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The Gift of Unity

The Gift of Unity

Christmas season is a time for giving. On Christmas Day, December 25 in the West, it is traditional to exchange gifts. For some, the giving goes on well into the Christmas season. A growing number of Christians are beginning to observe the traditional twelve days of Christmas again, extending family get-togethers and dinner with friends out from [...]

Santa Doesn’t Come For Me

Santa Doesn’t Come For Me

Years ago my wife and young children and I took a trip to Montreal in Canada, to visit our son’s Godfather, a priest, who had been the Rector of my “home parish” St. Mary’s Church in the Oakland section of Pittsburgh. The priest had left Pittsburgh, and with a new graduate degree in Social Work, worked closely with the homeless in a [...]