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Title:
Holy holidays! : the Catholic origins of celebration
Author:
Tobin, Greg.
Personal Author:
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Palgrave Macmillan, [2011]

©2011
Physical Description:
xvi, 240 pages ; 21 cm
Summary:
Looks at the religious roots of secular holidays, including Valentine's Day, Halloween, and Mother's Day.
Language:
English
Contents:
Winter. Advent ; Christmas ; New Year's, Epiphany, and Presentation ; St. Valentine's, St. Patrick's, and St. Joseph's Days ; The liturgical and spiritual year -- Spring. Lent ; Holy Week and the Triduum ; Easter Sunday and season ; Mother's Day and the month of Mary ; The Gregorian calendar -- Summer. Ascension, Pentecost, and Father's Day ; Ordinary time ; Sacred and secular summer holidays ; The "Lord's Day" and keeping it holy -- Fall. Halloween ; Angels and Saints ; Thanksgiving and Christ the King Sunday ; How the Second Vatican Council changed the Church-- and its calendar.
ISBN:
9780230104877
Format :
Book