Advent Season is Celebrated by Christians Around the Globe!

Advent Celebrated by Christians Around the Globe November 29 - December 24 Advent Sunday is a religious observance for Christians around the world. Advent Sunday is the fourth Sunday before Christmas and is the first day of the liturgical year for Western Christian Churches. It is the start of the season of Advent that will end on Christmas and is the time of preparation for the birth of Jesus and his presence among us. Advent comes from the Latin word adventus (arrival). … [Read more...]

National Poinsettia Day – Celebrated December 12 th!

    National Poinsettia Day      December 12, 2011   "Did you know that the poinsettia has a special day all its own? " By an Act of Congress, December 12 was set aside as National Poinsettia Day. The date marks the death of Joel Roberts Poinsett, who is credited with introducing the native Mexican plant to the United States.     Joel Roberts Poinsett (March 2, 1779 – December 12, 1851) was a physician, botanist and American statesman. He was a member of the United States House of … [Read more...]

Orthodox Christmas Celebrated by Orthodox Christians!

    Orthodox Christmas Celebrated by Orthodox Christians     Celebrated January 7 Orthodox Christmas is a religious observance for Orthodox Christians all over the world. Orthodox Coptic Christmas isn’t celebrated on December 25 as in most of the Western world because Coptic Christians follow the Julian calendar which has a 14-day difference from the Gregorian calendar used by Western Christians. Calendars differences aside, it is the same holiday in which the birth of Jesus is … [Read more...]

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