Why we celebrate Christmas Day and why on 25th December ( 2 Points)

Dileep Kumar
18-12-2016 01:56AM
4 months ago

Chirstmas day is celebrated to remember the birth of Jesus Chirst. Jesus Chirst is the one who Christians believe is the Son of God.

  • Why we celebrate Christmas Day?

    The name of the festival "Chrismas" comes from the Mass of "Chirst or Jesus". Christmus can also be explained as "A mass service where christians remember that jesus died for us and then came back to life". So, Chirst- Mass service is shortened as Christmus. People Celebrate Christmus at Midnight because, The Christ-Mass service was the only one that was allowed to take place after the sunset and before the sunrise of the next day.

    NowadaysChristmus is celebrated all over the world, whether the people are Christians or not.Especially children like christmus as it's a time when you exchange presents.

  • Why on 25th December?

    There is know one who knows the real birthday date of Jesus Christ and there is no date given in the Bible also. So, Why do we celebrate it on 25th December is The early christians had many arguments as to when it should be celebrated.

    The first recorded date of Christmus being celebrated on December 25th in the Year 336, During the time of Roman Emperor Constantine. A few years later. Pope Julius officially declared that the birth of Jesus Christ would be celebrated on 25th December.

There are many different theories and traditions as to why Christmas is celebrated on December 25th. The Above mentioned traditions is just one among those traitions or theories.
It might have also been chosen because the Winter Solstice and the ancient pagan Roman midwinter festivals called 'Saturnalia' and 'Dies Natalis Solis Invicti' took place around 25th December.

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