Review: Feeding the Lambs

Rev. Thoma's Feeding the Lambs seeks to answer questions about the meaning behind the practices of the faith we profess and how to communicate that meaning to children.

Review: A Christmas Carol

There is little wonder why this book has become a classic. Find yourself a copy, gather your family together, and read this short tale of a man who found his Help and a new life on the night before Christmas.

Morning thoughts on “Learning in Wartime”

You would be surprised if you knew how soon one begins to feel the shortness of the tether, of how many things, even in middle life, we have to say ‘“No time for that,” “Too late now,” and “Not for me”… A more Christian attitude, which can be attained at any age, is that of …

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How St. Nick became the Patron Saint of Christmas

Saint Nicholas, or Nikolaos, was born around 280 in Patara, Lycia (in modern-day Turkey) to Christian parents who raised him in the faith. When he was still young, he lost his parents and was sent to live with his uncle, a Bishop, who continued his education in the Church. Eventually, Nicholas was ordained as a …

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Advent: Coming and Watch

Merry Christmas and a Joyful Advent to you! Yes indeed, we are well into the season of Advent, a time of celebration, joy, hope, peace, and watchfulness. While some may think of Christmastime as the season where we wait for gifts on the morn of December 25th, to those of the Christian faith, Advent is …

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