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Traditions associated with Epiphany vary based on location

For The Dialog Father Stanislao Esposito didn’t anxiously await Christmas morning to see what Santa had left him while growing up in Italy. Instead, he...

Return of Christmas Mass welcomed with joy in Mosul

MOSUL, Iraq -- Cries of joy and seasonal hymns once again filled St. Paul Cathedral in Mosul as Christmas Mass was celebrated there for...

Bishop Malooly Christmas message, Padua chorus focus of ‘Catholic Forum’

The Christmas edition of “Catholic Forum,” the radio program/podcast produced by the Diocese of Wilmington’s Office of Communications, will feature Bishop Malooly’s Christmas message...

Creche crush: D.C. couple has collection of 500 Nativity scenes

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON  -- For Roger and Marguerite Sullivan of Washington, Christmas really is the most wonderful time of the year. Thanks to their travels...

Viewpoint: Remembering the ones who won’t be home for the holidays

Catholic News Service This season sparkles with joy. We open our homes to family and friends, greeting each other at wreath-decked doors under twinkling lights. But...

Decorating for Christmas on Christmas Eve? It’s the beginning, not end,...

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- During the weeks before Christmas, Catholic churches stand out for what they are missing. Unlike stores, malls, public buildings and homes that...

Bishop Malooly’s 2017 Advent and Christmas schedule announced

The Catholic Diocese of Wilmington has announced Bishop W. Francis Malooly’s Advent and Christmas schedule. On Thursday, December 7, Bishop Malooly will attend the...

World scarred by war, greed must welcome prince of peace, pope...

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — The song of the angels that heralded the birth of Christ urges men and women to seek peace in...

Pope holds Christmas audience with Vatican employees, families

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — While exchanging gifts for Christmas is a beautiful tradition, Pope Francis said, do not forget the one and only...

Look It Up — A light shines in the darkness

Catholic News Service The first reading for midnight Mass on Christmas Eve (Isaiah 9:1-6) is one of the prophet Isaiah’s most beautiful and consoling. “The people...

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