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A Pilgrim’s Notes: “Merry Christmas” — What Does It Mean?

admin / December 19, 2015

Fausto Gomez, OP May you have a Merry Christmas! What does “Merry Christmas” mean? As we prepare to celebrate this great solemnity, let me share a few notes on its various and complementary meanings. Christmas is Christ. There cannot be a true Christmas without Christ: without Christ, Christmas is merely three meaningless letters – “m”, “a”, “s”. Christ is the…

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“Come, O Christmas, Come”

admin / December 21, 2014

Sr. Sam As the month of December begins, everyone around the world feels the joy of the season, and become busy in preparing for Christmas. Decorations around the house and street, becomes the key point for the celebrations. Business profits zoom with good sale of decorations, sweets, clothes and other things. Unknowingly everyone becomes very busy in preparing external things.

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Choose: wrapper or gift?

admin / December 19, 2014

Christmas Presents Rev. José Mario O. Mandía These days, we await the coming of the Savior. The Compendium of the Catechism of the Catholic Church (no 85) asks: “Why did the Son of God become man?” It gives four reasons. “For us men and for our salvation, the Son of God became incarnate in the womb of the Virgin Mary…

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