Twelve Days of Christmas

According to the internet etc it may be a catechism song and therefore ……..

 

1 Partridge in a pear tree = Jesus

2 Turtle Doves = The Old & New Testaments

3 French Hens = Faith/Hope/Charity

4 Calling Birds = The 4 Gospels

5 Golden Rings = The 1st 5 books of the OT

6 Geese a laying = 6 days of creation

7 Swans a swimming = 7 Sacraments

8 Maids a milking = 8 Beatitudes

9 Ladies Dancing = 9 fruits of the Holy Spirit

10Lords a leaping = 10 commandments

11Pipers piping = 11 faithful apostles

12Drummers Drumming = 12 points of doctrine in the Apostles Creed