O Holy Night: Beyond Sentimentality

By Peter C. Schellhase A few Christmases ago I learned that “O Holy Night,” that Christmas Eve staple, is based on a quite serviceable French carol, “Minuit, Chrétiens,” by Placide Cappeau. But the differenc... Read More...

Darkness Falls

On Christmas Eve Day, night has not yet come; darkness has not yet fallen. But it will come.

God making room

"He was in the world, and the world came into being through him; yet the world did not know him." At the nativity, there was no room for God in the world.