12 Days of Christmas 2016



1st Day:

May God bless you on the Feast of the Nativity of the Lord: “Merry Christmas! Of The Father’s Love Begotten” (Principium et Finis)

Christus Natus Est, Alleluiah!Merry Christmas! The First Noel(Nisi Dominus)





2nd Day:

Christmas transcends worldly concerns: “The 2nd Day of Christmas & O Holy Night (Hayley Westenra)(Principium et Finis)

Following in the Master’s footsteps -2nd Day of Christmas: St. Stephen & Good King Wenceslas(Nisi Dominus)








3rd Day:


Standing at the foot of the Cross: “3rd Day of Christmas: St. John the Apostle“ (Principium et Finis)


The Christmas Season is still young! “3rd Day of Christmas: Joy To The World!(Nisi Dominus)









4th Day:


With God, all things are possible: “4th Day of Christmas: Holy Innocents & Babies Saved By Christmas Carols” (Nisi Dominus)

The Death of the Holy Innocents, and the death of Holy Innocence: “4th Day of Christmas: Holy Innocents” (Principium et Finis)







5th Day:


5th Day of Christmas - Yes, it's still Christmas! (Angels We Have Heard On High) (Nisi Dominus)



In Him there is no darkness - “5th Day of Christmas: God Is Light” (Principium et Finis)






6th Day:



Pray for families: “6th Day of Christmas: Feast of the Holy Family” (Nisi Dominus)



Our models and intercessors “6th Day of Christmas: Holy Family, Pray for Us” (Principium et Finis)






7th Day:





From the Ghost of Christmas Past - “7th Day of Christmas: Do You Hear What I Hear?
(Principium et Finis)







8th Day:

A source of awe and wonder “8th Day of Christmas: Solemnity of Mary & Marian Songs(Principium et Finis)

The Arc of the New Covenant “8th Day of Christmas: Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God(Nisi Dominus)










9th Day:

The Christmas Season still has a long way to go: “9th Day of Christmas: Light of the Stable and Best Posts of 2016(Principium et Finis)

St. Basil and St. Gregory say it’s still Christmas! “9th Day of Christmas: Two Doctors and the Best of 2016










10th Day:


Expect the unexpected “10th Day of Christmas: A God of Surprises (Nisi Dominus)

Child-like is not childish - “10th Day of Christmas: The Christ Child & St. Genevieve” 










11th Day:

Don’t touch that tree just yet! “11th Day of Christmas: The Christmas Tree Points to Christ (Nisi Dominus)

God’s answer to the evils of this world - “11th Day of Christmas: I Heard The Bells On Christmas Day”  






12th Day:

The Child of Bethlehem lives in men’s hearts throughout the year “12 Day of Christmas: O Holy Night (Nisi Dominus)

My true love sent me . . . “12th Day of Christmas: Adeste Fideles”