10 Christmas Stories Every Father Should Read to His Children

Posted December 4, 2017 9:49 pm by Sean Fitzpatrick

10 Christmas Stories Every Father Should Read to His Children

When St. Nick drives his miniature sleigh full of toys drawn by eight tiny reindeer to the snowy housetop, and drops to the sooty hearth below, the paterfamilias is bidden to attend. It is the father who hears “the prancing and pawing of each little hoof,” and springs from his bed to stand witness and impart his blessing on the mystical proceedings over his children’s stockings. Father Christmas and the Christian father share a domestic priesthood that presides over the Christmas mysteries—and the liturgy and lore of Christmas must be read in their good season. Christmas calls on fathers far

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