Sunday, November 27, 2011

The First Sunday of Advent

ADVENT begins today, the First Sunday in Advent... for me, the time of year from about October 1 through the New Year is totally magical, for many reasons. The facts that I was born during October, that we give thanks in November...

DECEMBER 2011 Holy Days

* 5
o Ashura * ** - Islam
* 6
o Saint Nicholas Day - Christian
* 8
o Bodhi Day (Rohatsu) ** - Buddhism
o Immaculate Conception - Catholic Christian
* 12
o Feast day - Our Lady of Guadalupe - Catholic Christian
* 16
o Posadas Navidenas through Dec. 25 - Christian
* 21-28
o Hanukkah * - Jewish
* 22 solstice
o Yule - Christian
o Yule * - Wicca/Pagan northern hemisphere
o Litha * - Wicca/Pagan southern hemisphere
* 24
o Christmas Eve - Christian
* 25
o Christmas * - Christian
o Feast of the Nativity - Orthodox Christian
* 26
o Zarathosht Diso (Death of Prophet Zarathushtra) ** - Zoroastrian
o Saint Stephen, Deacon and Martyr - Christian
* 28
o Holy Innocents - Christian
* 30
o Feast of the Holy Family - Catholic Christian
* 31
o Watch Night - Christian

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