Christmas celebration tagged posts

People who don’t celebrate Christmas

0

IN THE Catholic Church calendar, the “octave” of Christmas ends on the eighth day after Christmas, which is January 1st, the Solemnity of Mary, the Mother of God. Christmas is a Solemnity, so it is not celebrated for just 24 hours.

It is given the honor of eight days (octave) of celebration which is a custom that traces its roots to Old Testament feasts. There are countries and denominations who don’t celebrate Christmas. Christmas is just another day. (READ MORE)

Read More

What’s up for Christmas?

0

CHRISTMAS Day is the most-awaited day of the year for most of us.

Some have established traditions, others prefer to celebrate it in a different way every year. (READ MORE)

Read More

Motoomull: Christmas in different countries

0

LIKE me, I’m sure you are curious to learn how Christmas is celebrated in different countries. We will be amazed at the local traditions and practices of people all over the world that make the season unique to each one of us.

In India, which has a small minority of Christians, about three percent of the total population, the fir or pine tree which we find in other countries is absent. Instead, they deck mango and banana trees with tinsel, lights, bells and Christmas balls. (READ MORE)

Read More