Scripture verse: Genesis 26:4
It Came Upon the Midnight Clear (1849) is a poem and Christmas carol written by Edmund Sears. Sears' lyrics are most commonly set to one of two melodies: Carol, composed by Richard Storrs Willis, or Noel, adapted from an English melody.
Celtic Woman is an all-female Irish ensemble created by David Kavanagh, Sharon Browne and David Downes in 2004. The group's line-up of singers has changed over the years. Susan McFadden is now a member, an actress and singer born in Dublin, Ireland, who sings this song.