Maybe because I wasn’t raised in the church, I’ve spent half my life trying to figure out how to observe Advent and Christmas.
November 11th is a great time to add another friend to your list of beloved saints.
Feasting is not the same as gluttony. In fact, thoughtful, Christian feasting is in many ways gluttony’s opposite.
Since we became Episcopalian, the way I bring the season into my home has become even more fun and meaningful.
Celebrating Christmas for all twelve days helped our family – first, after a divorce, and now, with our grandchildren.
One story of an Advent remembered. The tree-trimming, sweet-making, church-going kind.
The St. Nicholas Center website is chock full of ideas for helping kids get beyond seasonal greed.
My mom died fifteen years ago, and it’s still tough to think about “doing the holidays” without her. But through God’s grace and our love for Jesus, we’ve created new ways to celebrate the baby who changed the world.
El mensaje de las Posadas es simple pero poderoso: Al dar la bienvenida a los pobres, estamos dando la bienvenida a Jesús en medio de nosotros.
The message of the Posadas is simple yet powerful: By welcoming the poor, we are welcoming Jesus into our midst.