“For to us a child is born, to us a son is given; and the government shall be upon his shoulder, and his name shall be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.”
Merry Christmas 2010
The Anchoress first posted this beautiful music a couple of years back. It is still my favorite.
Aled Jones sings O Holy Night (It is a duet with the young Aled Jones)
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You can listen to The Anchoress read the Nativity narrative from the Gospel of Luke, here.
Father Saad Sirop Hanna, the priest of the Saint Joseph Chaldean Catholic church in central Baghdad, told his congregation at a Christmas Eve service this morning:
“Do not fear — that is the message today.”
A record number of Christians flocked to Bethlehem this year for the Christmas celebration.
A worshipper lights a candle in the Church of the Nativity, the site revered as the birthplace of Jesus, in the West Bank town of Bethlehem, ahead of Christmas December 23, 2010. (REUTERS/Ammar Awad)
More… OK. I’m adding this video released in November of the Chorus Niagara Christmas flash mob at the Welland Seaway Mall.
They were outstanding!
It racked up 27,000,000 views in the last month.