Christmas, the 25th of December, is a Christian holiday that honors the birth of Jesus Christ over two thousand years ago. Since then, it has grown to become a worldwide religious and secular celebration. In a modern sen... More »

Have a merry Christmas on a budget by giving homemade gifts, limiting store-bought gifts to one or two items per child and finding ways to serve others. You can help children to focus on the true meaning of Christmas ins... More »

Some Christmas stories for the heart include "The First Christmas," "A Slice of Life," "The Little Drummer Boy," "The Little Match Girl" and "O Holy Night." These inspirational stories express the love, cheer and spirit ... More »

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Christmas occurs each year on the 25th of December; in 2014 Christmas falls on a Thursday. In 2015, Christmas will occur on a Friday, and in 2016 it will fall on a Sunday. Christmas will not fall on a Thursday again for ... More »

The first recorded Christmas celebration was on December 25th 336 A.D. Just a few years later, Pope Julius I declared that Jesus' birth would be celebrated on that day every year. Since the actual date of Jesus' birth is... More »

The celebration of the birth of Christ, known today as Christmas, has evolved over many years, and its country of origin remains a subject of controversy. However, most scholars link the earliest celebration of Christmas... More »

Christians celebrate Christmas to rejoice over the birth of Jesus Christ, who is believed to be the son of God. Others celebrate Christmas as a season of love, family and joy as well as a day of giving and receiving gift... More »