Posted by James Briggs on November 26, 2003
In Reply to: Red Letter Day posted by Sax on November 26, 2003
: Hi! Can you please tell me what this means and where the phrase came from? Thank you - Sax
A red letter day is a special day, one to be remembered. In olden days some of the Saints' Days were celebrated with extra festivities; these special days were indicated in the Church calendar with red letters.