Joyful Advent&Christmas

4 beautiful Epiphany traditions for your family

The celebrations aren't over yet. Here are four family-friendly ways to welcome Three Kings Day.

25 most beautiful Christmas lights from around the world

From Italy to Australia, these breathtaking Christmas light displays are sure to brighten your day.

Why all parents should let their kids experience Midnight Mass 

As if you needed another reason to skip the crowds at the 6 p.m. vigil, here's why Midnight Mass is worth the effort.

10 things you didn’t know about the Christmas story

Even devout Christians don't know some of these fun facts.

10 things only people with Christmas birthdays know

Number seven: Christmas paper never, ever belongs on birthday presents.

These singing contractors practice the art of caroling while you work

Josh Arnett and Aaron Gray aren't your average contractors. Their soulful hymns (sung a capella while on the job) will surprise and delight you.

The 17 sweetest letters to Santa from kids with big hearts

These children asked Santa for some surprising things that will make you smile and melt your heart.

Here’s how you can over-indulge in all those Christmas goodies

If you’re willing to branch out a bit and try different versions of your favorite goodies, I promise that these 3 delicious recipes won't let…

The Christmas tree is very much a religious symbol: here’s why

There are at least 3 Christian symbols that all trees embody, no matter how you decorate them.

7 steps to being a merry minimalist this Christmas

How to banish those feelings of 'not-enough-ness' from women who've done it.

12 celebrity Christmas cards (PHOTOS)

From Kristen Bell and Kelly Clarkson to the Obamas and the Pope, check out these little digital holiday greetings from famous families.

Christmas Eve is the best night of the year

On Christmas Eve, I want to sing out a litany of Hosannas … then go cook a 10-pound beef tenderloin.

How to celebrate Christmas like the Queen of England

11 Christmas traditions of Queen Elizabeth II and the royal family. Some of these might be more down to earth than you think!