Word of the Week: Solemnity

As in: “The solemnity of Christmas, December 25, celebrates the birth of Christ.”

Roll, S. K. “Christmas and its Cycle.” New Catholic Encyclopedia. 2nd. ed. Vol. 3. Detroit: Gale, 2033. 551. Gale Virtual Reference Library. Web. 11 December 2012. http://go.galegroup.com.library.emmanuel.edu:2048/ps/i.do?id=GALE%7CCX3407702399&v=2.1&u=emc_main&it=r&p=GVRL&sw=w

Peace and Joy to you during the Solemnity of Christmas.

Posted by the Reference Department

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