Christmas

What You Might Not Know About the Good King, St. Wenceslaus

Born in the year 907, Saint Wenceslaus lived in a period of great political unrest. He was the son of the Duke of Bohemia and grew up a pagan. His grandmother St. Ludmilla introduced Wenceslaus to Christianity. Filled with jealousy at Ludmilla’s relationship and influence over Wenceslaus, his mother Drahomira ended up murdering her mother …

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Depressed Christmas is over? Ways to keep it alive all year long

Right before we took down our Christmas decorations, my daughter said, “Mom! Let’s be the first family to celebrate Christmas all year long!” I jokingly said, “Yes, that’s a great idea!” and then she started going on about all the gifts she still wanted — totally missing the point of celebrating Christmas. Oops. So that …

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