Category: Christian

Lighting the Christmas tree in Sisimiut on the first Sunday in advent. By Nuka Kristiansen

First Sunday Advent

Advent Sunday is the first day of the liturgical year in the Western Christian churches. It also marks the start of the season of Advent. In the Roman Catholic, Lutheran, Anglican, and Methodist churches...

The Day of the Dead (1859) by William-Adolphe Bouguereau

All Souls’ Day

All Souls’ Day is a day of prayer for the dead, particularly but not exclusively one’s relatives. In Western Christianity the annual celebration is now held on 2 November and is associated with All...

The Forerunners of Christ with Saints and Martyrs (about 1423-24) by Fra Angelico

All Saints’ Day

All Saints’ Day, also known as All Hallows, Solemnity of All Saints, or Feast of All Saints) is a solemnity celebrated on 1 November by the Catholic Church and several Protestant denominations, and on...

Halloween Bangladesh

Halloween

Halloween or Hallowe’en (/ˌhæləˈwiːn, -oʊˈiːn, ˌhɑːl-/; a contraction of “All Hallows’ Evening”), also known as Allhalloween, All Hallows’ Eve, or All Saints’ Eve, is a yearly celebration observed in a number of countries on...