Daily Archives: December 6, 2013

Famous Christmas Carols – Story Behind the Carol – “Angels We Have Heard on High” – Glory to God in the Highest


In medieval times, French shepherds had a Christmas Eve tradition of shouting “Gloria in excelsis Deo” to each other as they watched over their sheep flocks on their respective hills in southern France. These words are now a part of the beautiful Carol “Angels We Have Heard On High.” Continue reading

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