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Christmas Meditation

The True Gift of Christmas

Father Alberto Cutié | Posted 02.20.2013 | Religion
Father Alberto Cutié

Christmas is the yearly celebration of the birth of Jesus, but it is truly a gift that we must experience each day. Christmas is a present, not a past.

Newborn God: A Christmas Meditation On The Birth of Jesus

Rev. James Martin, S.J. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rev. James Martin, S.J.

How overwhelming the first Christmas must have been for Mary and Joseph. Few things can provoke such intense worry as a newborn child. But few things promise such unreasonable hope, such unexpected change and such unbounded joy.

The Christmas We Are Waiting For

Sister Joan Chittister, OSB | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Sister Joan Chittister, OSB

The waiting time for Christmas is almost over. But so what? After all, there is nothing special about waiting. It's what we're waiting for that matters.

'Then One Foggy Christmas Eve': A Christmas Meditation

Richard J. Mouw | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Richard J. Mouw

It may be that, properly understood, the Rudolph story can actually nudge us in the direction of the Babe of Bethlehem.