‘Put Him on Your List’ Drives Statewide Christmas Campaign

Churches from across New York State have joined the Diocese of Brooklyn in its annual campaign designed to remind people about the true meaning of Christmas during this busy season. The “Put Him on Your List” campaign encourages the faithful to put Jesus at the top of their Christmas list and to celebrate His birth by attending Mass.

Christmas Tree Lighting

Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio will bless the Nativity crèche and light the largest ever Christmas tree displayed in Prosect Park on Monday, Dec. 11, at 4 p.m.

Christmas Reading for Children

Looking for the perfect Christmas story for younger readers? The following books are suitable for Christmas giving:

Imagine Being a Christian In Iraq This Christmas

This Christmas season, as we hear about the slaughter of the innocents and the flight of the Holy Family into Egypt, imagine that it is happening today. Imagine you are doing something about it.

Christmas Miracle At the Co-Cathedral

The musical about the birth of Jesus was produced by DeSales Media Group, the Co-Cathedral of St. Joseph and the Preachers of Christ and Mary, and directed by Mother Maria Amador, P.C.M.

Mysteries to Ponder This Christmas

I LOVE THE days surrounding Christmas for several reasons. Some relate to wonderful memories of celebrating Christmas with my mother, father and sister from the time I was an infant right up to the age of 30, which was my age when my sister died. In addition to those memories, I experience deep joy reflecting on and celebrating the Incarnation.

Christmas and The Divine Proximity

IN OCTOBER 2001, I had a long conversation with Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger. It was but weeks after 9/11; a new century and millennium were opening before us; and I wanted to get Cardinal Ratzinger’s view on the main issues for the Church and for theology in the 21st century.