Church History

St. John Chrysostom on keeping Christmas

Image via Wikipedia Yesterday, although it was a feast-day of Satan, you preferred to keep a spiritual feast, recieving our

Augustine

Christmas with St. Augustine

Image via Wikipedia This is and excerpt from a sermon by St. Augustine (Sermo 185: PL 38, 997-999) on the

John Chrysostom

John Chrysostom’s Christmas Homily

Image via Wikipedia I have come to admire the Golden Mouth, John Chrysostom, from a homiletic standpoint as well as

Devotional

Yeah, I like that song too, but this one is (theologically) better

Quotes

Quote of the Day: Pope Benedict XVI on the Simplicity of Christmas

Today Christmas has become a commercial celebration, whose bright lights hide the mystery of God’s humility, which in turn calls

Devotional

The Politicization of Christmas – I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day (Repost – 2015)

Image via Wikipedia A historical hymn, perhaps, and one not generally one sung in the South, it was political weapon

Other Posts

Murder of the Innocents (Repost – 2014)

Image via Wikipedia Herod was furious when he realized that the wise men had outwitted him. He sent soldiers to

Devotional

Christmas: The Time for Feminism (Repost – 2014)

Image via Wikipedia The post from Dr. Gayle mentioned below is still one of my favorites. I have updated it