Sentence Examples


  • The Council of Clovesho in 747 confirmed Augustine's injunction, and ordered that the rogation days be kept up "according to the way of our fathers."
  • The place-name "Gospel Oak," which occurs in London and elsewhere, is a relic of these rogation processions, the gospel of the day being read at the foot of the finest oak the parish boasted.
  • The week in which they occur is sometimes called Rogation Week.
  • Angilbert, abbot of St Riquier (c. 814), records that it was sung by his school in procession on rogation days.
  • The Christian festival which seems to have taken the place of these ceremonies is the Rogation or Gang week of the Roman Church.