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Benevolent Fictional Patrons of Important Christian Holidays

How does your family handle the Easter bunny and other cultural, non-religious traditions? Josh provides some insight from their family.

On the Nativity

In his weekly audience, Pope Francis spoke of the Child Jesus and how much he teaches all of us about humility and faith. He encouraged parents and grandparents to learn from their own children.

Christmas Eve and Christmas Day 2015

“Today the Son of God is born and everything changes,” said Pope Francis on Christmas Eve. In his Urbi et Orbi message on Christmas Day, the Holy Father called for mercy and peace throughout the world.

Happy Liturgical New Year!

In their final blog post, newlyweds Megan and Juan reflect on the joy of sharing their first Advent and Christmas together as a married couple.

Tinsel or Garland?

Tinsel or Garland?

Paul and Sarah share how married couples can incorporate their individual family traditions into the holidays while also creating new ones together.

A Christmas Compilation

A Christmas Compilation

Merry Christmas! Here are some Christmas-related articles and reflections from over the years. Many blessings to you and your family this Christmas season!

Journeys of Love

Our Christmas journeys (and hosting) this year taught us the importance of being present with others – a lesson the three wise men knew well.

Christmas Presence & Traditions

A Christmas two-for-one special: two posts about Christmastime by Stacey and Josh. Stacey writes about the importance of “presence” – not just presents – at Christmas, while Josh writes about the importance of traditions for families and faith life.

What Christmas Is Really About

What Christmas Is Really About

What’s left of Christmas when we strip away the gift-giving, parties and decorations? It’s the reality that God has taken on human flesh, been born as one of us, like us in all things except sin. Fr. Larry Rice explains.

What Holiday Stress Means for Couples

What Holiday Stress Means for Couples

Often enough, Christmastime is stressful for couples, overloaded with everyone else’s high expectations and the competing demands of family, friends and workplace associates. What are some of the causes of

Tis the Season

Advent is here. Sara and Justin write about their efforts to truly celebrate Advent and not jump right into the Christmas season. They say small things matter: the Advent wreath and celebrating saints in Advent, for starters.

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