Christmas

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And so the Christ Child comes, as we look for his appearing

The birth of the Christ Child, the Son of God, was heralded by the Angel of the Lord, accompanied by the Shekinah, the Glory of God, followed by a multitude of the Heavenly Host singing praises: 'Hallelujah!' And for whose…

For unto us a child is born

Christmas has become an annual sabbath; almost the only time of the year now when families come together, friends are remembered, and the ghosts of Christmases past are recalled, some…

On the Feast of Stephen

The funeral of St Stephen, by Filippo Lippi (1460). St Stephen – 'a man full of faith and of the Holy Ghost' (Acts 6:5) – was chosen to be a…

Lord's Prayer advert banned by cinemas

  Cinemas are private establishments, and so are free to advertise whatever they like and decline to advertise whatever they don't like. Pearl & Dean dominated cinema advertising in the…