Wednesday, 25 December 2013

Christmas Holiday...Why?

Christmas

Christmas is celebrated on the 25 December (7 January for Orthodox Christians).
Christmas is a Christian holy day that marks the birth of Jesus who Christians believe to be the Son of God.

Advent

Christmas presentAdvent is the period which leads up to Christmas. It starts on the Sunday nearest to November 30th.
Many Advent customs involve counting the days until Christmas begins.
Some churches have an advent wreath with five candles, one for each of the four Sundays leading up to Christmas Day and one for the day itself.

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