We’re thrilled to give our readers a sneak peek at The Catholic Mom’s Prayer Companion: A Book of Daily Reflections, the newest addition to our CatholicMom.com Book Imprint with Ave Maria Press. Today, Grace Mazza Urbanski discusses the challenge given to us by St. Nicholas.
Browsing: St. Nicholas
It is easy to allow Advent to become a season of rushed busyness rather than one of reflective contemplation and joyful liturgical traditions. Tiffany Walsh describes the small ways she strives to keep the spirit of Advent alive within her home.
Children’s book author April Hartmann observes that for centuries Saint Nicholas has been admired as the friend and protector of those in need. It breaks her heart to see the way retailers misrepresent his identity as Santa Claus, shown pushing a shopping cart through a Kmart commercial. But she also loves all the wonder and excitement that Santa Claus brings to the season.
On the menu for CatholicMom.com’s Sunday Brunch, we have a sample of articles from the past week.
Help your children make the connection between St. Nicholas and Santa with Pauline Books’s new DVD.
Breathing life into what has become a secular “ho, ho, holiday” and making it “ho, ho, holy!”
By using Kristin and the Santa Secret, you will be creating a cherished teaching moment and memory for your children, one that they will undoubtedly share with children of their own some day.