Category Archives: Christmas

Away in a Manger

When I was a kid, our homemade crèche paled next to the other decorations that filled our home at Christmastime. Here was all this potential for real magic — a story supported and perpetuated by the Church and society — but it just hit … Continue reading

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Four Shopping Days Left

For reasons I don’t quite get myself, I’m drawn to images of Christmas from earlier decades. And, Christmas being such a commercial enterprise, I guess it makes sense that holiday-themed ads would grab my interest as well as any other … Continue reading

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