Christmas Day January 7th?

Happy New Year to my readers and followers and I hope you have successful 2023. Although for most us the Christmas and New year festivities are over, for followers of the Orthodox form of Christianity, Christmas is yet to come, as they don't celebrate their Christmas until January 7 The reasons for celebrating Christmas 13… Continue reading Christmas Day January 7th?

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?

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