Although in most of Christendom, especially on the Catholic liturgical calendar, we have the eight days or the Octave of Christmas, along with the feast of the Epiphany on January 6th, you wouldn’t know it in the U.S. thanks to … Continue reading
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Bella Italia at an Unbeatable Price!
Ciao amici. Hello friends. I don’t know about you, but I never met a sale I didn’t like, especially when it comes to my favorite place to visit on God’s green earth, Bella Italia. That’s why I want to let … Continue reading
St. Francis & The First Nativity Scene
In 1223, St. Francis of Assisi, a deacon, was in Greccio, Italy for Christmas. He had recently visited the Holy Land, and wanted to inspire devotion in the villagers, and himself, for midnight Mass. We don’t know exactly how the … Continue reading