Merry Christmas 2011 – “Fear Not… For Thou Hast Found Favor With God”

And the angel said unto her, Fear not, Mary: for thou hast found favour with God.
And, behold, thou shalt conceive in thy womb, and bring forth a Son, and shalt call His Name JESUS.
He shall be great, and shall be called the Son of the Highest:
and the LORD God shall give unto Him the throne of His father David.
Luke 1:30-32

Merry Christmas 2011

Nuns pray before the start of the Christmas mass led by Pope Benedict XVI in Saint Peter’s Square at the Vatican December 24, 2011. (REUTERS/Max Rossi)

Once again, I am posting this beautiful arrangement of O Holy Night
It is Aled Jones the adult with the young Aled Jones.

Hat Tip to The Anchoress


My brother Joe hiked for over an hour to the Trappist Haven Monastery on Lantau Island near Hong Kong. Joe had this to say, “Catherine and I went for a Christmas morning walk only to arrive at the exact time Christmas Mass started. It was wonderful and a blessing to be there. Merry Christmas.”

He sent this photo from Hong Kong. The monks escaped the mainland years ago and set up their monastery on Lantau Island.

Jihad Watch has a more serious Christmas message.

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