy once served as Chairman of the Colorado Division of Wildlife Commission.

He serves on the board of the PATH Foundation served on the boards of Ducks Unlimited and Atlanta Committee for Progress, is a former president of Wetlands America Trust, Inc. In 2008, Kennedy established the James C. Kennedy Endowed Chair in Waterfowl and Wetlands Conservation in the Department of Wildlife & Fisheries of the College of Forest Resources at Mississippi State University. Kennedy's gift sustains in perpetuity the teaching and outreach program in waterfowl and wetlands ecology and conservation at MSU. In 2013, Tallahatchie General Hospital, with funding from Jim Kennedy, chairman of Cox Enterprises, announced plans to build a Wellness Center in Charleston, Mississippi; the Center opened in 2016 and the Mississippi House of Representatives passed a resolution in support of the facility. In 2014, the U. S. Fish & Wildlife Service announced a land exchange in Mississippi with Kennedy to conserve wildlife habitats and provide outdoor recreation for public access, he gave $3.3 million to Clemson University to establish and endow the James C. Kennedy Waterfowl and Wetlands Conservation Center, headquartered at the Belle W. Baruch Institute for Coastal Ecology and Forest Science in Georgetown and Nemours Wildlife Foundation in Beaufort.

In 2016, he gave $3.1M to create a University Endowed Chair in Wetlands and Waterfowl Conservation at Colorado State University. Wetlands America Trust presented Kennedy with its 2014 National Blue-winged Teal Award for giving his time and treasure for the conservation of natural resources, he was a featured speaker at Fortune's Brainstorm Green where he spoke on the importance of sustainability. He encouraged sustainability through the company's participation in the American Business Act on Climate Change Pledge. Kennedy was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2014, he encouraged Cox employees to participate in Movember to raise awareness for men's health. The company raised nearly $2 million for the Movember Foundation, he is cancer free and encourages Cox employees to participate in health screenings for early detection. In 2015, he announced a $25 million grant to Emory from the James M. Cox Foundation that will support prostate cancer initiatives. Kennedy was involved in a dispute where he tried to take away the rights of the public to access an 8-mile stretch of river that runs through land he owns on the Ruby River in Montana.

The Montana Supreme Court ruled against Kennedy. Cox Enterprises bio on James C. Kennedy Forbes 400 List: #49 James C. Kennedy Reference for the members of his family

Petersburg Borough, Alaska

Petersburg Borough is a borough in the U. S. state of Alaska. According to Census Bureau estimates, the population was 3,221 in 2018; the borough seat is Petersburg. Petersburg is the most created county equivalent in the United States; when the borough incorporated in 2013, it took area from the Hoonah-Angoon Census Area and the former Petersburg Census Area. The remaining portion of Petersburg Census Area was added to Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area. Petersburg Census Area was created in 2008 from the remaining portion of Wrangell-Petersburg Census Area upon the incorporation of the City and Borough of Wrangell. Located in central Southeast Alaska, the Petersburg Borough encompasses 3,829 square miles. Juneau Borough, Alaska - northwest Wrangell Borough, Alaska - southeast Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area, Alaska - southwest Hoonah–Angoon Census Area - north and west Regional District of Kitimat-Stikine, British Columbia, Canada - east Kupreanof Hobart Bay Petersburg List of boroughs in Alaska Official website Petersburg Chamber of Commerce Petersburg Public Access Atlas Map of the former census area

San Pietro a Majella

San Pietro a Majella is a church in Naples, Italy. The term may refer to the adjacent Naples music conservatory, which occupies the premises of the monastery that used to form a single complex with the church; the church stands at the western end of Via dei Tribunali, one of the three parallel streets that define the grid of the historic center of Naples. San Pietro a Majella was built in the early 14th century and was named for and dedicated to Pietro Angeleri da Morone, a hermit monk from Maiella who became Pope Celestine V in 1294, he was the founder of the Celestine monastic order, which occupied the church until 1799, when monasteries were suppressed by the Neapolitan Republic. After the restoration of the monarchy, the monastery was reopened, but in 1826 was converted to house the San Pietro a Maiella Conservatory, a function it preserves; the church remains an open and active house of worship. As was the case with much Angevin architecture in Naples, San Pietro a Majella underwent a Baroque make-over by the Spanish in the 17th century, but 20th-century restoration attempted to "undo" that and to restore the building to its original Gothic appearance.

