OrthodoxChristianity.net
July 31, 2014, 04:14:52 AM *
Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.

Login with username, password and session length
News: Reminder: No political discussions in the public fora.  If you do not have access to the private Politics Forum, please send a PM to Fr. George.
 
   Home   Help Calendar Contact Treasury Tags Login Register  
Pages: 1   Go Down
  Print  
Author Topic: Peaceful Nativity in Bethlehem  (Read 153 times) Average Rating: 0
0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.
biro
Excelsior
Site Supporter
Toumarches
*****
Offline Offline

Faith: Orthodox Christian
Jurisdiction: Greek Orthodox Church
Posts: 12,739


Και κλήρονομον δείξον με, ζωής της αιωνίου

fleem
WWW
« on: January 18, 2012, 12:40:40 PM »

There were three days for Christmas this year in Bethlehem. The Gregorian Calendar day was Dec. 25, the Julian on Jan. 6, and the Armenian Orthodox on Jan. 19 (although it's held Jan. 6 in Armenia itself). All this celebrating brings home a stirring message, according to writer Arpi Nakashian.

From the article:
Quote
On Jan. 6, it was the turn of the Assyrian, Copt and Greek Orthodox clergymen and their congregation to celebrate Christmas and the Holy Mass in the Church of the Nativity where Jesus's wooden crib was placed 2 millenniums ago.

The stable was heated by the breath of the animals at the time, yet nowadays the candles lit by the faithful keep the birthplace of Christ warm throughout the year. Thus it is silent night, holy night, every night.
Logged

Charlie Rose: If you could change one thing about the world, what would it be?

Fran Lebowitz: Everything. There is not one thing with which I am satisfied.

http://spcasuncoast.org/
Tags: Christmas  nativity  Bethlehem 
Pages: 1   Go Up
  Print  
 
Jump to:  

Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.18 | SMF © 2013, Simple Machines Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!
Page created in 0.034 seconds with 27 queries.