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St. John Chrysostom’s Christmas Homily

As we count down the days of Christmas to Epiphany on Wednesday, 6 January 2021, St. John Chrysostom’s “Homily on Christmas Morning” warrants quoting at length: BEHOLD a new and wondrous mystery. My ears resound to the Shepherd’s song, piping no soft melody, but chanting full forth a heavenly hymn. The Angels sing. The Archangels […]

Christmas brings the Miracle of Christ’s Incarnation to Center Stage

“For He was made man that we might be made God; and He manifested Himself by a body that we might receive the idea of the unseen Father; and He endured the insolence of men that we might inherit immortality.” —St. Athanasius, On the Incarnation “Have this mind among yourselves,” avowed Saint Paul, “which is yours […]

The Nativity of our Lord; the Christmas Liturgy of Archbishop Thomas Cranmer

The Nativity of our Lord, or the Birth-day of Christ commonly called Christmas Day, December 25. The Collect Almighty God, who hast given us thy only-begotten Son to take our nature upon him, and as at this time to be born of a pure Virgin: Grant that we being regenerate, and made thy children by […]

Why is there a false sense of confidence that Biden’s chances of ‘winning’ are not fading?

“Texas Case Would Get ‘Fair Hearing’ in Supreme Court: Kevin Freeman” December 10, 2020 – I do first note the irony of the headline since stating “Biden’s chances of ‘winning’ are fading” mirrors an opposite view tendered by the mass-media that Trump’s second term is without hope. It’s well established left-leaning corporate mainstream media like […]