Christmas

Twelve Days of Christmas

Christmas has come and, with it, so has our Savior Jesus Christ! Advent has passed away and we now enter into the liturgical Christmas season. The cumulative carol The Twelve Days of Christmas has twelve verses describing gifts bestowed by

Christmas Day Mass

Christmas Day Mass
Posted on December 25th, by Megan Stanton in .
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The Christmas Wonder of a Child

Christmas has always been a special time for me. As a child, the whole month of December was a magical and joyous time, filled with traditions and activities that kept the wonder of the season alive! For our family, and …

Caroling at Carlsbad By The Sea

Caroling at Carlsbad By The Sea
Posted on December 12th, by Megan Stanton in .
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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, …