Tag: Nativity

Bethlehem family feels the pull of living in the town of Jesus’ birth

Bethlehem family feels the pull of living in the town of Jesus’ birth

| December 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

Brothers Peter and Eli Hosh grew up knowing that their hometown was not only the place where they went to school and ran down to the corner market for their mother, but the town where Jesus was born.

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Pope returns part of relic of Jesus’ crib to Holy Land

Pope returns part of relic of Jesus’ crib to Holy Land

| Cindy Wooden | December 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

As Advent approached, Pope Francis gave a small fragment of Jesus’ crib back to Catholics in the Holy Land.

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Priests at Christmas: Reflect on God’s love

Priests at Christmas: Reflect on God’s love

| December 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

Spending time with Christ in front of a Nativity set and his presence in the Eucharist, reflecting on Scripture, exchanging gifts and gathering with family and friends.

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Creche crush: D.C. couple has collection of 500 Nativity scenes

Creche crush: D.C. couple has collection of 500 Nativity scenes

| Mark Pattison | December 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

For Roger and Marguerite Sullivan of Washington, Christmas really is the most wonderful time of the year.

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Breaking into the ordinary

Breaking into the ordinary

| Liz Kelly | December 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

When I was a child, I loved most the wise men of our nativity set for their grandeur and color and elegance, and for the numinous gifts they brought to the Infant King. They were mysterious royalty from a far-off land who somehow possessed secret knowledge of the Savior’s birth, and I was sure their lives were full of intrigue and adventure.

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The weary world rejoices: Nativity scenes bring joy to hardened hearts

The weary world rejoices: Nativity scenes bring joy to hardened hearts

| Cindy Wooden | December 14, 2017 | 2 Comments

The Nativity scene in St. Peter’s Square is not getting rave reviews: The backdrop does not look like a stable and the characters in need — hungry, naked, dead, imprisoned — don’t exactly evoke a silent night when all was cozy, calm and bright.

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Catholic women give different perspectives on local Women’s March

Catholic women give different perspectives on local Women’s March

| January 27, 2017 | 2 Comments

While one local Catholic woman found the local march unifying and hopeful, her view was a stark contrast to the perception that compelled other Catholic pro-life women not to attend.

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A taste of Bethlehem

A taste of Bethlehem

| December 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

Christmas in June? That’s the way it is for Father Alberto Curbelo when it comes to preparing for the birth of Jesus.

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St. Augustine inspires new St. Paul bar’s name

St. Augustine inspires new St. Paul bar’s name

| November 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

Restaurateur Tony Andersen was preparing to do the legal paperwork to open a bar and bakery in Merriam Park, but was struggling to find a name. He found himself up late with insomnia, the TV on in the background. The show’s topic turned to patron saints in the Catholic Church, and it mentioned St. Augustine of Hippo, describing him as a patron saint of brewers. Andersen’s ears perked up.

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Letters – June 9, 2016

Letters – June 9, 2016

| June 9, 2016 | 1 Comment

Feeling the ‘Bern’
Pray for election
No place for labyrinths
St. Rita deserved more
Altar about-face
BLM has wrong focus

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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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Principal knows her kids by name — all 759

Principal knows her kids by name — all 759

| February 1, 2012 | 2 Comments

Nativity principal to be honored with national award for her dedication and service.

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