New Year’s Eve: the 7th Day of Christmas

On the Seventh Day of Christmas, My True Love Sent to Me: Seven Swans a-Swimming. This gift is about the seven gifts of the Holy Spirit: prophecy, ministry, teaching, exhortation, giving, leading, and compassion. As swans are one of the most beautiful and graceful creatures on earth, they would seem to be a perfect symbol for … More New Year’s Eve: the 7th Day of Christmas

Boxing Day Carol

Did you know that it’s only Britain and some commonwealth countries that refer to December 26th as Boxing Day? Everywhere else it is St Stephen’s Day. This saint is venerated for his charitable work, and it was on his Feast Day that Good King Wenceslas looked out of the window and saw a poor man … More Boxing Day Carol