Category: History

  • The History Behind Groundhog Day

    The History Behind Groundhog Day

    Like many traditions, Groundhog Day came from a completely different tradition. Traditionally it started as Candlemas Day. On February 2nd, people would go to church for the priest to bless their candles. They hoped this would bring blessings for the rest of winter. In some places, the priest blessed candles and passed them out to […]

  • The History of Christmas

    The History of Christmas

    Christmas, that magical holiday that children and adults adore. Some look forward to visiting families. Others want gifts. While still others concentrate on Christmas as a celebration of Jesus. No matter how it’s celebrated, Christmas has become a worldwide holiday. Christmas means mass on Christ’s day or the church meeting on Christ’s day. Christians celebrate […]