This is a very important holiday in Christianity, and in the people.
The day of St. Catherine is celebrated annually on 7 December, reports Rus.Media. This is a very important holiday in Christianity, and in the people. It is therefore not surprising that in this day there are many traditions, superstitions and even bans.
The history of the holiday
To understand what we can do on the Day of St. Catherine – you need to know the history of the holiday and who is this St. Catherine.
As legend has it, St. Catherine was very beautiful and smart girl, but could not find a husband, wanted to marry only someone who is wiser than her. This helped her Christian sage, who was her mentor. But when she adopted the faith, they killed her for it. And there was the Day of St. Catherine.
Despite the fact that the fate of the girls is not the best way, it still is the patroness of a happy marriage.
What you can and cannot do in the day of St. Catherine
It should be noted that almost all the bans in the St Catherine’s Day are not directly related to the actual holiday on December 7.
All believers know that acting advent. Of course, the girls were sat, was going and walked.
But, for example, can be enjoyed only from allowed food, and it was cereal and soup. A dance in St Catherine’s Day post are prohibited.
Of course, excluded any work on the land, physical labor. Nothing to build, repair, and sew.
It should be noted that on the Day of St. Catherine you can guess, and doing almost everything – and girls and boys.
The most common method was to grab a cherry branch and put it in a vase for Christmas. If it is dissolved – it meant that the marriage will be very successful and happy.