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Christmas, preaching, scripture

Who Else Was in the Manger?

When I put together the manger scene in our house, it has the usual cast of characters: Shepherds, Wise Men, sheep, cows, donkeys, a dog...
Christmas, inspiration, scripture

Of Gifts and Stars

This Epiphany we hear of the Three Kings, astrologers most likely, who come bearing gifts after following a star and finding the Christ-child. While not...
Christmas, Pope Francis

Do You Believe in Santa Claus?

I wrote a bit about this before but one of my former colleagues used to say that placing Santa into a Catholic Mass in any...
Christmas, Wacky theology

Silent Night Without Jesus

So this isn’t even smart, never mind how offensive it might be. A choral director at a school decided it would be a good idea...
Christmas, viral videos, Wacky theology
Campus Ministry, Christmas, Fordham, gratitude
Advent, Christmas, Wacky theology

Jesus: In or Out

So the debate rages on in our house regarding this Christmas tradition: Do we put the baby Jesus in the manger or do we wait...
Advent, Blogging, Christmas
Christmas, inspiration
Catholics and World Events, Christmas, prayer

Boxing Day

So today is Boxing Day, a day that few know about, but is huge in Britain where is is also known as St Stephen’s Day...