Ladyday, Frodo Baggins and Happy New Year


March 25 in the Middle Ages was called Ladyday–the Feast of the Annunciation. It’s an important day because, from the most ancient times, it determined the date for Christmas. In 386, St John Chrysostom preached a sermon linking the date for Christmas to the date of the Annunciation. He does so in a way that [Read More...]