These films about the Nativity Story are the real reason we're celebrating.
Santa, Scrooge and Frosty the Snowman are fine in their own way. And hey, I like looking at lights, eating cookies and opening presents as much as anyone.
But all that stuff is just icing on the Christmas gingerbread house compared to the ultimate gift: Jesus. It’s His birthday we’re celebrating, after all. But sometimes some of us (as I raise my hand sheepishly) need a little reminder.
But there’s no reason such reminders need to be confined to Mass or Sunday School. Several movies about the real reason for Christmas can both inspire and entertain, and many are readily available for you to watch this weekend. Consider: