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Day 351 – Twas The Night Before Christmas

‘‘Twas the Night before Christmas”, also known as ‘A Visit from St Nicholas’ was written in 1822 by Clement Clarke Moore and was originally written for his family. It was first published in the Troy (New York) Sentinel on 23rd … Continue reading

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Day 316 – Grateful for Christmas Traditions

Christmastime is here.  We all have our own holiday traditions. Maybe your family watches a Christmas movie on Christmas Eve, decorates the Christmas tree, hangs the stockings that Grandma made by the fireplace, attends Midnight Mass or exchanges gifts on Christmas morning and then … Continue reading

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Day 309 – Why We Should All Believe in Santa Claus

First, a little history. The origin of Santa Claus begins in the 4th century with Saint Nicholas, Bishop of Myra, an area in present day Turkey. By all accounts St. Nicholas was a generous man, particularly devoted to children. The … Continue reading

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