A CHESTERTON ADVENT: THE FEAST OF SAINT NICHOLAS

A CHESTERTON ADVENT: THE FEAST OF SAINT NICHOLAS

G. K. Chesterton had a life long love of St. Nicholas, whom he called Santa Claus, after the Dutch fashion which soon became the ubiquitous moniker for St, Nicholas in the West. In fact, he confessed as he got older, Santa Claus became more not less real to him. Continue reading A CHESTERTON ADVENT: THE FEAST OF SAINT NICHOLAS

A CHESTERTON ADVENT: LOSS ALONG THE WAY

A CHESTERTON ADVENT: LOSS ALONG THE WAY

Those that leave love, that leave us, that leave God, always create sorrow for those they leave. But in that pain, in order for love to succeed and to be sincere, we must hate what is bad and remain true to God and the truth. That is the ultimate paradox of love and loss we face in this life journey on earth to heaven, in this Advent journey to Christ now. Continue reading A CHESTERTON ADVENT: LOSS ALONG THE WAY