Merry Christmas to all my wonderful readers!
Silent Night is one of the world’s best-loved and most well-known Christmas carols. Ever wonder what the story behind it is? You’ve probably heard of some rendition of the story about the organ in a church being broken and the pastor scraping together a last minute Christmas song for the church with the organ player and a guitar. The details of the story have been somewhat obscured by time, but here is what one writer and historian has researched and put together about the true origins of that famous song. Continue reading