Today, December 7, in Ukraine a Day of local government.
The world celebrates international civil aviation day.
Holidays 7 December in the Orthodox calendar:
- The day of memory of great Martyr mercury;
- The memory of the great Martyr Catherine;
- The veneration of the Martyr Merkurii of Smolensk;
- The mercury pominovenie monk of Pechersk, in farther caves;
- Day Martyr Augusta Roman, martyrs Porphyrius Stratelates, and 200 soldiers;
- The day of commemoration of Mastridia Alexandria;
- Veneration of the monk Simon Soyginskaya, Abbot;
- pominovenie Martyr Yevgraf Evarestov, pastor;
- Bugarashi – Mother of God.
National holidays on 7 December:
Katerina Sannita is a public holiday, when the Holy revered as a Protectress of marriage and brides, assistant pregnant women and mothers.
From that day people began the real celebrations on the sled in the snow. First in the motorcade rode the couple. Their sleigh was beautifully painted, decorated with ribbons and bells. And those who could not afford a carriage, riding on a regular sled, without a bridle. Have fun all.
After the festivities, the family gathered at the festive table. On this day the gifts brought to children. It was a sled and sweets.
Born baby on this day was considered to be a that will live under the protection of St. Catherine. The midwife in childbirth be sure to read the prayer to the Saint.
And on the night of Catherine young, unmarried girls guessed on the groom. It was believed that if od the pillow and put a sprig from a tree, then in your sleep necessarily to be betrothed. And the girls in the pair held their ceremony. They quietly took any thing the groom and rolled around her loaf, and believed that the same circles will be the groom to spin at their house.
What are the holidays December 7 celebrate the countries and peoples of the world?
Today in Armenia day of remembrance of the victims of 1988 earthquake in the U.S. – the Anniversary of the attack on pearl Harbor, and in Turkey – Sheb-and-Aruz – the Festival of the whirling dervishes in Konya.
Birthday celebrate Alexander, Alexey, Grigory, Evgenie, Ekaterina, Ivan, Cornelius, mark, Mitrofan, Michael, porphyry.