St. Thomas - Holideys

St. Thomas - Holideys 

St. Thomas Sunday week after Easter is called St. Thomas Sunday. Easter holiday cycle ends with St. Thomas Sunday, which honors the memory of St. Thomas, one of the 12 disciples of Christ, known as the "False" .This name comes from the Gospel writings that say that when word of the Lord is the missing body spread, the only apostle Thomas did not believe and to convince the miracle wanted to touch the wounds of the nails with which Jesus was nailed to the cross. On the eighth day of the resurrection Christ went to the apostle and told him: "Put your finger here and see my hands, put out your hand and put it on my ribs. And be not faithless, but believing. Because he saw me, believe you? Blessed are those who have not seen and yet have believed. "When Thomas himself was convinced in the resurrection, knelt before the Savior and asked for proshka.Tova momentary disbelief of Apostle Thomas became the personification of the moments of hesitation and doubt, which falls every one person. Apostle Thomas is one of the most faithful disciples of Christ. When the Savior decided to go to Bethany to revive Lazarus Apostle Thomas told the other disciples, "Let us also go, that we may die with him"

St. Thomas Later, after the descent of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost, the apostles cast lots to see who would go where to preach God's Word. The Apostle Thomas fell to go to Party, Media and distant India. There he did many miracles and the people believed in the gospel of his doctrine of Christ. And believed the wife of the king and baptized. Then the Lord became angry and subjected to brutal torture Thomas - threw him in prison and in the fiery furnace. But the apostle has remained unscathed. Thomas finally died, stabbed by a spear, and his remains were taken to Mesopotamia. Tommy Sunday remarried painted eggs and give them to the souls of departed loved ones, they believe it will protect them from reincarnation. Name Day celebrate all the names Thomas, Tomislav, Tomislava. Call this day "Easter of the dead" because women wear and distributed to the cemetery red eggs "God forgive."

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