Tag Archives: Christmas

For Mind Blowing, Franciscan Thoughts, on the Incarnation by Bl. John Duns Scotus UPDATED

What follows is a republished version of a post I ran on Christmas day in the Year of Our Lord, 2012. I’ll even leave the comments  that were published from thoughtful readers at that time. Enjoy! Merry Christmas, everyone! On … Continue reading

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Wall Street Journal Columnist Backs The “Advent Conspiracy”

The writer’s name is Brett Arends, and this year, thanks to Black Friday moving right into Thanksgiving Day (Thursday),  a light bulb went on in his head regarding what is wrong with the world. So he penned an article with … Continue reading

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Christmas Gift Ideas For That Special Marine In Your Life

I just got a note from a reader asking about a USMC St. Christopher Medal. Dear Sir,

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Because Saints Tell Temporal Kings “No!” When They Err

Another day, another magnificent saint for us to model our behavior after. This is one of the great things about the liturgical calendar during the Octave of Christmas. Yesterday, the Church commemorated the Holy Innocents. For today, we have another … Continue reading

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Busted Halo’s “Christmasopoly”

Looks like a blast! Go directly to Busted Halo and get your printable version.

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Christmas Delights, Thanks to the Catechism and Romanus the Melodist

Back in October, I signed up to read the Catechism in a year. I thought it would be a daunting, thankless, task. Instead, it has been light, easy and delightful. In fact, I’ve been amazed at how the daily selections … Continue reading

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General Patton’s Thoughts on the Power of Prayer

  My youngest son has a Living Wax Museum assignment due for his 5th grade class tomorrow. He decided that he would be General George S. Patton, Jr. He’s been working on learning all he can about Patton, but what … Continue reading

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