St. Nicholas Day

Celebrated every year on December 5 or 6. Saint Nicholas is one of the many legends that Santa Claus is based on. For as long humans can remember there are holidays with lights, feasts and gift giving around the midwinter time. In many regions there are one or more mysterious givers of gifts. Saint Nicholas …

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Celebrated every fourth Sunday before Christmas until Christmas. In several religions Advent is the four week period before Christmas to prepare for days of Christmas itself. The word “advent”comes from the latin word “adventus”, which refers to what Christians believe to be “the of Christ”. A simple way of celebrating advent is to light a …

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All Souls Day

All Souls Day

Celebrated every year on November 2. In the time of harvest festivals, is a almost common world wide tradition. So of course Christianity had to have their own holiday too. All Souls Day is celebrated differently everywhere. The basic is usually to light candles for the dead. Some combine the use of candles with going …

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About Halloween

Halloween is celebrated every year on October 31. Sadly, we must start this story with the elimination of some misconceptions. In contrary to belief Halloween is not an original American holiday. Halloween is not even merely a copy of . Halloween has no roots in Christianity. Halloween has no roots in satanism either. Which is …

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Celebrated every year beginning on the 25th day of Kislev. The dates of Hannukkah are determined by the Hebrew calendar. The Hebrew calendar is a lunisolar calendar, which means that it follows the lunar and solar cycles instead of relying strictly on predetermined days. This gives a very cool calendar for following nature more closely. But …

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There are many interpretations of when Yule begins and when it ends.The most common conceptions are that Yule starts at the December Solstice and ends somewhere in the beginning of the new year. Yule is an old midwinter festival from the Northern Europe regions. Mainly in the Germanic area. The origin of the name is …

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St. Lucy’s Day

Celebrated every year on December 13. Saint Lucy is a catholic saint who can be recognized by the wreath on her head with shiny candles to light her way. This was because in the early centuries of AC Christians were often still prosecuted in some parts of the world. Lucy or Lucia, a young Roman …

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Occult Day

Celebrated every year on November 18. occult /ɒˈkʌlt,ˈɒkʌlt/noun1. supernatural, mystical or magical powers, practices, or phenomena.adjective1. involving or relating to supernatural, mystical, or magical powers, practices, or phenomena.2.  In medicine: (of a disease or process) not accompanied by readily discernible signs or symptoms. “I don’t hold with paddlin’ with the occult,” said Granny firmly.“Once you start …

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