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The Sunday preceding the Rogation Days.
- ‘The Churches Rural Group has asked both urban and rural congregations to use Rogation Sunday as a day of prayer for the farming community.’
- ‘Rogation Sunday was marked again this year by members of the congregation of St James' Church walking through the village and stopping from time to time to say prayers.’
- ‘Proposing the ancient tradition be revived in Barnoldswick, he suggested it should happen annually on Rogation Sunday, so that the participants had a bank holiday to recover.’
- ‘Churches of all denomination in towns and villages across the UK are invited to adopt a rural theme for their services for Rogation Sunday on 20 May.’
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