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Receiving Christ Around the World
Receiving Christ Around the World

You will enjoy downloading this unique collection of our stories of Christmas - from the viewpoint of all cultures and ages!  Truly our Savior touches us all, and God loves the variety of responses to his grace.

Pick a story or two which ring a Christmas bell for you:

  • Fr. Dermot Dunne, "Unto Us a Child is Born"
  • Jamie Lu, "The Advent Wreath"
  • Megan Glogowski, "Saint Sidebar"  (Saint Lucy)
  • Chris Westfall with Janet Swilley, "Christmas as a Convert"
  • Nicki Gallagher, "My Fish Story"
  • Ted Russell, "Growing Closer to God"
  • Mary Lee Bentley, "Christmas Stockings for Vets"
  • Janet Swilley, "The Christmas Widow"
  • Adrienne Lisko, "Savoring Every Gift"
  • St. Stephen School Students - "Sharing Family Traditions"
  • Brandon Avery, "Behind the Scenes: Advent"
  • Meredith Alaynick, "For I Was Hungry"
  • Abigail Riethmiller, "The Jesse Tree"
  • Jamie Garvey, "Garvey Christmas"
  • Film Review - The Nativity Story, The Fourth Wise Man, Mary of Nazareth
  • Reader's Corner - "The End of Men: And the Rise of Women" by Hanna Rosin (David Glogowski)
  • Reader's Corner - "The Future Church" by John L. Allen Jr. (Fr. Curtis Carro)
  • Guest of the Quarter - about Julianne Gonzalez, our cover designer and St. Stephen School saint!

[You can view or download a copy through the link on the left sidebar, "View Our Quarterly Blessings Issues".]


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