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What You May Have Missed...
First appeared on 01/04/2013. Insights is also available to members via email delivery.
If you took a little time off from CatholicCulture.org over the holidays, you might have missed Phil Lawler's wonderful Internet find for Christmas: A 3-minute game for your Christmas party.
In many secular places, the “Christmas” season runs all through Advent and ends on January 2nd, but Catholics know it starts on Christmas Eve and continues through the Baptism of the Lord on January 13th. So there is still plenty of time to reap the spiritual benefits:
- A rare column by Pope Benedict in the London Financial Times: A Time for Christians to Engage with the World
- Benedict's homily at Mass on Christmas Eve: What Would Happen if Mary and Joseph Knocked at My Door
- The pope’s annual Urbi et Orbi message on Christmas Day: Truth has Sprung Up, Bringing Kindness, Justice and Peace
The news slowed down over the octave of Christmas, as it usually does, but the last couple of days have brought several stories which are more striking and welcome simply because they were unexpected:... [more content for subscribers]