CELEBRATING A MERRY CATHOLIC CHRISTMAS
A GUIDE TO THE CUSTOMS AND FEAST DAYS OF ADVENT AND CHRISTMAS. Fr. William P. Saunders, PhD presents this valuable resource for understanding and celebrating Advent and Christmas as a Catholic. He provides the historical roots of traditions, such as the Advent wreath and Christmas tree along with spiritual reflections and suggestions that will help you and your family get the most out of these important seasons. You'll learn: why candles are placed in windows and why poinsettias are used as a Christmas decoration; the origin of the Christmas tree and when Christmas actually ends! Hardcover. 188 pages.