The Twelve Days Of Christmas

People Often Think Of “The Twelve Days Of Christmas” As The Days Preceding and Leading Up to Christmas Day.

Historically

Christmas Is The Season Of The Christian Year For The Days Beginning On December 25 And Lasting Until January 6 (The Day Of Epiphany) When The Church Celebrates The Revelation Of Christ As The Light Of The World And Recalls The Journey Of The Magi.

From 1558 Until 1829

Roman Catholics in England Were Not Allowed To Practice Their Faith Openly.
During That Era Someone Wrote “The Twelve Days Of Christmas” As A Kind Of Secret Catechism That Could Be Sung In Public Without The Risk Of Persecution.

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Merry Christmas from our house to yours!

 

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