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  • Wed, 17 Dec 2014 03:30:15    Permalink
    The Beginnings of the Christmas Spirit Though the Christmas celebration of gift-giving and caroling falls on the same evening as the Western Church celebrations of the birth of Jesus Christ, the two are not inherently related. At first, the celebration of gift-giving as a treat for the children was celebrated on December 6th, when Saint […]

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