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11 Beautiful Nativity paintings that illuminate the meaning of Christmas

Each one has a unique perspective that draws us in and inspires our celebration.

From looking up to bowing down: This is the recipe to finding God’s presence

Intensely attentive to their surroundings, both the magi and the shepherds follow the same path.

Why do we wish people a “merry” Christmas?

A look at the history behind this turn of phrase.

Gerard Manley Hopkins’ ‘Christmas Prayer’ is perfect for your Christmas meal

Help your guests enter the real meaning of the season by reciting this beautiful prayer-poem.

A short and simple prayer for Christmas (and beyond)

Often included in the hymn "O Come, All Ye Faithful," the prayer has been part of Christian devotion for many centuries.

Last minute kid-friendly Christmas craft: Glowing DIY creche

Transform simple glass jars into a bright and beautiful Nativity scene in this perfect Christmas Eve project.

Bible geography lesson: Where are Bethlehem, Nazareth and Jerusalem?

When meditating on the Nativity story, remember the arduous journey Mary and Joseph had to undertake.

Try this trick to slow down Christmas day

Children and adults experience time differently -- here's how to bring back the slower pace of childhood.

7 Irish Christmas traditions you may not know about

Who knew our Irish cousins start December 25 with a "Christmas swim"?

Photos: Ringing in Christmas with the Westminster Cathedral Choir

The annual concert is considered one of the most beautiful celebrations in the world.

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