Thursday, December 14, 2017

Third Night of Chanukah

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Also on This Day: December 14

Also on this day...
Feast of St. Spyridon of Tremithius - Patron of Potters

International Monkey Day - Celebrates monkeys and all things simian. Celebrations include costume parties, art shows, zoo visits, and eating Chunky Monkey ice cream.

Roast Chestnuts Day
National Bouillabaisse Day

Nostradamus was born in 1503. Patty Duke was born in 1946, and Ib Andersen - Danish ballet dancer - was born in 1954. Miranda Hart was born in 1972.

Feast of St. John of the Cross

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Second Night of Chanukah

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Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Also on This Day: Decemer 13

Also on this day...
Ice Cream Day
National Violin Day
National Hot Cocoa Day

National Day of the Horse. Named by Congress in 2004 to encourage citizens to be mindful of the contribution of horses to the economy, history, and character of the United States.

Mary Todd Lincoln was born in 1818. Carlos Montoya was born in 1903, and Dick Van Dyke was born in 1925.

Feast of St. Lucy

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Tuesday, December 12, 2017

First Night of Chanukah

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Also on This Day: December 12

Also on this day...
Hanukkah begins at sundown, and ends at nightfall on December 20

National Ding-a-ling Day
Poinsettia Day
Gingerbread House Day

Gustave Flaubert was born in 1821, and Edvard Munch was born in 1863. Frank Sinatra was born in 1915, and Bob Barker was born in 1923.

Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe

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Monday, December 11, 2017

Sunday, December 10, 2017

Saturday, December 9, 2017

Day Nine of the December Peace Novena

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The Peace Novena lasts for nine days -
the first nine days of each new month.
Say the word. That's all.

Feast of St. Juan Diego

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