Byline: Deborah Kadin Daily Herald Staff Writer
With airwaves filled with advertisements of sales and the latest toys, the reason for celebrating Christmas sometimes gets lost.
Jeff Mishur and his wife Michelle Paluch-Mishur hope to recapture the spirit of the season by explaining it in an easy, visually pleasing way.
The Roselle couple, both art historians, have developed a program called "The Christmas Canvas," a depiction through slides of famous paintings that describe the events surrounding Jesus' birth, from the Annunciation to the Virgin Mary to the Flight to Egypt.
Many of the works in the program were painted during the Renaissance and the Baroque …