Celebrating Advent

From the Latin word adventus, meaning “arrival” or “coming,” Advent is the time of year when we celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ. The season of Advent is a part of the liturgical year, or church calendar, which dates back over 1,500 years and is observed in many Christian traditions....

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Today is Martin Luther King Jr. Day (officially Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr., and sometimes referred to as MLK Day).  It is an American federal holiday marking the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr.  It is observed on the third Monday of January each year. Martin Luther King’s birthday is January 15.  ...

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