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name day

RC Church the feast day of a saint whose name one bears
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The events will be held on Sointu's Name Day, 25 October (the name Sointu can be translated as "chord").
IN HUNGARIAN Christmas tradition, St Nicholas comes on his name day of December 6, when children hang out their boots, rather than stockings, to receive their presents.
As Trinity is our congregation's Name Day, I asked our study group about the origins of our name, and how "binding to ourselves the strong name of the Trinity" shaped their understandings of our community's relationship and mission.
In Bulgarian folk tradition, it is the name day of people bearing the names Stefan, Stefka and similar names such as Stefanka, Stefaniya, Fanny, Ventsislav, Stamen, Stansilava, Tsanko, Stoyan etc.
The union chief took the opportunity to tell us that another absurd school holiday to mark the name day of the archbishop was also justified.
When she was signed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, she took the name Day after her acting teacher, Elias Day.
All (or most) of these normally use the occasion to invite family members, relatives, or friends to their home to haveAaAeAeA fishAaAeAeA for lunch or din Stuffed carp is considered to be the traditional choice; and the table has to be richly laid, given the Bulgarian custom that if someone is celebrating their name day, others may come to their home uninvited.
All school holidays to mark a saint's name day should be abolished, because it is high time we entered the 21 st century and secularised state education.
Contract awarded for payadores activity by name day meeting of san miguel
Thursday, October 26, Bulgarians bearing the names Dimitar, Dimitrina, Dimitra, Dimo and derivatives are celebrating their name day.
According to education ministry rules, primary schools are also closed on the name day of the patron saint of the parish where their school is located.