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There are so many wonderful websites dedicated to the rich heritage of Catholic Christmas traditions that any attempt we might make would pale in comparison. Instead, Catholic Home and Garden presents our favorite Christmas links. We hope that in your Catholic home, you will incorporate some of them so that they will become treasured traditions for your family as well.
The Story of
from the Gospel of Luke
Wish Me A Merry Christmas Campaign
With so many attacks on Christmas in the last few years, many employees are terrified of wishing you a Merry Christmas for fear of being fired. Here's a great way to let them know it's OK. The company also offers parish fundraisers.
A note about the business that supports us year round and our "foolish" decision during the Advent and Christmas season ...
Most businesses, whether they are Catholic or not, work around the clock to take advantage of the Christmas shopping season. Traditionally, it is a make-it-or-break-it time of year when sales can make the difference between staying in business or finding another line of work.
Last year, Catholic Home and Garden's business end of things made a decision that is foolish by the standards of the world. On Saturday, December 15th (the Feast of St. Christina, my name saint), we stopped stop taking orders so that we, as a Catholic family, could focus on our prayer life.
In short, we decided to worship Christ and not the dollar.
This year, we made another decision. We have built links to gifts that directly benefit religious orders and others that will help your family become self-sufficient in these trying economic times.
While we will not be selling our own goods, you can help us to continue our work by visiting our shopping pages where you will find links to larger companies where you can do your Catholic Christmas shopping.
Visit Our Nativity Page
Thank you and may God bless you during this
Season of Hope and Light.
May the Peace of the
illuminate your hearts.
Christine, Rod and Blaze
How to Say Merry Christmas in Languages From Around the World
Catholic Home and Garden's
Gift to You
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Visit Our Christmas Nativity Page
The Center of Christmas in the Catholic Home is the Nativity Scene or Creche
If you haven't yet had the opportunity to visit the
U Dayton's nativity collection
do it now. It is amazing.
There are a lot of images, so download time can be slow ... but well worth the wait.
Famous Nativity Paintings
The Twelve Days of Christmas
A Delightful Interactive Christmas Tree
that will take you through activities and prayers for each day.
Prayers, Blessings and Hymns
We hope you visit this page and make use of the treasury of prayer that is found here
Activities And Customs
A Virtual Treasure for Christmas
Polish Christmas Traditions
Many that we are certain Pope John Paul II kept! Includes the Blessing of Oplatek and Wigilia.
Buy Oplatek Here
History of Nativity Scenes
Christmas Novena II and Posadas
Looking for an Infant Jesus in His Crib?
This Florentine-style Child is the perfect center for your Christmas devotions
No Christmas Page would be complete without links to Christmas Music. Until this year, my greatest joy in prayer came from service as a Catholic music director and cantor.
My former partner, Elizabeth, an exceptionally talented organist and keyboardist, is preparing for the birth of her first child, and I have decided that my singing days are over. Nonetheless, I've placed my favorite hymn here so I can enjoy it whenever I visit my own website! I hope you enjoy it, too.
|Christmas Midis from Catholic Net
Christmas Carols from Fortune City
My Favorite Hymn
I Wonder As I Wander
|A Unique Collection of Christmas Midis
Multi-Lingual Christmas Hymns and Carols
Gregorian Chant for Christmas