5th Day in the Octave of Christmas

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What exactly is the Octave of Christmas?  It is the first eight days of the Christmas Season which begins on Christmas Day and ends on the Baptism of the Lord which falls on January 10th this year.  To learn more about the Octave of Christmas go to the Catholic Connection and read the article by Fr. Matthew Long.  http://www.thecatholicconnection.org/?p=2180