“Orthodox Christmas Day” is considered to be important event in United Kingdom for the Christian community. This special day is also known as Nativity of Christ and it marks the birth of Jesus for “Orthodox Christians in United Kingdom“. In UK, few Orthodox churches use the concept of revised Julian calendar for celebrating this day. Now the question is that what people do on this day? In United Kingdom, so many Orthodox Christians attend special liturgies on this day, “Orthodox Christmas Day” liturgies normally start at midnight. Some Christians get Holy Communion at the liturgies. Moreover, some Orthodox Christians also arrange special meals on this day. On the other hand, those Orthodox Christians who use the concept of revised Julian calendar celebrate special Christmas Day on 25th December in the Gregorian calendar.
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Orthodox Christmas Day in United Kingdom
In United Kingdom, Orthodox Christmas Day celebrated on 7th January annually. For celebrating this special day, it is important that Christian community should know about its background. Well, in this whole world Orthodox Christians celebrate the event of Nativity of Christ on 25th December annually. On the other hand, few Orthodox Christians and churches use the concept of revised Julian calendar and celebrate Christmas Day on 7th January. Furthermore, there are numerous icons of Mary and Jesus that displayed in the churches of Orthodox Churches.
Starting Date: 7th January 2014
Ending Date: 7th January 2014
Place: United Kingdom
Like previous years, this year as well Orthodox Christmas Day will be celebrated on 7th January 2014. Orthodox Christians in the whole world will celebrate this event on a grand scale. So, if you are living in Kingdom and you want to see how Orthodox Christians celebrate this festival then you should visit their churches on 7th January 2014.