Celebrating a Merry Catholic Christmas is a treasure, one that offers its riches year after year. It is a valuable resource for understanding and celebrating Advent and Christmas as a Catholic. But, more than providing the historical roots of traditions, such as the Advent wreath and Christmas tree, it also features spiritual reflections and suggestions for practices to enrich your family’s Christmas preparation and celebration. You’ll find all of the major Feast Days of Advent and Christmas along with devotions and traditions that will help your family get more out of these important seasons. Inside you’ll learn…why candles are placed in windows why poinsettias are used as a Christmas decoration the origin of the Christmas tree when Christmas actually ends and more . . . so that you and yours can appreciate more fully the significance of these traditions and grow in love and honor of Christ.