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Rediscover: christmas

Rediscover: christmas

| December 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

-What child is this? Baby’s identity is at heart of season
– Recognizing Jesus
– Touched by an angel
– The day when love came down
– Tips for celebrating Christmas all season long

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Fourth Sunday of Advent — Nothing is impossible with God

Fourth Sunday of Advent — Nothing is impossible with God

| December 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

Fourth Sunday of Advent — Dec. 22

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EWTN to broadcast Masses on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day

EWTN to broadcast Masses on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day

| December 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

EWTN Christmas program schedule

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Pope talks about Marxism, women cardinals and the joy of Christmas

Pope talks about Marxism, women cardinals and the joy of Christmas

| Francis X. Rocca | December 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

In another wide-ranging interview with an Italian journalist, Pope Francis denied he was a Marxist but said he took no offense at the label; dismissed the notion of women cardinals; and reflected on Christmas as an occasion of joy, tenderness and hope.

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Christmas lights reflect truth that Christ is light of world, pope says

Christmas lights reflect truth that Christ is light of world, pope says

| Cindy Wooden | December 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

The lights glowing on the Christmas tree in St. Peter’s Square, like Christmas lights everywhere, are reminders that Jesus is the light of the world, Pope Francis said.

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Pope says God speaks in whispers, so hush a bit before Christmas

Pope says God speaks in whispers, so hush a bit before Christmas

| Cindy Wooden | December 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

If silence is not one of the sounds associated with Christmas preparations, chances are people will miss an experience of the love and tenderness that is at the heart of the holiday, Pope Francis said.

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Christmas film, message of faith fill gap left by Hollywood

Christmas film, message of faith fill gap left by Hollywood

| November 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

This past June, Rick Santorum (former U.S. senator from Pennsylvania and 2012 presidential candidate) became CEO of the Dallas faith-based film production company EchoLight Studios. Among the studio’s current projects is, “The Christmas Candle,” expected to open in 400 to 500 theaters across the country Nov. 22.

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Secular Christmas seen as encroaching on Christian Advent season

Secular Christmas seen as encroaching on Christian Advent season

| Mark Pattison | November 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

Parishes have “gotten the message” about maintaining the liturgical integrity of Advent and resisting Christmas carols, she added, but “the harder thing is keeping the parish groups from having their Christmas parties on the fourth of December.”

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Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas!

| December 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

Let us be wise Magi this Christmas • What gift will you give to Jesus this year? • See this year’s Christmas poster, essay contest winners • Christmas trees remind believers of light of Christ • Vatican Nativity scene to depict ancient city’s rock-hewn grottos • A goat for Christmas?

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Let us be wise Magi this Christmas

Let us be wise Magi this Christmas

| December 20, 2012

As O’Henry recounts, they “most unwisely sacrificed for each other the greatest treasures of their house. But . . . of all who give gifts, these two were the wisest. . . . They are the magi.”

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Divine joy through Christmas greetings

Divine joy through Christmas greetings

| Deacon John Drees | December 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

There are a number of ways in which we convey our joy at Jesus’ coming into the world.

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Christmas Essay Contest Winners

Christmas Essay Contest Winners

| December 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

Adults and youth were invited to finish the phrase above and submit a 200 word essay about their favorite ornament.

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