Celebrating a Name day is a tradition very well known in most of the European countries. This Name Day Calendar has been created as an effort to bring this celebration to our American friends.
A reproducible family Protestant Advent ceremony which is short and child-friendly to be used in the home. Adapted for kindergarten through primary grade kids. Provides list of supplies, script, and suggested songs. Family Advent ceremonies are used for the 4 Sundays before December 25th. Held in...
This article is about how the Filipinos celebrate All Saints Day and All Souls Day. A unique celebration for the remembrance of the dead love ones.
Religious Christmas, secular Christmas, both, or none? Every year someone asks, "What is the true meaning of Christmas?" One part of that for me is how I can honor departed friends, while I do more to appreciate those still on Earth. Merry Christmas!
Shrove Tuesday is the day before Ash Wednesday, the first day of Lent, and next year (2014) it falls on 14th March. Although originally a Christian date, it is now more widely known throughout the UK as Pancake Day due to the tradition of eating...
You will learn the significance of Pancake Day, also known as Fat Tuesday. Plus, you will find two pancake recipes, some Pancake Day links on the web and a humorous video about Pancake Day.
A in-depth look into the myths and facts around Saint Patrick's Day.
St Patrick's day is coming. Last year I had a great time when visiting Ireland. This year I'll not be there, but here are some thoughts.
All Souls Day, celebrated on November 2nd, is an ancient Christian holiday remembering the dead. Since 1990 Tucson, AZ has celebrated the day to remember and mourn deceased family & friends.
While Black Friday may be the start of secular Christmas preparations, Advent, which usually occurs within a few days of Black Friday, is the start of the spiritual part of the Christmas season. Learn how to slow down and enjoy the Christmas season through the observance of Advent.