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Wishing You a Vulgar Christmas

The highbrow approves of Christmas in general, and feasting in theory, and has a certain distant appreciation of historic festive rituals, but has a difficult time loosening his own collar and joining …

Bishops of Mexico to Celebrate Christmas Mass in Prisons

According to the Archdiocese of Mexico City’s News Service, Cardinal Rivera has been celebrating prison Masses during Christmas over the last 18 years.

Theatre Review: Radio City Christmas Spectacular

The production is so large in scale — fitting for a holiday like Christmas — that’s it’s hard not to get caught up in the spirit and enjoy a bit of good cheer.

The Peculiar Virtue of Patience

Patience is an odd virtue, and hard to practice, because the best way to “do” it is by “not doing” anything.

How Americans Think About Christmas Is Changing

Though most still view it as a religious holiday, more and more people are treating it as just a cultural holiday.

It Really is Better to Give than to Receive – Especially at Christmas

We've all heard it before, but how many of us really believe it?

Two Reasons December 25th Really is the Birthday of Jesus

Christians in the early Church thought December 25th was the actual day of Christ’s birth, and they had good reasons for thinking so.

Book Review: The Mystery of the Incarnation

The center of the book gives a wonderful spiritual reflection on the real meaning of Christmas: Jesus Christ, the very Son of God, has taken on human flesh and come to us through a Virgin.

Why Christmas Is So Important for Our Sanity

The traditions associated with Christmas serve as important stabilizers in our ever changing world.

My Advent Parenting Fails

You're not alone! It's a crazy time of year for everyone. Now what was I supposed to get for our parish's Giving Tree again?

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