Christian Festivals

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  • Festivals
    • Ash Wednesday and Lent
      • Ash Wednesday, many church services
      • 40 days of Lent reminds Chrisians of Jesus' 40 days of fasting
      • Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of Lent
      • Ashes burned to remember that all humans came from dust and will return to dust
    • Advent
      • Period leading up to Christmas
      • Reminds Christians of the sacred meaning of Christmas
      • Reminds Christians of the birth of Jesus
      • Some Churches have an advent wreath
        • 5 candles
        • Different readings every Sunday
    • Holy Week
      • Christians remember the last week of Jesus' life
        • Palm Sunday
          • Jesus' arrival in Jerusalem
          • People greeted him with plam branches
        • Maundy Thursday
          • Last Supper
        • Good Friday
          • Jesus' Cruxification
          • Big Church service
        • Easter Sunday
          • Jesus' ressurection
    • Christmas
      • Celebration of Jesus' birth
      • Midnight Mass
      • Reminds Christians that Jesus came to Earth for all people
      • Epiphany is celebrated 12 days after Christmas
        • When the 3 wise men visited Jesus

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