Posts Tagged

Christmas traditions

The song, “The Twelve Days of Christmas” is an English Christmas carol. From 1558 until 1829, Roman Catholics in England were not permitted to practice their faith openly. Someone during that era wrote this carol as a catechism song for young Catholics. It has two levels of meaning: the surface

The reviews are in and another hit weekend for the Seton Elder Performing Arts Series Music of the Christmas Season. Outstanding performances were given by the Elder Concert Band, Elder Vocal Ensemble, National Champion Seton Highlighters Dance Team, Seton-Elder Show Choir, ACA Saints, Seton Concert Choir, Elder Stage Band, Seton

As a young child, my older sister and I would battle for the right to blow out the Advent candles after our pre-dinner prayers. Mom and dad would handle the lighting, but the kids got to blow it out. If It wasn’t our turn, we’d fight until mom and dad

By Steve Trosley The Catholic Telegraph Families and communities have various ways of celebrating with some having roots in their ethnic heritage and others having roots in habit. Some of our friends in the archdiocese sent the following notes on their personal celebrations for your entertainment at this special time