The Thursday Mornings
Thursdays are dedicated to the Apostles and Saint Nicholas. The Octoechos contains hymns on these themes, arranged in an eight-week cycle, that are chanted on Thursdays throughout the year. At the end of Divine Services on Thursday, the dismissal begins with the words: "May Christ our True God, through the intercessions of his most-pure Mother , of the holy, glorious and all-laudable Apostles, of our Father among the saints Nicholas, Archbishop of Myra in Lycia , the Wonder-worker …". Ascension Thursday is 40 days after Easter, when Christ ascended into Heaven. In Islam , Thursdays are one of the days in a week in which Muslims are encouraged to do voluntary fasting , the other being Mondays.
There are a number of Hadith which narrated of prophet Muhammad fasting on these days. In Judaism , Thursdays are considered auspicious days for fasting. The Didache warned early Christians not to fast on Thursdays to avoid Judaizing , and suggested Fridays instead.
In Judaism the Torah is read in public on Thursday mornings, and special penitential prayers are said on Thursday, unless there is a special occasion for happiness which cancels them.
In Buddhist Thailand Thursday is considered the "Teacher's Day", and it is believed that one should begin one's education on this auspicious day. Thai students still pay homages to their teachers in specific ceremony always held on a selected Thursday. And graduation day in Thai universities, which can vary depending on each university, almost always will be held on a Thursday. In the Thai solar calendar , the colour associated with Thursday is orange.
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In Australia, most cinema movies premieres are held on Thursdays. Also, most Australians are paid on a Thursday, either weekly or fortnightly. Shopping malls see this as an opportunity to open longer than usual, generally until 9 pm, as most pay cheques are cleared by Thursday morning.
In Norway, Thursday has also traditionally been the day when most shops and malls are open later than on the other weekdays, although the majority of shopping malls now are open until 8 pm or 9 pm every weekday. For college and university students, Thursday is sometimes referred to as the new Friday.
There are often fewer or sometimes no classes on Fridays and more opportunities to hold parties on Thursday night and sleep in on Friday. As a consequence, some call Thursday "thirstday" or "thirsty Thursday". In the United Kingdom , all general elections since have been held on a Thursday, and this has become a tradition, although not a requirement of the law — which merely states that an election may be held on any day "except Saturdays, Sundays, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Good Friday, bank holidays in any part of the United Kingdom and any day appointed for public thanksgiving and mourning.
Additionally, local elections are usually held on the first Thursday in May. The Electoral Administration Act removed Maundy Thursday as an excluded day on the electoral timetable, therefore an election can now be held on Maundy Thursday; prior to this elections were sometimes scheduled on the Tuesday before as an alternative. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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The library will be open from a. There will also be supervision in classrooms for students who have studies to complete and wish to work on this in a classroom space. Sports activities will be available. Morning training is being arranged by the sports department. This is an excellent opportunity for students wishing to keep up their general fitness, and will be a key part of the pre-season preparation for the winter sports codes.
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There will be some senior staff rotated for duty supervision during this time as well. The second notice reminder was published in our weekly school newsletter and website on 5 February, Thursday Mornings. On Thursday morning, for students who have to arrive at school early, the following arrangements will be in place: The library will be open from a. Remember Me. Lost Password?