An annual church festival (December 25) and in some States a legal holiday, in memory of the birth of Christ, often celebrated by a particular church service, and also by special gifts, greetings, and hospitality.
Commemorates the event in which Christians believe, the Word of God became flesh and lived life as a human. The actual date of Jesus' birth is not known, and the date, December 25th was chosen by the western church.
Celebration of the birth of Jesus, the second most important date in the Christian calendar. The exact date of Jesusâ€™ birth is not known, but in Rome, December 25 was chosen for this feast early in Christian history. In the East, the birth of Christ is celebrated on January 6 and is called Theophany, the feast known as Epiphany in the West.
A season of the Church which begins with the principal feast of the Birth of our Lord Jesus Christ on 25th December, and continues to the second Sunday after Christmas. The theme is the celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ.
The approximate birthday of Jesus Christ, where all good Christian dutifully practice pagan rituals of giving each other presents and talking about fat men breaking and entering houses through chimneys.
Christmas is not only the day we celebrate Jesus' birth, it is a 12-day church season starting on December 25 (in the Western Church) and running until Epiphany on January 6. Traditionally, Christmas was not celebrated before Christmas. Thus, the tradition of waiting until Christmas eve before putting up a Christmas tree or decorations, and waiting until Christmas to sing Christmas music. Traditionally, Christmas was celebrated all 12 days of the Christmas season. Church The Church is described as a body of which Jesus Christ is the head. All baptized people everywhere are members of the Church, regardless of which branch they may be affiliated with.
The second major feast of the Church which celebrates the birth of Jesus Christ (Christ Mass). The date is 25th December and was not fixed on until the 4th century. The first Eucharist or Mass is celebrated at Midnight on Christmas Eve. This is one of the Church's most popular services.
An annual festival marked in Belgium by an unusually high number of receptions , the appearance of temporary ice rinks in town centres and by huge week-long markets featuring stalls selling cheap decorations, truly horrendous gift items and glasses of warm red wine spiced with cloves and cinnamon.
Christmas or Christmas Day is an annual holiday that marks the birth of Jesus of Nazareth. Christmas combines the celebration of Jesus' birth with various other traditions and customs, many of which were influenced by ancient winter festivals. Christmas traditions include the display of Nativity scenes, Holly and Christmas trees, the exchange of gifts and cards, and the arrival of Father Christmas (Santa Claus) on Christmas Eve.
Christmas is a song written by Pete Townshend and is the seventh song on the Who's rock opera Tommy. The song tells how on Christmas morning, Tommy's father (others claim it is both of Tommy's parents) is worried about Tommy's future, and soul. He claims "Tommy doesn't know what day it is/He doesn't know who Jesus was or what praying is," and he wonders "How can he be saved/From the eternal grave?"
Christmas is the title of a 1981 album by Kenny Rogers featuring songs about or related to Christmas time. The album was a major success around the world and still sells today, although in some quarters (including the UK and USA) the title has changed to "Christmas Wishes". In other countries though, "Christmas" is still the title.
"Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)" is a song by Darlene Love from the 1963 Christmas compilation album, A Christmas Gift for You from Phil Spector. The song was written by Phil Spector, along with Jeff Barry and Ellie Greenwich, with the intentions of being sung by Ronnie Spector of The Ronnettes. According to Darlene Love, Ronnie Spector was not able to put as much emotion into the song as needed, so Love was brought into the studio to record the song instead, which eventually became a big success.
Christmas is a relatively rare surname, which was originally a byname given to a person born at Christmas. The byname was spelled "Cristemass" in 1185 and 1191, and "Cristesmesse" in 1308.Reaney, P. H., & R.
A popular matchcover category whose theme is related to Christmas. Often very fancy and highly decorated. They come as non-commercial or with business, product or service advertisement. Various sizes, thousands known.