December 7, 2014

Christmas Eve is the night before Christmas, and in North America, it’s largely celebrated in the Christian and Secular World. It is also considered one of the most important dates in the year in Western Society. Christmas Eve is celebrated in many different ways all over the world. Jewish tradition calls it “Nittel Nacht” which is actually a sad part of the holiday. It’s known as minor mourning for cultural reasons. The Byzantine Christians have called it Paramony, meaning preparation, for the concluding day of the Nativity Fast. In Italy on Christmas Eve they hold the Catholic; “Feast of the Seven Fishes” after fasting for 24 hours. Christmas Eve is one of the best times of the year, so share with us some of your favourite Christmas Eve memories!


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