A Gentle Reminder

Upon greeting a dear friend at morning Mass today I inquired if she had had a wonderful Christmas. Little did either of us realize Father Fred was already sitting at the altar, only a few feet away, as we exchanged hugs and laughter about what we had done over the holiday; but knowing Mass was beginning soon, we  sat down to listen to his opening…

Oh Christmas Tree, Oh Christmas Memories

For most children the best part of December is putting up their Christmas trees and decorating it with lights and ornaments, garland and tinsel. In my family we had what I can only term a Christmas Tree Weekend.  On the second Saturday of December, we would get up early, my husband would make pancakes and bacon, and then we would pile our four children into…

Christmas–Christ Makes All Saved

  The little boy in this picture leaned over and told Santa “It’s Jesus’s Birthday you know”, and the man in the red suit said “That is why He sends me to your home on His birthday – because He loves you and He wants you to be happy.” Thank God there are still people in this world who know why we as Christians celebrate…