The story of Christa#39;s birth is retold, and many parishes set up a creche, or Nativity scene. ... In the afternoon, families gather to exchange presents and to share the traditional Christmas dinner. ... His popular poem A Visit From St. Nicholas (1823) , also known as The Night Before Christmas, includes a colorful description ofanbsp;...
|Title||:||Merit Students Encyclopedia|
|Author||:||William Darrach Halsey|