DEAR reader, one of my favorite Christmas stories is The Small One. As a child, I read Charles Tazewell’s book several times, and only many years later did I discover that Disney had made a short, animated movie out of it...

December 04 2019 | by

The holiday season has become the most wasteful time of the year; here’s an A-Z guide for cutting down on holiday trash and giving the planet some relief

December 05 2018 | by

All over the world, Christmas celebrations reflect local culture and traditions, but they all center on celebrating the birth of Jesus

December 09 2017 | by

Besides being a representation of the first Christmas night a Nativity set should also incite reflection on Christ’s birth, life, death, and resurrection

December 05 2017 | by

Perhaps some of you may remember that a few years ago I wrote in an editorial how, before entering the Conventual Franciscan order, I belonged to a group of young people called Gli Amici di San Francesco...

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