Santa Claus
St. Nick & Santa

St. Nick & Santa

Make sure there are no children reading over your shoulder before I tell you that a couple of years ago I visited the grave of Santa Claus. I was in Bari in southern...

santa’s birth

santa’s birth

We can no longer assume that people know the meaning of Christmas.  A child recently asked about the significance of Christmas replied: “it is when Santa Claus was...

Santa’s birth

Santa’s birth

We can no longer assume that people know the meaning of Christmas.  A child recently asked about the significance of Christmas replied: “it is when Santa Claus was...

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