Xmas – The 12 Days Of Christmas 2017

12 days of Christmas

12 Days of Christmas – From the initial days of month December, the “Christmas  Season” begins. The street and the house, all are beautifully decorated with colorful light and gifts. However, the excitement of the Christmas seen last till the 12 days. Every year, the 12 days of Christmas started from the date of Merry Christmas and last long till the evening of 5th January.

However, we all know that, every year Christmas held on 25th of December, the same goes with this year i.e. 25th December 2017. The “real” 12 days of Christmas are important not just as a way of thumbing our noses at secular ideas of the “Christmas season.” They are important because they give us a way of reflecting on what the Incarnation means in our lives. Here in this, I will let you know about the 12 days of Christmas of 2017.

The 12 Days of Christmas 2017 –

These 12 days of Christmas are now most famous and representing it in the way of Songs. Before going to details of Christmas. Did you know What is the story of celebrating Christmas.

Story of Christmas Celebration –

A long time ago, Lucifer was one of the most powerful and egoists person who show the disloyalty against the God which resulted that he has thrown out from the heaven. He is in lot of anger and thought to rule over the Human beings in the world. To stop this, god planned to send someone who will make earth a wonderful place with his carefulness, wariness, awareness, attention and will save world from sins.

The time goes off and the society was becoming worst day by day. Finally, the day arise son of god Jesus Christ took birth on earth in the body of a human. He took all the punishment, feminine on himself, on Christmas Eve he dedicated his sole to the God. That’s why the Christmas is celebrated on the behalf of the birth of Jesus Christ.

The concepts of 12 days of Christmas are as follow –

Day 1 – A Partridge in a Pear Tree – This year, the day 1 starts on 25th December 2017, celebrating the Birth of Jesus Christ.
Day 2 – Two Turtles Dove – The 2nd day is on 26th December 2017. This day is also known as Boxing Day. St Stephen’s Day. He was the first Christian martyr.
Day 3 – Three French Hens – The 3rd day is held on 27th December 2017.  St John the Apostle (One of Jesus’s Disciples and friends).
Day 4 – Four Calling/Coolie Bird – This year, it is held on 28th December 2017. when people remember the baby boys which King Herod killed when he was trying to find and kill the Baby Jesus
Day 5 – Five Golden Rings – The 5th Day held on 29th December 2017. St Thomas Becket. He was Archbishop of Canterbury in the 12th century and was murdered on 29th December 1170 for challenging the King’s authority over Church.
Day 6 – Six Geese-a-laying – St. Egwin of Worcester, this day is on 30th December 2017.
Day 7 – Seven Swans-a-Swimming – Seven gifts of the Holy Spirit, and the day is celebrated on 31st December 2017.
Day 8 – Eight Maids-a-Milking – Mary, the Mother of Jesus, the day is held on 1st January 2018.
Day 9 – Nine Ladies Dancing – Two important 4th century Christians. This is celebrated on 2nd January 2018.
Day 10 – Ten Lords-a-Leaping – This remembers when Jesus was officially ‘named’ in the Jewish Temple. It’s celebrated by different churches on a wide number of different dates and this day held on 3rd January 2018.
Day 11 – Eleven Piper Piping – The day is held on 4th January 2018.
Day 12 – Twelve Drummers Drumming – Twelfth Night was a big time of celebration with people holding large parties. This day represents Twelve points of belief in the Apostles’ Creed. Day is celebrated on the evening of 5th January 2018. In the evening of this day the cake was eaten made with eggs, butter, nuts and much more.
These are the 12 days of Christmas celebration. I hope you get clear with the concept of celebrating the Christmas last long till 12 days. Have a collection of Christmas wishes and send it your friends and relatives.


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