December 22, 2015 - Page 5 of 6 - Catholic Herald

December 22, 2015

Santa, Rudolf … and Jesus

Bemoaning the secular celebration of Christmas seems to have become an Advent tradition. Inches of column space and radio phone-ins are given over to...

Eyes down for our Christmas quiz

This true-or-false quiz is designed to provide entertainment around the Christmas table. The answers are in the second and third columns, so you might...

Prize Crossword 0420

Cryptic across 1 Statement of faith, writing after one like Paul (8,5) 8 Inquisitor’s team’s directions to trail army (7) 9 Subject of work...

If it’s Christmas, it must be New York

New York Whenever I speak to foreign friends, acquaintances and even strangers near Christmastime, they often openly fantasise about spending the holiday in New...

Catholic Dilemmas

Although I am buying Christmas presents, I worry about the extent to which I am contributing to the commercialisation of Christmas. We all need...

Dieting in January is un-Christian

Right in the middle of the Twelve Days of Christmas we get – well, the feast of Saints Melanie (sic) for one thing – but also...

Play the Trump card against ISIS

In The Great Heresies, Hilaire Belloc predicted that Islam would one day challenge the West again. Belloc wrote this back in the 1930s. He...

Let us all be beacons of light

Every Advent we are called to reflect on our lives and our faith. We prepare ourselves anew for the coming of our Saviour, Jesus...

The road back to peace

Across the Middle East today, non-Muslim minorities are on the retreat. Let the numbers alone tell the story. Christians in Iraq comprised eight per...

Santa, Rudolf … and Jesus

Bemoaning the secular celebration of Christmas seems to have become an Advent tradition. Inches of column space and radio phone-ins are given over to...

Eyes down for our Christmas quiz

This true-or-false quiz is designed to provide entertainment around the Christmas table. The answers are in the second and third columns, so you might...

Prize Crossword 0420

Cryptic across 1 Statement of faith, writing after one like Paul (8,5) 8 Inquisitor’s team’s directions to trail army (7) 9 Subject of work...

If it’s Christmas, it must be New York

New York Whenever I speak to foreign friends, acquaintances and even strangers near Christmastime, they often openly fantasise about spending the holiday in New...

Catholic Dilemmas

Although I am buying Christmas presents, I worry about the extent to which I am contributing to the commercialisation of Christmas. We all need...

Dieting in January is un-Christian

Right in the middle of the Twelve Days of Christmas we get – well, the feast of Saints Melanie (sic) for one thing – but also...

Play the Trump card against ISIS

In The Great Heresies, Hilaire Belloc predicted that Islam would one day challenge the West again. Belloc wrote this back in the 1930s. He...

Let us all be beacons of light

Every Advent we are called to reflect on our lives and our faith. We prepare ourselves anew for the coming of our Saviour, Jesus...

The road back to peace

Across the Middle East today, non-Muslim minorities are on the retreat. Let the numbers alone tell the story. Christians in Iraq comprised eight per...