The interior has three naves, separated by pillars supporting Gothic arches, with nine lateral chapels, plus four on each side of the chancel, transept. The 14th century tomb of Giovanni Pipino da Barletta, architect of the church, is placed on the counter-façade; the tomb was designed by Giovanni Barrile, while the tombs of Petra family members are by the Neapolitan sculptor Lorenzo Vaccaro. The main altar was completed in the seventeenth-century, built by Cosimo Fanzago, Pietro and Bartolomeo Ghetti, is decorated with large vases and candlesticks in silver and preceded by a balustrade covered in polychrome marbles, it stands on it a fifteenth-century wooden crucifix, while behind there are frescoes of the 17th century and 16th century sculptures. The ceiling of the nave, with drawers, the transept feature paintings by Mattia Preti depicting Episodes from the life of St. Peter Celestine and Saint Catherine of Alexandria; the works on the nave, starting from the entrance, are: Accompanied by Charles II of Anjou with the Cross, St Peter Celestine the hermit becomes Pope St Peter Celestine in prayer at the Maiella church Glory of St Peter Celestine in papal robes, accompanied by St. Benedict St Peter Celestine in prayer at the Maiella church, suffering temptation The saint with the tiara in hand, in the act of making the great refusalThe works of the transept, from left to right, are: St Catherine defends her faith in dispute with the sophists Develops stigmata in prison and assisted by the angels Beheading of the saint in front of the tyrant Maxentius Mystic Marriage of St Catherine Lifeless body of the saint, strewn with roses, is taken to heaven by angels First chapel on left: There is a painting by Niccolo Rossi depicting Bishop San Biagio.

Second chapel on left: This is the chapel of the Spinelli-Raetano family with two funerary monuments of the family of which the one on the left wall, is characterized by a bust of the Roman period depicting Trajan. The Assumption of the Virgin painted by Giacomo del Po. Third chapel on left: Allows entry or exit, to Piazza Luigi Miraglia through port placed under the bell tower. Fourth chapel on left: Houses three tombs, one of which appears to be the tomb of the philosopher and scientist Leonardo Di Capua; the chapel is characterized by decorations in marble and a Crucifixion by Domenico Viola. Fifth chapel on left: The chapel is dedicated to the Colonna-Zagarolo family. Contains three paintings by Francesco De Mura: Preaching Santoronzo,Baptism of St. Horace and Martyrdom of St. Horace. Transept - left apse: Dedicated to the Petra family, the chapel houses in the two side walls the funerary monuments of Domenico and Vincenzo Petra, archbishop of Damascus and member of the Sacred Congregation for the Propagation of the Faith, both works of Lorenzo Vaccaro.

In addition to the tiled floor, where there are two tombstones, one of 1739 to Isabella Altemps the wife of the duke of Gallese, Nicholas Petra, the chapel is characterized by a fresco depicting the Madonna del Soccorso. Transept - Second to the left of the apse chapel: The floor is majolica tiles and is marked by a monument of Paul Salbana and Giottesque frescoes depicting ‘’Stories of Mary Magdalene’’; the author of the frescoes from Bologna was identified with the anonymous "Master John Barrile" active in Naples active in the Barrile Chapel of San Lorenzo Maggiore. The cycle of frescoes may have been made earlier than 1356, the year Giovanni Pepino, the buyer, died. Transept on the right of the apse: Contains works of Giovanni da Nola and Onofrio De Leo. Of the first there is a sculpture of St Sebastian; the second there are two paintings,San Cristoforo da Padua with the host and San Francesco di Paola in front of the Kings of Aragon breaking a coin from which radiates blood, other paintings depicting the Madonna, San Domenico, John the Baptist and St Francis.

Transept right of the apse chapel: It has a cycle of frescoes dating depicting Stories of St. Martin; the chapel has sculptures in marble, representing two arms of which one of the family Lionella and the other, the family Petra (whose chapel is located inside the chu

Tenny Svensson

Tenny Svensson is a former professional tennis player from Sweden. Svensson played a 77-game opening round match against American John Andrews at the 1975 Wimbledon Championships, which he won 18–16 in the fifth set; the match went for 50 minutes. In his next match, against Onny Parun, he had to retire hurt in the second set, he made the quarter-finals in the men's doubles with Armistead Neely. In 1975, Svensson had a win over Björn Borg in a WCT tournament in Stockholm. In the 1978 Davis Cup competition he represented the Sweden team in three ties; this included the Europe Zone final against Hungary. He won the Scandinavian Indoor Championships in 1979. Now he called SALK-hallen and is a coach. List of Sweden Davis Cup team representatives Tenny Svensson at the Association of Tennis Professionals Tenny Svensson at the International Tennis Federation Tenny Svensson at the Davis Cup