Advent is a frantic time for most people. It is so easy to get caught up with the trappings and traditions of Christmas, that we forget or give short shrift to the deeply spiritual and celebratory origin of this season. This series of daily reflections will make good use of these qtrappings and traditionsq by tracing their original connections-and how they became associated-with Christ's birth, showing us how to bring a deeper faith-filled meaning to seemingly secular Christmas customs. These daily reflections will truly bring readers a little bit of Christmas to every part of Christmas in their lives.We cana#39;t remember a time when Christmas carols and hymns were not an integral part of this season. And with good reason: there were music and lyrics celebrating the birth of Jesus almost from the beginning. Songs and chants of praiseanbsp;...
|Title||:||It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christ's Mass|
|Publisher||:||Liturgical Press - 2013-11-01|