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Celebrate Father's Day your way

 

June 17, 2020

Father and son, Danial and Braddoch Weihe.

After researching Father's Day, I discovered it isn't celebrated the same way, or for that matter, it isn't even celebrated on the same day around the world. In the United States, it is always the third Sunday in June. In 1909, a woman named Sonora Smart Dodd, "tried to establish an official equivalent to Mother's Day for male parents." She went around to local businesses to gather support for her idea, and on June 19, 1910, the state of Washington celebrated the first-ever Father's Day.

In Brazil, it is celebrated on 2nd week in August in honor of Mary's father, St. Joachim. The Catholi...



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