Christmas Day – December 25th or January 7th?

Merry Christmas to all my readers and followers and I wish you all a happy New Year. The majority of people who celebrate Christmas Day, whether for religious or cultural reasons or both, do so on 25 December.  However, followers of the Orthodox churches generally celebrate Christmas Day thirteen days later, on January 7. The reasons… Continue reading Christmas Day – December 25th or January 7th?

Easter – 27 March 2016

This year, for the majority of Christians, 27 March will be Easter Sunday, one of the most of the most important dates in the Christian calendar. Although Easter is a is a festival celebrating the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, it is also widely marked by non-Christians in the UK, particularly as there are two very welcome public… Continue reading Easter – 27 March 2016

Easter Sunday 5-th April

This year, for the majority of Christians, Sunday 5 April will be Easter Sunday, which is one of the most of the most important dates in the Christian calendar. The Pope giving his traditional Easter message. In addition Easter is also widely marked by non Christians. In many countries chocolate Easter Eggs and Easter Bunnies are bought… Continue reading Easter Sunday 5-th April

Christmas Day and The Calendar

Merry Christmas to all my readers and followers! Christmas Day, for the majority of people from countries with a Christian tradition is celebrated on December 25. However, followers of the Orthodox church generally celebrate Christmas Day on January 7. The reasons for this difference are interesting and, as I'll discuss further in this post,  are more to… Continue reading Christmas Day and The Calendar