December 21, 2017 - Catholic Herald

December 21, 2017

Mince pies amid persecution

The harried English Catholic community stuck to its Christmas traditions, from carols to wild merry-making

Christmas from Dickens to Capra

Christmas: A Biography by Judith Flanders, 256pp, Picador, £15 The crisp and quirky title tells us that this is an investigation into the social...

Prize crossword 0522

Cryptic across 1 Jacob’s children, inebriated, rise late – after one (10) 8 Star left Slovakia at times to play a French comic character...

Pictures of the week

1 Fifty people from across England have attended a retreat on “The Glorious Sacrament of Matrimony”, preached by Fr Armand de Malleray FSSP at...

Lectio Divina

A Saviour is born for us Christmas Day: Luke 2:1-14 1 At that time Emperor Augustus ordered a census to be taken throughout the...

Word this week

The Nativity of the Lord Is 52:7-10; Heb 1:1-6; Ps 98; Jn 1:1-18 (Year B) The imagery and vocabulary of the Christmas readings trigger...

Mince pies amid persecution

The harried English Catholic community stuck to its Christmas traditions, from carols to wild merry-making

Christmas from Dickens to Capra

Christmas: A Biography by Judith Flanders, 256pp, Picador, £15 The crisp and quirky title tells us that this is an investigation into the social...

Prize crossword 0522

Cryptic across 1 Jacob’s children, inebriated, rise late – after one (10) 8 Star left Slovakia at times to play a French comic character...

Pictures of the week

1 Fifty people from across England have attended a retreat on “The Glorious Sacrament of Matrimony”, preached by Fr Armand de Malleray FSSP at...

Lectio Divina

A Saviour is born for us Christmas Day: Luke 2:1-14 1 At that time Emperor Augustus ordered a census to be taken throughout the...

Word this week

The Nativity of the Lord Is 52:7-10; Heb 1:1-6; Ps 98; Jn 1:1-18 (Year B) The imagery and vocabulary of the Christmas readings trigger...