Christmas: Its Relevance within the Spiritualist Community.

Christmas: Its Relevance within the Spiritualist Community.

Christmas is a time of joy and celebration for many around the world, but did you know that the holiday has a special significance within the spiritualist community? Let's explore the history of Christmas within the spiritualist tradition and how spiritualists celebrate this festive season.

What is Spiritualism?

Spiritualism is a belief system or religion that postulates the existence of spirits of the dead who can communicate with the living, typically through a medium. It emerged in the mid-19th century and gained popularity as a way to connect with loved ones who had passed away.

The History of Christmas in Spiritualism

Christmas has long been a time of spiritual significance, with many spiritualists viewing the holiday as a time to connect with the spirit world and honor the spirits of loved ones. The spiritualist community often incorporates traditional Christmas celebrations with spiritual practices such as mediumship, prayer, and meditation.

Spiritualist Christmas Celebrations

During the Christmas season, spiritualist churches and centers may hold special services, workshops, and events to celebrate the holiday in a spiritual context. These events may include messages from mediums, healing services, and opportunities for members to connect with the spirit world.

Many spiritualists also use the Christmas season as a time for reflection, gratitude, and spiritual growth. They may engage in practices such as meditation, prayer, and acts of kindness to deepen their connection to the spiritual realm and foster a sense of peace and harmony.


Christmas holds a special place within the spiritualist community, offering a time for spiritual reflection, connection, and celebration. By honoring the traditions of Christmas while incorporating spiritual practices, spiritualists find meaning and solace during this festive season.

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