Category: Christmas

Treasure The Gift Of The Beloved Son

In his latest document, Pope Francis reflected on the Nativity scene. (Photo: Andreas Böhme) December is almost over and we have gone from preparation mode to the peace of Christmas. Maybe our preparation wasn’t so...

New ‘army’ took to township’s street

Curious people watched as a young girl dressed in rustic clothes rode a donkey in the streets of Wallacedene township near Kraaifontein in Cape Town. The girl was escorted by shepherds and angels through...

Archbishop William Slattery: Hold on! You are Christmas!

Christmas, the coming of God as an infant, didn’t happen 2000 years ago, but is happening today, as ARCHBISHOP WILLIAM SLATTERY OFM explains. In their 1990s song “Everybody Hurts”, the US rock band R.E.M. sang: “So, hold...

Blessed Christmas!

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The Big Southern Cross Christmas Quiz

25 questions to test your Christmas knowledge! Compiled by Günther Simmermacher 1.In which country may people wish you Merry Christmas by saying: “Mbotama Malamu!” a) Congo b) Ghana c) Kenya 2. Which Gospel reports...

15 Movies to See at Christmas!

There are many Christmas movies, but how many of them are actually good and edifying? Günther Simmermacher picks 15 seasonal films to see. For Catholics, finding suitable Christmas movies is a challenge. Most seasonal...