Happy Thanksgiving to my Canadian Friends

 
Happy Thanksgiving to my Canadian Friends
Thanksgiving, or Thanksgiving Day (Canadian French: Jour de l'Action de grâce), occurring on the second Monday in October (since 1959), is an annual Canadian holiday to give thanks at the close of the harvest season. Although the original act of Parliament references God and the holiday is celebrated in churches, the holiday is now mostly celebrated in a secular manner. On January 31, 1957, the Canadian Parliament proclaimed: “ Day of General Thanksgiving to Almighty God for the bountiful harvest with which Canada has been blessed … to be observed on the 2nd Monday in October." Canadian Thanksgiving coincides with Columbus Day in the United States and the Dia de la Raza in most of Latin America. As a liturgical festival, Thanksgiving corresponds to the English and continental-European Harvest festival, with churches decorated with cornucopias, pumpkins, corn, wheat sheaves, and other harvest bounty, English and European harvest hymns sung on the Sunday of Thanksgiving weekend, and scriptural selections drawn from biblical stories relating to the Jewish harvest festival of Sukkot.[citation needed] While the actual Thanksgiving holiday is on a Monday, Canadians might eat their Thanksgiving meal on any day of the three-day weekend, though Sunday and Monday are the most common. While Thanksgiving is usually celebrated with a large family meal, it is also often a time for weekend getaways.[citation needed]
 
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sapje7

sapje7 says:

3049 days ago
gold
grandma5

grandma5 says:

3050 days ago
Wonderful creation Thank You
Nanoue53

Nanoue53 says:

3051 days ago
Thank you dear for thinking of us i am thankful for true sincere friends like yourself 
those intricate values ! love you! ♥♥♥ 
Memawshewa

Memawshewa says:

3051 days ago
Awesome!

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