miércoles, 6 de marzo de 2013

MARCH: "this month we celebrate..."

The word 'March' comes from the Roman 'Martius'. This was originally the first month of the Roman calendar and was named after Mars, the god of war. In this month we celebrate:

St Patrick's Day in Northern Ireland (and the republic of Ireland) on the 17th of March

St David's Day in Wales on the 1st of March

Mothering Sunday in the UK is the equivalent of Mother Day in other countries. It is on the10th of March. Mothering Sunday is a time when children pay respect to their Mothers. Children often give their Mothers a gift and a card.

Holy Thursday, is the beginning of the three day celebration of Easter. It is on 28th of March

On Good Friday, Christians remember the day when Jesus was crucified on a cross. It is on 29th of March

Easter Sunday This day commemorates the resurrection of Jesus Christ from his death by crucifixion.
If you want to know anything else about March celebrations, click on this link:

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