Tag Archives: Kerala Christian Festivals and Events

Christmas Mistletoe: Legend & Kissing Under Mistletoe

Christmas Mistletoe - Christian Culture & Tradition

Mistletoe is an interesting plant; botanically it is categorized to be partial parasite i.e. the one which grows on the branches or trunk of a tree by penetrating its roots to take up nutrients, however few categories of Mistletoe are also found doing photosynthesis (making food on their own). These are basically popular for being used as a Christmas decoration …

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Christmas Flowers: Popular flowers for Xmas

Christmas Flowers - Christian Culture & Tradition

Flowers are an important part of Christmas decorations. Every year, people buy flowers during the festive season, to decorate their Christmas tree, wreath, home and many other things. Christmas flowers such as rose, lily and daisy are sold extensively in the markets. Such importance is given to flowers, because they symbolize love, peace and prosperity. When a bud blossoms into …

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Christmas Hymns: Popular Xmas Hymn Lyrics

Christmas Hymns - Christian Culture & Tradition

Christmas is celebrated with religious fervor by people following Christianity. For them, it is the most auspicious occasion of a calendar year. Like most of the festivals that have transnational importance, Christmas has also been commercialized. In the present time, celebrating Christmas is all about spending on festoons, clothes, parties, cakes and gifts. Nonetheless, the religious aspects of the festival …

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Christmas Grinch: How Grinch Stole Christmas

Christmas Grinch - Christian Culture & Tradition

Christmas Grinch: Fictional character created by Dr. Seuss The festival of Christmas commemorates the birth of Lord Jesus Christ, the central figure of Christianity. He was born as the divine son of Virgin Mary and Joseph. As per the legends, Lord Jesus Christ was born in Bethlehem (Near Jerusalem in Israel), in a manger (stable). Christmas is the day to …

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Christmas Hangings: Making Cool Wall Hangings

Christmas Hangings

During the holidays of Christmas, people clean their home and decorate it beautifully. Christmas tree is also adorned with attractive embellishments, during the festive season. While most people purchase ornaments from the stores, to use them for the decorations, others prefer to spend frugally, for the festival. One of the ways to have an economical Christmas is to make embellishments …

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Good Friday Celebrations On Most Solemn Day

Good Friday

Good Friday Celebrations: Celebrating Christian Festival Good Friday – The Friday before Easter is the most solemn day for Christians, as Jesus was crucified for the sake of humanity on this day. It is celebrated to commemorate the crucifixion of Jesus and His death at Calvary. The celebration related to Good Friday forms a part of the Paschal Triduum. The …

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Good Friday Activities And Fun Ideas

Good Friday

Good Friday Activities: Fun Activities And Ideas on Good Friday – The celebration related to Good Friday forms a part of the Paschal Triduum. The festival falls on the Friday proceeding Easter Sunday i.e. during the Holy Week. Very often, Good Friday falls on the same day as Passover, a Jewish festival commemorating the Exodus of Jews from Egypt. After …

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History of Good Friday: Origin of Most Solemn Day in Christian Calendar

Good Friday

History of Good Friday: Origin of Most Solemn Day in Christian Calendar – Good Friday is also called Holy Friday, Black Friday, and Great Friday. It is a solemn day in the Christian calendar, which is meant to commemorate the passion, suffering and death of Jesus Christ. On this day, followers observe a time of penance and fasting (after celebrating …

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Good Friday Significance: Importance of Good Friday

Jesus Christ

Good Friday Significance: Importance of Good Friday – Good Friday is a holy day observed by the Christian community, commemorating the crucifixion of Jesus. According to the Bible, Jesus is believed to have died around 3 p.m. in the afternoon. Jesus was crucified for the sake of humanity in 33 A.D. It was termed as the victory of good over …

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Good Friday Hymns Lyrics For Good Friday

Good Friday

Good Friday Hymns: Hymn Lyrics For Good Friday – Good Friday is an auspicious day, observed on the Friday before Easter Sunday. On this day, Christians commemorate the crucifixion of Jesus and His death at Calvary. Hymns are sung in His praise, to remind people of the sufferings He had to face to save humanity. In any form of prayer, …

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