Day 25: Why 25th?

Sometimes, it is useful to know how the holidays we celebrate were born… so this post is about:

How December 25 Became Christmas.

On December 25, Christians around the world will gather to celebrate Jesus’ birth. Joyful carols, special liturgies, brightly wrapped gifts, festive foods—these all characterize the feast today, at least in the northern hemisphere. But just how did the Christmas festival originate? How did December 25 come to be associated with Jesus’ birthday?

 

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