Learning from the Childhood of God and Children

I recently saw a comment to the effect that “it is amazing how Joseph learned from the baby Jesus.” It occurs to me that this is a strange amazement in light of the belief that not only from birth, but from conception itself, there exists a human person, a soul specially and uniquely made in …

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How the Santa Claus Story is Anti-Christmas

With the celebration of the Incarnation of the Son of God, of His birth into the world in the stable at Bethlehem, outcast of the world, heralded by rejoicing angels, visited by shepherds, Christ the Lord, come to save His people from their sins, on December the 25th – or indeed, on any other day …

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