January 1 marks the Eighth Day of Christmas in the 12 Days of Christmas. Which is also New Years Day!
The carol says On the Eighth Day of Christmas, My True Love Gave To Me …
On the Eighth Day of Christmas, My True Love Gave To Me
Eight Maids A-Milking
According to the catechism hidden meaning, it means …
The eight Beatitudes. (See Matthew 5:3-10)
*This was found Online somewhere and used in a Past issue of my Christmas Newsletter, Patterson Post. Ran in these Patterson Post issues: 2005, 2006 & 2016 issue. First published January 1, 2014. Last Republished December 20, 2019.