Everything you’ve heard about the supposed Pagan origin of Christmas is false.

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It is much hyperventilation over nothing really. Not only is it false, but it is based on such poor scholarship that it ought to be embarrassing to anyone who embraces it.  Sadly, it would seem the whole modern world has embraced this error, a serious error, which ought to give use some pause.

It’s time to learn some real history….

A host of Catholic Advent resources

The Internet is loaded with Advent activities, prayers, and traditions. Here are some which will help make this season a holier one for you and your family:

See them all at Catholic Fire

From every mountainside, let freedom ring.


From every mountainside, let freedom ring. When we let freedom ring, when we let it ring from every village and every hamlet, from every state and every city, we will be able to speed up that day when all of God’s children, black men and white men, Jews and Gentiles, Protestants and Catholics, will be able to join hands and sing in the words of the old Negro spiritual, “Free at last! Free at last! Thank God Almighty, we are free at last! – Martin Luther King Jr. (I Have a Dream, 1963)

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Read more about Martin Luther King, Jr.

Editor’s note to the historically challenged: The famous, martyred U.S. civil rights leader, Martin Luther King Jr. (who we honor today) was named in honor of his father, Martin Luther King (senior) … who was himself named in honor of the 16th century German reformer, Martin Luther … who is known as the “father” of modern Protestant Christianity.

The 4th of July is here! Read the Declaration of Independence, U.S. Constitution, Bill of Rights and more.

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Click to read the Declaration of Independence

Click to read the Constitution of the United States of America

Read amendments to the Constitution (click the appropriate link below):