Will You Have A Good Christmas? by Fr. David May

Posted December 18, 2017 11:17 pm by Madonna House

Will You Have A Good Christmas? by Fr. David May

“Are you having a nice Christmas?”
“Are you having a good Christmas?”
“How’s Christmas so far?”
Yes, it’s true. Along with the usual “Merry Christmas” interspersed with the local variation, “Blessed Christmas!” and the traditional (but kind of rare among Roman Catholics) “Christ is born!” (and response) “Glorify him!” at Madonna House, is also frequently heard the commonplace query for a subjective assessment: how is Christmas for you?
Answers vary but usually land somewhere around “Yup!”, “Good, thanks, and you?”, “Great!” to “Lots of graces this year,” “God is good,” but also “It’s painful,” “I really can’t talk about it,” “I just want to

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