What do people in Spain eat after midnight mass on Christmas Eve?
Christmas in Spain is not a commercialized as it is on other places. The towns and cities in Spain decorate their streets for Christmas. Christmas traditions in Spain include having a manger in the home and they have Midnight Mass on Christmas Eve followed by festivities including a special dance called the Jota. Children receive gifts on the feast of the Epiphany from the gift givers, who are the Three Wise Men.
He knew people couldn't stay up to midnight. Also he has mass in the morning. ____ Had nothing to do with people staying up past midnight. The current Pope (Benedict) has some health issues that made it difficult for him to do both the midnight mass and the morning one. The official reason given was the Pope had a very hectic schedule and this would accommodate him.
Christmas Eve at 12:00 A.M ---- When Midnight Mass is may depend on your local parish. Because of issues such as safety, young children attending, many elderly nuns, Midnight Mass may be held earlier than midnight. In those parishes where Midnight Mass is held at midnight, carol singing may begin at 11pm.
Unless this was done on the Midnight hour ( Midnight Mass is popular in Austria, as one might guess) they would go to church, otherwise, open Christmas gifts. These days, get on the phone... Austria has a wide variety of animated Cribs and other Sacred Christmas art rare in the US outside of churches.
The feast on the 24th of December is known as the Vigil of Christmas, a first class feast, in the Extraordinary Form of the Mass. In the Ordinary Form it is just an Advent Weekday with a Proper for the Vigil. As of 4 pm, you may celebrate Vigil of the Nativity of the Lord - the First Mass of Christmas is properly celebrated at Midnight. In addition to the Mass at Midnight, there are…
"Mass" is the name of a Catholic worship service. It is tradition for many Catholic churches to hold a midnight Mass on Christmas Eve. Mormons are not Catholic, so they do not have "Mass". The comparable Mormon worship service is called "Sacrament Meeting." Mormons do not hold any meetings or worship services at midnight. Sacrament Meetings are generally held on Sundays during daytime hours (there are special exceptions in Muslim nations). Mormons also do not…
Chinese people who's religion is Christianity,they usually go to a Christmas Mass on Christmas Eve at exactly 12:00 at midnight, just like you do. Chinese who believe in something else, they put up all the Santa and Rudolph stuff, which is NOT the real meaning of Christmas. But, in Taiwan, the kids don't have any holidays, 'coz they don't celebrate Christmas.