Robert Brindley

Sunday, December 12, 2010

Christmas - The Facts!! (6/10)

The Twelve Days of Christmas

Traditionally, the Twelve Days of Christmas began the day after Christmas Day! This is why Twelfth Night is January 6th, confusing isn't it??

The 6th January is also known as The Epiphany, which in the Western Church, commemorates the three wise men bringing their gifts for the baby Jesus. In Germany this day is known as Three King's Day. In the East, Christmas Day was originally celebrated on January 6th.

More facts to follow...........................


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