This has been a long year. It’s been a year where were bombarded by bad news at every turn. But there’s hope.
Little Alice always loved window-shopping, but this window was special. Standing before this huge shop display on the morning of Christmas Eve she found herself totally absorbed and mystified by the wonderful scene before her searching eyes.
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The St Kizito’s children’s group of St Mary Magdalene parish in Lentegeur, Cape Town, held a Christmas party for children from the surrounding areas
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The traditional turkey roast dinner seems to be synonymous with Christmas, at least in Britain, and I’ve certainly had my fair share of cooking them.
By the late Mgr Jan Jaworski – During the silent and holy night, Jesus Christ, the infant God-man, comes into this world. Stillness reigns, nearby Bethlehem is asleep. Only the starry firmament gleams with “God’s brilliance”...
The Nativity scene in St Peter’s Square is not getting rave reviews: The backdrop does not look like a stable and the characters in need — hungry, naked, dead, imprisoned – don’t exactly evoke a silent night when all was cozy, calm and bright.