Merry Christmas! : Merry Christmas! The Origins of Christmas
The birth of Jesus Christ
Christmas rituals and Food
The rituals of Christmas Mass
What do people do in Christmas Mass?
What do people eat on Christmas?
Christmas Poetry and songs
Christmas Songs Christmas is a celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ. : Christmas is a celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ. The birth of Jesus : The birth of Jesus Born nearly two thousand years
Christians believe Him to be the
Son of God.Whether Jesus was
Really born on December 25th,
No one can say certainly. Slide 4: The Roman Church finally fixed December 25th as the birthday of Jesus Christ after the great persecution that took place around A.D. 310; which connects the visitation of the wise men from the East, being celebrated twelve days later. Slide 5: The King James Bible records the first Christmas and events surrounding it in the Gospels of Luke and Matthew: Slide 6: There went out a decree from Caesar Augustus, that all the world should be taxed.
And all went to be taxed, every one into his own city.
And Joseph also went up from Galilee,
unto the city of David, which is called Bethlehem. Slide 7: To be taxed with Mary his espoused wife, being great with child.
And she brought forth her firstborn son, and wrapped him in swaddling clothes, and laid him in a manger; because there was no room for them in the inn. Slide 8: And in the same country,shepherds keep watching over their flock by night.
And, lo, the angel of the Lord came upon them, and the glory of the Lord shone round about them: and they were sore afraid.
And the angel said unto them, Fear not: for, behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy, which shall be to all people.
For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Saviour which is Christ the Lord.
And this shall be a sign unto you; Ye shall find the babe wrapped in swaddling clothes, lying in a manger. Slide 9: And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host praising God, and saying,
“Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, good will toward men.”
And it came to pass, the shepherds go even unto Bethlehem and see this thing.
And they came with haste, and found Mary, and Joseph, and the babe lying in a manger. A Religious Christmas~What do Christians do on December 24th and 25th~ : A Religious Christmas~What do Christians do on December 24th and 25th~ On December 24th and 25th, churches all around the world hold 3 masses. They are:
1. 00:00, December 24th. Midnight mass.
2. 4:00, December 25th. Daybreak mass. (Matutina)
3. 8:30, December 25th. Christmas mass. The Rituals of Christmas Mass. : The Rituals of Christmas Mass. The rituals in churches are bascially the same as all Sundays’
Kyrie: God have mercy on us.
Gloria: Praise the glory of God.
Credo: Believe in God.
Offertorium: Devote ourselves to God.
Sanctus: Yell and shout His name.
Benedictus: Thank Him for being kind.
Agnus Dei: Thank Him for the savior.
Communio: Be together with God. What Do People Do in Christmas Masses? : What Do People Do in Christmas Masses? Different from decorating Christmas trees, exchanging gifts and singing charols, Christains have a more historical and serious way of celebration.
Sing songs to glorify God and celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ.
Read the stories of Christ’s birth in the Bible.
Offer something to the church to appreciate the clergymen. Slide 13: What do People Eat on Cristmas? Christmas comes in winter. Of coarse, people enjoy big feast on December 25th. 1. As you can see from the left pics, roast lambs and turkeys are a must! 2. Desserts are the feast jewels! The most popular on Christmas are those made of cranberries Slide 14: 3. You can’t forget cakes on Christmas. The ones with ginger flavors are also people’s favorite! 4. And gingerbread houses give everyone luxurious and warm flavours in winters! Slide 15: A is for Angels
B is for Bells
C is for Candles
D is for Doorway
E is for Evergreens
F is for Fun
G is for Greetings H is for Holly
I is for Ice
J is for Jesus
K is for Kris Kringle
L is for Lanterns
M is for Mary Christmas A, B C Slide 16: N is for Noel
O is for Ornaments
P is for Packages
Q is for Quiet
R is for Reindeer
S is for Santa Claus
T is for Trees U is for Universe
V is for Visiting
W is for Werath
X is for X-mas
Y is for Yule Logs
Z is for Zeal Christmas A, B C Christmas Song : Christmas Song Where is Santa?
We wish you a Merry Christmas
Silent Night Where is Santa? (????) : Where is Santa? (????) Where is Santa?
Where is Santa?Here I am! Here I am! Merry, Merry Christmas!
Merry, Merry, Christmas!Ho! Ho! Ho!, Ho! Ho! Ho! We Wish You a Merry Christmas : We Wish You a Merry Christmas We wish you a Merry Christmas,
We wish you a Merry Christmas,
We wish you a Merry Christmas,
And a Happy New Year.
Good tidings to you, and all of your kin,
Good tidings for Christmas,
And a Happy New Year. Silent Night : Silent Night Silent night, holy night, all is calm, all is bright Round yon virgin Mother and Child, holy Infant so tender and mild, Sleep in heavenly peace, Sleep in heavenly peace.