Briefly about one of the major religious holidays of winter.
Following the Nativity and Circumcision of our Lord is the feast of the Baptism of the Lord, 2019.
It is believed that on this day baptized (finding the sacred properties) any water, even just from the river or left on the night on the windowsill, the water from the tap. This water is popularly called healing. Went away and the main ritual of the holiday – swimming on Epiphany, informs Rus.Media.
What is Baptism
The Bible says that Jesus was baptized in the Jordan river when he turned 30. Baptized the Savior John the Baptist called for this in the people by John the Baptist.
It is believed that in the process of the baptism of Christ in the form of a dove did the Holy Spirit, so this holiday is also called Epiphany.
The baptism of 2019: date
The celebration begins the evening of 18 January – Epiphany eve. It is a day of strict fasting: permitted only meatless meals and kutya.
Date of the holiday is the same from year to year: the baptism of the 2019 Ukraine will celebrate on January 19. This year is a Saturday.
Catholics celebrate the Baptism of January 6, that is, they have this festival has already passed.
How long is the feast of the Baptism
In accordance with the calendar of Church events for January 2019, the leavetaking of Theophany, that is the end of the celebration of the baptism of 2019, will take place on January 27.
When can we baptize the child in 2019
Traditionally, child baptized after the 40th day of his life. Thus the baptize can be absolutely any day.
But according to folk omens, in 2019, the child is better to baptize:
- January: 9, 11, 12 and 20;
- February: 7, 9, 21 and 27;
- April: 4, 11, 18, 22 and 28;
- may: 2, 6, 10, 12, 16 and 24;
- June: 3, 8, 12, 18, 22, 24 and 28;
- July: 4, 7, 21 and 29;
- August: 2, 4, 16, 22, 26 and 28;
- September: 14, 16 and 28;
- October: 3, 9 and 18;
- November: 2, 8, 12, 14, 16 and 18;
- December: 24 or 27.