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CHRISTMAS

THE REASON WHY CHRISTMAS IS CELEBRATED ON DECEMBER 25TH IS... BECAUSE
THE ROMANS HAD THE FEAST OF THE LIGHT THAT THEY CELEBRATED ON
DECEMBER 25TH. THE CHRISTIANS TRYING TO FIND SOMETHING TO TAKE PLACE
ON DECEMBER 25TH THEY DECIDED IT WOULD BE A GREAT TIME TO CELEBRATE
THE LORD'S BIRTHDAY.

Where learned: DETROIT ; SAINT AMBROSE RECTORY

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- December 25 Christmas Also see F642, below.

Date learned: 02-27-1979

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