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On The Winter Feast

On The Winter Feast

Have you ever heard the smug criticism that Christmas is really a Pagan festival? While it is usually uttered with the air of being a devastating dismissal of Christianity, I’m not sure what actual point the critic thinks he has made. Is he saying that

Christ is born! So what?

Christ is born! So what?

What is the real reason the Word became flesh at Christmas? What does the Church say is really the ultimate reason we are called to follow Christ? Most importantly, why did Christ command us to receive his body and blood in the Eucharist? There is

Gaudete Sunday Calls Us to Rejoice

Gaudete Sunday Calls Us to Rejoice

“Rose” Sunday in Advent calls us to rejoice, even in a penitential season. Will our readings show us how? Gospel (Read Lk 3:10-18) Traditionally, Catholics observe the third Sunday of Advent as “rose” Sunday, or “Gaudete” Sunday, which is Latin for “rejoice.” This is a beautiful reminder