Originally posted on 12/12/2014
Did you know…early celebrations were about “ignoring laws, drinking, and terrorizing people” in town
Did you know… most “Christians loathed the day and saw it as sinful & evil”
Did you know… it’s believed the 25th was decided upon in order “to counter the evil festivals that occurred around the winter solstice”
Did you know… Pope Julius I, in 320, didn’t like seeing the birth of Christ celebrated on so many different days and so declared the 25th as the official birth date of Christ.