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Father’s Day 2017 – 18 June

Father’s Day 2017 - 18 June

Father’s Day is not generally an official holiday, though it is a bank holiday in some countries. It is celebrated in month of July. It is a popular cultural observance celebrating fatherhood. Father’s Day can be difficult for people who are estranged from their father, who have grown up without a father, or whose father is aging or ill. People whose …

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Mother’s Day History: Then & Now

Mother's Day History: Then & Now

Origin of Mother’s Day goes back to the era of ancient Greek and Romans. But the roots of Mother’s Day history can also be traced in UK where a Mothering Sunday was celebrated much before the festival saw the light of the day in US. However, the celebration of the festival as it is seen today is a recent phenomenon …

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Easter Cross: Christian Culture & Traditions

Easter Cross: Christian Culture & Traditions

Any symbol is an arbitrary sign that has acquired significance over the ages. And Easter, also known as Resurrection Sunday, is the day Christians celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead. And hence, the significance of Easter Cross is very high in Christian religious faith. However, this cross was the symbol of Crucifixion and not Resurrection. But Constantine, …

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Chocolate Easter Eggs: Christian Culture & Traditions

Chocolate Easter Eggs: Christian Culture & Traditions

Christians celebrate the Resurrection of Christ on Easter. The first Sunday after the first full moon, immediately after the vernal equinox, is the Easter Sunday. Easter is the time for self reflection and re-evaluation of oneself. The custom of Easter egg is historically associated with a pagan celebration of spring and fertility which was later incorporated into Christianity. No matter …

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Easter Greetings

Easter Greetings

Easter Greetings: The dichotomous nature of Easter is reflected in the celebration of the festival. On one hand, the festival is a tribute to the Resurrection of Jesus while on the other, celebration of Easter heralds the advent of the spring season. Religious observations in churches, exchange of gifts, making flower bonnets and Easter eggs mark the celebrations of the …

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Easter

Easter

Easter marks the resurrection of Jesus Christ. It is a day of great rejoicing and merry-making. It is celebrated in March-April between 22nd March and 25th April on the Sunday following the full moon. Easter ceremonies correspond to Passover, the Jewish festival. It symbolizes the ultimate victory of good over evil. Feasts are given, sweets exchanged and processions taken out …

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Christmas Children

Christmas Children

All: Happy children here we stand, Bringing words of love; For on this glad Christmas day, Christ came from above. C – is for the Christ Who came, To this lowly earth. H – is for the harps that rang, At our Saviour’s birth. R – is for the ringing bells, Telling Christmas-tide. I – is for the crystal ice, Where we go to slide. S …

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Christmas Day and Every Day – George MacDonald

Christmas day and every day

Star high, Baby low: ‘Twixt the two Wise men go; Find the baby, Grasp the star- Heirs of all things Near and far!’ ∼ George MacDonald

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Christmas Comes – Amy Darnbrook

Christmas comes

Christmas comes with children singing, Christmas comes with sleigh bells ringing, Christmas comes with frosty nights, Christmas comes with snowball fights. Christmas comes with Santa Claus, Christmas comes with snowy floors, Christmas comes with robins and reindeer, Christmas comes with a hearty cheer. Christmas comes with gold, frankincense and myrrh, Christmas comes with Jesus’ birth, Christmas comes with angels from …

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Christmas is Here – Tirupathi Chandrupatla

Christmas is here

Christmas is here Christmas is here Christmas we waited All this year. Christmas is joy Christmas is joy Under the tree Is an all new toy. Christmas is hope Christmas is hope Let us all skip The spinning rope. Christmas is peace Christmas is peace It always comes With amazing grace. Christmas is light Christmas is light Streets and homes …

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