Daily Archives: 18 December 2021

Christmas Stamps 1969: Winter

After four years of Gabriel, Mary, and Jesus, the US Post Office pulled back a smidge from explicit figures of Christian importance. The last edition of the Christmas stamps of the 1960s might be my favorite. It marks a further … Continue reading

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Reconciliatio et Paenitentia 27: The Sacraments, Part 1: Baptism

In The Sacraments, John Paul II sees a doorway into the Father’s grace and forgiveness. Before we get to the obvious sacrament of forgiveness, we’ll take a tour of the others. 27. The second divinely instituted means which the church offers … Continue reading

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Christmas On Film: Anger Management?

As the years move on, I see a lot more dissent on the value of the film It’s a Wonderful Life. I admit the movie has never made my list of favorites. Of the people I know, some seem to like … Continue reading

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