– EWTN: Origins
Advent Calendar 2019: Irish Catholic Bishops' Conference. Advent
is a time of spiritual preparation for the Lord’s coming at
Lighting Advent Candles: To light a candle is an act of hope. Fr. Ron
Rolheiser, OM, 2002-12-01.
What Are the 'O Antiphons'?: Fr. William Saunders (Arlington Catholic
"The O Antiphons: The Fullness of Time" by Jennifer Gregory
Miller | Dec 16, 2019 | Catholic Culture. December 17 begins the
'O' Antiphons, and it means Christmas is only an octave away.
Although the 'O' Antiphons always begin on the same date…
"Reasons for Hope: Meditations for the Advent Season"
by Bishop Robert J. Baker. Available to download PDF.
Franciscan Advent and Christmas: Montage of Franciscan photos from
Assisi and Greccio
Las Posadas: A wonderful Mexican Christmas tradition symbolizes
the Biblical journey of Mary and Joseph as they searched for shelter
in Bethlehem before the birth of Jesus.
"An Advent Examination"
Fr. Ed Hays
"Gift of Wonder"
Rev. Alfred McBride, O. Praem.
"Keep Watch - He is to Come!"
Life Is An Advent Season
"A St. Nicholas' Note"
"Meditation Notes on the O Antiphons" Fr. Roger J. Landry. The O
Antiphons refer to the seven antiphons that are recited (or chanted)
preceding the Magnificat during Vespers of the Liturgy of the Hours
– Dec. 17-23, with Dec. 24 being Christmas Eve and Vespers for that
evening being for the Christmas Vigil. Copyright © 2004
1 Corinthians 13 - A
Christmas Version Sharon Jaynes
8 Gifts That
Don't Cost a Cent
25 Ways We're Different This
Christmas -- 2001
Christmas Day" Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
"The Best Gift"
A Candy Maker's Witness
The Christmas Gift
A Christmas Prayer
"A Christmas Prayer"
Robert Louis Stevenson
Christmas Spoken Here
The Coming of
the Light Liturgy Training Program
For People Who Have Everything
The Gospel Tree
"The Inn-Keeper Makes Excuses"
"Joy: True Gift of Christmas"
Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI
Henry Van Dyke
Legend of the Poinsettia
"Origins of the Christmas Crib"
Meanings of Christmas
"Thriving Through the Holidays"
"The Night Before Christmas"
– a more spiritual
"Twas the Night Before Christmas --
multitude of variations & versions
A Prayer for Christmas Morning
"The Tear of a Mother"
Judy R. Smith
"There Is No Place Where God Is
Not" Charles Haddon Spurgeon
This Day's Greatest Gift
"We Rejoice!" Christmas Day
"What Are You Expecting for Christmas?"
Christmas Calendar: December 25–January 11. USCCB
Origins of Christmas: New Advent Catholic
Christmas Inspiration: poems, quotations, readings & sermon
Christmas & Christmas Spirit: Greatest Quotations on Christmas
and the Christmas Spirit – compiled by Michael Josephson
Short Stories, Articles and
Resources: Joyful Heart Renewal Ministries
Holyart – Christmas: entirely dedicated to Christmas: Jerusalem
Olive wood nativities, Val Gardena nativities, home decorations,
tree decorations, and much more.
St. Nicholas Center: To educate people of faith, and the wider
public, about the true St. Nicholas.
Christmas Carols: Lyrics to Popular Christmas Songs and Carols
"Mary, Did You Know?" written by Mark Lowery, from the Gaither Vocal
Band album released in 1998 – Still The Greatest Story Ever Told.
"O Holy Night" by David Phelps (wait for the take-your-breath-away
"O Holy Night"
by Willie K – in English and Hawaiian.