Anglų rašinys. In Lithuania everyone celebrates Christmas together with their families. Actually, a Christian feast commemorates the birth of Jesus. In the Christian calendar, it ranks after EASTER, PENTECOST, and EPIPHANY in liturgical importance and was not widespread until the 4th cent. A greeting card sent at Christmas to express good will. London museum director Henry Cole sends out the world’s first Christmas cards. The first American-made Christmas cards appear at Boston. In Puritan New England Christmas remains a working day. There are some ‘very clever’ sentences about this holiday. Most popular Christmas songs and hymns.