What Does Christmas Mean ?


"What does Christmas mean?"

Fr. Ron Rolheiser likens Christmas to a diamond you hold up in the sun. "Every time you move it even a little it gives off yet a different sparkle. It is inexhaustible in the meanings it generates. As we prepare ourselves to celebrate Christmas, he speaks of one of its sparkles that he says we too rarely examine: Click here to read the remainder.

Click here for another of his fine reflections on the varied meanings of Christmas from using beautiful quotes from various authors such as :

John the Apostle
Nikos Kazantzakis
Joan Chittister
Hans Urs Von Balthasar 
Karl Rahner
John Shea.
Richard McBrien
Avery Dulles
and an Aztec Poem

2 comments:

claire said...

Thank you, Phil. I hope you don't get tired of my saying Thank you :-)

Philomena Ewing said...

Thank you is a lovely word - it is supposed to be the best prayer too !!
Blessings