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Christmas is one of the most beautiful seasons in the Church that allows us to reflect on the love, the extreme love that our Heavenly Father has for us all.  If we celebrate Christmas the way it was meant to be celebrated, if we understood and lived the true meaning of Christmas, the birth of Jesus Christ, our lives will be transformed.

Unfortunately through the years, this season has become highly commercialized and much of its true meaning has been lost.  For example, Christ who is the reason for the season, has been replaced with a big “X”, and the joyous “Merry Christmas” greeting has been replaced with “season’s greetings” and “happy xmas” and alike, none of which says anything about the great importance of God entering into humanity to save us, his people from our sins.  Otherwise, we would have been eternally dammed without any hope of eternal life. It is our hope that these posts as well as the very special programming we have on FullyCatholic Radio will enlighten your hearts and minds of the true meaning of Christmas.

Christmas is the celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ who came with a specific goal; to be the Saviour of the world.  When this message hits home, when it really registers in your heart and mind, you can’t help but fall on your knees and worship the King of kings and the Lord of lords.

Pope Francis – Holy Family

Below is the English translation of the Holy Father’s address before and after the recitation of the Angelus today at St. Peter’s Square. Dear brothers and sisters, hello! On this first Sunday after Christmas, the liturgy invites us to celebrate ...

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Feast Of The Holy Family

Palm Sunday and Passover meal

Gospel: Mt 2:13-15, 19-23 When the magi had departed, behold, the angel of the Lord appeared to Joseph in a dream and said,“ Rise, take the child and his mother, flee to Egypt, and stay there until I tell you. ...

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Christmas And The Perfect Gift

 Well Christmas Day has come and gone and many of us would’ve gone through the anxious moments of choosing the perfect gift for our friends and loved ones. Many of us would’ve gone from one shopping mall to the other ...

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Christmas Prayer

The Word became flesh and dwelt amongst us (John 1: 14) Many of us have seen movies of people who were lost, completely lost – cut off from the rest of humanity and in a critically desperate state of survival.  ...

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Good King Wenceslas

“Good King Wenceslas” is a popular Christmas carol that narrates of Good King Wenceslas braving extreme winter season weather to offer alms to a poor peasant on the Feast of Stephen (the 2nd day of Christmas, December 26). Throughout the ...

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Guitar Tricks Has The Ideal Christmas Gift

Looking for a great gift this Christmas?  One that gives and continues to give long after the Christmas season is over.  Guitar Tricks has the ideal gift for you.  Whether the person is totally new to guitar music, or they ...

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Ding Dong Merrily on High

“Ding Dong Merrily on High” is a Christmas carol. The tune first appeared as a nonreligious dance tune known under he title “Branle de l’Official” in Orchésographie, a dance book written by Jehan Tabourot (1519– 1593). The lyrics are from ...

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Christmas Is The Revelation Of The Love Of God

God Sent His Son

This Christmas has truly been one that I will not forget; one that has touched me very deeply.  more that anything else, Christmas is a time when God reveals His boundless love for us all. It is the time of ...

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Real Christmas Carols Tell Us What Is Christmas

  Some of my fondest memories as a child I have been around Christmastime. For me Christmas more than any other type of the year, was notably different; not so much because of the toys and stuff which admittedly, I ...

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Come Thou Long Expected Jesus

The Child In The Manger

Christmas Carol – Come Thou Long Expected Jesus “Come Thou Long Expected Jesus” is an Advent carol common in Protestant hymnals. It is sung to among a number of tunes, consisting of “Jefferson” (by William Walker), “Stuttgart” (attr. to Christian Witt) ...

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