WASHINGTON -- One of the most beloved Christmas carols of all time is now into its third century.

Published in Christmas
December 19, 2014

Silent night indeed

Few Christmas hymns are more admired than “Silent Night.” The lyrics were penned by a young German priest in 1816 and a schoolteacher added the melody two years later. Together these amateur musicians wrote a simple yet powerful song that lovingly depicts the peace and joy of the holy mother and her new child.

Published in Editorial