The Top 7 Christian Festivals and Celebrations

The First Art Newspaper on the Net    Established in 1996 Friday, May 17, 2024


The Top 7 Christian Festivals and Celebrations



With over 2 billion believers, Christianity is by far the most commonly practised religion in the world. The Christian religion is based on ideas about Jesus Christ's birth, life, crucifixion, and resurrection.

While Christian religion began with a tiny number of followers, many historians consider the growth and acceptance of Christianity around the globe to be among the greatest successful spiritual endeavours in the history of humanity.

Like every other religion, Christianity also has several celebrations and festivals to look out for. In this article, we will discuss some of the most commonly celebrated festivals of Christianity.

1. Advent Sunday
The Christian year begins with Advent Sunday and occurs four Sundays preceding Christmas in the Western churches. The Advent season will last till the day of Christmas.

The term advent means "coming," and the major subject of the Advent season is planning for the arrival of Jesus and preparations for the birthday of Jesus.

2. Christmas
The 25th of December is when Western Christians celebrate the birth of Jesus, who Christians believe to be both the Messiah (or in Greek: the Christ) and son of God (that is, divine). Eastern Orthodox Christians celebrate the birth on the 7th of January.

Jesus' birth or 'nativity' is described in the Bible, in the New Testament Gospels of Matthew and Luke. There is disagreement among Christians about the status of the accounts, some regarding them as describing theological truths but not historical ones. The Gospels do not mention the date of Jesus' birth which the Pope set.

People celebrate Christmas by decorating their houses in full swing, and you can do it too by buying decorative stuff from Holyart, an Italian Christian website. You can buy nativity figurines to remember the essence of the birth of Jesus and other statues that signify the birth of baby Jesus. Christmas celebrations today incorporate Christian, Pagan, and folk customs, and many Christians and non-Christians are concerned about its commercialization.

3. Easter
Easter, also known as Easter Sunday, celebrates the resurrection of Jesus as the Christ-following his crucifixion on the Friday preceding Easter. His followers began to have a new feeling of Christ being with them. Easter eggs are distributed to represent the new life that Christians feel and perceive at the centre of God's universe.

4. Good Friday
The crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus, whom Christians say to be the Messiah and whose lifestyle and beliefs form the foundation of the Christian religion, are the most significant moments in Christianity. Good Friday celebrates the crucifixion of Jesus and is termed "Good" due to the example of Jesus and selfless love in offering his blood for the redemption of humanity. Christians reflect on Jesus' pain and misery, and processions and re-enactments of the crucifixion are occasionally held.

5. Epiphany
The three wise men's arrival to Jesus shortly after his birth and their eventual propagation of his birth information across the globe is known as Epiphany.

6. Lent
Lent is the 40-day time preceding Easter honouring Jesus' fasting and prayer in the wilderness. It is a period for introspection and self-development by praying, fasting, and studying.

7. Holy Week
It is the final week of Jesus' life, with Palm Sunday commemorating his successful entry into Israel just a week before he was sadly crucified; Maundy Thursday commemorates the Last Supper with the apostles; and Good Friday commemorating the day Christ was crucified on a crucifix, which is the most recognised Christian belief.










Today's News

August 17, 2021

Getting soccer fans into art? That's the goal.

The Bilbao Fine Arts Museum exhibits three paintings from the collection of Carmen Marañón-Fernández de Araoz

Santa Barbara Museum of Art celebrates grand re-opening after major renovation project

Rockefeller Center ® presents SHARE, a new monumental sculpture by artist KAWS

New York mandates vaccines for museum visitors and staff

National Gallery of Art acquires works by JoAnn Verburg and Carrie Mae Weems

Museum of Broadway in Times Square sets new opening date

Rare Japanese kimono revealed to belong to family of legendary samurai warrior

The East Hampton Historical Society presents "The Sounding Sea" at the Moran Studio

Exhibition presents new insights into the practice of Henry Ossawa Tanner

Belong Gallery presents "Sabor Interno" by Marcelo Eli Sarmiento and Roland Santana

RM Sotheby's flagship Monterey auction totals $148.5 million with 90% of all lots sold

Thomas Brent Smith named director of OU's Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art

Apple-1 computer from collection of personal computing pioneer to go under the hammer

Fascinating single owner collection of Great War medals to be sold at Dix Noonan Webb

Bonhams to offer the Estate of Broadway greats Adolph Green and Phyllis Newman

Frieze Sculpture returns to The Regent's Park on 14 September

A reliably varied music festival returns to New York

Skein: New acquisitions for the Bruce and Ruth Rappaport Israeli Art Collection

Cherished items from Phyllis McGuire's Las Vegas estate sell for more than $1.8 million at auction

The New Children's Museum to open Del Mar satellite location

The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts unveils ephemeral installation created by Collectif Incognito

Exhibition featuring new works by Isabel + Helen opens at Saatchi Gallery

Retrospective exhibition of photographs by Marilyn Stafford opens at Farleys House & Gallery

How rich can footballer Messi be compared to the world billionaire?

4 Ways to Attract Tenants With Art

Tank tops Styling Ideas │ How to Wear Tank Tops

Tennis Skirt Styling Guide for Summer 2021

Original places for dating

The Top 7 Christian Festivals and Celebrations

Why Artist should use fine art printing service rather than printing at home

Tips to Decorate Music Room In Your Home

Best 3D Visualization Software for Designers




Museums, Exhibits, Artists, Milestones, Digital Art, Architecture, Photography,
Photographers, Special Photos, Special Reports, Featured Stories, Auctions, Art Fairs,
Anecdotes, Art Quiz, Education, Mythology, 3D Images, Last Week, .

 



Founder:
Ignacio Villarreal
(1941 - 2019)
Editor & Publisher: Jose Villarreal
Art Director: Juan José Sepúlveda Ramírez

sa gaming free credit
Attorneys
Truck Accident Attorneys
Accident Attorneys

Royalville Communications, Inc
produces:

ignaciovillarreal.org juncodelavega.com facundocabral-elfinal.org
Founder's Site. Hommage
to a Mexican poet.
Hommage
       

The First Art Newspaper on the Net. The Best Versions Of Ave Maria Song Junco de la Vega Site Ignacio Villarreal Site Parroquia Natividad del Señor
Tell a Friend
Dear User, please complete the form below in order to recommend the Artdaily newsletter to someone you know.
Please complete all fields marked *.
Sending Mail
Sending Successful