Sentence Examples with the word rogation

The Christian festival which seems to have taken the place of these ceremonies is the Rogation or Gang week of the Roman Church.

In 511 the first Council of Orleans ordered that the three days preceding Ascension Day should be celebrated as rogation days with fasting and rogationes.

Thus at Leighton Buzzard on Rogation Monday, in accordance with the will of one Edward Wilkes, a London merchant who died in 1646, the trustees of his almshouses accompanied the boys.