Tag Archives: Christmas

Sunday vs. December Twenty-Fifth

What can be said that hasn’t already been said about the surprisingly widespread practice among churches of a certain size and disposition of cancelling Sunday services this year because they happen to conflict with the Feast of Our Lords’ Nativity, a.k.a., Christmas? Amy Welborn tackles it here. Terry Mattingly at GetReligion shakes his head here. […]

Rudolph’s Advantageous Mutation

A buddy of mine has an amusing take on the song Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer.

Merry Christmas

May the Lord bless you all on this day as we recall when the Bread of Life, with which the Good Shepherd feeds His sheep, was placed in a manger (a trough for animal feed) and the faithful said to one another, “Come. Let us adore Him.”.

Discovering a Season

Christmas has always been my favorite holiday. I get so excited that I start listening to my Christmas music at the beginning of November, much to the surprise and chagrin of some of my loved ones. This year, I’ve been asking myself what I’ve been getting excited about. Is it the celebration of Christ’s birth? […]

No Ho Ho Ho

I haven’t decided what I’ll tell my kids about Santa. Fed-Up Priest Starts ‘Santa-Free Zone’ By Ruben Baudisch Groups in Germany and Austria have launched campaigns protesting the commercialization of Christmas. The main target is Santa, an American import who doesn’t represent what the holiday is all about.