The Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday before Ascension Day.
Rogation is the Latin equivalent of the Greek word “Litany,” and on the
three Rogation days “the Litany of the Saints” is appointed to be sung
by the clergy and people in public procession. (“Litany,” Greek litaneia, supplication. “Rogation,” Latin rogatio, same
Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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