Category: Reflections

The Death of the Old Order

By the late Owen Williams St Bernard of Clairvaux (1090-1153), preaching his sixth sermon for Christmas Eve, took as his text Jesus Christ, the Son of God,...

When was Jesus born? An investigation

How can we know when Jesus was really born? Comparing the Jewish and Gregorian (Western) calendars, COLIN GILLOT uses logical speculation to find the likely time of the first...

Jesus, the Infant God-Man

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 season of good will?

For some people, the jingling of bells that announces the Christmas season does not signal a time to be jolly. Cape Town pharmacist GARY BLACK tells God,...

An exchange of gifts

GUEST EDITORIAL BY SR JUDY COYLE IHM It is common during the Christmas season to exchange gifts, husband and wife, parent and child, friend and friend. The...