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The deeper Christian symbolism of evergreens

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Margaret Rose Realy, Obl.OSB - published on 12/17/20

Did you know that holly is meant to recall the Crown of Thorns?

When you look at your decorated tree, the wreath on your door, or the lovely evergreen arrangement on your table, you can share the Christian symbolism of the boughs, knowing they say more to you and your guests than Merry Christmas.

View the slideshow to learn the deeper meaning of these commonly used Christmas evergreens.

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