As you prepare to celebrate the birth of the Savior at Christmas, these five resources from our partner Catholic News Service will help you reflect, and set your table, with gifts of the season. Don’t miss a Christmas-themed video with each article.

How parishes can engage those Christmastime visitors

Handel’s ‘Messiah’: Much more than ‘Hallelujah’ chorus

No room at the border: A timely new Christmas tradition

Italy’s Christmas specialty bread made at home — Panettone

On sacred art: ‘Adoration of the Child’