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Holy holidays! : the Catholic origins of celebration /

Looks at the religious roots of secular holidays, including Valentine's Day, Halloween, and Mother's Day.

Main Author: Tobin, Greg.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011
Edition: 1st ed.
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260 |a New York :  |b Palgrave Macmillan,  |c 2011. 
300 |a xvi, 240 p. ;  |c 21 cm. 
504 |a Includes bibliographical references (p. [231]-232) and index. 
505 0 |a 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. 
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650 0 |a Fasts and feasts  |x Catholic Church  |x History. 
650 0 |a Church calendar  |x History. 
650 0 |a Calendar  |x History. 
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