Portugal lies in SW Europe on the Iberian Peninsula. It's the westernmost nation in mainland Europe. The Atlantic Ocean is on its west; Spain is on its E & N. Most people in Portugal are Roman Catholics (80%). Its language is Portuguese. Of course, foreign languages are also spoken by some of the population.
Today is a federal holiday known as Memorial Day that was set aside to honor and remember those who died while serving in the military for our nation. Spend time today talking with your children about this. Help them to learn the importance of today!
Two Birmingham churches - one black, one white - are planning a joint worship service Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015, and a service project on Monday celebrating the federal holiday honoring the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.