EDMONTON -- A new Nativity scene at Edmonton City Hall has taken the centuries-old Christmas tradition into the realm of computer-generated virtual reality.

The world of creche

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It’s amazing how far a small, one-off special creche exhibit has come over the past two decades at St. James Cathedral in downtown Toronto.

Christmas Drawing Contest 2018 Winners

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The young artists who enter The Catholic Register’s annual Christmas drawing contest express themselves in many artistic forms. 

'Romero Wonderland' brings out the best in students

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At St. Oscar Romero Catholic Secondary School, students believe the true joy of Christmas is in sharing what you have. 

Brebéuf’s carol a long way from today’s version

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“The Huron Carol” you may have so enjoyed singing and listening to all these Christmases — well, it’s not the true words of St. Jean de Brébeuf’s you have been led to believe.

This is one bank built on gift of giving

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Christmas may come but once a year, but at the Furniture Bank they keep their eyes and ears open to the season year-round.

Medieval Christmas a time for feasting

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For your average serf of medieval Europe, Christmas was a pretty good deal, but not really a big deal.

Nativity puts Byzantine art on grand scale at Winnipeg Ukrainian Church

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Nativity scenes are common during the Christmas season but few in Canada can match a stained glass window in a Winnipeg church for size and splendour.

Christmas a time to welcome those seeking spiritual refuge

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Every year St. Michael’s Cathedral fields an RCIA class of 20 to 30 for adult baptisms and confirmations. A lot of that success starts on Christmas Day, according to cathedral rector Fr. Michael Busch.

St. Michael’s Cathedral remains a work in progress

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St. Michael’s Cathedral re-opened this fall in plenty of time for Christmas, but the rededication was just one milestone in the $128-million restoration of Toronto’s Catholic cathedral. The work continues.

Fiddling family shares tradition of Celtic Christmas

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Mix eight parts family and a whole bunch of music, friends and dancing and you’ve got the recipe for a perfect Celtic Christmas in Natalie MacMaster’s family.