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A Christmas Homily

A Christmas Homily

“Let us go to Bethlehem and see this thing that has happened, which the Lord has made known to us.” (St. Luke 2:15) It is Christmas, and once again and these words of the shepherds have become our own. We too journey with them to Bethlehem to celebrate the birth of Jesus once again. Bethlehem is a real place, not some imaginary village. [...]

Victory Over the War on Christmas

Victory Over the War on Christmas

Every year we hear about it. Some new department store chain has changed the word Christmas to "Holiday" and instructed their employees to say "Happy Holidays" instead of "Merry Christmas." The laughable example of the "Holiday Tree" comes to mind. I saw this in a supercenter a couple years ago. A "Six Foot Holiday Tree with Built In Lighting" was [...]

Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas!

There's nothing quite like a cheery atheist billboard to get the festive Christmas spirit flowing and this year's no exception. "This Season, Celebrate Reason!" urges one of 55 drive-Christ-out-of-Christmas billboards in Sacramento, California. That snappy slogan is part of a broader ad campaign called "Out of the Closet," which hopes to make [...]

Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas!

“Millions of Americans are happy – Without God,” proclaims an advert on Fort Worth buses, while a hoarding above the Lincoln Tunnel leading from New Jersey greets drivers with a cheery rhyme, “You know it’s a myth. This season celebrate Reason.” Celebrate “Reason”? How? Perhaps our modern devotees of the Cult of Reason will [...]