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Keep Christ in Christmas!
We have heard it for years and we thought we were, but it was not until we started celebrating all 12 Days of Christmas that our Christmas was transformed forever! The sacred feast of the Nativity is a season not a day! The first day of Christmas is Jesus Birthday!
Over 50 years ago, a Byzantine Priest was doing his doctoral research in the Georgetown Library when he happened upon letters from the 17th century. The letters were addressed from a Jesuit in Dublin Ireland and were written to a Jesuit in Douai France. In the letters the writer enumerated how the Irish were teaching their children their faith through a code, during the tragic time of great Christian persecution. A partridge in a pear tree is Jesus, Two Turtle Doves is the Old Testament and the New Testament, Three French Hens is The Trinity.... To learn more about the history and traditions around the 12 Days of Christmas Our Father Gave To Us visit our website at www.LiveTheTwelveDays.com. Pax!