Santa Claus

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Santa Claus is a legendary, archetypal and mythic character, related to Christmas. Although Santa Claus tradition has origins in northern Europe, it is popularized in the United States in the nineteenth century. It is called Father Christmas or Santa Claus … Read More

Advent

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Advent (from the Latin adventus: advent, arrival of the Messiah) is the period that covers a few weeks before Christmas, four in the tradition of the Latin Church. Since the introduction of this liturgical season, by analogy with Quadragesima Lent … Read More

Christmas decoration – Christmas tree

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Christmas decorations include the decorations in homes and cities during Christmas and Advent. The most characteristic feature in homes is the crib and the Christmas tree, and Christmas lights in the cities. The traditional colors of these decorations are green … Read More

Who was Saint Nicholas?

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Nicolas of Myra, or Nicolas de Bari, commonly known as the “Saint Nicolas”, was born in Patara, in Lycia, around the year 260, and died in Myra in 345. It was an Archbishop of Myra in Lycia, Anatolia, East of … Read More

Celebration of Christmas

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Christmas is celebrated during the night of December 24 to 25 and December 25 all day. As a Christian festival, it commemorates every year the birth of Jesus of Nazareth. Originally, it was at that date that pagan festivities marked … Read More

John 03

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3:1 Now there was among the Pharisees a man named Nicodemus, who was one of the rulers of the Jews. 3:2 He came to Jesus by night and said to him, Rabbi, we are certain that you have come from … Read More

Psalms 78

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78:1 <Maschil. Of Asaph.> Give ear, O my people, to my law; let your ears be bent down to the words of my mouth. 78:2 Opening my mouth I will give out a story, even the dark sayings of old … Read More

Numbers 21

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21:1 And it came to the ears of the Canaanite, the king of Arad, living in the South, that Israel was coming by the way of Atharim, and he came out against them and took some of them prisoners. 21:2 … Read More

Matthew 16

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16:1 And the Pharisees and Sadducees came and, testing him, made a request to him to give them a sign from heaven. 16:2 But in answer he said to them, At nightfall you say, The weather will be good, for … Read More

Romans 11

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11:1 So I say, Has God put his people on one side? Let there be no such thought. For I am of Israel, of the seed of Abraham, of the tribe of Benjamin. 11:2 God has not put away the … Read More

Psalms 138

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138:1 <Of David.> I will give you praise with all my heart: I will make melody to you before the gods. 138:2 I will give worship before your holy Temple, praising your name for your mercy and for your unchanging … Read More

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