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Christmastide: The Celebration Has Just Begun!

Dec 20, 2018 By Genevieve Cunningham

Most people think that Christmas is over on December 26th. But for the Catholic Church, the celebration has just begun. There is a reason why Christmas is called a season. It does not last for a single day. We have been preparing for it for four weeks, and the Church couldn't possibly start and end its celebration of Christ's bi[...]

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Sep 01, 2016 By Genevieve Cunningham
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