Bringing in the New Year!

Another Year is Dawning

Another year is dawning,
Dear Master, let it be,
In working, or in waiting,
Another year with Thee.

Another year of mercies,
Of faithfulness and grace;
Another year of gladness
In the shining of Thy face.

Traditions of Christmas

Advent

In western churches the four Sundays prior to Christmas were called Advent, coming from the Latin verb advenire, meaning, “to come towards.”

Prior to December 25th, the church was in a period of penance, preparation, …

King’s College Lessons and Carols

The first Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols at the King’s College was held on Christmas Eve of 1918. College Dean, Eric Milner-White felt worship needed to be a little more imaginative. A year later, there was one revision made

From Saint Nicholas to Santa Claus

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It is an historical fact that Saint Nicholas is a real person. He was bishop of Myra, on the southern coast of what is today Turkey, in the early 300’s A.D.  Acts 27:5 records St. Paul stopped at Myra during …

AmazonSmile Instructions

amazonsmile16Shop Amazon and Support St. Michael’s! When you start shopping simply go to smile.amazon.com first, and Amazon will donate .5% of your purchase to St. Michael’s. To set St. Michael’s as your charitable organization, follow the directions below.

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