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Category: Christmas

During the liturgical season of Christmas, Christians worldwide joyfully celebrate and reflect on the birth of Jesus Christ. The season, lasts for 12 days from December 25th, Christmas Day, to January 5th with the feast of Epiphany. Marked by special church services, singing Christmas carols. And participating in traditions passed down for generations. While families gather to exchange gifts, and share meals, and communities unite to spread goodwill and cheer.

The Christmas season is a joyful time of the liturgical calendar and is rich in symbolism and meaning. The Advent wreath, symbolizing the four weeks of preparation leading up to Christmas, is a tradition. The liturgical colors, white and gold, represent the joy and purity of Christ’s birth.

In addition, to the churches and religious organizations, the Christmas season offers a sacred opportunity to deepen the spiritual connection with congregations and offer faith-based worship. Like attending Night Masses, a devotional nine-day series of Masses leading to Christmas Eve. This is usually practiced in a few countries according to their cultural traditions. In this special part of worship services, people express love, respect, and devotion to our savior by connecting with the spirit of this season.

May all Christians around the world come together during the liturgical season of this joyous celebration and reflect on the birth of Jesus Christ. And actively participate in the spirit of the season by attending church, enjoying time with family and friends, spreading love and goodwill, and most importantly keeping our hearts open to our Lord, Jesus Christ ” Blessed Christmas!”

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Epiphany: A Celebration with Varied Traditions

Epiphany is a feast day in the Western church, white vestments and paraments are used. Sometimes gold is substituted. There aren’t any specific Epiphany symbols, but there are often representations of the Three Kings elsewhere in churches.