For Catholic Christians, Christmas is about more than just presents, Santa Claus and ornaments. The feast of Christmas celebrates the birth of Jesus. If you celebrate Christmas as the birth of Jesus, here are free printable religious Christmas coloring pages. Share the Bible story of Christmas with children. These free printable Bible Christmas coloring pages come directly from the Catholic Joyful Mysteries of the rosary and are perfect for homeschool, Christian groups, Catholic and parochial schools, Sunday School and religious education.
Calvary Williamsport has a lovely webpage for children called Calvary Kids Page. There are many beautiful secular Christmas and Bible coloring pages but also many lovely Catholic Bible Christmas story coloring pages featured on this page. Print gorgeous Renaissance angels, Christmas candles, a “Happy Birthday Jesus” banner, JOY maze, snowflakes, carolers, a snowflake maze and other Christmas coloring pages. Scroll down the page for the Bible Christmas story birth of Jesus coloring pages. Clickable links are labeled with the Bible verse that the picture shows. Some of the Bible verses are Old Testament prophecies about the coming of the Messiah and the birth of Jesus. Others are new testament Bible verses that tell different parts of the Christmas story. Many coloring pages are taken from the Catholic Joyful Mysteries of the Rosary (which follows the Bible Christmas story).
You can print coloring pages of: Isaiah’s prophecies on the birth of Jesus and the Catholic Advent O Antiphons (which list the names for Jesus from the Old Testament). Color Bible Christmas story images of King Herod and the wisemen, the Annunciation of the Angel Gabriel to Mary (another of the Joyful Mysteries of the rosary), the Canticle of Mary (also called the Magnificat) and the angel appearing to Joseph in a dream. There are Catholic Bible Christmas story coloring pages of Mary visiting Elizabeth (another of the Joyful Mysteries), the birth of John the Baptist, the Canticle of Zechariah and Zechariah in the temple burning incense.
Follow the Catholic Bible Christmas story with free printable coloring pages of Mary, Joseph and donkey traveling to Bethlehem and another of them finding no room at the Inn. There are pictures of the Angels appearing to the shepherds, the star of Bethlehem and the Birth of Jesus in the manger. Color pictures of the prophets who visited Jesus, Simeon and Anna and the wisemen (Three Kings or Magi) presenting gifts of gold, frankincense, myrrh. Another of the Joyful Mysteries of the rosary is the Flight in Egypt and there are coloring pages of that. There are miscellaneous Catholic Bible Christmas images of Advent wreaths, nativity scenes and the heavenly host of angels.