O Holy Night
when love and mercy met
and gifted to our world
the greatest blessing yet
A night when angels sang
a greeting to the Son
and shepherds came in awe
to see the Holy one.

The starlight and the music
that filled the earth that night
can still be found in echoes
of His love that shone so bright
persevering through the ages
and holding back the hate
and finding place in human hearts
before it is too late.

And as He stooped in love
into a humble shed
He brought hope to the world
where gathering darkness fled.
So listen as the Church bells
ring out the ancient joy
and Mary, full of wonder
holds again her baby boy.

© Kiwiskan