Twelve Days of Christmas – an alternative

On the 1st day of Christmas my True Love gave to me

One Holy God.

On the 2nd day of Christmas my True Love gave to me

Two Natures of Christ and
One Holy God.

On the 3rd day of Christmas my True Love gave to me

The Trinity,
Two Natures of Christ and
One Holy God.

On the 4th day of Christmas my True Love gave to me

Four Evangelists,
The Trinity,
Two Natures of Christ and
One Holy God.

On the 5th day of Christmas my True Love gave to me

…The Torah…
Four Evangelists,
The Trinity,
Two Natures of Christ and
One Holy God.

On the 6th day of Christmas my True Love gave to me

Six Days of Creation,
…The Torah…
Four Evangelists,
The Trinity,
Two Natures of Christ and
One Holy God.

On the 7th day of Christmas my True Love gave to me

Seven Sacraments,
Six Days of Creation,
…The Torah…
Four Evangelists,
The Trinity,
Two Natures of Christ and
One Holy God.

The 8th day of Christmas my True Love gave to me

The Eighth Day,
Seven Sacraments,
Six Days of Creation,
…The Torah…
Four Evangelists,
The Trinity,
Two Natures of Christ and
One Holy God.

The 9th day of Christmas my True Love gave to me

Nine ranks of Angels,
The Eighth Day,
Seven Sacraments,
Six Days of Creation
…The Torah…
Four Evangelists,
The Trinity,
Two Natures of Christ and
One Holy God.

On the 10th day of Christmas my True Love gave to me

The Ten Commandments,
Nine ranks of Angels,
The Eighth Day,
Seven Sacraments,
Six Days of Creation
…The Torah…
Four Evangelists,
The Trinity,
Two Natures of Christ and
One Holy God..

On the 11th day of Christmas my True Love gave to me

Eleven Apostles at the Resurrection,
The Ten Commandments,
Nine ranks of Angels,
The Eighth Day,
Seven Sacraments,
Six Days of Creation
…The Torah…
Four Evangelists,
The Trinity,
Two Natures of Christ and
One Holy God.

The 12th day of Christmas my True Love gave to me

Twelve Tribes of Israel,
Eleven Apostles at the Resurrection,
The Ten Commandments,
Nine ranks of Angels,
The Eighth Day,
Seven Sacraments,
Six Days of Creation
…The Torah…
Four Evangelists,
The Trinity,
Two Natures of Christ and

One Holy God.

The author wishes to remain anonymous but suffice it to say I know the individual personally.  Any of you have alternative suggestions for any of the Days?

Update: The author has given me permission to reveal his name.  It is my spiritual father, Fr. Andrew Bartek of Illinois, who wrote this!  YAY!

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1 Comment (+add yours?)

  1. Holly Dawson
    Dec 09, 2013 @ 16:37:40

    Thank you, Loved the new version. Now I need to work on a card, painting, tapestry or something to use this new 12 days of Christmas. Glory to God!

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