Arrival of Christmas marks festivity and fervor. Christmas is the festival of joy and happiness. It marks the birth of Jesus. Christmas symbolizes love and peace. One of the major attractions of Christmas is the Christmas decoration. People decorate beautiful Christmas tree with glittering Christmas lights, bells, candies and gifts. Christmas gifts are one of the eagerly awaited attractions of Christmas. Christmas gifts signify your care and affection for your loved ones.
Interesting Christmas Religious Trivia
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- X-mas is the abbreviation of Christmas. This abbreviation is usually derived from Greek alphabet. According to Greek alphabet, Chi is the letter X. First letter of Christ’s name is Chi.
- British Parliament officially abolished Christmas celebration in the year 1643.
- In America, Puritans wanted to make Thanksgiving Day, as one of the most significant occasion instead of Christmas.
- St. Francis of Assisi marks the introduction of Christmas carols to the Church services.
- The traditional name of 26 December was St Stephen’s Day. It is also known as Boxing Day.
- In the year 1531, first printed Christmas tree came into existence in Germany.
- First Christmas tree for the royal family to Windsor castle was brought by Prince Albert in the year 1834. He was the husband of Queen Victoria.
- ‘Jesus is born’ was the first American Christmas Carol. John de Brebeur wrote this Christmas carol in the year 1649.