Catholic Straight Answers
Christmas & Advent
How should we prepare for Christmas?
Do you have any good suggestions for how as a family we can prepare for Christmas?
What is the origin of the Nativity Scene (crèche)?
What is the origin of the Christmas tree?
What are the origins of the beautiful Christmas carol Silent Night?
What are the “O Antiphons” recited in Advent as part of the Liturgy of the Hours?
Was Christ really born on December 25th?
What is the origin of Christmas plant decorations?
What is the origin and meaning of the Christmas carol “The Twelve Days of Christmas”?
Is there a Santa Claus?