Easter 2015 and Good Friday, April 3 – 6

Good Friday is on April 3 in 2015 and Easter Monday is on April 6. Good Friday is the Friday before Easter Sunday and it is a federal statutory holiday across Canada. It's a complicated but precise foruma that determines the day Easter Sunday is celebrated: It is the first Sunday after the first full moon in spring (after March 21st) which can occur as early March 22 and as late as April 25. Good Friday marks the death of Jesus Christ according to the Christian religion. It is a … [Read more...]

Keeping Jesus in Christmas!

Each year there's usually some discussion about Christmas and how the religious holiday has become too secular, too centered on shopping, and not about Jesus' birth. While most Christians might agree, it can be hard to figure out what to do about it. How, exactly, do you put Christ back in Christmas? Especially if you're already knee-deep in decorations, cookie-baking, and struggling to put up the Christmas tree. This is not a mandatory to-do list, but rather a few ideas to remind … [Read more...]

The Epiphany – It is a day for women to be treated as queens…were you?

    Epiphany Observed by Christians Celebrated January 6th Epiphany is a religious observance for Christians all over the world. January 6 is the date of the Epiphany Feast for Christians all over the world. It is the celebration of the revelation of God as human in the person of Jesus Christ. Western churches celebrate the visit of the Magi to the newborn Jesus, and Eastern Christians celebrate his baptism as the moment of Christ’s revelation as the son of God.     History of Epiphany This … [Read more...]

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